The team at the Great Performances Group are excited about speaking to your business team, industry group, or community. Clemens, Kellie, and Tim have extensive experience facilitating workshops, teaching, training, and large-venue keynote presentations.

Topic Areas

  • The whys and hows of growing businesses
  • Social marketing
  • Building high-retention businesses (customer & employee)
  • Customer service & customer experience
  • Team development, building initiative, positive feedback
  • Personal branding
  • Time and priority management
  • Workplace culture
  • Hospitality service
  • Productivity

We have extensive experience

  • facilitating strategic planning sessions and management retreats
  • leading business and professional development workshops and break-outs
  • delivering inspiring and thought-provoking conference keynotes

Clemens is the owner of Clemens Rettich Business Consulting Ltd. and the author of Great Performances: The Small Business Script for the 21st Century. He specializes in supporting small businesses.

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Clemens Rettich

Lead consultant, Keynote speaker

Clemens Rettich, lead consultant for the Great Performances group speaks on small business success, customer experience, the social and relationship economies, team building, customer and employee retention, communication, and productivity. Clemens also works with community economic development teams and chambers of commerce to maximize the success of small business in communities.

Clemens Rettich’s ability to connect with the audience was bar none. He is a great public speaker, highly knowledgeable and personable. Clemens’ talking points were refreshing and very relevant to today’s businesses. I walked away with some great tips and information on how I can personally better my own working relationships.

– Participant, BC Economic Development Association of BC annual conference – June 2011

You’re the guy I don’t want working for my competition.

– A BC manufacturing/retail client

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Doug was a joy to work with, as I pressed the reset button on our business after our main product’s market turned commodity. Though we design custom embedded systems and are challenged to explain what we do (other than “we specialize in the weird”) Doug came up to speed on our markets and talents and capabilities very quickly. He provided valuable guidance both on the process of evaluating business/product ideas (from a selection of over a dozen) to specific recommendations on some of the details of implementing the “go forward plan”. He is extremely bright, yet easy to work with, and communications were crystal clear at all times. We will continue to employ the benefits of his grey-matter in the future.

Brian Empey

Doug’s coaching and mentoring were of great value to my company as we entered and proceeded through an international business competition. With Doug’s help, our company placed in the top ten. Doug’s help was especially important in the final round when we made our pitch to an elite group of investors.

Thanks to Doug’s experience, he had the ability to intuitively understand and analyze our strengths and weaknesses and quickly provide a clear, effective plan of action for us.

Phil Bailey

I began working with Doug in 2016, following a difficult year where we faced many of the regular challenges new start-ups meet. Doug rapidly helped me take a step back from my business and implement simple yet highly valuable tools to clarify our vision, focus and address issues at a steady pace, quarter after quarter. I would recommend other small business owners to work with Doug and implement the EOS tools.

Olivier Lessard