The business consultant job description
You’ve read my definition of a business consultant and you’ve read how a business coach can help you manage your business.
This is the business consultant job description.
The business consultant you’re looking for is constantly evaluating and aligning four key business areas: People, Sales, Profit, and Self. They’re also dedicated to preserving the culture, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit that gives your company momentum while maintaining balance and instilling structure for new horizons.
Ken Blanchard talks about how great leaders grow in a recent Forbes interview. These three things, paraphrased, are what a business consultant should help you with and be able to speak to past results.
- Help You Gain Knowledge: In addition to learning about your industry and understanding more about being a leader, a business consultant helps you learn about your strengths and weaknesses and the strengths and weaknesses of the people you work with.
- Help You Reach Out to Others: In addition to investing yourself in your team, a business consultant also helps you look for sharpening relationships where everyone can benefit from hearing each other’s journey.
- Help You Open Your World: In addition to helping you venture outside of your own bubble to understand the company as a whole, a business consultant will help you look for opportunities to lead outside of work. Practice is everything.
As I’ve said many times over, sustainable success in business requires balanced attention in more than one discipline. It’s tactical but also strategic.
As a business co-pilot, Chris Weinberg has watched many businesses face similar challenges at the same point in their journey. With coaching and consulting, Chris and Well Coached preserves the culture, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit that gave your company momentum while maintaining balance and instilling structure for new horizons.