Henry Lopez - Coaching for Entrepreneurs & Small Business Owners.
Small Business Coaching
Small Business Coaching with Henry Lopez - Serial Entrepreneur, Small Business Coach, and Host of The How of Business podcast. Helping you start, run and grow your small business.
Henry currently offers an initial free coaching session, and a one-on-one coaching program. If you have not consulted with Henry previously, please schedule your free Coaching Consultation.
Henry Lopez - Coaching for Entrepreneurs & Small Business Owners:
Do you have an idea for a business but not sure how to get started?
Is the process of launching your small business overwhelming and confusing?
Are you an existing small business owner searching for ways to increase profitability and grow your business?
An experienced small business coaching and mentor like Henry Lopez can help you overcome your challenges and help you with starting and growing your small business.
If you are just getting started: Henry can help you determine if you are ready to be your own boss - and if you are not quite ready, he can help you put together a plan to get there!
He can also help you develop your business idea, make the transition from the corporate world to entrepreneurship, develop your business plan and model, get your small business launched, and organize and manage your business for growth, profit and success!
If you are an existing small business owner: Henry can help you organize and grow your business by improving your marketing, operations and management systems, allowing you to finally realize the benefits and freedoms of being your own boss!
Through his one-on-one coaching program, Henry Lopez can help you with every stage of your entrepreneur life. From preparing for the challenges of entrepreneurship and launching your first business, to growing and operating a profitable small business and navigating a successful business exit.
Henry can help you...
Determine if your are ready to be your own boss.
It starts with clearly defining your personal why. Why do you want to be a business owner, and are you ready for the challenges and sacrifices? Henry will help you develop a clear vision and purpose and a realistic and honest understanding of what it will take to be successful.
- Prepare for Entrepreneurship.
From developing a strong and positive mindset, to ensuring that your personal finances and credit are strong, Henry will provide valuable guidance to help you get ready to become a successful business owner.
- Develop your Business Idea, Model and Plan for success.
Henry will assist you with the development of your business idea and creating a solid business plan that will help you validate your business model - resulting in a higher probability of success for your small business.
- Achieve Growth, Profit and Success in you current business.
Business coaching is not just for start-ups. Exiting small business owners can also benefit from the guidance of an experienced small business coach like Henry Lopez, including developing and implementing repeatable systems, developing your team, improving marketing and sales, growing your business, preparing your business for sale, and successfully exiting your business.
- Stay Focused and Accountable.
With everything you are responsible for in your life, staying focused and accountable as you start, run and grow your business will one the primary reasons your small business will thrive. Henry will provide you the guidance to help you prioritize and focus your efforts so you get the most important things done, and the accountability you need to stay motivated and on track to achieve your goals.
A Business Coach can help you get started with becoming your own boss, and provide guidance as you develop and grow your small business. Entrepreneurship can often be a lonely pursuit, and a great Coach is someone who understands what you are going through and helps you ask the right questions.
Your Business Coach is also someone who helps to keep you accountable and consistently focused on the next step towards achieving your goals.
Free Coaching Consultation:
You are invited to schedule a free coaching consultation session with Henry Lopez. There is no obligation and no credit card required. This is your opportunity to meet with Henry Lopez, and successful serial entrepreneur, through an online conference (you can choose audio only, or video and audio) using Zoom.
During this free session, you will learn more about Henry's coaching style and approach, he will provide guidance and insights on your top issues and questions, and explain how he works with his coaching clients.
After the free consultation call, you will be better able to determine if Henry can help you achieve your goals and dreams - to launch your first business or to grow your existing small business.
One-On-One Coaching Program:
Once you have completed your free coaching consultation, you will be able to determine if investing in Henry's coaching program makes sense for you at this time. Henry will also evaluate your needs and current situation to determine if he can help you achieve your goals and offer you an invitation to join his limited one-on-one coaching program.
