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Small business coaching is a proven process that helps small business owners work less, have more time freedom and multiply their revenue and profit.  As a small business coach, entrepreneurs and small business owners work with me to achieve bigger results in less time.   

In this article I’m going to share 7 benefits of business coaching for your small business. 

If you’re thinking about hiring a business coach, this article will outline the benefits of working with a small business coach.  It will also outline how small business coaching can accelerate your business growth. 

Working with a small business coach provides guidance, support and accountability to help take your business to the next level of growth.

What is small business coach?

A small business coach is a professional who understands how to run and grow a business.  Coaching can help the small business owner achieve greater levels of clarity, confidence and capability. 

Small business coaching is a proven process that helps the small business owner turn their goals into reality.  Coaching helps the business owner feel clearer, more confident and more capable.

An effective small business coach asks open ended questions, rather than telling the client what to do.

Effective small business coaching uses powerful thinking tools and techniques to provoke internal thought, rather than giving specific directions. 

Coaching for business owners is about expanding strengths and confidence.  It helps the business owner eliminate activities that don’t support the owners goals and aspirations.

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What is small business coaching?

A small business coach is a professional coach who understands how to run and grow a business.  The coach will have expertise in various disciplines.  These will include time management, productivity, business strategy and managing a team. 

Small business coaching helps business owners take their business from where they are now to where they want it to be. 

Small business coaches work with business owners to help them grow and achieve the goals and aspirations that are most important to them. 

A business coach will guide and support the business owner in growing their business. 

Through coaching the business owner will clarify their goals and build a path and plan to achieve them.  The coach will help the business owner focus their time on their biggest opportunities. 

Read more on the benefits of accountability coaching.

Business coaching for small businesses

There are many benefits of coaching for small business owners.  Small business coaching will help you grow your business with clarity, direction and confidence. 

Coaching helps the business owner set better goals, overcome obstacles and build a clear path to higher levels of business growth. 

Business coaching happens through one-to-one coaching or through group coaching sessions.  This can be conducted online or through face to face conversations. 

Effective small business coaching is a proven process.   The small business owners creates a future vision and the business coach helps them achieve that result in the simplest, fastest and easiest way possible. 

As a small business coach entrepreneurs and small business owners work with me to gain greater clarity, direction and focus. Through powerful business coaching, small business owners achieve three specific results:

  1. Get more time back
  2. Increase revenue and profits
  3. Have time freedom to spend with the people that matter

7 benefits of small business coaching for entrepreneurs

Here are 7 benefits of small business coaching for entrepreneurs

1. Achieve your goals 

Business coaching from someone who understands how to achieve goals, can be transformational. Many small business owners struggle to achieve their goals because they have too many goals and their time is taken up on low value activities.

A small business coach helps business owners clarify the ideal future they want and then constructs a game plan with them to achieve their goals in the simplest, fastest and easiest way possible.

This includes setting long-term goals and short-term, measurable goals. 

Having a long-term vision to guide thinking and action, supported by measurable progress on short-term goals ensures the business owner is always making progress

This clarity and direction creates higher levels of focus, accountability and confidence, which leads to bigger and better results. 

2. Greater clarity 

In a world of complexity and confusion, feeling simple, clear and confident about exactly what to do and where to invest your time can be hugely valuable for any business owner.

This clarity, direction and focus can help you save hundreds of hours of time, work less, spend more time doing what you love to do and make a lot more money in the process. 

Running a business can feel isolating and lonely at times, so having a business coach providing guidance and perspective can provide higher levels of confidence and capability.

When you become clear on what you want your future to look like, a business coach will help you with goal setting and creating a simple path and plan to get there.

This takes away a huge amount of complexity and confusion and stops hours of wasted time..

3. Greater direction 

Effective small business coaching requires the business coach to provide thinking tools that help the client start thinking about their thinking.

All major breakthrough and transformations that come about in business coaching are through internal changes that the client makes.

