Sustainable Business Growth Consulting and Expert Guidance.

There comes a time in every growing business when current strategy, capacity, and resources are just not cutting it. When business growth has stalled or is happening so fast you feel out of control. When you need action and results.

At Scalable Sustainable Business Growth (SSBG), we help business leaders who are frustrated with their growth rate and know there is a better way to scale. As expert advisors in business growth strategies, we coach mid-market CEOs and leadership teams with a proven framework, an individualised approach, and expert advice to scale with success.

SSBG Director Leigh Paulden is the only Senior Certified Gravitas Impact business consultant in New Zealand. He has undergone rigorous international training and has extensive experience with globally proven business growth frameworks. Most importantly, Leigh is passionate about the success of the leaders and companies he is growing through mid-market advising and business coaching.

With a successful track record of business consulting with New Zealand’s top mid-market firms, SSBG clients have a combined annual revenue of $306 million. Last financial year, our clients had an average business growth rate of 34.23%.


Growth Trajectory


A simple yet powerful tool developed to help you assess your growth trajectory and help you build a growth roadmap to future success.

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Expert Business Consultants

If you’re going to stake your company’s future on someone, then you need to be sure they bring more than expert opinion to the table. Our trusted and experienced business management consultants are here to help you.

Business owners come to us when they want a proven path to achieve their vision and increase bottom line profit. We deeply understand the issues faced by mid- market businesses who are currently growing or looking to grow, including pressures on the leadership team, cash flow, capability, business strategy, systems, accountability, and company culture.

At SSBG, we’re here to help your mid-market business scale and succeed. From your business model through to your people and business processes, our business growth experts provide you with the actionable insights and guidance needed to take your organisation to the next level.

When our business growth advisors review a client’s business to understand their business needs, they utilise the best business planning tools from internationally recognised frameworks.

If you want to improve profitability, execution, and business sustainability, our specialist business advisory company is committed to your success.

Business Growth Pains

In the video below, Leigh talks about the common issues facing mid-market business leaders and how to overcome your business growth pains.


Supacolour Case Study | SSBG


How Supacolour went from domestic success to an international superstar. Read case study.

Anytime Fitness Case Study

Anytime Fitness

How CEO Richard Ball took a successful American Franchise model and turned it on its head to make it work in the NZ market. Read case study.

Become a Business Champion

We understand the issues facing NZ business leaders. We combine this with knowledge and experience to help you develop a personalised growth strategy and become a business champion.

If you’re serious about business growth – get in touch and let’s see how we can move your business forward.

Premium Executive Business Consultants.

Gravitas Impact is a world-leading executive education platform that helps mid-market companies scale and succeed.

GI Consultants and Coaches undergo rigorous annual training for their certification and are recognised as the most experienced and effective mid-market business growth consultants in the world.

Growth strategy is based on the proven 7 Attributes of Agile Growth™ and Four Decisions® frameworks and methodologies from globally recognised thought leaders.

Outthinker Certified

Growth Strategy Consultants.

Outthinker is an internationally proven framework to help mid-market businesses achieve strategic clarity. The Outthinker process helps business leaders ‘think new’ and identify disruptive and innovative strategies with the outcome of driving long-term company growth.

Used by 300 companies globally to accelerate growth rates by 100%-120%.

Outthinker growth strategists undergo rigorous training and demonstrate transformative client impact.