Business Background Questionnaire Step 1 of 7 - Your Contact Details0%This questionnaire should only take you 10 minutes at the most to complete. Don't worry if you can't answer all the questions, just leave them blank if you have to. Once you finish, just hit the SUBMIT button at the bottom and I will be in touch soon. Hugh BowmanYour Contact DetailsName* First Last Phone Number*Email* WebsiteCompany nameAddress Street Address Address Line 2 City State / Province / Region ZIP / Postal Code INTRODUCE US TO YOUR BUSINESS.What type of business do you have? List the products and services you provide.How long have you been in business?How did you acquire the business? Started Franchised Bought Existing Inherited OtherWho is the decision maker in your business (apart from yourself)?Please describe your main challenges. What holds you back in your business. Please be specific.How many hours do you currently work?How do you feel about working this many hours? It's okay I don't mind Sometimes it really bothers me It Sucks! INTRODUCE US TO YOUR MARKETING.(This section will give us an overview of how you are currently marketing your products and services)How do you generate leads for your business? In other words......... How do your new customers find out about you? Website Flyers Radio Referrals Yellow Pages LinkedIn Direct Mail Television Google+ Magazine Adverts Facebook Telemarketing Face To Face Twitter Walk-insFor the items you have ticked above..... Please provide estimated percentages on each:ie... Social Media 40%, Direct Mail 20%, Flyers 30% and Yellow Pages 10%Out of every 10 leads you get, how many do you convert to customers?Is your conversion rate estimated or measured? Estimated MeasuredWhy would a customer buy from you and not your competitor? What makes you unique? INTRODUCE US TO YOUR SALES GOALS.(What has been the financial performance of your business and what are your current targets?)Turnover last financial year?Profit last financial year?Turnover financial year before last?Profit TARGET (projected) for this financial year?If you have projected growth for your business this year, how do you see this being achieved? INTRODUCE US TO YOU AS A BUSINESS OWNER.What percentage of your time do you spend on the following activities?Strategic Planning ? (% time spent)Business Development & Marketing ? (% of time spent)Day to Day operational or tactical requirements ? (% of time spent)Trouble Shooting and Fighting Fires ? (% of time spent)OtherPlease tick the key areas that you rate yourself HIGH in ... Leadership Sales Operations Goal Setting Decision Making Marketing Finance Strategic Planning Customer Service Employee DevelopmentPlease tick the key areas that you rate yourself LOW in ... Leadership Sales Operations Goal Setting Decision Making Marketing Finance Strategic Planning Customer Service Employee DevelopmentWhat do you consider your strengths as the business owner?Please describe the areas where you need improvement as a Business Owner.What are the biggest frustrations you have with your own BusinessWhat are your hobbies? How do you currently spend time outside of your Business?If you had enough time and financial resources to do anything you choose, how would you spend your time outside of your business?Which statement best describes YOU ... Tick One I'm an action oriented person who is most comfortable when in charge. I'm a people person who values friendship in my work relationships and likes to build consensus. I'm calm under pressure and like to make logical rather than emotional decisions. I like to study lots of information before making decisions. INTRODUCE US TO YOUR TEAM.How many staff do you have currently ?had 1 year ago ?had 2 years ago ?What team or staff challenges are you currently facing on a regular basis?If you could make any changes to your team, what would they be and why? Is there any additional information you feel would be valuable to our discussion?AND FINALLY .........If there was one thing you could change about your Business in the next 90 days.... What would it be and why?In your perspective tell us why you think you would need a coach?Congratulations and thank you very much for your time. I will be in touch with you soon!Confidentiality note. The information contained in this questionnaire is confidential information intended only for the use of ActionCOACH and the person completing this questionnaire. If the receiver of this questionnaire is not the intended recipient, the receiver is hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution, copy or publication of the questionnaire is strictly prohibited. This iframe contains the logic required to handle AJAX powered Gravity Forms.