With his grounded approach, Grant has moved businesses through difficult times to strong profitability.
He is passionate about helping business owners grow, to create a positive and successful future.
Grant helps business owners:
A lifelong learner, Grant has qualifications and experience in:
Book your strategy session with Grant and get free insight into how to grow your business.
Time to Plan: Grant can help you clear the decks so you have more time to work on your business.
Quality Planning: To hit growth targets you need a good plan. Our short business planning templates make it easy to create clear actionable plans.
Define a highly appealing Value Proposition for your product so your ideal customers feel compelled to do business with YOU. Create a Marketing Machine that generates interest and good leads which grows your business.
Refine and document the best sales processes. Focus on customer value, increasing profit margins.
Get paid on time, manage cash well, understand key numbers. Use your bookkeeping system so it is a positive business tool, not just for doing BAS and tax.
Create highly enthusiastic team buy in for your plans, increasing productivity and efficiency. Help and support your team so they care for the business as if it were their own.
Get more work done with less of your involvement. Improve systems, project management, technology and team buy in. Go step by step so you keep control as the business grows.
Turn arounds and growth require thought, research and work. Questions might include:
Is there good demand for your product in its’ current form?
Do you need to pivot and change direction?
Do you need to increase inquiry and sales? Motivate the team?
Improve your systems?
How do you get the best results for your marketing dollar?
What parts of your job can be done by others who cost less per hour?
One excellent first step is to take the Sustainable Profit Test. SOLUTIONS are then much easier to identify.
Sustainable Profit Test
Free Introductory Strategy Session
Clearly establishing the main areas to work on to create a stable platform and growth trajectory for the future.
Clearing the decks
Are you overloaded? Grant can help you clear the decks so you have the time to work on developing your business.
Implementation and Coaching
You and Grant will create a MAP together. Actions are implemented by you, me, your team and carefully chosen outside professionals in areas such as finance, and digital marketing.
Access to all of the following:
Grant will coach you through the most important and pressing needs we have identified.
Session lengths vary depending on needs from 30 minutes to 2 hours.
Now more than ever, small business owners need to grow through the challenges and transitions of today’s world.
To succeed you will need to face some hard truths. We will move past difficulties, such as do you fully understand your financial metrics? Do you have information overwhelm? Are you willing to delegate responsibility fully? Do you shy away from hiring and firing? Are you ready to do whatever it takes to succeed?
Result: Create next level of growth
“Blaze Projects engaged Grant to assist us grow our commercial construction business. Grant has been instrumental in helping us create and follow a business plan, set up annual budgets and cash flows, identify and implement marketing strategies and set clear business goals. His experience and vast knowledge in all aspects of business management, finance and marketing are second to none. He has really helped our business get to the next level. Grant’s expertise as a mentor and coach is invaluable and he is now a very important part of our team. I have no hesitations in recommending him to anyone looking to grow or streamline their business.”
Brett Stinson Managing Director Blaze Projects
Result: Doubled Hourly Revenue for Consultant
“Grant has been an inspiration in helping me develop my business, especially my marketing strategies. The coaching process from beginning to end was very efficient and cost effective. I have had fantastic results doubling my hourly rate and my book is still full. I couldn’t be happier with his guidance and advice.”
Will Hocking Business Consultant Sydney
Result: Clear Path to Expansion
“I wanted to understand how to expand my business and how to transition to a new stage. Grant quickly helped me clarify possible ways to bring in a junior partner with a buy-in plan using specific financial examples based on business performance. His understanding of my needs and his experience in selling businesses successfully made the process fast and efficient. He also created a very clear written agreement with my clients. Grant is a great ‘hands on’ coach and enthusiastic supporter. I highly recommend him.”
Michael Murray Owner Byron Property Search
Result: Scope Complex Project & Assist Reinventing Career
“Thank you for the coaching over the last 6 months. You listened to a complex brief, then scoped the complete project into manageable goals which absolutely put me on the path that was needed. You have an extraordinary depth of experience in the accommodation industry; this combined with your marketing and sales skills was an added bonus. I feel you are a fantastic mentor and guide for anyone looking to further themselves in business and life.”
Cameron Arnold Director Apartments Inn Byron Bay.
Result: Sale of Business at High End of Expectations
“Grant recently helped with the sale of my law practice. He offered valuable insights on what purchasers would be after and kept me focused on what I wanted, being a great sounding board for my concerns and how to package the sale. Grant is a highly experienced businessman. His speed in getting to the essential issues, no matter the objective would assist anyone seeking a business coach or mentor. I confidently recommend him.”
Brad Heydon Principle Heydons Lawyers
Result: Growth into Larger Executive Coaching Role
“Grant has the uncanny knack of picking the important thing to work on to move forward. No matter what area of business we discuss, he has relevant experience to call on. He has a never-ending well of positive inspiration and enthusiasm for whatever I am doing or could do in my life. He is a great mentor and coach and I highly recommend him.”
Ralph Gartner Organisation Development Consultant Origin Energy Brisbane
Result: Grow Long Term Profitable Business
“I had the pleasure of working with Grant Hawkins for ten years. We owned the largest Cafe in Byron Bay, Ringo’s Cafe. Grant as silent partner helped with overall direction, running finance and marketing. The cafe was a great success. My wife and I were nervous and faced the task in front of us with some trepidation. Grant’s assistance was vital in promoting our confidence and the running of the business. His knowledge and experience were exemplary. His business acumen, positive attitude, eye for detail, instinct and sense of humour were invaluable in the café’s success.”
Garry McCallen Catering Business and Café owner Brisbane
Result: Successful New Sales Message and Image Across All Media
“We employed Grant Hawkins to relaunch our business, which entailed a new logo and web site plus tiding up twenty years of add hock advertising. We found Grant to be totally professional and across all aspects of business setup and advertising, including copy content, website design, photo shoot, business cards – nothing was a problem. We would have no hesitation in recommending Grant for any business.”
John & Sue Kelly, Bangalow Self Storage
Grant is Northern Rivers based, servicing clients Australia-wide. Using modern technology, he effectively looks after clients within the Byron Bay, Ballina region, other areas of New South Wales and interstate. If your business is in a remote area, small town or more expensive cities, Grant can help.
Grant has case studies, examples, and some great ideas to move your business forward.
He would like to share this with you, for free.
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Grant coaches for as little as 30 minutes up to 8 hours a week (in a part time GM role). So packages are tailored to your needs, time availability and budget.
I understand your most pressing question is around time and money. I’ll answer this straight away.
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