My Work – Business Growth Leaders

I own and run a business mentoring organisation called Business Growth Leaders (BGL).

BGL exists to help owners of small and medium sized businesses be successful, a goal usually achieved by addressing four common needs: money, time, team, exit (succession planning).

If you’d like to learn more about BGL and how it’s worked with clients from over 50 Australian industries, visit

Here are the latest blog posts from the site:

Business Growth Leaders Coach, Mentoring + Trusted Adivsors

  • So you’re interested in business growth coaching…
    by Geoff Currie on February 2, 2021 at 2:31 am

    Here’s 5 Common Reasons why clients look to Geoff Currie and Business Growth Leaders as their coach… When clients tell us why they selected us to help them achieve their goals, no one could blame us for thinking their answers were scripted!…they chose us because we have a record for providing solutions that businesses actually...

  • Will this be the year you seriously drive up the value of your company?
    by Geoff Currie on January 6, 2021 at 2:23 am

    If you have resolved to make your company more valuable in 2021, you may want to think hard about how your customers pay. If you have a transaction business model where customers pay once for what they buy, expect your company’s value to be a smaller multiple of your Earnings Before Interest Taxes, Depreciation and...

  • Established business Owners: Why Now Is The Riskiest Time To Own Your Business
    by BGLAdmin on December 17, 2020 at 2:31 am

    Most people think of starting a business as risky, but unless you invest a significant amount of start-up cash in your venture, you’re not really risking much other than your time. However, that changes if you’re lucky enough to get your business off the ground. As your company grows, you start to risk more and...

  • One Tweak That Can (Instantly) Add Millions To The Value Of Your Business
    by Geoff Currie on December 14, 2020 at 4:29 am

    If you’re trying to figure out what your business might be worth, it’s helpful to consider what would be buyers are paying for companies like yours these days. A little internet research will probably reveal that a business like yours trades for a multiple of your pre-tax profit (+ add backs) for a small business...

  • How To Organise Your Business With Systems That Work
    by Geoff Currie on May 29, 2020 at 8:17 am

    🎤 Podcast Interview just landed: Interview episode with myself and good friend Jesse Green from Savvy Dentist Podcast just landed. ⏱👨‍💼💰 I know every business owner running team will get value out of it.

  • 9 Warning Signs You’re a Hub-and-Spoke Owner
    by Geoff Currie on January 6, 2020 at 1:33 am

    If you were to draw a picture that visually represents your role in your business, what would it look like? Are you at the top of a traditional Christmas-tree-like organizational chart, or are you stuck in the middle of your business, like a hub in a bicycle wheel?  Business owners generally avoid hub-and-spoke self-managed businesses...

  • How To Keep Your Business Growing
    by Geoff Currie on January 2, 2020 at 12:25 am

    Why would two companies in the same industry, with the same financial performance, command vastly different valuations? The answer often comes down to how much each business is likely to grow in the future. The problem is that a lot of successful businesses reach a point where their growth starts to slow as the company...

  • The 8 Ways To Know If You Have A Job Or Own A Business
    by Geoff Currie on December 31, 2019 at 12:35 am

    The ultimate test of your business can be found in a simple question: would someone want to buy your business?  Whether you want to keep your business or to sell next year or a decade from now, you must be building an asset someone would buy – otherwise, you have a job, not a business. ...

  • Have You Fallen Into The Mile Wide Trap?
    by Geoff Currie on December 27, 2019 at 12:15 am

    Have You Fallen Into The Mile Wide Trap If your company’s turnover has stalled after a period of rapid growth, you may have fallen into The Mile Wide Trap. Consider the case of Kim (not her real name) who runs a public relations firm. Kim studied marketing at school and went on to work for...

  • Six ways to profit from your next holiday
    by Geoff Currie on December 9, 2019 at 11:30 pm

    Your holiday season is approaching, and this may be the perfect time to increase the value of your company. The most valuable businesses are the ones that can survive without their owner. A buyer will pay a premium for a company that runs on autopilot and levy a steep discount for a business that is...