Naila Qazi

7 Benefits of Business Coaching Entrepreneurs That May Change Your Perspective

7 Benefits of Business Coaching Entrepreneurs That May Change Your Perspective
7 Benefits of Business Coaching Entrepreneurs That May Change Your Perspective

The number of women-led businesses is on the rise. Although women entrepreneurs have grown large in the last few years, they still face distinctive difficulties. 

On the one hand, external factors, such as limited funding, social support, and lack of a conducive business environment, affect their success. 

On the other hand, internal factors like self-belief, clarity of vision, and a lack of execution roadmap often become a challenge. They have the intent and the capabilities but get stuck executing their plans. 

Business coaching for women entrepreneurs is a game-changer. It empowers them to refine their skills, gain a deeper understanding of their goals, and achieve their business dreams in a rational order.

Women entrepreneurs are also expected to do other jobs, including taking care of families, sick elders and participating in communal and social activities. The demands are un-ending.  

As an entrepreneur and a professional, I have lived the challenges women face working towards their career dreams.

As a female coach for entrepreneurs and professionals, I help you with: 

  • Reinventing self-confidence

Confidence is the key element that makes or breaks an entrepreneur’s future. With the help of a female business coach, you can acquire the much-needed space to work on your skills and face every challenge with confidence. 

Whether it is an internal crisis or handling a conflict, a business coach keeps you at the top of your game without letting you stumble into self-doubt. 

  • An unbiased opinion

Sometimes, as an entrepreneur, it is easy to get lost. You may find yourself at the dead-end, but a business coach helps you notice the hidden loopholes. 

A business coach acts as the unbiased third party that does not necessarily know you but provides constructive criticism for possible improvement in any area of your business development. 

Nobody can give you a better opinion other than a business coach who has a clear idea of your industry, leadership style, and organizational system. 

An in-depth comprehension of the strengths and weaknesses of your business lends business coaches everything they need to formulate strategies to manage your setbacks. 

  • Substantiating the execution of long-term goals

The day-to-day business engagements are mentally exhausting, and one can easily lose sight of their long-term goals. A business coach prevents the damage by keeping a keen check over your direction and destination. 

Just like a compass, the business coach does not let you get lost amid the chaos of running a business. They are aware of your long-term goals and make sure that you don’t divert from them in any way. 

  • Accountability

Essentially, a business coach is a person that you are accountable to, and it drastically improves your productivity. Sometimes you have to push yourself and come out of your comfort zone, for example, having a conversation with an employee. 

You keep holding it off for a long time because you don’t want confrontation. As an entrepreneur, this can be a destructive misstep, so; a business coach will have difficult conversations with you and make you do what you dread. 

The job of a business, executive can be very lonely, and a business coach makes the journey more manageable as you have a sense of accountability to someone.

  • Navigating the challenges

As a woman entrepreneur, you face unique challenges. A business coach guides you through step-by-step instructions that you can practically follow and solve your problems. 

Moreover, you don’t even identify an underlying problem at times, and it keeps creating further troubles. You can pluck the issue out from the root through business coaching and focus on constructive developmental strategies.

  • Assistance in collaboration   

As a business executive, you have to work with all types of people. Collaborations are not simple, and you have to sacrifice and compromise a lot. 

A business coach will assist in making the collaborations easier through an in-depth analysis of your leadership styles and formulating strategies to accommodate alliances.

  • Inducing creativity    

Regular business management can fade your creative instincts. A business coach will ask you crucial questions that will lead you to analyze your business strategies and determine the problems. 

Coaching provides a fresh perspective and approach to your business, and it gives you a chance to fill up the gaps and insinuate creativity.

Join my flagship program – Horizon – for a 6-month results-driven coaching laser-focused on you and your business. 

Business Coaching: The Secret to Your True Potential

Business Coaching: The Secret to Your True Potential

Are you struggling to build momentum and unleash your potential? At some point in your life, you may fall into a rut where it feels as if, no matter what you do, nothing seems to change.

Our capacity for self-preservation has done us good, but it can come at a cost: anticipating failure. We tend to anticipate failure and give up before ever reaching the finish line. As a result, we subconsciously channel in less energy to our goals and achieve less.

This worldview can be changed to create the ideal conditions for growth and chart your entrepreneurial and professional journey.

But it’s rare for one to achieve their goals without a bit of help. If you’re looking to grow quickly and unravel the shackles of your mind, then you need business coaching for entrepreneurs and professionals. Successful business coaching unlocks your potential, discovers possibilities, and enhances the quality of your life as an entrepreneur and professional.

What is Coaching?

Coaching is defined as a process by which the coach creates enabling and empowering relationships. It helps the clients achieve performance goals higher than what they are currently performing. It is a process and a relationship that transforms and is results-driven. 

Why a Female Business Coach?

