Business coaching is a proven process for helping entrepreneurs and business owners jump to the next level of growth in their business. Business coaching for entrepreneurs concentrates on helping entrepreneurs substantially grow their business by helping them spend more time on the activities they love to do and are best at.
A coach can identify obstacles and roadblocks that are holding entrepreneurs back from achieving business growth, so they can spend more time growing their business and less time feeling stuck and trapped in their business.
A business coach helps the entrepreneur focus their time and energy on the actions necessary to achieve their goals.
Whether you’re an individual entrepreneur or have a small team, the benefits of business coaching for entrepreneurs can’t be underestimated.
Running a business can be a lonely. It’s easy to feel isolated. The complexity and complications of managing your time, energy and focus can hold many entrepreneurs back from achieving their goals.
A coach can identify what areas of your mindset and time management are supporting or opposing your business growth. If you’re an ambitious business owner you may want to make fast progress in your business but struggle to have the time to make it a reality. A coach can help you work smarter, not harder.
No matter what stage of business growth your business is at currently a business coach will help you find ways to achieve your goals by helping you simplify your time and focus so you can multiply your results.
By providing accountability, perspective, clarity and focus, a business coach can give you both the mindset and tools you need to achieve bigger and better goals.
Business coaching can help you feel clearer, more confident and more capable, helping you become more focused and more productive.
What is a business coach?
Business coaches help entrepreneurs and business owners clarify their business goals, strengths and opportunities and help them simplify their time and energy to achieve those goals quicker and easier.
Through powerful business coaching, the coach will help the business owner identify what they do best, what they love to do and that produces the biggest results and help them leverage time to focus more on those activities and delegate everything else.
Working with a business coach is like a creative partnership.
Business coaches are focused on helping their clients clarify what’s most important to them so they can create the quickest path to achieve those goals.
A business coach can be a mixture of strategic partner, coach, cheerleader, motivator, sounding board, energy provider confidence builder and accountability partner.
Much like a sports coach or other specialist coaches, the business coach works with you to help you identify your biggest capabilities, and maximise the time you spend using those capabilities.
They help you strip out everything that is not what you do best, so you can feel clearer, more confident and more capable to achieve your goals quicker.
What is business coaching?
Business coaches are typically experienced entrepreneurs themselves. A coach will have a proven process that helps the entrepreneur get from where they are now to where they want to be, using a proven business coaching process.
The business coach will help the business owner clarify their vision and goals, and work with them to simplify their time, energy and focus to achieve those goals.
Business coaching is about providing support, guidance and accountability to the business owner so they feel clearer, more capable and more confident about achieving their goals.
Some business coaches will work with business owners on tactical changes and improvements such as accountability, sales and marketing, time management or mind-set.
Other business coaches, like me, provide both online business coaching and face to face business coaching to help them achieve growth in every aspect of business and life that is most important to them.
Benefits of business coaching
There are many benefits of business coaching for entrepreneurs. Many business owners are so busy working in their business that they fail to work on their business to achieve the business growth they want.
For many entrepreneurs, it’s hard to find the time to think clearly about the future direction of their business.
As a business coach for entrepreneurs, I help entrepreneurs and small business owners get clarity on the bigger future they want to create.
This insight helps them simplify their time, energy and focus so they can multiply their productivity and creativity to only a small number of activities that really matter.
Many business coaches have significant business experience or are specialists in specific areas.
This expertise may include time management, productivity sales and marketing.
Instead of just working with entrepreneurs on their business growth many business coaches, like me, are focused on helping clients create the time freedom they want to grow their business and create a balanced whole life.
10 benefits of business coaches for entrepreneurs
Here are 10 benefits of business coaching for entrepreneurs.
1. Greater time freedom
Business coaches help entrepreneurs achieve greater time freedom. Many entrepreneurs feel like they don’t have enough time to achieve everything they want to do.
A good coach will help you understand where your time is going so you can transform how you spend your time in the future. A business coach will help you spend more time on activities that actually grow your business and less time on unproductive, draining activities.
The benefit of working with a business coach is simple. You will have more time to grow your business, and more time to spend with the people that matter at home.
2. More time to work on your business
Working with a business coach will help you have more time to work on growing your business. When you have more time freedom you are freed up to work on your business rather than in your business.
Business coaching helps you simplify your time and can help you identify and focus on the small number of activities that will actually grow your business.
Having time to think, to plan and to set goals is something every entrepreneur wants but few have the time to do.
When you have the time to work on your business you get clarity on your bigger goals.
This clarity helps you identify your biggest revenue making opportunities and seek out collaborations and opportunities that will multiply growth quicker.
Working with the right business coach can help you continually transform complexity and complication into simple, enjoyable growth.
3. Greater focus on what you love to do
Working with a business coach will help you discover the small number of activities that actually grow your business. There are only a certain amounts of activities every entrepreneur does that impacts their business.
The key to simple growth is to identify the three or four activities you do that will create the biggest impact.
Rather than doing multiple jobs and always working out how to do something or learn something, business coaching can help you simplify your activities and focus.
The right business coach can help you identify what you love to do, are great at and brings in the most money.
The coach will then work with you to eliminate other activities that doesn’t meet those criteria.
Whether this includes delegation, outsourcing or finding experts to help you.
Doing more of what you love to do will help you create a simple, satisfying and productive day, every day.
4. Greater clarity on your goals
A business coach can help you create the ideal future you want to achieve with proven goal setting techniques.
So many entrepreneurs have goals but they’re generic and they’re not emotionally invested in achieving them.
Having a structured goal setting process will help you clarify your thinking.
It will help set your long-term vision and help you create specific, measurable goals.
