Business Growth Coach - Martin
Martin is a coach of outstanding quality. With more than 30 years combined business management, consulting, coaching and mentoring experience, he is an expert in helping clients achieve significant profitability and performance improvements.
He has more than 30 years combined business management, consulting, coaching and mentoring experience; much of it spent working with business owners and managers facing the challenges that come with a growing business. He is an expert in helping achieve significant profitability and performance improvements.
Martin is acutely aware of the challenges business owners and managers face as their company grows.
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A Selection of Martin’s Sector and Industry Experience Include:
- Financial Institutions
- Councils & NHS
- Football Clubs
- Information Technology
- Media & Broadcasting
- Mining & oil exploration
- Travel and Tourism
World Class Business Growth Coaching
As well as being an Business Growth Coach and coaching Psychologist, Martin has been the General Manager of International hotels, chaired and facilitated board level projects, both commercially and as a Director of a Training & Enterprise Council, and consulted on change-management within the education, private and public sectors. He is a highly experienced coach having worked with business owners of start-ups to owners of SMEs with multi-million pound turnovers.
His unique background combines extensive personal business leadership with experience of pragmatic behavioural change and he combines the tools of Business Coaching with an in-depth understanding of human capability, and so helps clients create lasting, powerful and often life changing results. He delivers a deep message with a light touch; being coached by him is both challenging and a fun experience.
While primarily a personal coach, Martin is also a highly skilled facilitator of group coaching and coach training, an experienced change management consultant having headed up a number of major change programmes and an inspirational conference & seminar platform presenter.
Martin’s unique combination of skills, experience and business credibility result in him being in high demand from successful business people. He is also regularly asked to work within the media; he is the ‘resident’ coach & business psychologist on BBC local radio and regularly provides expert contributions to various television programmes. He has been employed and appeared on a number of television programmes for the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and the Discovery Channel. He was the series psychologist & coach with Jack Osbourne on Adrenaline Junkie (working on location in the Borneo Jungle and New Zealand), and was the on-screen coach for a daily reality show the ‘Fit-Farm’ by the makers of ‘Big Brother’.
Since 1997 Martin has delivered thousands of hours of client interventions. He is an NLP Master Practitioner, has a raft of training, coaching and business qualifications as well as an honours degree in Psychology. He is currently completing his PhD in coaching and has recently released his latest book ‘Brilliant Coaching Conversations’ on Amazon. He is a full member of the British Psychological Society and is also an accredited trainer of coaches with the Institute of Leadership and Management. He is married to Rachel and lives in Warwickshire with the last of their four children to flee the nest.
Martin works with the MD of an Electrical and Mechanical Contracting company. The initial focus on the coaching was on performance improvement and leadership. However as the recession hit, and in particular the construction sector, the focus moved to business survival. The overarching coaching goal is the successful development of the business when aligned with the personal goals of the business owner. As the situation is dynamic and changing the coaching sessions are always focused on relevant activities and the clients response to them. As a result of the coaching, not only did the business survive, it has grown by more than 500% since they started working together.
Martin works with both the Business Owner and General Manager of a Multi-unit retail business. The focus of the coaching was sustainable business growth in an increasingly competitive market. As a result of the coaching a clear path to long term sustainability was established and is being pursued. While the overarching business growth goal acts as a primary focus, the barriers and interference to personal performance are addressed both individually and collectively.
Martin works with the MD of a well established regional company, focussing on the barriers to growth. The coaching determined that relationships between key people both inside and external to the business would benefit from new approaches that are currently being successfully developed. The face to face sessions take place in the lobby of a comfortable country house hotel - a welcome break for the client from the hectic pace of every-day business life.
What Martin’s Clients say about him:
Martin continuously receives glowing testimonials from his clients. Below are some examples of specific quotes that his clients have said about him.
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The time I have spent with Martin has seen us not only survive the recent recession but also thrive in (what was) a declining and difficult construction based market”Andy Lowe, Managing Director, Orton Electrical, now Orton Group
I achieved much more from the coaching programme with Martin than I expected; it was an excellent experience”
Being coached by Martin has been an outstanding experience and has been significant in helping me be successful”David Thorpe-Tracey, Director, West Ham United FC
The ROI was fast and tangible – producing measurable improvements in productivity. It is however the improvements in teamwork, leadership, problem solving, confidence levels and approach to motivation and innovation, and the fact that these approaches are now firmly imbedded in the organisation that have been most striking. Thanks Martin.”Steve Simpkins, Deputy Director of Estates and Facilities Directorate, Oxford Brookes University
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'Quick to Cash'
Martin is also the author of 2 business books. Click each book cover to link directly through to Amazon:
What Martin Says...
“I don’t know anyone who is 100% satisfied with their performance, but am privileged to work only with those who both recognise their potential and are prepared to do something about it. If that sounds like you then I promise to help you reach higher than ever before"
Martin’s areas of Expertise:
- Business Growth Coaching
- Board Facilitation re Business Strategy and Business Growth
- Preparation for Promotion
- Behavioural Change
- Facilitation and Action Learning Sets
- Change Management Programmes