Entrepreneurs – Professionals – Small Business Owners

Partnering with you to:

  • explore, identify and gain clarity on your personal and business goals
  • improve your focus and follow through, and hold you accountable to your vision
  • act as a sounding board and judgment-free confidante to explore new opportunities
  • remove obstacles to your personal, professional and business growth
  • support your efforts to build a strong personal foundation and healthy lifestyle
  • encourage your steps towards living and working in alignment with your values
  • support you as you move forward with energy and commitment
  • encourage and celebrate your achievements as you move towards your more successful, fulfilled life

Are you ready to take a look at your practice, business…  Your life?

As a professional, entrepreneur or small business owner, you have many demands on your time.  Each day presents opportunities to spend time doing those things that you do well, activities that will grow your business and give you energy, as well as those things you don’t particularly like, aren’t particularly good at, and sap a great deal of energy from you.  You have the additional personal responsibility to ensure that your business is running smoothly, effectively, and remaining profitable.

And, what about you, your life–your family?  How do you balance the business responsibilities with a healthy lifestyle and your life outside of work.  Do you HAVE  a life outside of your work?

How can you achieve all of these?  Would you like to find yourself in the “ZONE” more often?  Flowing more seamlessly between the different areas of your life, instead of each area competing for your time and attention..often, relentlessly?

Often, the needs calling out to you from your business can pull you away from taking time to think about your personal goals and strategically planning for your business growth.  Even if you are a solo-preneur, it does not mean you can ignore your own need for planning and goal setting.  It is vital that you know “who” you want to be as a business, firm or solo practice.  It is not possible to be all things to all people, having a clear vision of who you are or want to be in your marketplace will give you the freedom to focus on what you do best.  If you don’t, you’ll soon find your business running YOU, instead of you running your business.

Taking the time to define your short and long-term goals and committing to paper a workable plan to achieving those goals will put you in the driver’s seat of your success.  For the busy professional, this can be difficult.  It is often the crucial step that is overlooked.  The process of developing your goals, and subsequently the strategic plan for your business, can prove to be a liberating and energizing experience.  By truly understanding and committing to your vision and your goals, you will clearly know who you are and more easily identify those activities that could distract you from doing your best work.  You’ll avoid a great number of mistakes possessing that clarity of purpose.  In focusing a critical eye on the “what” and “how” of your activities, you’ll more clearly see the gaps in your business and take the steps necessary to not only overcome the obstacles to growth,  but then to reach for that next level of your success.  Clearly knowing what is and is not working, you’ll be better equipped to look to those around you who are best suited to support you on your path to success:  a personal assistant, current or new team members, a consultant or business specialist, strategic alliance, or possibly a new outsource partner.  You do not need to do it all yourself!

By choosing to bring your personal and professional goals into alignment with your values, you will find greater sense of personal fulfillment and satisfaction.  After all, when you started your business, you clearly wanted to be the captain of your own ship, to have choices and options for your future.  By embracing your leadership role and planning accordingly, you will do better and more meaningful work and experience a better quality of life with those you care about most. Your business will benefit from your ability to bring a more balanced approach to the work you do each day. 


A few areas to work on with a coach…

  • vision
  • focus
  • goal setting
  • purpose
  • defining personal success
  • profitability and growth
  • leadership and team building
  • change
  • quality of life
  • communication
  • delegation
  • follow through
  • organization
  • procrastination
  • business strategy
  • marketing
  • staffing/personnel issues
  • business & professional success
  • improved financial condition
  • momentum
  • work/life/relationship alignment
  • Transitions – merging practices, retirement, succession

Coach-Approach Consulting

Assessment ~ Strategic Planning ~ Project Management ~ Development, facilitation and implementation of processes and procedures, technology, marketing, coordination of outsourcing partners, recruitment and staff development.

Coaching Methods

Telephone Coaching with supplemental email support
Group Coaching
Email Coaching
On-site Business & Team coaching

For more information

If you’d like to know more about coaching, I offer a complimentary coaching discovery session to interested potential new clients. There is no charge or obligation attached to this call  ~ it is simply an opportunity to explore, to see if there is a good fit, and to answer your questions.  If you’d like to schedule a confidential discovery call, I invite you to contact me at the link below.  Be sure to list three preferred call dates and times.  I will respond via email to confirm our call.

You may contact me here…

I look forward to hearing from you!

Laurie Gripshover Taylor ~ Coach

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