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Training up business coach teams, employees, and leaders takes preparation as well as diligence. The diligence to persevere in the midst of fear, rejection, and failure.  Leaders who lead with intention and courage get through the most difficult of situations. Most American business owners put out multiple burning fires, emergency situations such as enraged clients’ complaints, at work every single day.  Business owners are the people responsible for making the tough calls.  Many times however business owners do not realize that they don’t have to carry the business on their back.

Once the knowledge of how to run parts of the business has been documented in checklists and once capable A players have been delegated core everyday tasks in the business, then the business owner can step back. Wise men have said once the team has more than three people a manager is necessary. A manager is a decision-maker with forty-nine percent of the decision making responsibility.  The remaining fifty-one percent belongs to the business owner, the business owner is the final say on all major decisions.


Training up teams, employees, and leaders takes preparation as well as diligence.


Most business owners withdraw from the idea of hiring a manager or even a business coach.  There are many reasons for this the biggest being the cost to the business of hiring a manager. The role of managing requires thinking, managers are responsible for thinking through situations every day.  How to handle irate clients, upset or toxic employees, mishandled income, and the one and only manufacture of the main product shutting down.  These are a few of the decisions managers get put in charge of once the business is functioning on its own without direct oversight from the business downer over every day to day task.

Once a business owner is ready to give up the day to day reigns and focus more on working on the business as opposed to in the business, there immediately becomes more time freedom for the business owner.  Once a week meetings EVERY week at the same time with actionable homework items allow the business owner to see what is going on week to week and answer questions or make the big call just one time per week. The value of these business coach meetings is one-time freedom for the business owner, accountability to getting projects done, and figuring out limiting factors.

It is highly important to document, by checklists, all of the tasks that are smaller but extremely necessary to run the business successfully.  It is always exciting to see long time goals come true for a business owner.  After all, the business is designed to be a vehicle for goal completion.  If time and financial freedom are one or both goals that you would like to achieve then business coaching is right for your company.  The ThriveTime team is unbelievable at helping grow businesses.  Not only does business coaching help grow your business but you have someone in your court.  Too often business owners are on an island by themselves without inbound complaints and negative coming in.  Make the right choice for your future today by calling the ThriveTime team today!

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Mannalis B.

Mannalis B. is the "Super Manager" for Elephant in the Room Men's Grooming Lounge and the wife of the youngest Thrivetime Show coach - Andrew B. She is "Manna" for the Elephant team, providing all of the managerial sustenance that they need.

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