Business coaching helps growth focused entrepreneurs have time away from their business.
Time to think and plan their ideal future, and set out the path and plan to achieve their biggest goals.
This creates more energy, motivation and creates a path and plan to create focused time on growing what’s most important to you.
5. Increased business revenues and profits
Business coaching is a proven process used to take a business from where it is now to where the business owner wants it to be. A business coach coach will help the business owner focus on results so they can achieve higher levels of revenue and growth much faster,
Business coaches can help you identify your biggest strengths and opportunities. This clarity helps you increase business revenue and profits quicker.
A good coach can help you identify your most profitable clients and maximise your unique skills to create greater profits.
Business coaching can open up your eyes to new opportunities.
Whether this is building a team, creating bigger collaborations or leveraging people, platforms or technology to maximise your reach.
If you want to jump to the next level of growth your time should be focused on quality not quality.
6. Greater capabilities
Entrepreneurs want their day to be as simple, satisfying and productive as possible.
The entrepreneurs and small business owners I coach are highly ambitious.
But they want to grow their business by doing more of what they love to do, not by doing more stuff.
Business growth is about expanding strengths, not focusing on improving weaknesses.
The problem for many entrepreneurs is that they haven’t identified the two or three things that they do naturally and brilliantly that they could do all day and be paid for.
Business coaching for entrepreneurs is a lot about getting people to simply fall in love with the things they love to do and eliminating everything else.
Then find the clients who would love help with the things you do really well.
When you can identify your biggest capabilities it helps you establish your position in the marketplace.
This insight can reinforce your biggest purpose in life.
7. Increased focus
It’s very easy for entrepreneurs to feel cluttered with stuff both mentally and physically.
When you feel cluttered and conflicted it’s easy to feel overwhelmed, stuck and trapped.
This leads to distraction, procrastination and a lack of energy and motivation.
Business coaching helps entrepreneurs get and stay focused.
Focused on their goals, focused time, more productivity and clear action steps.
If you want a proven system for working less, making more money and enjoying a more balanced life then a business coach can help.
Business coaching will help you set goals that are important to you.
The coach will help you stay on track and focused to achieve them so you can enjoy the kind of life and business you want.
8. Greater self-confidence
Confidence is an essential capability for every entrepreneur but it can be easy to lose confidence when things don’t go to plan.
Business coaching provides ongoing guidance and support focused on protecting confidence.
With growth and progress comes confidence.
A business coach can help you create an abundance mindset so you look at all achievement as confidence building.
When confidence and self-esteem are high, you will confident about next level growth.
Self-confidence is all about identifying the things you really want to achieve, achieving them and then celebrating the accomplishments you’ve made.
Working with a business coach can help you identify your confidence areas and maximise the time you spend in those areas to feel super confident every day.
9. Less isolation
Entrepreneurship can be a lonely experience at times, especially if you’re working on your own.
You can feel especially isolated if you’ve come from corporate background working within a team.
Working with a business coach can provide the support and sounding board you may need.
Another challenge for entrepreneurs who feel isolated is that their family and friends may be removed from the entrepreneurial life so they may not understand and empathise.
A business coach can provide perspectives and an objective view that you may not be able to see on your own. Having a coach to talk though strategies to overcome your challenges and obstacles can be life changing.
10. Greater accountability
Business coaching is about helping entrepreneurs clarify the future they want to create.
Then developing a plan and path to make those goals a reality.
But, it’s easy for entrepreneurs to get distracted and feel overwhelmed.
Having someone to hold them accountable to following their path can be beneficial.
Many business owners can get blindsided by challenges and obstacles which knows their self-confidence and self-esteem.
Having peer pressure to follow through and stay accountable can really help entrepreneurs maintain belief and motivation.
My business coaching program helps entrepreneurs simplify their time, energy and focus so they can multiply results quicker.
Coaching is a lot about helping the entrepreneur understand what works and what doesn’t work and then come up with a strategy and action plan to help them focus more on the things in their business and life that do work.
About the Author
Mark Pettit is a UK business coach based in Colchester, Essex, UK. He is the Founder of business coaching company Lucemi Consulting. Working with me is a mixture of business coaching, time management coaching and accountability coaching.
Lucemi Consulting provides business coaching to entrepreneurs and small business owners across the UK, US and Canada. Mark currently provides in-person and online business coaching programs to entrepreneurs in London, Essex, Suffolk and throughout the UK.
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Business coaching programs
Imagine what you could achieve in the next 90 days if you had more time freedom to eliminate your biggest obstacles, capture your biggest opportunities and maximise your biggest strengths.
My business coaching program is custom designed to help you clarify your goals, prioritise your time and stay on track to achieve your goals through powerful business coaching.
Work with me as your business coach and get an actionable way to stay on track to achieve your goals. Having a business coach by your side can be the difference between dreaming about your goals and actually taking action to achieve your goals.
I also provide online business coaching programs for entrepreneurs and business owners in London, Essex, Suffolk and throughout the UK.
Business coach cost
The cost of business coaching varies based on what kind of support you’re looking for. My two-hour online business coaching session costs £500 ($650) and can also be conducted in-person.
During this session you will clarify your goals, understand the obstacles that are holding you back and develop an actionable strategy to overcome these obstacles so you can stay on track to achieve your goals.
Find out more by booking a free 30-minute clarity session.
Take 30-minutes to clarify your long-term vision and goals, identify the obstacles that are holding you back and come away with a strategic plan to achieve 5 important goals in the next 90 days that you feel confident about.
If you want to work less, do more of what you love to do and multiply your revenue book a free 30-minute clarity call today.