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What is Business Coaching and Mentoring?

What is Business Coaching and Mentoring?

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Sometimes new businesses and those looking to grow and spread their wings can find themselves stuck and out of ideas. You may lack the additional resources, the skills, or the strategy to implement your imaginative ideas and bring more growth and success to your business. In such a situation, a business coach or mentor can bring some coherence to your plans. They can help you find your business’s strengths and weaknesses. Furthermore these professionals are best suited to helping you translate your ambitions into workable strategies. These strategies can help bring the positive changes you need to your business.

Who is a Business Coach or Mentor?

A business coach or mentor is such a professional having inside knowledge and experience of your respective industry and market. They have the skills and understanding to help you evaluate the present situation of your business. They can also help you find opportunities and areas where growth can be most successfully implemented. Furthermore they will help you create a strategized and planned scheme of action.

How can a Business Coach or Mentor Help?

A business coach or mentor can deliver several vital services to help your business grow and systematically achieve targets.

A business coach or mentor can help your business by:

  • Identifying Your Strengths
  • Analyzing Your Business For Issues And Problem Areas
  • Making a note of Available Resources
  • Helping You Paint A Clear Picture Of Your Requirements
  • Helps You Create A Plan And Strategy To Take Available Resources To Solve Problem Areas And Build On Your Strengths
  • Helping You Devise A Plan For Continuous Improvement
  • Helping You Develop The Skills You Need and also
  • Hold you to account, so you “do the things you say your going to do”, and ensure “you get your team to do the same’.

What to Look for in a Business Coach or Mentor?

Finding the right person to serve as your business coach or mentor might be a difficult task. Have a look at the following criteria to judge prospective individuals against these qualities so you can better understand if they are the right person for the job:

Communication

The right business coach or mentor must be able to communicate with you to understand your needs and requirements effectively. Communication is necessary to build a clear concept of the steps that need you need to take for improvement of your business.

Industry knowledge

A business coach or mentor does not need to have prior experience nor industry knowledge related to your niche. Finding a person who has extensive exposure in business, who’s travelled on the same entrepreneurial as you are traversing means that they will be aware of the common problems and the most natural solutions that companies and business of your category face, which most certainly helps. Let’s be real here; any assistance, experience and knowledge can only help.

Strategy and Planning

A good business coach or mentor will always have a clear and concise plan of action that can be easily implemented in short phases to help your business. A strategy is necessary to create a picture of the expected outcomes and being able to judge the results against a set scale of expectations.

Clear Understanding Of Your Needs

Finding a business coach or mentor who has a crystal-clear understanding and conceptual knowledge of your needs and requirements is paramount for success. When your requirements and their expertise align to work towards a common goal, you can also expect the best results and the most engagement from yourself and your team.

Conclusion

An experienced and intuitive business coach and mentor can help you build the skills and strategy you need to get your business off the ground, This will get you moving towards growth and success. Furthermore with a clear understanding of your goals and objectives. You can also work constructively with a business coach to translate your dreams and ambitions into appropriate strategies to build your business’s future.

By Darren Finkelstein

Author Bio:

Darren Finkelstein is The Accountability Guy®. This entails being an International Accountability Coach, Business Advisor, Mentor, Author, and Speaker.

Darren works together with high-performing teams and individuals across Australia/NZ, UK, USA, Europe and Asia to help get results, achieve their wildest dreams, and smash goals. He does this by leveraging over 30 years of experience working in the corporate world and small businesses.

A successful business owner himself, Darren won the Australian Entrepreneur of the year award for Dent Global after building a wonderful lifestyle business, successfully sold and exited after 15 years.

Before this, Darren worked for over 10 years at Apple Inc. as ‘Manager of Commercial Markets’ during the inspirational Steve Jobs era. While there, he was awarded the prestigious Golden Apple Award.

Darren’s lessons in accountability can help individuals and teams at all levels of a business or organisation across the globe, and are based on actions and results:

  • Read The Accountability Advantage – Play Your Best Game book for Darren’s most recent insights into accountability.
  • Enroll into Darren’s online (DIY) program: Accountability Made Easy.
  • Hire Darren to be your private Accountability Coach via one of his popular One-On-One Sessions where he works with you and/or your team to implement and execute plans to hit your goals. These private client sessions are conducted via Zoom video calls or face-to-face meetings (subject to Darren’s travel policy and COVID restrictions).
  • For teams of 3 – 7 people, Darren offers Group Accountability Programs, ideal for networking groups and alumni organisations.
  • My Team Accountability Program is a powerful tool for sales teams, project teams, virtual teams and operational teams.
    Both Group and Team Accountability Programs are a shared learning environment where you’ll learn from others and shared from their experiences. We can work with your team members one-on-one, in pairs, or in a configuration that suits your needs best.
  • Darren can be a Speaker at your next event, workshop, or conference. Whether it’s done face-to-face or virtually, it’s a genuinely engaging experience.

