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 hired Clemens primarily because I wanted to develop a succession plan for my business.  He ended up helping with so much more than just this!  His guidance in defining my long-term goals, and truly imagining myself in the role I wanted to be, have been instrumental in keeping my business on the right track. Having a clear goal and step-by-step plan of how to get there is essential for success.  Since I first started using Clemens in 2013 my business has increased by over 50% in sales.
Nikki MacCallum
Nikki Designs - Custom Crafted Home Designs

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

 

I met Doug Walker in a Business for Business Network Meeting in Saanichton in January 2018. In that short meeting, I got the immediate impression that Doug had a lot of business experience and knowledge, and needing a new perspective on my businesses, I wanted to tap into that. So I hired Doug. We have worked together for over 6 months and I am extremely satisfied with the results I have seen, and continue to see. Doug helps me see aspects of my business that need my attention, and those that aren’t as important (setting priorities!) He has helped me achieve more confidence in my abilities to run a successful business and I feel like he is always there for me. I’ve had to ask for advice on finding balance between work and family, personnel relationships, financial situations and creating a vision for my business and life. I could not be more pleased to be working with Doug. He is a life saver!!

Sheila C. Sloman
Sheila C. Sloman Registered Massage Therapist