4 Ways a Business Coach Can Help Family Businesses

4 Ways a Business Coach Can Help Family Businesses 1 Week Ago · 5 min read

Talyaa Vardar

Talyaa Vardar, MA, FCPC, MCC
Executive Coach, Psychologist & Art Therapist

A family business has a lot more at stake than other regular businesses, and that’s why it has the most need for Business Coaching. Why? Because each family member is personally involved in handling the business and putting all of their heart and soul into the business. A Business Coach can provide direction to the family business with goals invested in long-term dreams, and it’s a lot more personal for them.

In a family business, a variety of family members would want a say in the industry; at FLOW, we believe that’s great; our method of coaching, which has been derived from Positive Psychology and Neurosciences, has been proven to be effective in several businesses all over the globe for more than 15+ years. The coaching works just as well for a family business, just as it works for individual entrepreneurs.


This blog discusses a few ways Business Coaching can help family businesses:

1. Brings extra knowledge:

A Business Coach is a person who has been trained to be a Coach and someone who has business acumen and knows the best business practices of the industry. Your Business Coach can act like another peer at the discussion table. Someone who can ask meaningful questions, work out solutions with you, offers valuable perspective and a big picture which a family might miss all along.


2. Each family member is valued:

A Business Coach knows how to make others feel heard. With the Business Coach, each family member will have an opportunity to talk about their role, their problems, their solutions, their ideas and their values. One of the things they can also discuss with the Business Coach is their long-term goals and dreams. The Business Coach can make sure every family member contributes to the discussion equally.


3. Encourages brainstorming:

Many family businesses face a common problem: some of the family members dominate over others, or maybe it’s another type of family business where everyone demands attention. A Business Coach can help mediate the discussion and give an equal floor to every member to have their say. This way, a clueless fight can turn into a helpful brainstorming session where everyone can develop solutions and ideas.


4. Brings the family closer:

It has been reported that many family coaching clients benefit from coaching and believe that it brought them together as a family. Business Coaching can help the family make more effective mutual decisions and find common grounds. With coaching, families become more united, ready to face new challenges and competition.

The listed benefits of Business Coaching alone are worth the investment. If you are looking to coach Business owners, entrepreneurs, executives, corporate clients, or family businesses, consider becoming an ICF Certified Business Coach. Get in touch with us now for a free consultation session without any obligation; get in touch with us at info@flowcoachinginstitute.com