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Featured Member - Peter Lucas

Peter Lucas is in the business of helping other businesses to succeed.

Peter has been assisting SMEs for more than 35 years and in 2007 he founded his own firm, Kestrel Solutions.

As specialists in Turnaround Management and Business Coaching, Kestrel Solutions helps business owners to improve their operational and financial performance.

Kestrel employs a proven five-step methodology which involves:

•    Defining performance problems
•    Scoping through SWOT analysis
•    Linking optimised strategy to tactical plans
•    Implementing coaching for business leaders and their teams
•    Reviewing data and refining solutions.

Peter says his time at the coal face of business ensures he is uniquely positioned to understand what many SME owners are going through.

“At Kestrel we bring together a proven suite of resources and best practice methodologies to deliver customised solutions. Our commitment is to ensure our clients are equipped with the skills and expertise they’ll need to begin charting their own course to success."

A Chartered Accountant, Registered Tax Agent and Registered Liquidator, Peter also sits on the board of Volunteering Australia and has been a BNCC member since 2011.

A sponsor and presenter of the Chamber’s March Night Owls event, Peter had some keen advice for business owners looking to network.

“When we meet someone one of the worst things we can do is say that we are ‘busy’. "

“Saying we are ‘busy’ often shuts down the conversation when really we should be looking for different ways to say that we have capacity and that we are capable, ready and waiting to take on new work.”

To download Peter's presentation, click here.

To find out more about Kestrel Solutions visit www.kestrelsolutions.com.au or contact Peter directly on 0418 718 010 or email plucas@kestrelsolutions.com.au.

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