About Sean Foster
call for clarity
Clarity in Decision Making - New Zealand Wide
Business CEOs, Entrepreneurs and Sales Professionals
We all have a journey we’re on and mine took me to becoming a full-time business advisor and coach. When I graduated, I was put into the field and expected to perform. Blimey, if I could step back in time I would tell my corporate employers that they stuffed up. Where was the orientation, the understanding of the culture, what were the expectations, besides just a budget target? But I sat it out and fiddled my way through, slowly figuring out the labyrinth.
Then, in 2004 I started my first business, and despite having an MBA from a well-recognized university and some “miles under my belt”, it really felt like I was starting again from scratch. Again, I just struggled with gaining that clarity on exactly where I should have been focusing my attention. With hindsight, it seemed I often focused on activities that had low returns.
My company has grown, and we are now market leaders in our sectors. I accumulated some grey hairs and a truck-load of practical experience. But at some point, one takes stock of one’s life and this is what I did. I wanted to do more in the bigger picture of life, so I resigned, and in early 2017 I decided to devote my time to helping other business owners and professionals.
I have now become the business advisor New Zealand SMEs call upon to improve both their lives and businesses. Maybe someday you will also decide to do the same, to help other business owners. It is massively rewarding, I love it! In fact a core principle of my coaching is to develop business owners into becoming the coach in their own business!
Today, I run a group business coaching program called BIG, as well offering 1-on-1 business coaching with select clients. When I started out I found that there was a serious lack of programmes that would facilitate my coaching and advisory services, so I developed this as well.
Sukuma is a business software programme designed specifically for businesses to operate better, as well as to offer a structure for any coaching to facilitate change in a business. The programme includes: Business Strategy; Business Planning; Sales Development and 360 Reviews; Business Systemisation and lastly Management based Financial Accounting.
As a business advisor I have a reputation for being a great listener, empathetic and a straight shooter. After creating many of those "Aha" moments with my clients, this led to the definition of my mantra: Clarity In Business.
Get Clarity in Business with The Right Advice and Support
My approach when working with clients is to create absolute clarity. Clarity about what is important to do, and what is important to actively avoid. If you would like to get to a better place than where you are now, then let’s have a meaningful discussion, one that gets to the core of where you now, where you would like to get to, and lastly what are some of the current hurdles.
I don't do those “free” 15-minute business consultations, it is impossible to really understand what the next steps should be, or if we, as a team, can productively work together. So with nothing to lose, but everything to gain, let us fully explore your business and the opportunity for us to work together before we start discussing any dollar investment amounts.