The Business Mentor has operated a Chartered
Accountancy practice since 1998 and began Business Mentoring
and Personal Coaching from 2006.
You may have started off in business having
developed one particular skill or knowledge base. Then you
realise that running a business forces you to be a jack of
You need to identify who your ideal customer
is and where your target market is. Dont waste your
energy and resources selling to the world at large - on people
who will never want your services.
You will organise a system that your team
will work to. You will recruit the right people, because the
wrong people will cost you money. Then you build your team
and motivate them to perform for you. You will be a leader.
You will organise your finances to pay yourself,
pay your suppliers and pay your overheads. You will collect
You sell yourself and you learn to pitch
your product and close a sale.
You may manufacture, buy, deliver and install
You will be clear about which business you
are in. You will know the direction you are taking your business.
You will have a vision.
We coach you to outline your Vision for
your business. What will it look like in 25 years? You will
develop a Strategy to get you there and together we set out
a 3-5 year plan.
Each Plan sets out action for the next year.
In each year you work on 3 month plans.
We have templates to help you develop a
Tactical Marketing Plan and a Sales Management System that
will help you calculate the number of leads you need to meet
the targets that you set.
The Business Mentor provides training on
Recruitment, Leadership, Team building, Financial Management
and Product Delivery.
The Business Mentor specialises in helping
entrepreneurs develop their business mindset. Through using
neuro linguistic programming and other life enhancing techniques
we introduce you to effortless ways to manage your own thinking
and your influence on others.
The Business Mentor is owned and directed
by Hugh Burgess, a Chartered Accountant, business mentor,
life coach, public speaker and author.
Hugh became a certified business coach in
2006 and a qualified Neuro Linguistic Practitioner in 2008.