What is Business Coaching?
Coaching exists in many different aspects of our life. Think of Olympic athletes, typically each gold medalist has several coaches. Some are focused on the skill of their sport, others on the mental preparation that it takes to excel and others on how to deal with the public and the media. All of their work comes together to prepare the athlete for that one moment they’ve dreamt of and worked for.
Many business owners have discovered the value and benefits of Coaching. Business Coaching helps you plan more strategically, take focused action and improve your bottom line results. It provides you a safe and confidential environment to work through business challenges and plans. Business and executive coaching is the art of assisting people to enhance their effectiveness and maximize their potential. To inspire you to do what you don’t even know you can do.
Typically a business coach works with you to set goals, create your strategy, provide accountability, problem solve, provide tools, measure results, and refine your business plan. On a practical level, it is a partnership to help business owners deal with everyday issues in a way that transforms the situation and maximizes yours and your organizations potential.
In the last 10 years, the coaching industry has exploded. There are life coaches, executive coaches, career coaches, health coaches, retirement coaches and many more. Unfortunately, the coaching industry isn’t regulated like other professions, so anyone can call themselves a coach. Always check out a potential coach’s credentials. Coaching is also a very personal relationship that exists for a period of time. When selecting a coach make sure you feel a connection and can work with them.
Why do you need a business coach?
Are you wondering why you need a business coach? General a good business coach will create focus and accountability for your business growth. They will provide an objective view and assist you in critical thinking. You’ll focus on carving out time to work “on your business” and:
- Challenge mindsets so you can create focus actions
- Create ‘get-it-done’ forward progress
- Avoid distractions, rabbit holes and the bright-shiny object syndrome
- Identify revenue opportunities
- Learn new ways of doing things
Being a business owner can be a lonely place, you often don’t have anyone to bounce ideas off of, to share your vulnerabilities and doubts with, to share your dreams with and work out how to achieve them.
You can benefit from Business Coaching if you:
- Have amazing offers but you not sure how to market and grow your business
- Hit a plateau in your business success and you are not sure of what to do next
- Have lost your inspiration or passion for your business
- Are overwhelmed and your business is consuming all your time and energy and you want more time away from it.
- Want more clients and revenue
- Want more visibility
- Want to be more strategic and are looking for strategies that generate results.
How does business coaching work?
The goal of each coaching engagement is to empower you to achieve your goals. To assist you in:
- Promote self-discovery
- Establish achievable goals
- Determine and commit to action
- Break down barriers
In the Accelerator Private Coaching Programs, we’ll meet for an initial session to get clean on what you want to achieve, your Big Hairy Audacious Goals, and how we will work together. Then we’ll meet typically twice a month to develop and work on your action plan, work through any issues, challenge any blockages and celebrate your achievements.
In the Ignite Your Market Mastermind, we will work together to define your Big Hairy Audacious Goals and then break it down. The group will hold you accountable for your weekly goals and support you through any roadblocks. There will be 2 monthly Coffee Chat Calls to provide individual opportunities to share success and receive individual lazar coaching.