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Guest Speakers
Verne Harnish

Verne is founder of the world-renowned Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), with over 13,000 members worldwide, and chaired for fifteen years EO’s premiere CEO program, the “Birthing of Giants” held at MIT, a program in which he still teaches today.

Founder and CEO of Scaling Up, a global executive education and coaching company with over 200 partners on six continents, Verne has spent the past three decades helping companies scale up.

John Ratliff

With over 25 years of experience as an entre-preneur, CEO and investment banker, John co-founded align5 advisors in 2013 to advise growth company entrepreneurs and family enterprises on a variety of strategic issues including sell-side and buy-side M&A. Prior to this, John was a managing director with STS Capital Partners, a boutique investment bank. 

Joss Milner

In 2014 Joss co-founded  Cash Flow Story which provides a simple and effective way to deliver profitable advisory services to clients in a way that they can relate.  

Joss is a Chartered Accountant and is an experienced Business Mentor. Joss has mentored hundreds of start-ups and has shares in a number of software companies.

Joss is also a co-author of the global best-selling book by Verne Harnish, Scaling Up (having written the financial component of the book).

Drift Stoddart

Drift is the Chief Executive Officer of Caci Clinics. Caci are New Zealand's skin health and appearance experts - voted NZ's Best Beauty Destination in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2021! 

As the CEO of Caci NZ, Drift is responsible for the leadership and business unit management of Caci NZ. With over 15 years’ experience leading people, driving business goals and my passion for the industry – Caci NZ is the perfect fit.

Caci has a network of over 450 incredible passionate people and over 50 in the Caci support office.


Fran Caliari-Pearce

Fran is the Chief of Staff to the Founders of the business spanning both Caci NZ and the Skinsmiths business. Fran has worked in this incredible organisations for 11 years + in a number of different senior management roles across the business.

For owners and leaders of ambitious mid-sized companies

Join the New Zealand based Scaling Up Coaches on October 18 2022, for an immersive full-day Workshop, applying the Scaling Up platform to your business.

Are you trying to scale your business, but you’re frustrated with your progress?

The Scaling Up Growth Platform has helped leadership teams from over 70,000 organisations around the world achieve their growth ambitions.

Scaling Up provides best practice frameworks and tools that address the 4 key decisions you have to get right to scale your business:

People, Strategy, Execution, and Cash

The platform is based on the award winning book by Verne Harnish, ‘Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It…and Why the Rest Don’t’ with almost a half-million copies in print across 17 languages. 

If you are an owner or leader of an ambitious mid-market company this event is not to be missed. For a richer experience bring your leadership team.

This will be fast-paced, practical, hands-on workshop.  Ideally suited to Leadership Teams from growth focused, mid-market business that want to unleash their collective force to scale their activities and outpace the competition.

Whether you’re new to Scaling Up or you’ve read the book and are using some of the tools already, this Workshop will accelerate your scaling journey.

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Your Coaches
Adrian Pickstock
Certified Scaling Up Coach
John McConnell
Certified Scaling Up Coach
Rob Morris
Certified Scaling Up Coach

Adrian, John and Rob are the Certified Scaling Up Coaches in New Zealand. They are highly experienced business leaders who bring a diverse mix of skills and expertise to their coaching practices. They are delighted to bring this world-renowned executive learning opportunity to New Zealand businesses for the first time.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Workshop Agenda

Tuesday October 18, 2022

7.30am - Registrations Open
8.00am - Start & Introduction
8.15am - Guest Speaker
9.00am - People
Creating crystal clear Functional Accountabilities | Identifying 'A' Players | Talent Assessment | Job Scorecards
10.30am - Morning Tea
11.00am - Strategy
The Hedgehog Concept (Purpose, Core Competencies, Profit/X) | Your BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal)
12.30pm - Lunch
1.30pm - Execution
The 3 Disciplines of Execution | Annual Priorities | Quarterly Priorities | Meeting Rhythms | The Rockefeller Habits
3.30pm - Afternoon Tea
4.00pm - Cash Introduction
Wrap Up | Where to next?
5.00pm - Close
5.00 - 6.00pm - Networking Event

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