What is Business Mentoring?
Business mentoring is a vital part of the business support landscape. A business mentor is a professional who understands how to run and grow a business, they are able to mentor with empathy. Your mentor will have expertise in business, planning, management, productivity, strategy, managing a team, increasing company revenue and helping you to manage stress and overcome challenges.
"Mentoring is a process where one person offers help, guidance and support, using empathy and practical experiences of their own, to facilitate the learning and development of another."
Simon Fordham, ABM Chair
As a business owner, becoming immersed in everyday challenges and responsibilities can make it difficult to see the wood for the trees. One of the key roles of your business mentor is to help you take a step back and provide you with an external overview of your business and marketing strategies.
Your business mentor helps you clarify your ideal future and how to achieve goals that can be transformational for your business. They support you in the development of your vision, values and purpose and help you plan appropriately. They sit by your side acting as your professional soundboard and listening ear, offering guidance when you most need it.