About Great Performances Group

Our Mission

Our mission as the Great Performances Group is to improve the lives of business owners and their communities by improving the success of their businesses. We believe that business is a primary contributor to the health of any community. We believe we can support business at every level, strategically and operationally, and in any place. Our daily work is to improve the profitability and accelerate the growth of our clients.

Our Team

We are a growing group of coaches, trainers, and consultants providing support for businesses of every size and throughout North America. We offer a range of services and knowledge to support your growth.

Where We Work

While we are headquartered in British Columbia, we provide services for businesses, communities and organizations throughout North America, and around the world. Our clients have come from places as far flung as Victoria BC, Presidente Prudente Brazil, San Diego California, Calgary Alberta, Toronto Ontario, Saskatoon Saskatchewan, Whitehorse Yukon, Stamford Connecticut, Wilton Connecticut, Vancouver British Columbia, and First Nations communities in British Columbia, Ontario, and Quebec.


You are considering starting a business and understand that investing in training now will help you grow faster and minimize risks. It is estimated 80% of all businesses fail out of the gate. We can help you become one of the 20% that succeed.

We provide training in a growing number of communities and through distance education tools for any business owner or manager who understands the need to master the five foundations of business: marketing, human resources, management, finances, and operations.

Coaching and Advising

Traction Cycle Businesses – we help businesses just getting started to get traction in the market, and get the management of their businesses on a path to profitability and success.

Growth Cycle Businesseswe help you grow your team and your systems to maximize your capacity for growth. Budgets, marketing strategies, team development, standardized operations, manuals, training… we work with you to develop the tools, the people, and the cash flow for growth and expansion.

Enterprise Cycle Businesses – for larger enterprises we provide management and employee training focusing on productivity, retention, project management, and change management.

At Great Performances Group, we help you develop momentum in your businesses by designing and implementing:

  • healthy productive culture
  • solid written and software-supported systems
  • maximum alignment of mission, values, marketing, culture, and operations
  • opportunities for non-linear growth through franchising, licensing, and expansion into new markets
  • opportunities for external capital including equity partners, and major loans
  • exit and succession strategies

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Clemens, I have gained a healthy level of respect for the breadth of your business knowledge. A couple of months ago I retained you as a business coach. I run a strong business, but I have always had nagging doubts about the way I do things, and where my focus should be. You spent a great deal of time up front gaining an understanding of my business, as well as the industry as a whole and the environment I work in. Once you had that down, you turned your attention to me.I’m happy to say that I can now move forward with my business development, comfortable in the knowledge that the path I have chosen is the correct one. You have helped me to refine the focus of my clientele, recognize the market that has the highest potential for development, and bolster my brand and image.Thank you so much for all of the support and encouragement.

Michael Watkins

As my business and personal Coach, Clemens has moved me out of the realm of “comfortable” and into uncomfortable. It is during this state where I find my greatest occurrences of growth, both personally and professionally. Specifically, in the past 2 years he has recommended and directed me in implementing two very difficult changes which have had significant positive impacts in my life. I know without doubt that I would not have made these changes without Clemens’ expert advice and because of this I recommend him to all who seek such a professional. My life is so much better because of him.

Tony Joe

Then Clemens Rettich got up to speak – wow he was off to a fast start, challenging the old models of business, bringing us up to date and acknowledging the changes that are unfolding in our society and business relationships. It was stimulating, provocative and belief shattering! As you can imagine it also stirred quite the discussion after wards. Today I ordered Clemens book “Great Performances” I am inspired.

Geoffrey X Lane