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The Business Improvement Summit


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Do I need a business coach?

Want to achieve your true potential as a business owner? A good business coach will help you review, analyse and enhance your business strategy and also provide a highly personal mentoring programme.

It can be lonely at the top when you're running your own business. As the owner manager, the buck stops with you. As a result, all the pressures of financial management, people management, strategy and business performance ends up on your shoulders.

To ease this pressure, we recommend you consider having a business coach. A coach can look at your business objectively as an outsider, will act as a professional shoulder to lean on, and can help you to focus on and enhance your business ideas, strategy and longer-term tactics.

What can a business coach do for me?

If you want to get the best from your business, you need to get the best from yourself, as the owner. A business coach helps you to work on your own progression, but by doing so also partners with you to improve the future path of your business ventures.

For example, having a good adviser and coach:

Allows you to get an independent viewpoint

When you’ve been running a business for several years, it can be hard to see the company in an objective light. A business adviser comes to your business model afresh, and helps you to step outside the day-to-day operations and see the company from the outside in. 

This is incredibly helpful when looking for improvement areas or new opportunities.

Helps you to spot the key issues in your business

With the help of an independent adviser, you’re far more likely to spot the flaws in your business model, and the areas you need to work on - perhaps your own management skills. By highlighting the problems, you can start the process of overcoming these issues and moving forward.

Provides business planning and strategy

A key reason for working with a business coach is to improve and polish your planning and strategic skills. Draw from your coach’s experience, learn the benefits of proper business planning and how to utilise these skills to draw up a more robust plan for the future of your business.

Assists with goal-setting and targets

You can’t draw up a workable business plan if you haven’t outlined the key goals of your business. Working with an adviser helps you narrow down your goals, set proper targets and create more momentum and drive within the company. 

With a clear set of targets for you and your team to get behind, it’s easier to understand your business purpose and measure your performance against these goals and targets.

Provides you with a mentor

Working on your business is important, but working on your own skills and wellbeing is equally as important. A coach can act as both a mentor, sounding board and confidant, something that’s incredibly valuable when you're alone at the top. 

You can share your worries and ambitions with a coach and helps you to take care of your own mental health and wellbeing – all of which is good for both you and the business as a whole. When you’re less stressed, you’re a better leader, decision-maker and boss, so there’s an undeniable benefit to working closely with your trusted coach.

You may be interested to learn...

Here are some entrepreneurs who decided at some point during their successful careers, a life/business coach was needed to get them back on track:

  • Barack Obama
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Eric Schmidt
  • Serena Williams
  • Metallica

“Don’t worry about being successful but work towards being significant, and the success will naturally follow.”

Oprah Winfrey

Talk to us about business coaching

If you want to reach your true potential as an entrepreneur and business owner, we’d strongly advise working with a trusted business coach. We've helped many of our clients at business milestones - please refer to our Testimonials to hear in their own words, how our coaching has added value. 

Business coaching helps you review, analyse and enhance your business strategy whilst offering the support you need. 

If you feel this would be of interest to you, please get in touch.

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