A business coach will provide support, guidance and clarity for business owners to help them clarify their vision, set better goals and create a game plan to turn their goals into reality. Through regular business coaching, the business owner will make progress towards achieving bigger and better goals to get their business and life to where they want it to be. In this article I’ll explain what a small business coach is, what you can expect from a business coach and 6 benefits of working with a small business coach.
Many small business owners start their business with a big vision of working for themselves and having the time freedom and financial freedom to create the kind of business and life they want.
You probably started your small business with the same vision. To be your own boss and have the freedom to choose your own path, decide how and when you want to work and make decisions for yourself.
To have complete freedom over how you choose to run your company. Sometimes, though, complexity and complication can get in the way, and stop you from achieving the kind of freedom and growth you want.
If you’ve thought about business coaching before, or want to find out why entrepreneurs choose small business coaching and mentoring then you’re in the right place as this article will lay out 6 benefits of small business coaching.
What is a small business coach?
A small business coach is a professional coach or advisor who helps small businesses and the business owner simplify the way they run their business to produce maximum results in the shortest time.
The small business coach helps the business owner get clear on their vision and unique strengths and helps them achieve growth faster.
Many business coaches, like me are specialists in certain areas. I specialise in helping small business owners with small teams free up more of their time so they can multiply their revenue growth faster.
What are the benefits of small business coaching?
Small business coaching can help you achieve your goals quicker as you gain greater clarity, confidence and capability to pursue the things you do best and that will help your business grow simpler and more easily.
The small business coach will work alongside the business owner to help them clarify their vision and define their goals.
Small business coaching is about the coach helping the business owner simplify the amount of activities they do so they can focus on their strengths and achieve their goals quicker.
Business coaching for growth focused business owners
Small business coaches provide perspective, guidance and ongoing support and accountability. With the freedom to choose how they spend their time, many small business owner let structures fall by the wayside.
There is a responsibility that comes with this freedom. To yourself, to your family and to your employees. There is a new layer of accountability required to keep moving forwards.
Every small business owner faces challenges around cash flow, time management, securing new business, generating revenue, and building your customer base.
This complexity and complication can make that sense of desired freedom evaporate for many small business owners.
So what can you do?
Investing in a small business coach can be transformational.
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What can a business coach help with?
Small business coaches help business owners achieve their goals quicker by through measurable, strategic improvements that help the business owner manage time effectively so they can grow their business.
The business coaching is focused on the areas the business owner wants to develop. This could be around marketing, time management, productivity, managing a team, defining the business mission and goals. Some business coaches, like me, work with small business owners strategically, helping them put in place long-term goals and short-terms goals for their business and then help them stay focused and accountable to achieving those goals.
A small business coach can help you achieve your goals
A small business coach specialises in helping small business owners achieve specific personal goals and company goals.
My personal business coaching speciality focuses on helping small businesses get clear on their unique strengths and then we work on managing time so they can spend more time doing the work they’re great at, they love do and brings in the most money.
A big part of the job of a small business coach is to learn as much they can about each company and owner that they are working with.
The business coaching becomes about helping them to develop a custom-designed strategy to help them create the bigger and better future they want.
Why hiring a proven small business coach matters
A proven small business coach will help you get clear on your goals and then work with you to create a game plan to help you achieve those goals.
If you’re a small business owner wanting to achieve the next level of growth in your business, small business coaching may be right for you.
You will get dedicated guidance and support to achieve a specific result that is crucially important to you.
The focused time that one-to-one coaching brings can create breakthroughs very quickly.
6 benefits of working with a small business coach
If you’re considering working with a small business coach, here are six reasons why small business coaching may be right for you if you want to invest in yourself and your business growth.
1. A small business coach will hold you accountable
A big challenge for small business owners to build momentum and get things done is that they only have themselves to answer to.
You are the boss and you may well no longer have anyone else to answer to, or keep you on track.
The most successful small business owners are focused on taking action on a regular basis, and many have a small business coach to help them stay on their path and do the things they say they’ll do.
A small business coach will hold you accountable and provide total support.
They will provide inspiration, lift you up, help you overcome challenges and ensure you are making the right progress to reach your goals.
2. You will create better work-life balance
You became a small business owner not just to be successful but to be your own boss, make your own decisions and to achieve higher levels of freedom in your life.
As you build and grow your business why should you lose these ideals and sense of purpose along the way?
When you wear many hats and feel like you have so much to do, then complexities and frustrations begin to mount.
You’re working longer and longer hours and have the pressure of managing and growing the business.
Working smarter, not harder
Naturally, frustrations and stress mount and some of the fun and enjoyment evaporates.
Running your own small business doesn’t need to keep you from living a present, joyful, and meaningful life.
A small business coach will help you let the business work for you rather than you working for your business.
Business coaching will help you think differently about how you work and manage your time.
3. You’ll be investing in yourself and your future
We often invest money, energy and time in so many different services and solutions to help us grow our business.
Advertising, social media, admin support, marketing expertise etc but one thing many entrepreneurs fail to invest in is themselves.
This is one of the most important investments you can make.
Having a small business coach alongside you to support you, hold you accountable and help you to continue to grow personally and professionally can be invaluable.
An outside viewpoint that expands your wisdom, confidence, mindset, perspective and way of thinking can help you get to where you want to go quicker.
Small business coaching is a way to invest in yourself, but it’s also an investment in your family, well being and your future.
4. A small business coach will save time and energy
Time is our most valuable asset so it’s essential that it is used wisely.
For successful small business owners, there is always so much to do.
Another idea to develop, a new project to work on, a never ending to-do list.
But, there will never be enough time for everything.
Greater clarity and focus
Having a small business coach will help give you the clarity and focus needed to achieve your biggest goals can be hugely beneficial.
Sometimes it isn’t about what you are saying Yes to and spending time on, it is rather about saying No and spending more time on what you love to do.
The benefit of working alongside a small business coach is that you have more dedicated time and space to step back and look at the bigger picture.
Create time leverage
You create time to strategise, to recharge and to work on the business, rather than in the business.
By leveraging time, you free up your time and make you more productive, which in turn will make you more successful.
An outside perspective can be the difference between frustration and quick results.
5. Have someone to share your hopes and dreams
Being a small business owner can get lonely.
You’re running your business based on your purpose.
Sometimes it can be hard to find other small business owners or team members that share your vision and really understand what you’re going through.
Working with a small business coach and being part of a community of like minded people is the relationship you’ll build and the wisdom you’ll gain.
With small business coaching, there is no judgment and they will be as invested in your growth and success as you are.
Having someone who talks and thinks like you do sitting alongside you can be the difference between success and failure.
6. The people that matter will thank you
Being totally consumed by your business can affect your mood and energy levels.
Growing a business takes a lot of sacrifice.
A small business coach can help ensure that your business doesn’t take over your life and impact negatively on your relationships.
If you’re always working and thinking about work, chances are you’ll miss out on time with the people that matter most.
If you can find a small business coach that can expand your strengths it will transform your business and life.
Small business coaching can be the key to transforming your revenue, profits, growth and personal freedom.
Small Business Coaching Packages
I have a range of small business coaching packages. If you want to turn your goals into reality while having more time freedom and increased revenue book a 30 minute clarity call with me today. I’ll show you the proven process to achieve your biggest goals in less time, while doing more of what you love to do. Just click the button below and book in a date and time.