One-On-One Coaching Program with Henry Lopez - total investment: $1,495 (one-time payment, paid in advance)
The One-On-One Coaching Program includes:
- Six 1-hour one-on-one coaching sessions – one session every two or three weeks (you and Henry will jointly schedule the calls at the appropriate intervals) over a period of three to six months, depending on your needs and situation. The coaching sessions are conducted through internet video conference calls (can also do phone only) using Zoom, and can be recorded for your future reference.
- Plus emails between sessions to answer questions, review documents, prepare for the next call, or provide additional guidance.
- During the first coaching session, you will work together to establish the goals to be accomplished by the end of the program.
- After completing the Coaching Program, you can schedule individual follow-up coaching calls at Henry's hourly rate.
If you are interested or ready to begin your one-on-one small business coaching program with Henry Lopez, the first step is to schedule a free consultation. If you have already completed your free consultation and are ready to invest in the coaching program, please email Henry directly (or complete the Contact Form below) for instructions on next steps. The next steps will include reviewing and signing the simple Coaching Agreement, submitting your payment (through PayPal), and scheduling your first coaching call.
Testimonials for Henry's Small Business Coaching:
“Heard Henry’s podcast on Audible.com and thought he was authoritative and very good at communicating with all of his guests.”
“With a very disciplined and experienced approach, Henry walked me through developing each step of the business. It shouldn’t have been amazing, but it was, when the steps were implemented, the business took root immediately as hoped.”
“Henry was a fantastic mentor to me for many years. He helped me organize my financials, understand my P&L, lower costs/increase profits, and grow my company and offerings. He also helped me launch my podcast as well as my online business.”
“Henry was able to drill down to ascertain where I wanted to go. He quickly identified next steps.”
“I would recommend Henry because of his versatility, caring, and professionalism. His suggestions were on-point, and centered around items that I could accomplish in the short-term, and not be overwhelmed with. His active listening style made our time together collaborative and hopeful.”
“Henry has been incredibly helpful in guiding me through the next steps in furthering my business and building sustainability through ways that I may not yet have discovered. He is present and always gracious in giving advice as well as listening through our sessions.”
More About Henry Lopez:
Henry Lopez is a serial entrepreneur, Business Coach, and the host of The How of Business podcast. He offers private one-on-one Business Coaching sessions to help you start, run and grow your small business.
From helping you develop your idea for a new business, to growing your existing company, Henry can offer valuable guidance, advice and coaching to help you achieve success.
The How of Business Podcast is a top-rated show hosted by Henry Lopez. The show includes hundreds of released episodes on a wide variety of topics to helping you start, run and grow your small business. The How of Business podcast show offers something for everyone - from first-time small business owners to experienced entrepreneurs.
Henry has over 35 years of diverse business ownership and management experience. He has helped numerous mentoring and coaching clients launch, manage and expand their small businesses.
Henry takes a positive approach to working with his clients and has a unique ability for helping you ask the right questions, keeping you accountable, and helping you achieve your entrepreneurial goals.
Henry Lopez is a serial entrepreneur who has been directly involved in numerous small businesses since purchasing his first franchise small business in 1991.
His business ventures have included owning and operating Mr. Jim's Pizza franchise locations (a franchise business offering pizza and other Italian foods for pickup and delivery), MAR Property Investment (focused on real estate investments and development), Old World Salons (a suite salon business with two locations in Texas), iTopIt (the first self-serve frozen desserts restaurant in Colorado Springs), Wild Blue Carwash (a highly successful exterior-express car wash business in Colorado), L3 Destinations (a travel consulting business operated by his wife Pam), Office Evolution (Henry is currently a minority partner of this shared office space and co-working space franchise), and Levante Business Group - offering small business coaching and consulting and producer of top-rated The How of Business podcast show.
Henry's areas of expertise include:
- Small Business Startup
- Business Plans
- Financial Projections
- Business Systems
- Business Operations
- Human Resources
- Business Growth & Expansion
- Sales Force Enablement
- Marketing & Sales
- Online Marketing & Social Media
- Delivering Remarkable Customer Service
- Financial Management & Planning
- Buying & Selling a Small Business
- Franchise Business
- Business Exit Planning
Contact Form - Coaching Inquiry:
Henry Lopez - Coaching for Entrepreneurs & Small Business Owners and the Self-Employed.
