Cape Town Business Growth Expert, Kathi Clarke – owner of Building Best Business – has been placed in the top 100 ActionCOACH Business Coaches in the world in the first quarter of 2014. 

Cape Town’s Kathi Clarke beat over 1 000 international Business Coaches to rank as a top performer in the Top 100 in the world. This achievement is all the more significant with ActionCOACH being recently awarded 58th place in Franchise Directs’ Top 100 Global Franchises and the number one business services “consulting” company / franchise in the world.

Clarke has been put through the paces for her achievement with the judging criteria including lead generation and conversion rate, number of new and existing clients, client retention, business earnings and more. Clarke comments, “Wow, coming from Africa and ending up in league with the best of Business Coaches has been a huge blessing – it reminds me again that with hard work and determination, we really can hold our own globally.”

Kathi was also one of 12 Business Coaches to receive international recognition and an annual award at the Annual EMEA (European, Middle East and Africa) Business Excellence Forum held in Brighton this year.  The award was in recognition for successful coaching of SME businesses and building a niched, consistently profitable business herself which as a Coach constitutes a role model for her SME clients.

Not only is Kathi achieving significance and recognition in her field, but more importantly her clients are thriving too:

● Three current and two former clients were nominated for Cape Town’s BWA Business Woman of the Year;

● One of her professional service clients received two national awards for excellence in their field;

● One of her conferencing/eventing clients scooped the coveted Summit 2014 tender award;

● 31 current clients experienced significant (between 15% and 602%) growth in profitability;

● Two expanded from their garage into international markets in the last 12 months;

● 53 jobs were created / filled in the last year;

● Two successfully exited their business

Kathi Clarke is an Industrial Psychologist, international award winning and certified ActionCOACH Business Coach and a business growth expert. With over 25 years’ experience in growing businesses in 5 African countries, she returned to Cape Town in 2010 and has successfully helped more than 50 entrepreneurs to significantly grow their profits, develop entrepreneurial muscle and enjoy the lifestyle which prompted them to start their own business in the first place. Contact her if you’re a small business wanting to get bigger or a bigger business wanting to get better.