BUSINESS ADVISORY SERVICES

Are you a motivated business owner that would like to take their business to the next level? Need a “safe pair of hands” to work with you along the journey?
Check out our range of services and let us know if we can be of any help.
We have helped our clients increase sales by over $200M in the last 10 years and we look forward to the opportunity to work with you.

BUSINESS ACCELERATOR PROGRAMS

We offer a range of Business Accelerator Services to meet your goals, expectations and budget. All our services are tailored to your specific needs. Click the link below to view indicative programs and pricing.

STRATEGIC PLANNING WORKSHOPS

Over the last 15 years, Shifft has developed an innovative Strategic Planning Process that overcomes the challenges and costs of endless workshops and gives all participants an opportunity to have their input.

HARRISON ASSESSMENT PROFILE

Russell Cummings is an accredited Harrison Assessment Consultant using the Behavioural Profiling Tool to give insights and strategies for improving leadership and business management capabilities.

TAILORED TRAINING PROGRAMS

Russ Cummings has been delivering tailored training programs for his clients for over 25 years. Are you looking for a bespoke program that optimises learning outcomes, participant time and your budget? YES - then talk to Russ about creating a unique program for your Team.

WHO DO WE WORK WITH?

Over the last 35 years, our clients have covered most industries and sectors from agriculture to food processing, to manufacturing to retail, to government to Defence, to industry associations to hospitality, to building and construction, to health and professional services. However, we have concentrations of clients in the following sectors:

FOOD & FIBRE PRODUCTION

Over the years we have worked closely with food producers, especially in the agricultural and horticulture industries. In all cases, our innovative clients had scale and were involved in either exporting, value adding or early stage packing and processing. Industry experience includes: wool, lamb, beef, cotton, citrus, apples, pears, onions, stone fruit, macadamias, bananas, tomatoes, fresh salads and avocados. Key clients have included: Ironbark Citrus, Integrity Fruit, Steinhardt Farms, SP Exports, Donovan Family Farms, The Avolution, Southern Cross Farms and Paraway Pastoral Co.

FOOD PROCESSING & MANUFACTURING

Agribusiness has been a critical sector for Shifft. We have worked closely with businesses in food processing, beverage production, meat production, engineering and dairy processing. Services have included Strategic Plans, Training Programs, Executive Coaching and Business Consulting. Companies we have worked with include Farm Fresh Fine Foods, George Weston Foods, Dairy Farmers, VVA Engineering, BE Campbell, So Good Sausages, OzTak Engineering, Pressure Fresh Australia, AgSolutions and Bundaberg Brewed Drinks.

INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS

Russ has been heavily involved in working with Industry Associations, especially in the Horticulture sector. We have helped them with Strategic Plans, Industry Structural Reviews and tailored Leadership Programs. Specific industries and organisations that we have worked with include Nursery and Garden, Citrus, Bananas, Pork, Eggs, Avocados, Macadamias, Pineapples, Onions, Chicken Meat, Growcom, Kreston International, Persimmons, Horticulture Australia and Protected Cropping.

PROFESSIONAL & HEALTH SERVICES

Shifft has worked across the following sectors as a Business Advisor/Coach working closely with business owners and principals to help them achieve their goals. Industry coverage includes accountants, lawyers, financial planners, physiotherapists, stockbrokers, insurance agents, dentists, finance brokers, optometrists, mortgage brokers, podiatrists, consultants and business coaches. Clients we have worked with include UHY Haines Norton (Brisbane), Shine Lawyers, Canberra Sports Medicine Centre, WLW Group, JensenIPA, Apex Accounting, Morgans Canberra, Advise Accountants, CommsNet Group, Harris Dental, WK Advisors and Accountants, Agripath and Mindshop International.

TAKE YOUR BUSINESS TO THE NEXT LEVEL

Our proven Business Accelerator programs are based on over 30 years experience advising dynamic family and privately-owned businesses across a wide range of industries from agriculture to food processing, to manufacturing to service and retail.
Shifft has developed a range of solutions for your business needs. All these packages can be tailored to your individual needs:

PERFORMANCE

Manage the performance of your business to: address key issues, improve productivity, reduce costs and increase profits. This is our base level service that includes: Strategy development and review, 121 coaching, tailored training and access to our full suite of training programs, business tools and resources. Designed for Owner/Operator and Businesses with small teams (up to 10 people).

GROWTH

Our most popular program - intensive 121 coaching support, team activities and access to our full suite of training programs, business tools and resources. Applicable to medium-sized businesses with Owner/Managers and larger teams (>10 employees).

UNLIMITED

Tailored programs for larger businesses with multiple participants. If you have a larger team and would like to involve other Owners and/or Managers in the program, then let us create a custom program for you.

ACADEMY

A customised training and development Academy for your business to help grow leadership and management talent - fully customised to your specific needs leveraging a tailored mix of F2F workshops, webinars, online training and 121 coaching support.

Our comprehensive programs are outlined in the table below. Each Program can be modified to suit your business’ specific needs and budget.
Each Program can be modified to suit your business’ specific needs and budget.

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Phone:

0414 929 585

Address:

Burleigh Heads QLD 4220 Australia

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