Business Coaching & Mentoring

Do you want to reach new heights? Are you open to being challenged in order to Elevate? 

Managing a business successfully is a challenge and sometimes the challenges become difficult. Making informed decisions is the only way to grow your business and you will at times be faced with uncertainty. Identifying the best way forward needs to be done in a structured, proactive and balanced way. Making business decisions is all part of the journey, however, without good quality coaching you put the business and yourself at risk. Read More!

Developing a New Business Idea? You will engage in a journey of immense development, so act NOW and create your dream. Having a mentor is the initial step towards making your business become a reality! It’s about elevating you to the next level. The support I will give you cuts out fears and enables you to develop the right skill set, achieving both personally and professionally: No limits. No excuses. No waiting Act Now:

What qualifies me to help you?

A qualified business mentor, SFEDI Adviser, and Assessor, my work has included assessing Business Link Advisers in East Anglia, working with Luton and Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce.

I have a portfolio of clients ranging from Sole Traders, Directors of Ltd Companies, Partnerships, Social Enterprises, Charity Managers, and Executives. The cost for the Business Mentoring one to one programme is £100.00 per session per hour which is via video conference call, email, and phone. Face to face sessions will be either half a day or a full day dependent on the mentoring required.

It is such a privilege to work with businesses and business startups, some of my clients have a international market. I continuously work with leadership business teams, Individuals and CEO’s. If you feel like I am the kind of coach you would like to work with, then please contact me!

Additional Coaching & Mentoring

I offer additional coaching in “Enterprise and Entrepreneurship” and two Business mentoring programmes, covering all elements of business planning and leadership development. Please view the links below for an overview of each programme.

Testimonials

“I had the pleasure of meeting Eileen recently on a Practical Skills for Business course. I went into the course not really knowing what to expect but passionate and confident about my business. Eileen’s encouragement, knowledge and support was amazing and I am so honoured to have had the pleasure of meeting her. I hope to work with her again in the future.

Heidi Setchtfield PA Services 

https://setchfieldvaservices.com/

Business Coaching & Mentoring

Business Skills Kick Start Programme

The Business Skills Kick Start programme is a 3-month mentoring intervention with you at the heart of the agenda. You will receive the essential materials to develop your skills in order to get your new business venture off the ground. You will work at an accelerated pace with a monthly face to face meeting and weekly conference calls including business planning sessions. Or you can sign up for the six-month plan which is designed around your specific long-term results. This will include an in-depth Personal review, Business development strategy, Leadership review covering all 7 elements of your business and life.“Do you want a qualified business mentor who knows what it takes to make it happen”? I hold a SFEDI Gold Award as a Business Advisor and Assessor and have a wealth of business experience.

Mentoring gives you the opportunity to talk about your business in a safe and confidential environment. My business mentoring is from a position of real understanding of what it takes to Start, Run and Develop a successful business. I know the pitfalls you may face and I will help you overcome hurdles and turn threats into opportunities.

This mentoring program is flexible to meet your needs and it will give you the kick-start in order to achieve the results you desire.

The accelerated 3-month plan incorporating Business Skills for Practical People, Including social media tools and techniques with 12 one to one mentoring sessions costs £2,100.00 however you may wish to add on the ILM Enterprise & Entrepreneurship Course which is £645.00, giving you a discount of £300.00, this special package is only £2,745.00. We will work together at a dedicated time each week with a monthly face to face meeting. You will have access to my private LinkedIn group which includes weekly and daily insights to keep you motivated.

You will be supported in a professional mentoring relationship which is non-judgmental, balanced, open and honest. The mentoring will help you define, quantify and focus on the business you want.

You will feel more confident and motivated to develop comprehensive action plans. You will bring about real business results. You will be encouraged to learn new techniques and develop inner resources to guarantee your place in the marketplace.

You will have the opportunity to enhance your personal development skills and achieving your business goals.

