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Want More Business Success?

Wanting to make your next 12 months your best year ever?
Need direction to get there?
Zac’s business planning workshop will help…

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Why Attend Zac’s Business Planning Workshop?

Over 15,000 coaching hours experience

On average clients double their profit

“International Coach Of The Year” for 2 years

Clients have won over 325 notable awards

15 clients in the Fast 50 over past 3 years

Over 680 business plans created

Over 125 speeches delivered

Most Google 5 star rated coach in NZ/Aust

A WORKSHOP THAT WORKS

Over the past year, over 250 businesses attended Zac de Silva’s business planning workshops and scored it 9.71 out of 10.

Join other smart business owners at our next business planning workshop – two days of business changing thinking and discussion with you and your key team, strategising to set you up for a successful year ahead and beyond.

Bring along your senior 1 – 3 people (or attend alone). Walk away with a business plan and 90-day strategy. Guided by Zac de Silva.

WHAT TO EXPECT

WHAT TO EXPECT

The two days are fairly intensive – we cram a lot in to make the most of your time and investment. Zac speaks for 25% of the sessions, sharing business strategy and lessons from personal experience and that of his clients to guide you through his tried-and-true framework to create a solid business plan. Throughout, he’ll pose questions, which you’re then given time to work through with your team. At this point, Zac wanders around the workshop, adding value where he can. Ask Zac any question you want on your business.

There are up to 10 businesses in each workshop. There’s time to network and connect but you all work separately. There’s no group work and you’re not expected to share your IP.

There are scheduled breaks for morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea, which you can use to eat, stretch, talk or make phone calls. Zac maintains a good pace and the activities will keep you engaged and focused.

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GOOGLE REVIEWS

Zac is the most Google 5 star rated coach in both New Zealand & Australia.

