We Grow Businesses.

Faster.

We grow businesses. Faster.

The Great Performances Group, under the leadership of Principal and Lead Consultant Clemens Rettich, works with startups and new businesses to get the best possible start; with rapidly growing businesses to build great teams and sustainable momentum, and with mature businesses developing exit and succession strategies including sales, acquisitions, and franchising.

The Great Performances Group provides business coaching, employee and management training, advising, and operational support.

Our job is to help you align all the parts of your business for sustained profitable growth. We make sure your marketing, management, finances, and operations are working together, pulling in the same direction.

We can help take your company to the next level – from start-up through expansion to exit and succession strategies.

Support For The New (Traction Cycle) Business - Great Performances Group

Traction Cycle

Support For The New (Traction Cycle) Business. You are just getting started. Your new business needs traction: that solid connection with new customers that results in rapid sales growth. Your business needs that traction now. We know what keeps you up at night as a new business owner: getting traction feels like it takes everything you have. The wheels keep slipping. It is a constant effort to keep sales growing while building the foundations of your business.
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Growth Cycle - Great Performances Group

Growth Cycle

You have been in business for up to 10 years. You have traction: growing sales, and a few employees. You have more work than you can take on, and are working too many hours. There are a lot of good things happening, but the risks and complexity keep piling on. The Growth Cycle challenge: we go from having not enough work to having too much. This is a fun phase because we don’t stay up at night worrying about sales.
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The Successful - Enterprise Scale - Business

Enterprise Cycle

Your business has its own momentum. You are a leader in your market, and in market-share. You’ve been at this for 20 years or more, and there are days when you don’t need to go to work. You have a great management team in place. You do have questions about expanding, franchising, or selling, the business. As an Enterprise Cycle business owner, you don’t have problems as much as you have complex choices.
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6 Things That Will Absolutely Change Your Business

Download our free e-book to learn how to improve your business by doing these 6 simple steps.
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Free E-Book - 6 Things That Will Absolutely Change Your Business

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 LessardSynovus Solutions

It was a pleasure working with Doug Walker in structuring a shareholder agreement for our health and wellness meal planning application and website Meal Planner Pro (www.mealplannerpro.com). We needed to accommodate different levels of investment which presented many challenges. Doug was able to quickly grasp the complexities and provide us with a clear and concise outline of each party’s rights and responsibilities. This gave us the structure needed for current and future investment. Beyond Doug’s impressive skill set and experience, he has the ability to think outside the box, delivers on what he promises, can work under tight deadlines, and has very strong communication skills. I can highly recommend Doug Walker. He would be a tremendous asset to any project or company.

Commodore Allen
Meal Planner Pro

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.