Ways to Grow Your Business With Coaching

Ways to Grow Your Business With Coaching

Published: November 16, 2021

How to Grow Your Business

There are a number of excellent strategies you can use to grow your business. These may include offering online shopping, making acquisitions, or starting a non-sales-focused social media campaign. But how do you know what will work, or how to do it right? If you’re a new business owner or new to growth strategies, you may want to consider hiring a business coach to help you get and stay on track to grow your business.

What Is a Business Coach?

Entrepreneurs who plan to scale up their business quickly sometimes hire business coaches to help them ensure that they’re doing so correctly. That’s because business coaches have significant expertise in this process. They can help with the following:

  • Offer objective insights and introduce you to new ideas related to your business model, plan, goals, strategies, and challenges
  • Help you deal with problems and attain business goals
  • Keep you on track with whatever your current or future goals are
  • Hold you accountable for implementing the strategies and reaching the goals you discuss with them
  • Help you fill gaps in your knowledge—both the ones you’re aware of and those you haven’t considered

There are various business coaching services available. For example, there are online business coaches whose programs you can access from anywhere. Before hiring an online business coach, however, it’s wise to do your research. This industry is largely unregulated, and some coaches will appeal to your emotions by focusing on motivational content rather than providing training on the actual nuts and bolts of running a successful business. 

Business Coaching as Part of a Business Accelerator Program

An excellent way to be sure you’re getting quality guidance for your money is to enroll in a small business accelerator program featuring top business coaches and mentors. Some may even offer free coaching services. Accelerators offer other benefits as well, such as helping you to create a business plan, fundraise, improve core competencies, and network with other important business community members.

If you own a startup in the Northwest Chicagoland area and are ready to accelerate your business growth with coaching, consider applying for admission to our one-on-one business accelerator program with Next Level Northwest.  

Next Level Northwest is a business acceleration public-private partnership serving the Northwest Chicagoland region. We support regional and local businesses through collaborative and innovative initiatives to help grow the economy. Download our Program Overview (PDF).

Ready to take your business leadership to the next level? Download and prepare your application following this process today!