In a real way, a business coach is similar to a sports coach in that your coach's role is to help you focus, plan, prepare, execute, and regroup so that you get the results you're committed to in your business.
Here are six specific referral systems you can use to grow your sales, increase your cash flow, and build up your business. These ideas are for any business with an existing customer base who feel strong and positive about the value they got from your company.
Mandy owned a successful medical acupuncture clinic in southern California. She wanted to scale her business so invested time and money to increase the lead flow of prospective patients to her clinic. One problem -- it didn't work.
One place that Klayton got bogged down was that he, personally, was involved in roughly half of his company's sales. Here are eight questions to help you map out some simple first steps to start to remedy this situation so that your company is primed to grow -- systematically.
Too many business owners simply hand their team ready made systems to which their team had little input. To your team it can feel like they have no control nor say in the matter. 'Thou shalt follow this system as prescribed!'
Most businesses carelessly fall into cash crunches because they let their receivables slip longer and longer before being paid. But the longer you let your receivables slip, the more damaging this can be to your company's cash flow.
If you're like most entrepreneurs you've learned how to hire the old-fashioned way - by painful trial and error. The problem with that (besides the cost and heartache) is that even if you've found things that work, you're likely not hiring as well as you could giving a bit of outside coaching.
Have you ever felt like you're trapped by your business? Either you continue to put in the hours and make all the key decisions, or you step back and the business might falter? This is a false dilemma.
Business growth is a lot like a human being -- you need to keep growing for survival. In fact, ask 60 percent of businesses that were listed on the stock exchange since 1980 that are no longer in existence. You'll quickly learn the importance of growing your business beyond survival.
If you're like most entrepreneurs, you're moving at a mile a minute. With so much to do to run a successful business, and even more to learn, it can be challenging to find time to develop the key strategies to move your business forward.