A female business coach is trained and experienced in transforming female clients to perform at increasingly higher and more complex levels. Since female entrepreneurs and professionals face internal and external barriers by being women, the coaching needs to be specialized and targeted to female issues. It needs to enable females to overcome internal barriers and achieve that level of confidence which is required to be successful as a woman entrepreneur.

I am a certified Female Brain Coach as well as International Coach Federation Certified Coach, and I work at two levels: personal and professional.

Achieving success requires a clear plan with actionable steps to further your agenda.

But every person and business must map their journey with specific peaks and troughs, and it requires a specific approach and thinking style. As an experienced mindset coach for female entrepreneurs, I will gently nudge you in the right direction, help you set goals, create plans, and grow. As a female, running and growing a business can be a complicated endeavor because there are so many moving parts to navigate. Some women find it confusing, frustrating, and demotivating. As a business coach for female entrepreneurs, I can help you stay right on track.

A business coach provides you with the tools and guidance needed to explore, polish your existing skill set, and supersize your business.

My 6-months coaching program- Horizon- has helped many entrepreneurs, passionate go-getters, and professionals from all walks of life and turned their weaknesses into strengths.

Many entrepreneurs have a vision about their business but lack clarity and don’t know how to move forward. However, I work with them to develop precise goals and a result-driven roadmap that propels them toward business success.

As I started my professional journey, I have been coached by the top female business coaches and have learned the science and art of growth from the top female coaches. I have learned know how to pull from your own experiences to help you navigate and solve your problems. I will take a bird’s eye view of your challenges and shares your insights to make your business thrive. This, of course, includes goal setting, decision-making, setting accountabilities, implementation plans, and driving results.

Why Coaching is it Essential for Professionals?

It’s okay for a person to fail in their endeavours – this is a fundamental quality of successful entrepreneurs. But it’s essential to learn from your mistakes and avoid the pitfalls.

Building a business comes with a unique set of challenges, and it helps to have someone reliable guiding you every step of the way. I have been coached by Some of the famous business coaches in my own journey as an entrepreneur. The focus always has been on building a solid partnership with the clients. That’s my business model as a coach.

We start with accepting the humble reality: we’re not perfect, flawed, and don’t know everything. Sometimes, the solutions to our problems require an out-of-the-box approach. As a mindset coach, I help you shift right. I help you find unique solutions. I back up my findings with evidence, statistics, and practical tools and strategies.

As an experienced female business, I won’t be afraid to tell you the bitter realities, unearth your true abilities, and fix what needs to be fixed.

Whether you’re working on a startup, trying to scale up, or simply grow your business, your first step is to create a refined checklist of long-term and short-term goals.

I often conduct lengthy meetings with my clients to work towards a precise, personalized goal for their businesses and careers. The next step is to develop a guaranteed, result-driven roadmap to achieve those goals with clear milestones. As a female business coach, I am all too familiar with the common barriers and roadblocks which women entrepreneurs and professionals face along with the responsibilities of families and other social commitments.  In this crossroads of business and life, I make sure they traverse the right direction.

As a female business coach, I am in a unique position because I identify and empathize with many challenges that nearly all female entrepreneur’s encounter.

The female brain is wired differently and requires a different approach than the male brain.

Cookie -cutter solutions that often work for male entrepreneurs may not work for females. I use a neuroscientific approach to enhance your self-belief, decision-making abilities, confidence, and increased accountability.

One mistake that small business coaches make is applying an ageing and inflexible business solutions to problems in 2021. As mentioned earlier, every entrepreneur is unique, and you must first recognize your personality profile and assess your leadership. The best business coaches for entrepreneurs believe in sharpening your leadership skills, to begin with. Your product or service will happen along your development as a female leader.

Developing a Personal Brand

You’ll notice that most top female coaches in the world recommend their clients to build a personal brand because it is the easiest way to grow a business. I know it’s easier said than done, but it can yield results in the long run—my deep experience as a business coach for female entrepreneurs and professionals lies in partnering with you. Together we develop your brand to unlock new opportunities and achieve your business goals.

An essential step in building a personal brand is carefully evaluating your long-term business plans and working towards a fitting mission statement. You can use several proven techniques to develop the ideal personal brand and focus on your target niche. As your coach, I will evaluate all aspects of your business and create a practical action plan.

Your brand works like a lighthouse that attracts highly profitable opportunities. More importantly, it significantly bolsters your female entrepreneurial and professional profile.

Guaranteed, Result-driven Strategies

I believe in results.

To help you in your endeavours, I will integrate personalized strategies and a reliable accountability system to achieve guaranteed results. Your brain is a source of brilliant solutions – we need to find a way to unlock them. I use the neuroscientific methodology to accelerate your thinking prowess.

All of my strategies are designed to enrich your entrepreneurial performance, and consequently, the growth of your business.

