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.

Traction Cycle Priorities


We help you reach out and connect. We connect your vision with actionable steps to grow customer relationships. We help you set priorities (types of business activities; types of customers). In retail or B2B we build follow-up systems to create life-long customers. We provide training in maximizing customer experience and closing sales.


We provide CRM (Customer Relationship Management) software support.

Email newsletters are the most cost-effective online tool for follow-up and new sales. We help you create effective email campaigns.

No two businesses will use the same social media tactics to be successful. We help you find own social groove; one that creates results.

We support you in connecting your sales and marketing efforts to your brand, your business model, your financial and operational goals and capacities.


There are so many add-ons, plug-ins, and apps for your browser, your computer, and your phone. They help with things like tracking receipts, managing invoices, collecting items for social marketing, using your time productively. These apps can make a huge difference in starting a small business cost-effectively. We help you pick the right ones and improve your productivity.

For as little as $30 a month we can take work off your desk. We manage receipts and invoices, social media marketing, website content, and many other things. Don’t let these urgent tasks get in the way of the important ones: growing sales and growing your business. Let us take care of it for you.

Growing Business Knowledge

In our work with new businesses, training and advising happen side-by-side. You learn about the basics of marketing, sales, finances, management, human resources, and operations. We even have a fully coached online teaching program on shaping the foundations of your business for profit and sustainability.

Trades and Construction industry business coaching and support services.

I’ve been working with Clemens Rettich for about 4 years now. During this time our company the Super Plumber has more then quadrupled in size by revenue, employees, and profit. Thru this process, I’ve included Clemens in every major decision that I’ve required feedback and advice on. He has a way of making complicated process’s uncomplicated, and helps me feel more confident in my decisions. If your thinking about using his services, stop thinking so much, just do it. You’ll be impressed.

-Brody Funk GM, The Super Plumber ltd.

Business Training Program

Our training program helps you to build the foundations for a healthy and profitable business within a small group setting over 26 weeks.

Business Foundations Program

We want to help you build the foundations for a healthy & profitable business.

Business Growth Program

You are the owner of a newer business (less than 5 years) and you know that in order to grow you need to move from working in the business to working on the business. We help you set the stage.

Business Expansion Program

Your business is successful. You are ready to expand your business into new models or new markets. You understand and are looking for opportunities for non-linear growth and scaling up.

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John has been my business coach for a year now and I have seen an ROI of 25% in my net Revenue and profit as a result. He has helped me to focus on driving sales, focusing my time, improving production and employee satisfaction. As an entrepreneur, it is important to know where you are in your business and specifically where you are going. John has given me tools to analyse what I have done and do what i have to do to move my business forward.

Cheryl Foley

I highly recommend John as a coach and a business consultant: deep experience and interest in a client's needs, strong support and powerful coaching skills helped me to identify a new level of my business development through amazing "Aha moment!" just in a hour work with John! Thank you John, and wishing you well!

Marina Malmberg – Owner

John is a visionary that takes global thinking from years of experience across big and small corporate environments, and applies it locally by pursuing his passion of providing traction for micro business growth. Working alongside John at The Network Hub Nanaimo has resulted in several "a-ha!" moments through discussion and collaboration, and John's presence is reassuring. So, if you are like me - a micro-business owner with a 'why not' mindset - you will likely experience a faster 'concept' to 'commercialization' for your business by working with John.

Angie Bernard, Hub Builder