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Gary Thomas

  • Business Growth Specialist
  • Certified
  • Qualified
  • Avid snow boarder

Describe your experiences of working with your ActionCOACH...

Born and raised in Evesham, Worcestershire, Gary is a husband to Laura of 26 years and a dad of two. As an accomplished self-starter, Gary has gained over 30 years of entrepreneurial experience in the distribution, export, manufacturing, and property sectors, running, and owning business through the start-up, build and procurement phase and now turns his hand to becoming a Business Coach and Mentor to help others. A seasoned Business Growth Specialist with a persistent ambition for excellence, Gary’s experienced many successful business ventures as well as some not so successful. He is as close to an entrepreneurial ‘Jack of all Trades’ as you could imagine.

Top 5 characteristics of Gary’s coaching:

  • Gary works with high potential business owners to help guide and challenge you and offer you a fresh perspective on your business.
  • With his seasoned expertise in Business Management, he is not afraid of the awkward questions that could potentially catapult your business to the Next Level.
  • Gary’s coaching principles include not shying away from ‘’the tough questions’’ and will guide you when you cannot see the wood from the trees.
  • Gary’s core drive is to ensure you accomplish your long-term goals, increase profit, and enjoyment of your success.
  • Gary prides himself in always finding ways to improve every aspect of your business, keeping you on task and moving forward.

From Gary as your coach

Spending over 30 years in taking my own businesses from good to excellent, I became a Business Coach to share my experience, knowledge, failures, and successes to help as many businesses as I can. You could say that it is natural for me, to go out and help as many people as possible in my community.

Over all these years, one thing I have noticed, is that I can genuinely attribute my success in business, to accountability. As a result, as a Business Coach, I cherish the art of making the complicated seem simple.

I have always been about nothing less than excellence, and so that naturally rubs off onto my coaching style and then clients. I make it a personal driver to help you become a well-rounded and excellent business owner.

The common advice I give to business owners on how to put forth the foundations for rapid growth is; do not be afraid of asking for help.

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Real people, real results

See how business leaders just like you have partnered with ActionCOACH NextLEVEL and used our proven tools, systems, and frameworks to achieve dramatic, sustainable personal and business growth.

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If you aren’t improving or changing the things that are stopping, you from achieving your goals then you’ve got to look at yourself as an investment.

– Harvey Sutton, Managing Director of Suttons IFA

I‘ve learned to run a successful business rather than have a job or be an employee of my own business. I actually run the business and that staff members have noticed the difference.

– Joanne Ferguson, Managing Director of CS Cleaning

Do I believe coaching is for everybody? I think you’ve got to put the work in. Your coach will get the best out of you, but you need to put that work in. It’s worth it and it pays dividends in every single way.

– Ryan Michlig, Managing Director of Right Vape.

Since working with ActionCOACH, James and Sam have seen and increase of 116% in net profit with 8 new team members onboarded. They’ve achieved a better work life balance and are able to work on the business rather than in the business.

– Sam George and James Dean, Director and Managing Director, Western Building Consultants

Getting ActionCOACH involved in his business allowed Pete to tap into the expertise of the coach and push the business into a new direction of growth. In a short space of 6-8 weeks, Pete noticed the shift in his mindset, a better structure for the business and clarity with his figures.

– Pete Wharton, Managing Director, Wharton Natural

Since working with Action Coach, Jo Maltby of Willow Brooke Day Nursery has seen gross profits increase from 750K to 1.1M! With the help of tools and strategies from ActionCOACH she has been able to hire 29 new team members and significantly reduce her working hours to prioritise family time.

– Jo Maltby, Managing Director, Willow Brooke Day Nursery

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