Frequently Asked Questions:
- Q. What should I expect from a business coach?
A. You should expect professional guidance, advice and accountability. A business coach won't have all of the answers, but will be skilled in helping you ask the right questions to help your start, run and grow your business. A professional small business coach will also be a great listener, and the "friend" who understands what you are going through because they have experienced the same or similar situations. They will also shares their experienced opinions, and challenge you when they think you may be making a mistake.
- Q. Who needs a business coach?
A. Every small business owner can benefit from a small business coach. You will find that even the most seasoned of entrepreneurs have business coaches to help them grow to the next level. Being an entrepreneur or small business owner can be a lonely pursuit, and a business coach can serve as a trusted advisor and counselor. Hiring the right business coach will be one of the best investments you make in your business.
- Q. What should I ask my business coach?
A. Before you engage a small business coach, you always want to have a consultation to get to know them and learn about their background. As you are evaluating a business coach, you should ask about their experience and approach. Have they owned a small business themselves? What is their approach to helping their clients?
- Q. Who are the best business coaches?
A. The best small business coaches tend to be people who have owned small businesses. It's difficult to offer expert advice without first having experienced the challenges of business ownership. The best small business coaches also have a gift for communicating and inspiring. They are also excellent listeners, and have a deep empathy, compassion and understanding of the struggles of entrepreneurship and small business ownership.
- Q. When should I hire a business coach?
A. A small business coach can help you at every phase of your business lifecycle, including business planning, start-up, growing and exit or sale. Some business coaches specialize in one particular stage, like helping you prepare your small business for sale, but most have the experience and knowledge to help you regardless of the stage of your business.
- Q. Should I pay for a business coach?
A. Everyone can benefit from the help and guidance or an experienced business coach, and experienced and effective small business coaching will come at an investment. If you can afford it, then yes, you should consider paying for the advice and help of a professional small business coach.
- Q. How much does a small business coach cost?
A. Costs can vary widely, depending on the industry and the experience of the business coach. Hourly rates can range anywhere from $100 to $300 or more, and many small business coaching offer a bundle or coaching program of one-on-one or group coaching sessions.
- Q. Does Henry really offer a FREE Coaching Consultation?
A. Yes, you are invited to schedule a completely free 30-minute small business coaching call with Henry Lopez. There are no further commitments and no credit card required.
- Q. What happens during the FREE Coaching Consultation with Henry Lopez?
A. During this free session, you will learn about Henry's coaching style and approach, he will provide guidance and insights on your top issues and questions, and explain how he works with his coaching clients. After the call, you will be better able to determine if Henry can help you achieve your goals and dreams - to launch your first business or to grow your existing small business.
- Q. What happens during the first paid coaching session?
A. Your initial paid coaching session with Henry will be about getting to know each other better, and then Henry will ask you a series of questions to better understand your business. During this initial coaching call, you and Henry will also establish the goals you would like to achieve during the coaching program. Henry will help you begin to get clarity on your long-term vision, and help you execute on the short-term tasks and projects that will ensure you achieve your dreams of small business ownership.
- Q. Are small business coaches just for start-ups?
A. Business coaches can help you at any stage of your business ownership life. From determining if you are ready to be your own boss, to helping you exit your established small business, a coach can help you navigate the complexities and uncertainties of business. Experienced business owners and entrepreneurs realize the value of having coaches through all phases of their businesses.
- Q. Who is your ideal business coaching client?
A. Someone planning to start a small business, and existing small business owners looking to grow or exit their business. An ideal client is someone who appreciates the value of what Henry Lopez can offer, and is willing to invest the money, time, and effort to have a positive impact on their business venture.
- Q. What is the problem you solve for your coaching clients?
A. For those wanting to start their first small business: overcoming the fear of failure, understanding and working through the overwhelming and paralyzing effort involved, and the how-to steps to get your business launched. For existing business owners: developing and implementing the systems to help you grow, and the business model that allows you to realize the full potential of a business owner. Keeping them from being consumed by the business, and developing equity so they have options if they decide to exit.