"High growth SMEs are responsible for nearly half the job creation in the UK economy so we need to make sure they are getting bespoke, high-quality business coaching." Accredits Business Secretary, Vince Cable, who continues, "Growth Accelerator is providing thousands of businesses with the advice and support they need to do just that."
One aspect is the access to a £2,000 matched funding grant for managers to undertake leadership and management training, a fund which demonstrates the government's faith in the crucial role of quality business coaching and leadership development on business.
According to the 2013 Annual Report 'Where high growth happens', more than four fifths of Growth Accelerator businesses will increase their turnover more quickly because of the service, and almost three quarters will create jobs at a faster pace.
The success of developing businesses through leadership and management coaching is very familiar to me, after all, I have over 30 years' experience in this field. It is fantastic to see the government recognising the positive role coaching has to play and pushing it the forefront of developing businesses in the UK.
Building a winning team of well trained staff you can rely on is key to improving all round business performance. Whether the goal is to develop confidence and leadership, or to inspire individuals to see themselves as the solution, with the right techniques there are ways and means of achieving your goals.
As I mentioned, I have 30 years of experience as a qualified mentor and coach, and can tailor presentations, workshops and programmes to help individuals maximise their leadership potential. If you're interested contact me for a free 15 minute consultation, or have a look at my website to find out more about how I can help you.
I also have written a book on the subject, 'How YOU Can Manage Your Staff More Effectively', which is available or to download as an e-book (for just £4.92) or as a hard copy from the Publications section of my website. How YOU Can Manage Your Staff More Effectively is the perfect read for managers and supervisors who find certain aspects of their job quite daunting and who struggle to deal as effectively as possible with staff and get the best out of their team.
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