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Question 1 of 8

1.   What is telling you that you want to grow your own consulting or coaching business?

(Select all that apply)
A

I have always wanted to run by own business

B

Even though I hit the top of my profession, I have been wondering what it’s all for

C

I am burnt out by the long hours

D

I am struggling with balancing work and all of my life priorities

E

I got laid off and it’s making me want more control over my career

F

I can’t see how I can grow my career the way I want working for someone else

G

I can’t explain it – it’s a gut feeling that this is something I should do

H

Other

Question 2 of 8

2. What emotions do you experience when you think about growing your own business?

(Select all that apply)
A

Excitement

B

Fear

C

Anxiety

D

Peace

E

Joy

F

Overwhelm

G

Other

Question 3 of 8

3. Why do you want to grow your own consulting or coaching business?

 

(Select all that apply)
A

It makes the best use of my experience and strengths

B

It’s the logical next step for my career

C

I like helping and influence others to grow and improve

D

I want control over my career

E

I want unlimited creative freedom

F

I need greater work/life balance

G

I want to be able to work from anywhere

H

I want no cap to my earning potential

I

I like the flexibility and variety working for myself offers

J

Other

Question 4 of 8

4. What concerns do you have about growing your own business?

(Select all that apply)
A

I won’t be able to replace my salary with business revenue

B

I’ll let others down who are depending on me

C

I don’t have a marketable expertise that clients will want

D

I’ll fail and be so embarrassed

E

If I put myself out there, no one will hire me

F

I hate the idea of marketing myself

G

I don’t consider myself an entrepreneur

H

I don’t have enough seed money

I

I don’t have a large enough network where I live

J

I don’t know how I’ll be able to afford health insurance

K

I don’t know where to start

L

Other

Question 5 of 8

5. What do you have professionally and personally that translate to a consulting or coaching business?

(Select all that apply)
A

My years of experience as an executive with a track record of success

B

My years of experience as an internal consultant advising others

C

The businesses I have owned and run

D

The life challenges I have dealt with and overcome

E

My natural wiring

F

My experience helping friends, colleagues and loved ones

G

Advanced degrees and/or specialized certifications

H

Research I have done on my own

I

Other

Question 6 of 8

6. What is now is the right time to take concretes steps to start or enhance your business success?

(Select all that apply)
A

I decided to start my business and I want to do it right

B

I got laid off and am at a crossroads

C

Am burnt out and something has to change

D

I started a business and it’s not making enough money

E

My business is profitable but am working as many hours as I did when I was an employee

F

I am tired of the spin and overwhelm and ready to get traction

G

I have a vision that I just know I have to implement

H

Other

Question 7 of 8

How open are you to learning new skills, particularly around marketing, in order to successfully run your business?

A

Extremely open and excited

B

Open and willing to learn

C

Dreading it but know it's a part of the process

D

Wish I could just outsource all of the marketing and just do the work

Question 8 of 8

How committed are you to making your business a success?

A

I'm ALL in - willing to invest whatever time and money needed to make my business profitable

B

I got one foot in, one foot out - I hope I'm successful but have a plan B in mind

C

I'm not yet committed as I need more validation - but I could get there in time

D

I'm not at all committed - I'll just do this business until I can find a job

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