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Matt Rickard – Concretum

Matt is a very ambitious person with big goals. So when a former boss mentioned the results he was getting with Tenfold Business Coaching, Matt looked into it for himself.

He explains why he now recommends Tenfold to other ambitious business owners.

Key points:
• Specialist concreting business serving the civil construction sector
• Business had potential but cash flow was lumpy and jobs were hit and miss
• Coaching put Matt in control and gave him the confidence to make profitable decisions
• Business has grown x4
• Now in high demand with the clients he once chased – gets to pick the jobs he wants to win

Read Matt’s story of how he and his Tenfold Business Coach are getting the results Matt wants.

Shane Smillie – Melbourne Energy Group

Shane was sceptical about coaching but was curious to see what it could do for his electrical contracting business.

He explains where the business was and how coaching took his business to the next level.

Key points:
• He had built a good business but his time was spent on the tools, not on the business.
• The business relied on Shane for everything
• Coaching helped him lead the business from the front
• The changes he made with coaching set the business up to run independently
• With the extra time, Shane started an additional company and took a 10-week holiday with his family

Read how Shane went from sceptical to successful.

Alex Lamblin – Prolux Electrical

Alex Lamblin runs Prolux, an electrical contracting business, and has used Tenfold Business Coaching to rapidly grow his business.

Key points:
• Established electrical business conducting insurance work and some large commercial work
• Profitability was hard to measure. With his coach, learnt how to analyse where the potential profits were, and to focus his effort in that area
• Doubled the business in 12 months
• Sees coaching as an investment in the future

Learn more about Alex and his experience with Tenfold Business Coaching.

Ryan McKenzie – Rycon Building Group

Ryan McKenzie, founder of award-winning Rycon Building Group, speaks about his experience with Tenfold Business Coaching.

Key points:
• Established high-end residential building business in Melbourne
• Payment cycles in the building industry are complicated to manage
• Hard to know what financial information is important to decision-making
• Coaching was a bit of a challenge – sharing the reins
• Worth the investment of time and money

Read Ryan’s honest perspective on the challenges he and his coach have worked through.

Mark Slefendorfas – Brocor Landscape Construction

Mark Slefendorfas, owner of Brocor Landscape Construction, discusses how his business has grown with Tenfold Business Coaching.

Key points:
• Established commercial landscape construction business, specialising in the Education and Aged Care markets
• Referred to Tenfold Business Coaching by his bookkeeper
• Had to let go of his ‘tradie’ mentality, and get off the tools, for his own health and the health of the business
• Coaching has seen his turnover increase by 146%
• He believes the cost of coaching is a worthy investment

Learn more about how Mark’s Tenfold Business coach is helping him drive business growth, and free up time.

Jason Dean – SS Benching

Manufacturing is complex and hard, so Jason wasn’t sure what business coaching could do for his fabrication business.

Key points:
• He saw other manufacturing businesses getting ahead with coaching
• Coaching helped him be in control of the pipeline and pricing
• All functions of the business benefit from coaching: financial, manufacturing production, sales, recruitment and team management

Read how Jason is leading from the front with coaching

Owen Johnson – Comvision Australia

Owen’s business was getting by but not growing. Like many businesses, they were caught in the trap of saying yes to every job without knowing how much money each job would make (if any!). Frustrated by being out of control and only seeing one week ahead, Owen knew that we needed help to take the business to the next level and plan for the big picture.

Hear how the changes Owen made with his business coach helped:

• Assess which jobs make the most profit, and get more of them
• Specialise in a niche with good profit and high barriers to entry
• Double sales, then double them again, and increase net profit x7
• Expand their business into Sydney
• Become the leader of a firm that consistently ranks in the top 50 of the fastest growing IT companies in Australia
• Take extended holidays with his family while the business continued to run seamlessly while he was away

Read Owen’s success story here.

Brett Franklin – Franklin Plumbing

After moving his family to Torquay, Brett Franklin had to restart his business. Hear how the expert advice of his mentor at Tenfold Business Coaching helped:

• Win work with marketing strategies to attract good quality jobs
• Improve job profit
• Build the confidence to plan for the future

Read Brett’s success story here.

Diccon Voller – Voller Builders

Diccon Voller, owner of Voller Builders, is proud of the business he is building with Tenfold Business Coaching.

Key points:
• Architectural residential building business in Mornington Peninsula
• Had previous experience with a tradie coach but it fell short of what he needed
• Since working with Tenfold business has grown by x4
• His coach has helped recruit a high performing team
• Worth the investment to grow a sustainable business

Hear from Diccon how his Tenfold Business Coach is making a real difference to his business.

Mark Silver – Future Business Systems

Mark Silver founded Future Business Systems, a software solution business when he was 17. After running the business for 15 years, he engaged Tenfold Business Coaching to learn how to manage it more effectively, and to turn his business around.

Key points:
• Established IT business
• Owner needed guidance on how to guide his business from a loss to sustainable profit
• With the help of his coach, he has expanded the business and hired ten+ staff
• Now experiencing profit growth of around 100% per annum, while working less hours
• Sold the business to a global company for double-digit multiplier of earnings

Read Mark’s account of how he got his business back on track with Tenfold Business Coaching.