What does a Business Coach do and how do I know if I need one?

Dennis Okwudili, Nnewi

Answer: Coaching is about growing you as a Business Owner. A Business Coach can help you to determine and clarify your goals, align them with your highest potential, and guide you to create a practical plan to achieve them. A Business Coach can help to keep you on track and make you accountable for achieving the goals you have set for yourself and your business within the time frame of your plan. Your Business Coach will aim to empower you, to provide insight and advice that will help you actualise the business of your dreams.

You will benefit from working with a Business Coach if you need help to organise your thoughts, to create a practical and effective plan and to prioritise your goals and tasks. You will need a Business Coach if you want someone to help you in being more accountable for following through on tasks and maintaining high motivation in the face of challenges.

In working with a Business Coach, he or she will ask thought-provoking questions that will stimulate you to look at your goals and plans in new ways. By listening to what you say, by understanding your beliefs and feelings, and by discerning the patterns that they reveal, your Business Coach will give you honest feedback and assignments that will propel you towards achieving your objective as a Business Owner.