Are you accountable to someone for getting things done in your business? Do they encourage you? Are they reliable? Do they use a clearly defined process so that you know exactly what to expect? Are your interactions with them regular? Positive?
If you’ve answered “yes” to all the above then that’s a good start.
Do they avoid flattering you? Do they hold up a clear mirror to you? Remember the warnings against paying too much heed to friends, families & fools? Do they help you get things done (efficiency) and also help you get the right things done (effectiveness)?
Of course it’s of significant value if someone is there while you define medium term goals – and while you break those medium term goals down into monthly and even weekly goals. But do you have someone who knows your business well enough to be able to use their judgement on whether your goals are optimal for you? Who’s not just following a checklist but is actually able to get into the trenches with you? Who’s well able to challenge you – not for the sake of challenging you – but when they determine that your focus might not be best-placed? Who's ready and willing to give you a hard time when it’s warranted? Who'll ask you the “if not then why not” question?
If you’ve answered “yes” to all the above questions, then stop reading and get on with your day.
If however you’ve answered “no” to any of the above, and if you recognise that any “no” is indicative of you needing help, then book a free 15-minute slot directly in my calendar for us to talk. That will help us both determine if the service is right for you and if you're a good fit.
By the way, if you're wondering what your commitment is, there is none! And there is no contract. You just use the service on a monthly basis and quit at any time if it isn't proving of value to you. Also, if you decide during your first month that the service isn't right for you, just request a refund and you'll get it immediately - no questions asked!