It is exciting the idea of being an entrepreneur, with own business, working your own hours with your own profits! But all the same, there are always decisions that need to be made (by you), next steps and growth come down to you. The weight of a sustainable business is on your shoulders.
I’ve had several business mentors over the years and have learned a lot of important lessons. From making decisions (or bad decisions!), how to set and hit business goals+ fixing problems.
Here are 10 reasons why a mentor with ‘in-the-trenches’ business experience is a must.
Here are 10 Reasons Why People With a Business See Results With the Help of a Business Mentor
1. LEARN FROM EXPERIENCE.
Picking their brains of their real-world business experience + knowledge of what works and even maybe what didn’t save you time money and stress.
You don’t need to reinvent the wheel. Imagine having the exact answer to your question, on tap?
2. OUTSIDE LOOKING IN.
You know how it is always easier to see what to fix when you take a couple of steps back? When we are in our own business, we are too close and can’t see clearly.
Mentors often can see where we need to improve or even where you cannot. Because they are outside your business bubble and can see more clearly the whole picture.
3. ASK THE REAL QUESTIONS AND DIG DEEPER.
Asking why are you doing that? Why is that important?
And sometimes that thing that goes around and around in your head … you can finally let go. No longer obsessing because your mentor will help you see how it isn’t that important and clears the mind and To Do list for the actual important (income making) work.
4. YOU OWN PERSONAL CHEERLEADER.
Offering encouragement and inspiring us to keep going.
A mentor is invested in you and your business and want you to succeed. Those times you feel like giving up? Yep, we have all been there. Your mentor won’t let you and is there for you with guidance.
5. WILL CALL YOU OUT ON B.S.
This sounds harsh but a bit of tough love is dished out because being a business owner isn’t easy + you need reminding – that if it was easy, everyone would be doing it.
The usual culprits of self-motivation, self-discipline and time management are given boundaries and given crystal clear sharp focus, bring you back to priorities and you WHY. Doing this yourself is not possible.
6. BRAINSTORM BUDDY.
Sounds nerdy but it rocks to have someone to talk to about business ideas. A sounding board that also injects ideas and inspiration based off experience. Find the ideas with the best potential and … (SEE NUMBER 7.)
7. CREATE A PLAN.
A thoughtful and thorough execution plan is created by a mentor. I call it ‘’Next Step Action Plan’’ because then you know your exact next step 1, 2,3,4,5, etc. until you reach that goal.
From finally feeling you are not alone on this business journey. Being able to fully express and talk about your business ideas, plans, thoughts and ideas (because your mum just doesn’t get it.)
Plus a mentor can open doors to people they know, for example, VA’s they have worked with and recommend or a resource that answers your specific question. No feeling alone anymore.
9. FIX PROBLEMS.
Quote by Albert Einstein ‘’how can you fix a problem with the same brain that created it.’’
Whatever you are struggling with right now and putting heads together to talk about finding a solution for you, in your business, in your situation. Right now. That is results rights there.
10. HIT YOUR GOALS (INCLUDING INCOME!).
That any of your big dreams and ideas. They actually happen. Like magic, but so much better because you created it.
More income, more clients, customers, sales, website traffic, savings, or even losing weight!
From learning and valuing someone else’s hard earned experience, getting someone on the outside looking in, asking the real questions, digging deeper, calling you out on B.S. while cheering you on, brainstorming, fixing problems, creating a plan. And then you smash those goals. Do you think that is a coincidence?
IT IS ALL CONNECTED! The feeling connected, motivated and inspired.
WORK WITH ME
You might not know, that I work 1:1 with people. For years I have been helping people for years either start or grow the business of their dreams….
If you are struggling in your business, right now, I can help. Over Skype (or phone in Australia) we can figure out your next action steps and plan of action to smash your business goals!
I can be booked for business mentoring, consulting or 1:1 assistance.
What I can help with:
- starting a business (blogging, online or baking)
- growing business (more customer + fully booked out)
- writing, creating, speaking and selling daily
- getting 250k page views per month + Google #1
- writing and selling eBooks + eCourses + tutorials
- sales funnels, automated email sequences
- getting 1 million views on YouTube,
- a membership site that sells daily,
- growing 3000 email subscribers per month (for free)
- generally making $$$ money from a website
Interested in working with me?
xxx Remember, it’s time to live your sweet business dream!
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