Who can The Accountability Guy® help?

  • Do you work hard, but still not achieve your goals?
  • Are you feeling so overwhelmed, it’s overwhelming?
  • Do you need directions on how to get your business to the next level?
  • Are you a high-performing, successful individual or team that would like to ‘juggle more balls in the air’?

How accountable are you? Take the 5-minute quiz to find out!

Accountability is the superpower you must learn to harness:

Hope will fix your situation, as doing nothing makes things worse. We need to take action now, or tomorrow’s results will be the same as today.

Implementation and execution are key:

We’ll make sure you follow the plan and meet your deadlines. This is true accountability. Together, we’ll meet your commitments, goals, and promises you’ve made to yourself and others.

Don’t let people down anymore – especially those important to you!

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How likely are you to achieve your goals, promises, obligations, and commitments on your own?

Darren will support you to become truly accountable!

How accountable are you? Take the 5-minute quiz to find out!

Book your FREE Unboxing Session with
Darren Finkelstein – The Accountability Guy®

Together we’ll examine exactly where you’re at, what’s worked and what hasn’t. We’ll take a look at your priorities to set the path moving forward.


Each Unboxing Session includes
  • 45-60 min obligation-free Zoom call to discuss your goals, promises and commitments
  • Examine your priorities
  • Review your ‘To-Do List’ and we’ll dig-in to how you will implement
  • Together, we will create a plan and set timelines

Click here to book your free session.

 

Book your FREE Unboxing Session with
Darren Finkelstein – The Accountability Guy®

Together we’ll examine exactly where you’re at, what’s worked and what hasn’t. We’ll take a look at your priorities to set the path moving forward.


Each Unboxing Session includes
  • 45-60 min obligation-free Zoom call to discuss your goals, promises and commitments
  • Examine your priorities
  • Review your ‘To-Do List’ and we’ll dig-in to how you will implement
  • Together, we will create a plan and set timelines

Click here to book your free session.

 

By Darren Finkelstein

Author Bio:

Darren Finkelstein is The Accountability Guy®. This entails being an Accountability Coach, Business Advisor, Mentor, Author, and Speaker.

Darren works together with high-performing teams and individuals to help get results, achieve your wildest dreams, and smash your goals. He does this by leveraging over 30 years of experience working in the corporate world, and in small businesses.

A successful business owner himself, Darren won the Australian Entrepreneur of the year award for Dent Global after building a wonderful lifestyle business, successfully sold and exited after 15 years.

Before this, Darren worked for over 10 years at Apple Inc. as ‘Manager of Commercial Markets’ during the inspirational Steve Jobs era. While there he was awarded the prestigious Golden Apple Award.

How accountable are you? Take the 5 -minute quiz to find out!

Darren’s lessons in accountability can help individuals and teams at all levels of a business or organisation, and are based on actions and results:

  • Read The Accountability Advantage – Play Your Best Game book for Darren’s most recent insights into accountability.
  • Enroll into Darren’s online (DIY) program: Accountability Made Easy.
  • Hire Darren to be your private Accountability Coach via one of his popular One-On-One Sessions where he works with you and/or your team to implement and execute plans to hit your goals. These private client sessions are conducted via Zoom video calls or face-to-face meetings (subject to Darren’s travel policy and COVID restrictions).
  • For teams of 3 – 7 people, Darren offers Group Accountability Programs, ideal for networking groups and alumni organisations.
  • My Team Accountability Program is a powerful tool for sales teams, project teams, virtual teams and operational teams.
    Both Group and Team Accountability Programs are a shared learning environment where you’ll learn from others and shared from their experiences. We can work with your team members one-on-one, in pairs, or in a configuration that suits your needs best.
  • Darren can be a Speaker at your next event, workshop, or conference. Whether it’s done face-to-face or virtually, it’s a genuinely engaging experience.

Who can The Accountability Guy® help?

  • Do you work hard, but still not achieve your goals?
  • Are you feeling so overwhelmed, it’s overwhelming?
  • Do you need directions on how to get your business to the next level?
  • Are you a high-performing, successful individual or team that would like to ‘juggle more balls in the air’?

Accountability is the superpower you must learn to harness:

Hope will not fix your situation, as doing nothing makes things worse. We need to take action now or tomorrow’s results will be the same as today.

Implementation and execution are key:

We’ll make sure you follow the plan and meet your deadlines. This is true accountability. Together we’ll meet your commitments, goals, and promises you’ve made to yourself and others.

Don’t let people down anymore – especially those important to you!

-----------------------------------------
How likely are you to achieve your goals, promises, obligations, and commitments on your own?

Darren will support you to become truly accountable!

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