Out of all the questions we are asked about our services this is the number one question, as many business owners know they need support and try to decipher between a consultant and a coach. Both Consultants and coaches work with you to address areas in your business such as Time Management, Accountability, Action planning, Follow up and Motivation. However, their approach is very different and who you choose depends on the kind of support you are looking for.
A business consultant provides a high level of expertise. They have a multitude of experience form of web design, marketing, staff training or strategy planning. A business consultant will assist you in improving systems within your business structure.
Typically, a business consultant will meet with you to determine your goals and analyse your business to help determine areas of improvement. They will then work with you to devise a plan that will help you move forward so that you can reach your goals. These goals can be related to improving your bottom line through systems and procedures.
Many business owners hire a consultant to actually complete projects for them based on their area of expertise, as consultants will offer their services on an hourly rate to complete tasks they don’t have time or expertise to complete.
A business consultant is perfect if you are looking for someone to introduce systems or procedures to your business, train you staff or help with marketing web design etc.
A business coach focuses on bring out the best in you by helping you focus on the big picture to reach your goals. He or she will support and encourage you to do your best while also helping you determine areas in your business that may not be working for you.
A coach will normally meet with you to discuss your goals, aspirations and problems that you might be having with not only your business but also work life balance.
Business coaches are perfect for you to consider if you are looking for someone who can coach you through both business and personal as many business owners need balance in life to perform better in their business.
At Altitude Business Solutions we work with you to come up with solutions to your business problems and set a plan for implementation. It all starts with our Discovery call where we will find out more about your business and discuss options for you moving forward. For Queensland Small Business Owners we will also discuss the Government Funded Australian Small Business Advisory Services program and if your business can take advantage of discounted services.
Book your complementary 20 minute discovery call today.