Our Services

Sounding Board

It's lonely at the top, even in my small business. It'd be great to have someone to bounce some ideas off

It can be lonely at the top, even in a small business. You're expected to have all the answers. Whether you are the Managing Director, or operate in partnership, sometimes you find yourself wondering who else you can talk to, to discuss your ideas, and get some perspective.

At Acuity, we are adept at listening to our clients, and helping them become clear about all the relevant issues that inform their decisions. And it is always their decision. Often energy is wasted in a business when people disagree on direction or decisions.

We specialise in bringing new or existing partnerships into alignment, to help business owners get out of their own way, and allow the business to flourish.

Our Coaches

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Steve Goddard

Steve, formerly a partner of a significant accounting practice, became a business coach in 2002. In that time, he has conducted numerous leadership and management workshops, specialising in strategic planning for small to medium sized firms. Steve has also completed an instructors course in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), and balances his significant commercial acumen with an acute understanding of challenges that face business owners, both professionally and personally.

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Robert Bentley

Robert has been a business coach since 2003, following a successful military and corporate career.  Robert has studied at Harvard Business School and also developed the Acuity Leadership Program in 2007. Known on social media as the 'Carpool Coach', Robert has also completed an instructors course in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), so is able to assist his clients with the significant stress that can accom pany business ownership. He is a founding member of Quorum, a shared economy of small businesses, and has authored two books, Small Business Wisdom, and RAPPORT.

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Oscar Pellizzon

Oscar, formerly a partner of a successful boutique accounting firm, understands the requirements of selling a professional service, and the need to develop referral relationships that generate new business. He now applies his twenty years experience helping businesses grow, and assisting owners and staff to balance the need to perform with managing the energy required to sustain it. As a trained Mindfulness instructor, Oscar shares a unique skillset with his fellow Acuity colleagues, in being able to assist clients cope with the stresses of business ownership in the twenty-first century.