Nine things you must do before starting your own coaching business
Write your business goals down
Decide on your business model
Decide on your niche
Gain the commitment and support of family and friends
Strengthen your network
Answer the question – "why is my product or service different?"
Find a coach
Identify and acquire the skills you will need as your own boss
Believe in yourself
Heather Townsend is the author of The Financial Times Guide To Business Networking. Over the past decade, Heather has worked with more than one hundred partners, coached and trained over 1000 lawyers, accountants and other professionals at every level, within the UK's leading and most ambitious professional practices. She blogs at both Joined Up Business Networking for Busy Professionals and Partnership Potential – How to make partner and beyond using networking and social media
I help professionals become the Go-To-Expert. Unusually for someone with an Engineering Degree, I accidentally became a writer and used my knowledge on social media to write the current best-selling and award-winning book on networking,...