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There are many benefits of hiring a business coach.  Business coaching helps business owners grow their business with confidence.  Guiding and supporting both working on your business and in your business, a business coach can help you make faster progress on achieving your business goals.

A good business coach is worth investing the time and resources required to grow your business.  Hiring a good business coach will give you greater clarity, greater focus, and greater accountability.  Good business coaches will help you think differently, increase your confidence, and help you achieve faster business success.

Business coaching provides proven process, support, and accountability to help the business owner achieve their goals.  

Hiring the right business coach is essential to support your personal and business goals.  A business coach can be a transformational resource for insight, perspective, and accountability. 

Business coaches and business coaching programs come in all shapes and sizes, but they all have one common goal.  To help the business owner get from where they are now in their business to where they want to go in the future.

If you are thinking about hiring a business coach, this article shares seven benefits of hiring a business coach for business owners.

Why hire a business coach?

It is essential to find the best business coach that suits your needs now and in the future.  Hiring a business coach provides a different perspective than a mentor or consultant.  With years of business expertise, a business coach can provide valuable insight, support, guidance, and accountability.

Business coaching can help you clarify your long-term vision and short-term goals and improve your business revenue and profits.  

If you want to hire a business coach, be clear about what success looks like from the business coaching partnership.  Business coaches demonstrate their value and worth by helping clients achieve specific, measurable results.  Therefore, get clear on what you want from a business coach and the results you want to achieve.

A business coach will work with you to clarify your vision of your ideal future.  Your coach will help you focus on achieving short-term goals and identify the obstacles that hold you back.  Many business owners get distracted and feel overwhelmed.  A business coach will work with you to manage your time, creating better direction and focus.

How to choose the right business coach?

It can be a difficult decision to choose the right business coach.

There are many considerations to make before hiring a business coach.  Here are eight things to consider to ensure you choose the right business coach:

  • Ensure there is chemistry
  • Talk to them before making a decision
  • Make sure they have the right expertise
  • Ensure the coach asks good questions
  • Get clear on the results you want to achieve
  • Ensure the coaching is about you
  • Ensure you are clear on what you want a business coach to help with
  • Consider what type of business coaching you want

Read more things to consider before choosing the right business coach in my article What to look for in a business coach.

7 benefits of hiring a business coach

Here are 7 benefits of business coaching and the benefits of hiring a business coach.

1. More accountability

Business coaches work to help you stay on track to achieve your goals by providing accountability.  Greater accountability can help you achieve results faster instead of trying to do everything yourself.

A business coach will help you clarify your goals and work with you to develop an action plan to achieve those goals.  Having an accountability structure will ensure you stay focused and take action on your goals.

It is easy to get blindsided by challenges and obstacles that can throw you off course.  Having an accountable structure is key to staying focused and on track.

Having weekly meetings to follow through and stay accountable to your action plan can help entrepreneurs maintain belief and motivation.  Read more about the benefits of accountability coaching.

2. Increased time freedom

As a business coach specialising in time management, I understand how important managing time is to entrepreneurs.  It is easy to feel overwhelmed with everything you have to do and feel like you don’t have enough time to achieve the business progress you want.

Business coaches will work with you to get clear on how to manage your time effectively and still be productive each day.  A business coach will clarify how you’re investing your time and look for ways to free up your time to do more activities that produce the biggest results.

A business coach will help you get clear on what’s most important to you and enable you to grow your business and have more time to spend with the people that matter at home.  Read more about the benefits of time management coaching.

3. Shorter learning curve

Every business owner is looking to achieve bigger results in the simplest, easiest, and fastest way possible.  If you want to achieve your goals in less time, hiring a business coach will shorten the learning curve.

A business coach will have the business experience and expertise to understand most challenges and obstacles you may face.  A coach will have a proven process to help you overcome challenges and achieve faster results.

Using thinking tools and processes, a business coach will help you identify obstacles and work with you to find solutions.  Working with a business coach will save weeks and months of finding solutions by asking great questions and offering perspective.

4. Greater clarity on your goals

A business coach can help you clarify the ideal future you want to create with proven goal setting techniques.  Having a structured goal setting process provides direction, purpose, and focus.

Business coaches will help you set your long-term vision and create measurable goals to achieve in the short term.  Hiring a business coach will help you have time away from your business to spend with your family and follow your passions.

This clarity creates more energy, motivation and gives you a clear path and plan to follow every week.  Read more about better goal setting.

5. Greater revenue and profits

Business coaches have the business experience and expertise to help you increase revenue and profits in less time.  Instead of doing more activities, a business coach will help you simplify your time and focus on the activities that produce the biggest results.

By spending more time on revenue-generating activities, you can achieve faster growth in less time. A business coach will help you identify your biggest strengths and opportunities to maximise in the short term.

6. Greater focus

Business coaches can help you focus more time on your most important activities, helping to reduce distraction and overwhelm.  It’s easy for entrepreneurs to feel cluttered with stuff mentally and physically.

When you feel cluttered and conflicted, it’s easy to get overwhelmed, stuck, and trapped.  Overwhelm leads to distraction, procrastination, and a lack of energy and motivation.  Working with a business coach can help you get focused and stay focused.

A coach will help you stay on track and focused on your most important activities.  As a result, you can achieve better results and enjoy the kind of life and business you want.  Read more on how to stay focused.

7. Increased confidence 

A good business coach will help you expand your strengths and focus on the positives instead of the negatives.  It’s difficult to make effective decisions and grow to the next level unless you feel confident.

Running a business can be lonely at times.  Having a business coach by your side highlighting your strengths and your achievements can boost your confidence.

Knowing that you are on the right path and knowing what to do every day can be invaluable.  Feeling confident that you’re doing the right things and making progress can be transformational.


Hiring a business coach like me will change how you think, work, and take action.  A coach will help you achieve your goals faster and provide the clarity, focus, and accountability to grow your business.  A business coach will help you get out of the day to day so you can spend more time on your business.

Before you think about hiring a business coach, get clear on where you are now and where you want to go, so you know upfront the results you want to achieve.

The first step in hiring a business coach is often just having a conversation to see if you’re the right fit.

About the Author

Mark Pettit is a UK business coach based in Colchester, Essex, UK.   He is the Founder of the business coaching company Lucemi Consulting. Working with me is a mixture of business coaching, time management coaching, and accountability coaching.

We provide 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 the UK.

Discover more about the benefits of business coaching and time management coaching on the blog.

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My business coaching program will help you accelerate your business growth, achieve greater time freedom, and achieve your goals in less time.  

My business coaching program is custom-designed to help you clarify your goals, prioritise your time, and stay accountable to achieve your goals through powerful business coaching. 

Work with me as your business coach to grow your business and profits faster and easier.   We provide face-to-face business coaching programs to entrepreneurs and business owners in Essex and Suffolk, UK.

We also provide online business coaching programs for entrepreneurs and business owners in the UK, the US, Canada, and Australia.

Find out more about my business coaching program and how it can accelerate your business growth by booking a free 30-minute clarity call.  Click the button below and select a date and time.

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