Team of 10-20

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.

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.

Sharon Pearson – The Coaching Institute

Sharon Pearson runs The Coaching Institute, a life coaching and executive training organisation. She sought out Tenfold Business Coaching after realising her business model wasn’t working.

Key points:
• Established coaching and training business
• Realised her business was too reliant on her – if she went away, her business would effectively shut down
• Her coach helped her put systems in place, ensuring she had better staff
• Increased her turnover from $270K to $1.2M with coaching
• Found getting an outside perspective essential to the ongoing success of her business
Find out more about how Sharon achieved rapid growth in her business using Tenfold Business Coaching.

Andrew and Victoria Wynd – Balwyn Sports and Physiotherapy Centre

Professional skier/Physiotherapist, Andrew Wynd, and qualified Chartered Accountant, Victoria Wynd, know about discipline. They speak about their experience working with Tenfold Business Coaching to take their business, Balwyn Sports and Physiotherapy Centre, to the next level.
Key points:
• Experienced and qualified business owners (husband and wife team) who had used a coach in the past
• Business was going well, ready to go to the next level
• Coaching has been integral to recruiting the right people and building a high performing team
• Net profit has increased 30% while also growing top line sales.

Read about Andrew and Victoria’s coaching journey from good to great.

Jasmin Meaker – Skylark Sports

Jasmin Meaker, owner and operator of Skylark Sports talks about how Tenfold Business Coaching has helped her achieve success.

Key points:
• Established business dedicated to providing gymnastics and child development opportunities
• She had tried group coaching but it hadn’t been successful
• She needed a tailored approach, specific to her unique business
• Net profit doubled in first 2 years of coaching
• The systems her coach put in place were a major reason for the success of the business

Discover more about how Jasmin worked with Tenfold Business Coaching to change her approach, and free up her time.

Peter Schelfhout and Michael Simpson – Perennial Kitchens

Peter Schelfhout and Michael Simpson of Perennial Kitchens started working with Tenfold Business Coaching because they felt their business wasn’t moving in the direction that they needed.

Key points:
• Established medium sized business, producing kitchens for the domestic market
• Were frustrated with their business, and were working too many hours
• Tenfold Business Coaching increased their productivity and helped them to avoid costly mistakes
• New procedures and systems have put them in control
• Wouldn’t start another business without using a business coach

Read more about Peter and Michael’s experience with Tenfold Business Coaching.

Gary & Jan Herzig – Dueltek

Gary and Jan Herzig have run Dueltek, Australia’s number one cable store for over 27 years. They approached Tenfold Business Coaching to take their business to the next level.

Key points:
• Well established, successful business
• Year on year growth had slowed
• Their Tenfold Business Coach gave them the extra skills and discipline that the business needed
• Coaching implemented changes to drive sales growth
• Coach has helped them free up their time to work on their business, not just work in it

Hear more of Gary and Jan’s candid account of how Tenfold Business Coaching helped them to increase turnover and gross profit.