Roger NICHOLLS
Roger NICHOLLS
21:19 28 Mar 19
A well delivered pace. For us with my Wife as a silent Partner in SteamCleanz Marlborough Limited, the direction of strategy in cementing the steps on core values in a Business Plan, as we move towards retirement will prove invaluable. We have several steps to focus on together.read more
Josh Heares
Josh Heares
20:21 28 Mar 19
Zac is the man. His approach to developing game changing business strategy is enjoyable and robust. Making you ask (and answer) the hardest questions of yourself and your business. I highly recommend it to anyone no matter how successful your business is.read more
Reese Drake
Reese Drake
01:46 10 Mar 19
A business plan seems like a scary thing to do, however Zac and the BC team made it a breeze! If there is anything I regret in business, it's not doing Zac & Sip's workshop in the begining. You are well guided but challenged to extract your inner genius and get it on paper. The duration is spot on, not rushed yet keeps you from straying off path. Book your space yesterday!read more
Debbie Harrison
Debbie Harrison
03:19 01 Mar 19
We WISH we had done this months - or even years - ago! It's completely changed the way we think about our business and about ourselves and absolutely transformed the way we look at what we do. Zac's questions and examples get you to think about the way you do business like no book/podcast/online course can. His down-to-earth nature and genius with numbers meant we got a lot of value out of our short conversations during the course - two of his suggestions will pay for our course in a heartbeat! Zac and wife Sip are classy with everything they do and this course is no exception.read more
Brock Hatton
Brock Hatton
05:05 05 Feb 19
Zac has an amazing process which forces you to look at your business critically and identify the opportunities and gives you a framework for future growth. I would recommend him and his team to anyone regardless of the size or life stage of the business. Thanks for all you do Zac.read more
Justin Babet
Justin Babet
02:58 05 Feb 19
I attended a business planning workshop with the team at Business Changing and I'd highly recommend it to anyone. Zac has a great way of getting you focused on what really matters in your business, i.e. what can really move the needle. Since the workshop we've had a lot more focus and have been able to better articulate our strategy and plan to the team which means they're more focused to. This is already showing results on our bottom line.read more
Gemma Major
Gemma Major
06:45 02 Feb 19
Zac's workshop is a MUST DO for anyone wanting to explore, understand and execute the possibilities for being the best. Zac shares so many incredible insights and learnings, creating a really cool experience that's both hands-on and educational. HIGHLY RECOMMEND :)read more
Deborah Hurley
Deborah Hurley
03:23 29 Jan 19
Couldn't think of a better way to have kicked off the year. We'd been spending a lot of time working "in" our business, not "on" it so Zac's ability to help us identify the really important things in our business has set us up for the future. We're re-energised, focused and excited. Only downside is we wish we'd done it sooner! Thanks Zac, Sip and Phieng :)read more
Malcolm Gibbons
Malcolm Gibbons
20:20 25 Jan 19
Zac has an easy approach to business strategy and a way to enable you to quickly hone in on the things you need to be doing that are important to your success. He is adept at asking the right questions to really get you thinking about shaping where your business is headed. Thanks for helping take the guesswork out of the future for our business Zac, Brilliant stuff!read more
Elliot Alexander
Elliot Alexander
03:14 25 Jan 19
A very satisfying couple of days with Zac and his team. My business turned 10 last year, so I needed to re-energise and re-focus to lay down a new plan for the next stage. Super amped to apply my new vision. Epic hospo, was the cherry on top, friendliest people, great vibe yet very efficient. Can't believe how much we covered and got through in two days. Thanks Zac, Phieng and Sip :-)read more
julia schenz
julia schenz
02:48 09 Oct 18
Zac has a wealth of knowledge, which he shares in an accessible, inspiring & entertaining way! We left with clear strategies & a do-able plan, as to our next steps. Highly recommend to anyone just getting started, or already "in the midst" of their daily business, and needing to take a couple of days to re-focus. Thanks Zac & Team! :)read more
Malhar Panchwagh
Malhar Panchwagh
19:58 05 Oct 18
I have to admit that I attended the business planning workshop rather skeptically. I have just started Good Food Journeys as a result of my passion for food and travel with a hope that one day it will be a full time business. After the 2 day workshop I have a business plan and strategies how to make it a full time business. The questions that Zac posed in those two days made me think of stuff that I otherwise wouldn't have. And that's what has given me the clarity for the future. Thank you Zac, and I look forward to being in touch.read more
Mary Whaley
Mary Whaley
22:36 04 Oct 18
Attending Zac's workshop with my husband and business partner was fantastic. Zac is a great teacher and he made us think about the steps we need to take to grow our business exponentially. We thoroughly recommend the course and Zac, We'd give Zac 10 stars if we could.read more
Phoebe Edge
Phoebe Edge
02:01 11 Sep 18
We had an amazing time doing the 2 day 'Business Changing' course. Zac has an incredible way of personally engaging and helping to shape a focus for business moving forward. We are both motivated and excited for our businesses goals and vision. Thanks so much :)read more
Dion Howard
Dion Howard
11:00 05 Sep 18
I think I have a reasonable degree of skepticism with business coaching and workshops of this nature - I half expect fist pumps and trust falls. Instead, we got a steady secure hand, guiding us through a thorough and sometimes uncomfortable reflective process. This enabled me to be face to face with the bottle necks and limitations of of my business, and fundamentally, of myself. That Zac could do this with an absence of ego, - sans fist pumps and hero stories of how if he can conquer the mountain and kill the dragon, then so can you! - was refreshing. Just down to plain business. I'll check back in a year with my results. Thank you Zac and Sim!read more
Timothy Kavermann
Timothy Kavermann
23:21 30 Aug 18
I have just completed Zac's two-day Business Changing workshop. I consider it the single best investment I have ever made in myself and my company. I went into it lacking a lot of direction for the future of Fuel Media. Two days later my passion has been re-ignited. I have a sharp and accurate focus and strategy to implement over the next 90 days. Along with a very valuable plan for the next 12 months, 3 years and 5 years of business. I started my company over 5 years ago and believe without a doubt I'd be in a far different place now had I found Zac in the beginning. By different, I mean I would have already met and exceeded all of my goals, and be working on new and far more ambitious endeavours. I will be recommending Zac's workshop to all clients I partner with who are looking to establish a new brand with impact! I really can not say enough about the course, the content, the delivery and the great business connections I made during the workshop. After day one, I had the confidence to make an immediate change in my team structure, something I never considered, it has already paid off and I know it will save me a lot of time and money in the years to come. If you have an established company or see one in your future, the Business Changing workshop will give you the best foundation possible. I have already begun my 90-day action steps and cannot wait to do further work with Zac, and for myself ON, rather than IN my business. Tim Kavermann Fuel Media Limited Auckland, New Zealand.read more