Understand the process of setting up a business. Be clear about your expectations and motivations and the risks involved. Define your business idea and assess its viability. Work on your business plan, budget and cash flow forecast. Know what you need to do to comply with the law and deal with the red tape. Build skills and knowledge in key areas, including marketing, customer service and finance.

Modules and interactive exercises to help you with carrying out market research. Identifying customer needs and delivering excellent customer service. Marketing and promoting your business. Resource requirements and legal implications. Finance issues, including cash flow and sourcing capital, Legal and regulatory issues. Developing a business plan.

Business Leadership Programme

The Business Leadership programme is a 6-month plan incorporating the full accelerated Kick Start plan and moves on to developing your leadership styles, entrepreneurial skills, and characteristics.  You will undertake a review covering 7 dimensions of leadership, learn key ways to impact and influence the direction of the business, learn how to use NLP tools to master sales and negotiations. The cost of the programme is £4,200.00. If you wish to add on the ILM Enterprise and Entrepreneurship course the cost is £4,695.00 This is a special rate for those of you on the 6-month plan.

In addition to the accelerated programme, I will mentor you for a dedicated time each week with a monthly face to face meeting for a 6 month period and you will have access to my Linkedin online group, which includes daily Insights and quotes to keep you motivated.

As you will be working on all elements of entrepreneurship you may wish to become qualified as an expert by studying level 3 ILM enterprise & entrepreneurship certificate.

Develop your skills to help you with carrying out market research. Identifying customer needs and delivering excellent customer service. Marketing and promoting your business. Resource requirements and legal implications. Finance issues, including cash flow and sourcing capital, Legal and regulatory issues. Developing a business plan.

Know the process of setting up a business. Be clear about your expectations and motivations and the risks involved. Define your business idea and assess its viability. Work on your business plan, budget and cash flow forecast. Know what you need to do to comply with the law and deal with the red tape. Build skills and knowledge in key areas, including marketing, customer service, and finance.

Leadership review, personality profile, Leadership audit including key tools & models. 6 months membership to ILM (Institute of leadership & management) with access to online libraries, management journals, and white papers.

Copy of my published book Understanding Coaching and Mentoring (Insight Coaching & Mentoring Programme)  Publisher: MX Publishing  ISBN-10: 178092108X.

Copy of a publication I’m referenced in The Little Big Book Of Coaching Models (76 Ways to help Managers get the best out of people) By Bob Bates ISBN 978-1-292-08146-6

The coaching sessions are delivered via face to face or video conference calls and you have access to my Linkedin Entrenpenures group.

Enterprise & Entrepreneurship ILM Level 3 Certificate

Develop your business idea further by studying this practical hands-on Enterprise course. Learn how to turn your ideas into reality and write your own business plan. There are eight modules full of the essential skills you need for developing your new business venture. The cost is £995.00

  • Enterprise training modules featuring workbooks packed with interactive exercises.
  • Tutor support at every step of the way via video conferencing or face-to-face meetings depending on your learning needs.
  • Access to our LinkedIn Entrepreneurship network.
  • Online coaching and support.
  • CPD and access to a pool of entrepreneurs, mentors and a study group, which is available at the start of your training.

At Award level there are two mandatory units which focus on preparing for the personal and practical challenges of starting a business and assessing the viability of your business idea. At Certificate level there are seven more mandatory units to give you a comprehensive understanding of what you need to do to get your business off the ground.

Understand the process of setting up a business.

Be clear about your expectations and motivations and the risks involved.

Define your business idea and assess its viability.

Work on your business plan, budget and cash flow forecast.

Know what you need to do to comply with the law and deal with the red tape.

Build skills and knowledge in key areas, including marketing, customer service and finance.

Carrying out market research.

Identifying customer needs and delivering excellent customer service.

Marketing and promoting your business.

Resource requirements and legal implications.

Finance issues, including cash flow and sourcing capital.

Legal and regulatory issues.

Developing a business plan.