Having proven thinking tools and frameworks are the starting point for this transformation.

You have an ideal future that is unique to you. 

The thinking tools provided by the business coach are a way of helping you clarify your thinking and get clear on the future you want, and what’s important to you.

It is the thinking tools provided by the small business coach, that are the ‘door openers’ to the breakthroughs, but it is the answers you provide and the insights that get created that create the biggest transformations.

4. More time freedom  

Working longer and longer hours is not the path to success and growth.  A business coach can help you create more time freedom to grow your business and have more time with the people that matter most.

Working with a small business coach can help clarify your biggest strengths and capabilities so you can spend more time doing what you love to do and are best at and less time on everything else.

The quickest path to business success is identifying which activities produce the biggest results and simplifying your time, energy and focus to do more of that work.

Small business coaching can improve your time management skills and make you more productive so you can produce bigger results at work and have more time for the people that matter at home.

5. Increased self-confidence 

It’s difficult to grow to the next level and achieve your goals unless you feel confident. 

A small business coach will help you expand your confidence by focusing on your biggest strengths, rather than trying to improve weaknesses.

Running a business can be lonely, so having someone by your side highlighting your strengths and your achievements can boost your confidence. 

Knowing that you are on the right path and knowing exactly what to do every day can be invaluable.

Being reassured that you’re doing the right things and celebrating progress with you can be transformational. 

Having a clear path and plan to follow can give you the confidence to focus on achieving bigger and better goals.

A business coach will help you set short-term measurable goals that will help boost your confidence and capability when you achieve those goals. 

This progress helps the business owner see they can capture even bigger opportunities in the future because they feel confident.

6. More focus 

One of the things that holds many small business owners back from achieving their goals is they have too much going on in their business and in their minds.

This can create overwhelm, frustration and a feeling of not having enough time to really achieve their goals.

Rather than feeling simple, clear, and confident many business owners feel distracted and unfocused with the complexity and complications of running their business.

Effective small business coaching will help you identify a small number of unique skills you have that produce the biggest results and then simplify your time, energy and focus to do more of that work.

This helps you free up your time to produce bigger results in a simple and easy way.  A business coach will help you become more productive and work smarter, not harder.

They can help remove distractions, and improve your focus so you can achieve your goals in the simplest way possible.

7. Greater revenue and profits 

Business coaches help small business owners maximise revenue and profits by focusing their time and energy on the productive activities that produce the biggest results.

With any small business, there are only a small number of activities that drive revenue and growth. 

Business coaches help the business owner identify those activities and then free up their time to maximise the time spent on those activities.

The business coach helps the client leverage time to produce bigger results through eliminating activities that don’t support business growth through delegation, outsourcing and collaboration.

Summing Up

There are many factors that can creative an effective small business coaching relationship and environment.

The 7 benefits of small business coaching I’ve shared are a great starting point for small business owners to think about the benefits of hiring a small business coach.

About Mark Pettit 

Mark Pettit is a small business coach based in Colchester, Essex, UK and the Founder of small business coaching company Lucemi Consulting.  He provides online small business coaching for entrepreneurs and small business owners across the UK, US and Canada.   

As a business coach, small business owners work with me to get a mix of business coaching, accountability coaching and time management coaching.

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Small business coaching packages and programs 

Work with me to get small business coaching to grow your business with confidence.  Imagine what you could achieve in the next 90 days if you had small business coach by your side to accelerate your business growth. 

I have a range of small business coaching packages from one to one coaching to 90-day small business coaching programs.

I provide in-person business coaching and online small business coaching packages for entrepreneurs and business owners in London, Essex, Suffolk and throughout the UK.

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Book a 30-minute clarity call with a proven small business coach to see if we’re a right fit to work together. 

Come away with clarity on your goals, discover the obstacles that are holding you back and get a clear action plan to grow your business simply and easily.

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