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Business Coaching Vs Business Consulting

Small business owners often wonder whether they should hire a business coach, a business consultant, or possibly both.

The answer is that it depends on what you want to accomplish and which approach you prefer. Can your small business coach also be your small business consultant? Absolutely!

Small Business Coaching
In general, small business coaches offer support, guidance, and accountability. A good small business coach will help you figure out what you want and help keep you on track as you take steps to implement your vision. With the guidance of your business coach, you may spend as much time “working” on yourself as you will working on the business. A small business coach could help you with: organization, time management, forming and nurturing healthy relationships, personal transitions, self-care, boundaries, goal setting, self-sabotage, clarity, passion, and any other aspects that might be impacting you personally and professionally.

Small Business Consulting
In general, small business consultants offer specific direction, advice, and plans. A good business consultant might actually come up with the vision and tell you exactly what to do, when to do it, and how to do it. A small business consultant could be effective at helping you with: marketing, financials, operations, processes and systems, business planning, pricing, smart growth and expansion, hiring and supervising employees, as well as other aspects of starting, managing, and growing a small business.

For information about business coaching vs business consulting or coaching vs mentoring, please call (720) 312-8737, or e-mail

Note: Our coaching team can support small businesses in Denver, throughout Colorado, and across the U.S.