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You have graduated from start up, your business has growing pains and you are juggling all the responsibilities
There are over 2 million business across Australia, yet only 300,000 break the $1 million turnover milestone.
Our business leaders program will unlock the growth opportunities and put energy back into your business.Learn more about Business Leaders Program
Looking to outsource critical business management tasks?
Need to improve your business systems to assist business growth?
There are over 2 million businesses across Australia, yet only 10,000 break the $10 million turnover milestone.Learn more about Business Coaching
With the right systems and the right people, large scale businesses have limitless potential. The key is nurturing the capability within the team. Ultimately your business will become more efficient, more easily adaptable to changing market and competitive positions.
Having the right people in your team is integral to growing your business no matter what the scale. This growth occurs through tapping into the potential of your current team or recruiting the right new staff member. Regardless of your talent management strategry, without a comprehensive profiling and recruitment system, you rish appointing the wrong person, which is a significant cost to the business.Learn more about Recruitment & Talent Management
Look no further. At Business By Design we work with business owners, entrepreneurs, and managers to deliver systems and tools that provide long term profit, growth and balance. Our boutique management consultancy is based in Coffs Harbour on the beautiful mid-north coast of NSW. Our team has coached and mentored business owners and senior executives across Australia and internationally since 1995, advising and helping to implement strategy and business development programs.
We have a track record exceeding two decades of coaching and advising business owners, CEO’s and executive teams in diverse industry segments (agribusiness, retail, manufacturing, professional services, forestry, construction and export) with varying mandates (turnaround, growth, profit improvement, business process re-design, change, business recovery, generational succession, mergers & acquisitions, exits).
Multi-generational family owned business is also a speciality. The unique challenge of these businesses is a particular focus of Sean Martyn and his team. We are passionately committed to the personal and professional development of our clients. This has seen our client relationships span decades and carry onto a 2nd generation.
At Business By Design we work with business owners, entrepreneurs & managers who want to get the most out of their business by designing a enterprise that can 'scale up' and 'thrive'.
I employed the services of Business by Design twelve months ago wanting an experienced business coach as a sounding board for me and my business, quality time with my children, to work on my business not in it 24/7, WHS/OH&S systems, confidence with reading business reports with an understanding...
"I was fortunate to attend one of Sean's 2 day Leadership Development workshops during November 2018. His material was first rate, with a perfect balance between leading-edge emerging leadership insights and solid, practical, tried and true approaches. Sean was able to engage the entire audience, from...
“I have just returned from a family holiday to FNQ and I feel great, it was the most relaxing break we have had since starting our business. Last year we went on the same vacation, just after we engaged Business By Design and my holiday rating was 3/10. I was anxious the whole time about work and...
I got in touch with Sean when I was faced with a slowing manufacturing business which I could see no future with. He showed a genuine interest in giving me the guidance to move in a different direction which saw me transition out of the old business and into a new and exciting future.
We (KPI Broking) engaged Sean & Nikki six months ago & we can already see huge improvements in the way we think, act and deliver our services & advice. The future was always looking good, now it's looking incredible. Don't settle for good!
Sean & the team at Business By Design helped us get clarity with what was an over complicated family business. We now have solid family/business relationships, clearly defined roles and accountability as well as a structured plan with a really clear direction for our business. I encourage other...
We have just released the results from our annual survey of global business leaders. Our leadership report identifies the ‘must have’ capabilities business leaders will need to succeed this year and beyond. The survey gathered information on a range of topics from business confidence, strategies, training needs, growth opportunities and barriers to success. Within the […]
Family businesses overlook a robust succession plan at their own peril. The reality is you need a careful approach to prepare your family and your business for a secure future. The 2017 Family Business Survey confirmed the majority of Australian family businesses are not adequately prepared for succession with only 9% having a retirement plan. […]
Over the last ten years recruiting has experienced more change than in the previous four decades. Recruiters no longer rely on cold calling and paper advertising to engage candidates. Nowadays candidates can be found within minutes online. Recruitment tools like Seek and LinkedIn make sourcing candidates seem fast and simple. However, having a large pool […]