Monday, March 14, 2011

Coasting in Business May Mean Business is Going Downhill!

If your business is not growing and you are just coasting along; chances are your Business is slowing down or it may mean it is careening downhill. It may be a good time to take a fresh look at your business with the help of a Business Coach.

The results from a  good Business Coaching relationship is far greater than 1 + 1. Spending regular uninterrupted time with someone else who’s sole purpose is to help you move forward in business and in life results in an explosion of creativity and problem-solving ability. The synergy of two like-minded people working together on a common goal is exponentially greater than a typical meeting of colleagues for the purpose of discussing the same old problems and the same lack of time, resources or talent. Coaching disrupts old ways of thinking and working, restoring a sense of fun to the act of owning and guiding a business. Problems are rooted out and solved while new opportunities have a chance to appear.

Have you have lost your drive and do problems seem to be sucking the energy out of your business? If so, it is time to look for someone that can help you find the answers. This could mean that you just need a Coach to help you find the answers or it may mean that you need a Consultant to come work along side you and your employees to get your company headed in the right direction and back on track.

The choice between a Coach or a Consultant depends on the goals you have. If you are looking to revamp an entire department or process then a consultant is what you need. If you are just looking to increase performance/sales or need help solving issues and getting the most out of yourself and your staff then a coach might be just what you need.