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Telling you what you need to hear,
not what you want to hear.

Gerry Skews' career has spanned 40 years and 3 continents. He has worked in many industry sectors and in every stage of the business development cycle.

Not only has he worked in senior management with start ups, spin outs and multinationals he has founded, run and divested several of his own.

He admits to being hooked on technology and uses it to great effect help business become successful.

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Gerry's knowledge cannot be found in a book; it comes from real world experience.

 

"Our coaching and consultancy business works with selected clients of all types to develop strategies for success whether that is through leadership development or proven business improvement methods." 

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Business Coaching

All of the highest performers in the world including sports professionals, politicians, physicians, lawyers and businessmen have one thing in common, they all use coaches, advisors and mentors. 

Why professionals have "hired help":

  • Personalised guidance and support: Business coaches provide tailored advice and support based on the specific needs, goals, and challenges of the individual. This personalised approach helps you to develop strategies that are directly relevant to your unique situation, enhancing your ability to achieve your professional and business objectives. Our coaches help identify blind spots and provide actionable feedback to improve performance.

  • Accountability and Motivation: A business coach will help you to keep you accountable for your actions and commitments. By setting clear goals and regularly checking progress, coaches ensure that you stay focused and motivated. This accountability can be a powerful driver of success, helping you maintain momentum and prevent procrastination or distraction from your key objectives.

  • Enhancing Leadership Skills: We will work with you to develop and refine essential leadership skills, such as communication, decision-making, delegation, and conflict resolution. These skills are crucial for effectively managing teams, driving organisational change, and inspiring others. Improved leadership capabilities can lead to better team performance, higher employee engagement, and overall business success.

  • Objective Perspective & Insight: A business coach provides an external, objective perspective that can help business leaders see their situations more clearly and identify areas for improvement. Coaches can offer fresh insights and challenge existing assumptions, leading to new ways of thinking and problem-solving. This outside viewpoint can be invaluable for overcoming challenges and making more informed, strategic decisions.

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Consulting

Sometimes you actually know what you are talking about and have figured out what you need to do. But it's outside of your comfort zone or field of expertise. 

 

Key Reasons why professionals consult :

  • Expertise / Specialised Knowledge: Consultants bring specialised expertise and knowledge that may not be available in-house. This can be particularly valuable in areas requiring deep technical knowledge, industry-specific insights, or advanced analytical skills.

  • Objective Perspective: We offer an external, unbiased perspective that can help identify issues and opportunities that may be overlooked by internal teams. This objectivity allows for more honest assessments and can lead to more effective problem-solving and innovation. We can challenge the status quo and provide fresh, creative solutions to complex problems.

  • Resource Efficiency: Engaging us allows businesses to address specific projects or challenges without the long-term commitment and cost of hiring full-time staff. This flexibility enables businesses to scale their efforts up or down as needed, making it a cost-effective way to access top-tier talent and resources for specific tasks or during peak periods.to help you be better at solving problems before they become critical.

  • Faster Results: We are often brought in to expedite processes and achieve results more quickly. Experience with similar projects allows us to implement strategies efficiently, avoiding common pitfalls and accelerating the achievement of goals. This speed and efficiency can be crucial in competitive markets where timely action is essential.

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Training

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OK, so you are a fiscally responsible manager (tight) ​you have a few people in your organisation that need to improve their "business development" knowledfge and skills we offer training courses based on the seven stages of business development. (We generally work in small groups on or off site and develop training to address specific organisational objectives)

Key Aspects:

Enhancement of Skills and Knowledge
Our structured training services provide advanced skills and up-to-date knowledge that are essential for staying competitive. These programs often cover a wide range of topics such as strategic planning, sales techniques, market analysis, and relationship building. More importantly we invoke emotional inteligence components to encourage participants to think better and smarter.

 

Strategic Growth and Innovation
Training services help business professionals develop strategies for sustainable growth and innovation. Through structured learning and practical exercises, participants can explore new business models, identify growth opportunities, and learn how to implement innovative practices effectively. This strategic insight is critical for driving long-term success and staying ahead of the competition.

Networking Opportunities
Participating in business development training often provides valuable networking opportunities with peers, industry experts, and potential partners. These connections can lead to new business opportunities, collaborations, and valuable exchanges of ideas. Building a strong professional network is crucial for business growth and development.

Improved Decision-Making and Problem-Solving
Our training programs enhance critical thinking, decision-making, and problem-solving abilities. By engaging with case studies, simulations, and real-world scenarios, business leaders can refine their analytical skills and learn to make more informed, strategic decisions. This leads to better outcomes for their businesses and helps in navigating challenges more effectively.

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Engagement

We are an exclusive team of professionals providing business services to people and organisations that need to improve.

 

Key Aspects:

  • High Standards: We have developed a range of services based on proven principles that have been tested over time. This means our engagements are adapted to your needs based on the "seven stages" of the business development roadmap we have developed and articulated.

  

  • Flexible Services: The seven stages of business development require vastly different skill sets through their progression. We bring financial, legal, marketing, sales, manufacturing, technical, research, analytical and administrative skills to bear in any of the services we provide under contract.

  • Networks & referrals: We work with our own network of experts some of whom are world class leaders and who are willing and able to help other businesses through their skills and knowledge. ​

  • Fees that reflect clients needs: Working with a few clients only allows us to offer a fee structure designed to offer coaching, consultancy or training that matches need and budget. 

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Meeting

Contact us we will send you an audit link that will allow you to provide basic information about your proposed project.

info@arbite.co.uk  

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