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Business Growth Consultants

If you are wondering how to make your business grow, you will need a proven business framework, an individualised approach and expert advice to get you there. As business growth consultants we have made it our life’s work to find, understand and implement world-leading business structure and strategy to help businesses grow.

SSBG Consultant Leigh Paulden is the only senior Gravitas Impact Business Consultant in New Zealand. His certification demands ongoing training on leading business frameworks and tools so he can help you get focused, get working and grow.

Leading Business Frameworks

The five business growth strategy frameworks and methodologies that are recognised for success globally are The 7 Attributes of Agile Growth, The Four Decisions, Outthinker, Scaling Up, and The Great Game of Business:

7 Attributes of Agile Growth Framework

A comprehensive and agile framework that incorporates the latest research to help your company achieve growth and longevity. Includes system analysis, leadership and customer-focused modules.

Outthinker Growth Strategy

Provides a strategic pathway to breakthrough strategy and is becoming recognised as the leading business framework to achieve company-wide strategic clarity, disruptive strategy and innovation.

The Great Game of Business

A business operating system that helps your organisation grow and enjoy continual prosperity, through a highly engaged and accountable workforce.

Four Decisions Framework

Helps you attract and keep the right people, create a truly differentiated strategy, tighten up execution habits and conserve cash to weather the storms

Scaling Up Framework

Used by 40,000 businesses globally and includes the famous Rockefeller Habits Checklist, and One Page Strategic Plan.

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7 Attributes of Agile Growth Framework

Provides continuous evaluation of the seven attributes that create sustainable growth and longevity in business. Built on the success of the Four Decisions framework, it has been expanded to include systems, customers and leadership, giving business leaders and CEO’s a comprehensive and unprecedented insight into the workings of their company. Partnered with the knowledge and experience of a certified premium business consultant, this framework delivers results quickly.

Leadership | 7 Attributes of Agile Growth

Leaders who are authentic, visionary and aligned.

Strategy | 7 Attributes of Agile Growth

Can your state your unique and valuable position in a phrase?

Talent | 7 Attributes of Agile Growth

Would you enthusiastically rehire everyone on your team?

Customer | 7 Attributes of Agile Growth

Does your customer lifecycle drive revenue growth?

Execution | 7 Attributes of Agile Growth

Do your people and processes convert top-line revenue to strong bottom-line profit?

Systems | 7 Attributes of Agile Growth

Do your systems deliver the value and experience needed to drive your strategy?

Profit | 7 Attributes of Agile Growth

Do you have the cash to fuel your growth?

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Four Decisions Framework

In any growing business, there are four critical decisions that impact your ability to grow and scale.

The Four Decisions Framework is based on the “Four Decisions” that companies must get right to attract and keep the right people, create a truly differentiated strategy, tighten up execution habits and conserve cash to weather the storms.


Your business is your people. Is your team ready for the changes growth will bring?


Strategy is the most powerful driver of growth. Do you know where your company is going?


Execution drives profits and time. Is your team ready to do things differently to achieve your goals?


Growth sucks cash. What are your cash conversion cycles, and do you have the dollars to grow?


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The Outthinker process has been developed by a team of ex-McKinsey consultants and honed in practice over 10 years. Focusing on strategy, the methodology is proven to accelerate growth rates by 100%-120%. Outthinker has been applied to over 300 companies globally including Lockheed Martin, Microsoft and Johnson & Johnson.

SSBG Consultant Leigh Paulden is one of only six Certified Outthinker Growth Strategists in Australasia. In the video below, Leigh explains how to Outthink your competitors and create an innovative and disruptive strategy.

The Great Game of Business

In 1983, Jack Stack and other managers successfully turned a failing business into one of the most successful and competitive companies in America.

Based on their learnings, the Great Game of Business operating system is used by companies who are looking to overcome complex business challenges, accelerate growth, or just improve their organisation’s culture by increasing employee engagement.

Scaling Up Framework

The Scaling Up Framework is successfully used by 40,000 businesses globally and is based on Verne Harnish’s book Scaling Up: Mastering the Rockefeller Habits. Scaling Up introduces two now famous tools for business growth: The Rockefeller Habits Checklist that specifies the 10 Essential Habits that are proven to significantly improve net profit and reduce the time it takes to run your business. The second important tools is the proven and effective One Page Strategic Plan.

Get on the path to success

Are you ready to clarify your goals, refine your systems and create strategies for scalable sustainable business growth? Contact Leigh to discover how he can help move your business forward.