1:1 Coaching

You know your business best. We’re here to help you succeed.

We support your business by:

  1. Learning about your business vision, challenges, and ways you believe we can assist
  2. Working with you to complete a business assessment
  3. Offering professional recommendations to address your business challenges
  4. Inviting you to participate in structured programs delivered through applied learning to support your business growth
  5. Providing dedicated coaching time for as long as your business needs exist

Our business coaching is always free!


Any entrepreneur seeking assistance from A4CB will begin with a business assessment. Meet with an experienced Business Coach to evaluate the current business opportunities and challenges.

Small Business Road Map

After your initial assessment, work 1:1 with an A4CB Business Coach to set goals, define products, set pricing, and create a customer description.

Program topics delivered through 1:1 and group coaching include:

For Early-stage Businesses

  • Establish Business Goals
  • Establish Personal Financial Goals
  • Define Your Products
  • Price Your Products
  • Create a Business Plan
  • Create a Financial Forecast
  • Register Your Legal Structure
  • Secure your business license and required certifications
  • Purchase Business Insurance
  • Establish a Separate Business Bank Account
  • Manage Your Books Using Online Software
  • Analyze Capital Needs

For Emerging Businesses

  • Acquire or Lease Initial Space for Your Business
  • Update Your Financial Forecast
  • Develop Marketing Plan
  • Establish an Online Presence
  • Measure Your Business Operations Using Key Performance Indicators
  • Write Standard Operating Procedures
  • Draft Job Descriptions to Help You Hire Staff
  • Implement an Automated Payroll System
  • Evaluate Current Physical Space Needs
  • Certify Your Business as a Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) or a Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE)

For Established Businesses

  • Update Your Business Plan
  • Apply for our Neighborhood Entrepreneurship Lab
  • Enroll in Sales Support Program
  • Connect Supplier-Ready Vendors with Buyers
  • Create Growth Strategy
  • Secure Growth Capital
  • Acquire or Lease Larger Space for Your Business
  • Select a Manufacturer
  • Complete a Wholesale and Vendor Readiness Program
  • Execute Initial Phase of Growth Strategy
  • Create a Succession Plan
  • Evaluate Your Opportunities to Transfer, Sell, or Merge Your Business
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