Clients

Great Performances Group works with clients in many industries, including retail, trades (service and construction), health and fitness, and manufacturing. We support business clients with annual sales of $40,000 and sales of $400 million. Our clients can be found throughout North America, from British Columbia to Ontario to New Mexico to North Carolina.

Our business coaching programs and consulting initiatives include owner development and training, management coaching, business development and planning, expansion and exit strategies, operational and administrative support, workshops and training.

Below is a partial list of businesses we have supported over the years.

Trades

  • Bartlett Tree Experts – Stamford, Connecticut
  • The Furnace Guys – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • Amorea Designs, Electrical Contractor – Calgary, Alberta
  • Design Build Inc Saskatoon – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • Square One Paving – Vancouver, British Columbia
  • RS Restorations – Victoria, British Columbia
  • The Super Plumber – Vancouver Island
  • Good Grade Plumbing and Heating – Victoria, British Columbia
  • NZ Builders – Victoria, British Columbia
  • EMCO – Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 360 Comfort Systems – Duncan, British Columbia

Manufacturing

  • Modern Windows – Powell River, British Columbia
  • TrimLine Signs and Graphics – Rocky Mountain House, Alberta
  • Redline Glass and Glazing – Saanich, British Columbia
  • ThermoProof Windows and Doors – Chemainus, British Columbia
  • FAT Paint – New Westminster, British Columbia
  • The Edge Sharpening – Victoria, British Columbia
  • Creative Woodcraft Custom Cabinets – Cobble Hill, British Columbia

Services

  • Grant Thornton LLP – Toronto, Canada
  • Kota Graphics – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • Red Seal Recruiting – Victoria, British Columbia
  • Floating Petals – Wilton, Connecticut
  • Canada Rail Vacations – Calgary, Alberta
  • Tony Joe & Associates – Real Estate – Victoria, British Columbia
  • Romeo’s Trucking – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • Cal Kaiser Home Team – Real Estate – Duncan, British Columbia
  • Duttons & Company Property Management – Victoria, British Columbia
  • Serenity Home Care – Victoria, British Columbia
  • Vital Health Pharmacy – Victoria, British Columbia
  • Act Together Moving – White Rock and Victoria, British Columbia

Retail

  • NikkiDesigns – Ladysmith, British Columbia
  • Bamboletta Dolls – Duncan, British Columbia
  • Bowmel Chrysler – Duncan, British Columbia
  • ChopStix Salon – Ladysmith, British Columbia
  • Leaven Bakery – Victoria, British Columbia
  • Mark’s Instant Sign Shop – Duncan, British Columbia
  • Power Lunch – Duncan, British Columbia
  • Old Firehouse Wine Bar – Duncan, British Columbia
  • Paris Styling Group – Duncan, British Columbia
  • Serious Coffee – Vancouver Island
  • Signs of The Times – Victoria, British Columbia
  • Silverside Winery – Cowichan Valley
  • Teafarm – Cowichan Valley
  • Resthouse – Duncan, British Columbia
  • Cardino Shoes- Duncan, British Columbia

Other

  • Akisqnuk First Nation – Invermere, British Columbia
  • Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of British Columbia – North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Taku River Tlingit First Nation – Atlin, British Columbia
  • Kwakiutl District Council – Campbell River, British Columbia
  • Qualicum First Nation – Qualicum, British Columbia
  • University of Victoria, Peter B Gustavson School of Business (guest lecturer) – Victoria, British Columbia
  • Douglas Magazine (columnist) – Victoria, British Columbia
  • ASPECT BC – BC Canada Job Grant – Victoria British Columbia
  • British Columbia Transit Authority – Victoria, British Columbia
  • Community Futures Cowichan – Duncan, British Columbia
  • Economic Development Association of British Columbia – Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Nanaimo Economic Development Corporation – Nanaimo, British Columbia

 

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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