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Our founder and owner, Neil Huzinga, has started and run several of his own businesses over more than 20 years and, having helped lead one of them – online financial services pioneers Avantia Insurance Ltd – through a very successful private equity-backed MBO, for the last few years has been working alongside owners and leadership teams of smaller businesses to help them start, grow, change or face whatever challenge might need to be overcome.
Our founder and owner, Neil Huzinga, has started and run several of his own businesses over more than 20 years and, having helped lead one of them – online financial services pioneers Avantia Insurance Ltd – through a very successful private equity-backed MBO, for the last few years has been working alongside owners and leadership teams of smaller businesses to help them start, grow, change or face whatever challenge might need to be overcome.

Our story is your story

Whether it’s as a start-up facing those crucial questions of finance, confidence and “what if’s”, or an established small business experiencing the pains that so many small businesses go through, the chances are we have faced the same issues.

Success or failure doesn’t just depend on the numbers either. Organisations of this size thrive or fail ultimately on the passion, creativity, resilience, enthusiasm and energy of their owner or leadership team. We’ve all experienced that first-hand – if your mind isn’t in the right place, or you’re not focused on the right things at the right time the business will struggle.

Ironically too, an individual’s motivation doesn’t necessarily desert them only when times are hard. Business can be good, and yet a feeling of drift, disconnection from those around you or just a fear of where to go next can be equally as destructive.

What is easy to forget is just how adaptable, manoeuvrable and resilient we as individuals and therefore our small businesses can be, and how each passing storm teaches us more about ourselves, our businesses and the markets we operate in.

It’s easy for us to say because we’ve lived through good times and bad, so we know just how important it is for the leadership to feel motivated, supported and to be able to see with clarity, since we don’t necessarily always know when the next challenge is going to arise.

Our unique approach

That is precisely why all our clients will tell you that our initial questions and knowledge gathering very much focus on them as individuals, just as much as the business itself.

We haven’t plucked this approach out of thin air – having lived through the challenges of running a small business, and then finding that working with our small business clients that so many founders, owners and leaders share the same experiences – it has been reinforced time and time again that a critical factor to the success of growth, change or strategy development is the outlook, motivation and enthusiasm of those leading the business.

Our approach therefore puts those considerations on an equal footing to anything purely business-focused.

It’s also part of the reason why, in working with us, we can get on with the value-generating work that much quicker.

If this approach sounds like it could be of benefit to you, simply schedule a free intro call using the orange button below or drop us a note via our contact page and let’s see what we can do together.

Our story is your story

Whether it’s as a start-up facing those crucial questions of finance, confidence and “what if’s”, or an established small business experiencing the pains that so many small businesses go through, the chances are we have faced the same issues.

Success or failure doesn’t just depend on the numbers either. Organisations of this size thrive or fail ultimately on the passion, creativity, resilience, enthusiasm and energy of their owner or leadership team. We’ve all experienced that first-hand – if your mind isn’t in the right place, or you’re not focused on the right things at the right time the business will struggle.

Ironically too, an individual’s motivation doesn’t necessarily desert them only when times are hard. Business can be good, and yet a feeling of drift, disconnection from those around you or just a fear of where to go next can be equally as destructive.

What is easy to forget is just how adaptable, manoeuvrable and resilient we as individuals and therefore our small businesses can be, and how each passing storm teaches us more about ourselves, our businesses and the markets we operate in.

It’s easy for us to say because we’ve lived through good times and bad, so we know just how important it is for the leadership to feel motivated, supported and to be able to see with clarity, since we don’t necessarily always know when the next challenge is going to arise.

Our unique approach

That is precisely why all our clients will tell you that our initial questions and knowledge gathering very much focus on them as individuals, just as much as the business itself.

We haven’t plucked this approach out of thin air – having lived through the challenges of running a small business, and then finding that working with our small business clients that so many founders, owners and leaders share the same experiences – it has been reinforced time and time again that a critical factor to the success of growth, change or strategy development is the outlook, motivation and enthusiasm of those leading the business.

Our approach therefore puts those considerations on an equal footing to anything purely business-focused.

It’s also part of the reason why, in working with us, we can get on with the value-generating work that much quicker.

If this approach sounds like it could be of benefit to you, simply schedule a free intro call by using the orange button below or drop us a note via our contact page and let’s see what we can do together.

Book an appointment with Refraqt Business Services Ltd using Setmore
Book an appointment with Refraqt Business Services Ltd using Setmore

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