Michael Davis
Michael Davis
04:14 30 Jul 18
Zac De Silva delivers an amazing Business Changing Workshop. He is clearly excellent at what he does, is very personable and delivers very practical and valuable insights into how anyone's business can be transformed. I rate Zac so highly I flew one of business partners in from the USA to attend his recent workshop held in Whangarei. We now have a very focussed and strategic business plan and 90 day focus we are implementing with renewed confidence and excitement around the future of our business. Thanks Zac and Sip. Outstanding job. Mavis from Dream It NZread more
Katie Douglas
Katie Douglas
01:28 24 Jul 18
We have just spent an amazing 2 days completing Zac's business planning workshop, and have come out feeling super excited and energised, knowing exactly what things we need to focus on to achieve our goals. We found the process really easy to follow, and came away with a clear action plan. We really enjoyed Zac's manner (he is the perfect mix of being knowledgable but so approachable), and we look forward to working further with him in the future! A big thank you also to Sip, for the engaging conversations and ideas!!read more
Alex Bayes
Alex Bayes
05:56 18 Jul 18
Zac's workshop was the spark that has given me renewed energy, focus and excitement for where my business is going and how I'm going to get there. The most thought-provoking and practical workshop I've ever attended - and I find myself looking at my business plan, pinned up on the wall, most days when I get into the office. Zac's razor-sharp insights and experience helped me to cut through the details and day to day running of my business to get to the heart of what's going to make us succeed. I'm thrilled that I attended this workshop, highly, highly recommended, and I can't wait get my teeth into my 90-day action plan. Thanks Zac & Sip, you guys are awesome!read more
myles mclachlan
myles mclachlan
00:27 12 Jul 18
We did Zac's 2 day business planning workshop after hearing rave reviews from other business owners and industry, WHAT A GAME CHANGER! Zac's workshop helped us to break down barriers and really focus on what was important. By allocating two days with Zac to work on our business plan with other like minded business owners it gave us a clear mission, vision and plan to take into the next few years of business. Not to mention his knowledge and contacts that hes more than happy to share and link giving even more value as you implement your new clear business plan. Thanks for your time and investment Zac, I highly recommend this workshop.read more
Dayalin Naidoo
Dayalin Naidoo
22:37 05 Jul 18
I have achieved better clearer directions towards achieving my company goals and a unique business plan in place. The workshop was relaxing yet highly powered. Thank you Zac Doc Air Concepts
Belinda Cannon
Belinda Cannon
22:29 05 Jul 18
Belinda Cannon, S O P H IE I'm blown away by the value I got from Zac's 2 day Business Planning workshop. I reached out to Zac as was wanting some coaching and help with performance metrics for my business. A pre-requisite was completing this course. I've walked away from the course with a full business plan and a very clear vision and mission for my business. The process was so easy and made sense (which says something, I've been somewhat confused and cynical about mission and vision historically!). Zac really does care and really does add value, I can see this already. I'm so excited for my business and its future and cannot wait to get stuck in. Thanks again Zac.read more
Sophie Anquetil
Sophie Anquetil
22:45 24 Jun 18
If you are needing the next step for your business Zac will put you on track. The two day workshop makes you analyse your current position and really highlights areas you need to achieve to succeed in your long term goals. Highly recommendread more
Jaime Borrett
Jaime Borrett
08:34 01 Jun 18
My Husband and I attended Zac's Business Changing Workshop in Queenstown recently. We both came away feeling re-energised and have much more clarity and focus with our business than we have had previously. Zac's 2 day program is intensive. It is well structured and entertaining with a good balance of Zac sharing his teachings and expertise (delivered with great analogies and stories from his own experiences in business.) Along with time for each business in attendance to work on creating their own comprehensive business plan and strategies. It was also great to meet and mingle with other likeminded business people. In addition we also got to meet Sip ( Zac's awesome wife who is immensely successful in her own right) They are a superstar, super cool couple that genuinely care and are all round lovely people which is just a big bonus. Super happy to have met Zac and Sip and have had this experience. Highly recommended. Easy 5 Starsread more
Nick Marshall
Nick Marshall
08:33 23 May 18
Zac's breadth of real world business knowledge and skills are incredible. After completing his 2 day business planning workshop, we are now on target to grow by over 400% this year. By asking the right questions we were able to focus and prioritise on the most important objectives instead of dabbling in all the shiny new opportunities that constantly come our way. I highly recommend Zac and his mentoring to all!read more
Annie Johnston
Annie Johnston
03:57 29 Mar 18
We've been in business for over 25 years and Zac's workshop would have to be hands-down the most useful and thought provoking presentation we've experienced. Zac really knows his stuff and the way he runs his sessions cuts right into the really important stuff and gives clarity and direction. A great investment, wish we'd done it sooner - book it in!read more
Logan Whitelaw
Logan Whitelaw
21:57 25 Mar 18
We found the two day strategy and planning workshop so valuable for charting where we're going and how we're going to get there. The great thing about this workshop is that you're actually working on your business - it's not just theory. We've come away armed and ready to take action to keep moving things forward. Thanks Zac and the Team.read more
Pip McGregor
Pip McGregor
20:49 06 Mar 18
This will change your business, and give you clarity! Zac has a wealth of knowledge and a knack for empowering people to ask the right questions of themselves and their business. It’s delivered in a down to earth friendly way by someone who is incredibly successful in his own right. Cannot recommend this highly enough!!read more
Anne-Marie Chisnall
Anne-Marie Chisnall
06:06 23 Feb 18
Fantastic workshop! Great to have the luxury of time out of the office to do some deep thinking on the business plan. Zac's structured process helps you to achieve miracles -- that plan you've likely been putting off and the inspirational insights you need to be 'the best business in the world'.read more
Hello Hammertongs
Hello Hammertongs
22:17 31 Jan 18
The game has changed again! If you feel like you've got great business goals and aspirations but have no idea how to get there, book yourself into one of Zac's Business Changing workshop's. It was immensely valuable to us as a new start up and we left the workshop knowing we have a strong plan WITH step by step instructions on how to get there. It was also wonderful to meet so many like minded businesspeople and get some amazing insights from our guest speaker. Definitely a workshop I'd recommend annually to get each year off to the best start.read more

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