The Benefits of Business Coaching for Entrepreneurs are Supported by Research

It’s no secret that business coaching for entrepreneurs and professionals is highly effective. Many famous business owners will agree that coaching helped them achieve their milestones. Eric Schmidt, the former CEO of Google, discussed why every person needs a coach. Despite having access to the best resources in the world and sitting at the helm of a tech giant, Schmidt needed a coach.

According to a survey conducted by Hay Group, almost 40% of Fortune 500 companies pursue business coaching for the training of their executives.

A similar 2001 study by Manchester Inc. found that entrepreneur coaching boosted returns by as much as 5.7 returns. Approximately 53% of business owners reported a boost to their productivity.

Our Two Modes of Entrepreneur Coaching

I offer two modes of business coaching: one-on-one coaching and team coaching.

Both modes are personalized coaching programs to maximize your entrepreneurial and professional potential.

Let’s work together to deliver the best results according to your aspirations.

Get in touch info@nailaqazi.com

LFG

400 million dollars vs. 30million dollars for the same work! 

I was appalled to see LFG on CNN this week. Women’s teams are being paid less for literally the same work as the men’s team. Despite having a splendid success haul, U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team is still fighting for their right to equal pay against USSF. I feel the discrimination against the women’s soccer team is not just ridiculous, but it’s also regressive. 

 

 

LFG is a 2021 American documentary film broadcasting the U.S. women’s national team’s ongoing fight for equal pay, as told by Megan Rapinoe, Jessica McDonald, Becky Sauerbrunn, Kelley O’Hara, Sam Mewis and others. LFG is an acronym for let’s fuc** go. These types of moral and legal battles are exhausting, and one can feel demotivated easily, but I salute these women for taking a firm stand for so many years.

 

The women’s team has won several world cups, Olympic gold medals, and yet they are not given a basic right to acquire equal pay as their counterparts. I was surprised to see that the women’s team generates more money for USSF than the men’s team, but they are still denied a fair plea. In this time when marginalization of female professionals is highly opposed, such an incident is a reminder of a deep-rooted mindset. 

 

The USSF, in their lawsuit, has claimed that the men’s team requires a higher level of skill, strength, and speed. It’s beyond my understanding; how’s it possible? The same game, competition, and level, the women still don’t deserve the same compensation. It’s a backward idea that is blatantly defended in the court. However, I want to add my voice to this larger cry for justice. The women’s soccer team should be given their due, equal pay. 

 

The federal judge, in 2020, ruled in favour of USSF, but major players like Rapinoe are fighting viciously to acclaim their rights. She said, “Obviously, the point that I feel like the judge missed was that we never had the opportunity to agree to the same deal.”

 

In a nutshell, it’s yet another disturbing incident contributing to the constant pressing of women’s voices on a global scale. I sincerely hope a productive result comes out of this protracted battle.

 

Zaryab Mehmood: Mountaineer Breaks Barriers

I have always been an advocate of ‘breaking the barriers .’ I recently came across a wonderful Pakistani woman challenging all the odds to fulfill her dreams. Zaryab Mehmood, a young woman from Sialkot, Pakistan, is a breath of fresh air amid the chaos for the country’s reputation. She is a traveller, trekker, and entrepreneur.

“Dare to live the life you’ve always wanted! 

Three years ago, she got on an inspirational journey to achieve her dream of exploring Pakistan. Apart from the mainstream tourist locations, she explored the hidden gems of the country as well. Back then, she was a student, but her passion drove her to pursue her goals, and today, she is a proud owner of a travelling company.

Despite stretching out her roots in the field, she is still committed to trekking. Recently, she ventured K2 basecamp. She crossed Gondogoro, which is at an altitude of 5600 meters. The challenges of trekking such a tremendous peak come with its challenges, and they are not untold. There are many risks involved in attempting such unpredictable peaks, but nothing stopped Zaryab from pursuing her ambition, and I think that is simply outstanding. Coming from a conservative society, she could bypass the pressure of treading an unchartered territory and created a mark for herself in the industry within three years. Running a successful travelling company in Pakistan is an applaudable achievement too. Girls like her are inspirational.

Apart from fulfilling her dream, she is also helping other girls to follow their dreams. She is working to spread awareness about the safety of travelling in Pakistan. Being a single girl from Sialkot (a small town), she has explored most of the country on her own, and it is her mission to inspire other women to do it too. 

Zaryab rightly says that “the only regret in life is the chances that we didn’t take.”

Zaryab Mehmood is the true face of women’s empowerment, and I’m highly impressed by her accomplishments. However, she is not alone. 

Thre country has produced some exceptional achievers, and they have accomplished great things. One of the phenomenal names from the travelling industry is Samina Baig. She is a high-altitude mountaineer from Pakistan. In 2013, she summited Mount Everest at the age of 21. She is the first Pakistani Muslim woman who had successfully done all Seven Summits before she turned 23. 

It is remarkable how talented, brave, passionate Pakistani women are, and talents like Zaryab and Samina are only taking things forward.

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