Develop your business,
develop your people

At Acuity we understand business. That is why we provide different options for our services to best suit your needs. Click on a link below to find out more about our business coaching and professional development options.

Acuity Group

From Accountant to Advisor

A program to provide the education and tools to coach SME businesses, delivering services they value.

Professional Development
Business Coaching

Our goal is to help transform businesses and key staff from where they are today, to where they want to be through business coaching and professional development programs.

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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.  Running a small business since 1999, Robert has an affinity for small business owners, and the challenges they face. Rob has studied at Harvard Business School and also developed the Acuity Leadership Program in 2007. Robert has also completed an instructors course in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), so is able to assist his clients not only with their commercial challenges, but with the significant stress that can accompany business ownership.

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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.

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Olivia Dumaille

Olivia has a strong background in Human Resources, including eight years in France and Australia as a HR Manager for multinational companies. She specializes in people development and has completed her Coach Training Certification. She uses her skills to support individuals within small and medium sized businesses, in their growth and development. She has a passion for assisting clients to build upon their talents and potential. Olivia coordinates and liaises with Acuity’s clients, and assists in program delivery.

Testimonials

"Acuity brought in structure and direction, and helped us quadruple turnover and profits, but the biggest asset has been that we have a life now. Swan Group continually refers other businesses to Acuity." Shane Ball, MD, Swan Group
"Rob Bentley of Acuity Group provides my business with a determined focus.He has been able to clearly articulate improvement strategies that are simple but extremely powerful in terms of outcomes. I have no hesitation in recommending Rob to any business owner."   Guy Burdon, Ritz Finance
Rob came into Itch Recruitment at a time where he assisted the business through both a structural and focus change. His delivery style is something that has stood out to me and his sessions are something we greatly look forward to each month.  Simon Moir, General Manager, Itch Recruitment
"Frankly, we wouldn't have a business today if it wasn't for RAPPORT" J. Robson, Access Analytic Solutions
"I have gone from having very challenging meetings with regulators, to having some of the best meetings of my professional career, all because I now know what I am doing!" G. Yeatman, RPS Group
"Is there anything RAPPORT can't be used for? As a scientist and principal of a consultancy, I have used RAPPORT for presentations, interviews, staff coaching, training sessions and, of course, client meetings. It is versatile and robust." Dr S.Mildren, JRS Petroleum Research
  The Acuity Leadership Development Program is a great investment for anyone looking to become a better leader. I thoroughly recommend this course for anyone looking to improve their leadership and communication skills.         Matthew Tesija