Do you need “business consulting”, “business advice” , or “business coaching” for your small business?
The answer is, what is best for you and your small business.
As a business owner you understand the importance of surrounding yourself with professionals. Often at times, you need an expert with another set of eyes and ears. This can be from a professional who can:
- Help you discover your goals.
- Help you think through your big projects or big decisions and more importantly, help you in solving your problems;
- Help you grow your small business using their own skills, knowledge, and experience.
To put it another way, you may be looking for professional advice from the following experts:
- A small business consultant.
- A small business advisor.
- A small business coach.
It is important to point out that the above terms “consulting”, “advising”, and “coaching” are terms often used in business to describe the services that businesses use to help them to:
- Solve problems, or
- Improve performance.
This Blog post is prepared to help you quickly and easily to understand the roles and functions of business consultants, business advisors, and business coaches.
Small Business Consulting
If you are working on a project and you need help to complete your project then you need a small business consultant. For example, this may be:
- When you are planning your business strategy.
- When you are analysing your products or services offerings and prices.
- When you are looking at the direction your small business should take.
- When you are developing your sales and marketing plans.
- When you are looking at developing your social media marketing, website planning, and System Engine Optimisation (SEO) marketing
- When you are deciding on the best systems required for running your small business.
Small Business Coaching
If you are looking for help from someone who can help you make your small business to be successful, then a small business coach will be your answer.
When seeking small business coaching advice, the first key point to remember is that small business coaching works on developing both you and your business.
In addition to the above key point. Here is a brief list of other key points to remember where small business coaching can help you. These include:
- When you are focusing on defining your vision (i.e. your dream).
- When you are focusing on “developing” your strategic plan that will help in taking your business forward.
- When you are focusing on “actualising” your plan.
- When you are focusing on “brainstorming” your ideas.
- When you are focusing on “managing your time” more effectively.
Small Business Advisor
If you are looking for a professional with many years of experience in solving problems for a wide range of businesses, then a professional business adviser will be your answer.
You will find it much easier if you select a professional business adviser as they are the experts, particularly if you are trying to solve a difficult or new problem and then also trying to find the right answer.
If you select the right professional business adviser that has a combination of industry experience and professional qualifications, you will find that your adviser will be able to:
- Review your current business situation.
- Advise you of any immediate actions that you may need to take to prevent or reduce more damage.
- Determine a range of suitable options to help you solve your problem.
- Provide you with the necessary support to implement your selected option in solving your problem.
Seeking Professional Advice
Our “consultants” have the skill sets, experience, and the qualifications that will enable him to effectively handle your unique situation. For example:
- They have a wide breadth of experience as a small business consultant, a small business adviser, and small business coaching.
- They understands through practical experience the realism of running a business in both the “local” and “global” economic environment.
In summary, small business consulting, coaching, and advising are skill sets that take a lot of education and practice to master. With this in mind, you will have to choose what is best for you and your small business
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DISCLAIMER: This blog post is of a general nature only and does not constitute professional advice. I strongly recommend that you seek your own professional legal and accounting advice in relation to your particular circumstances.