Strategic Planning


We don’t just create business plans – we create industry leaders

Our approach is different to typical business consultants because we know how to get the best out of your business by accessing the resources, knowledge and potential that already exist within it.

Many consulting firms will charge tens of thousands of dollars (or more) and waste valuable time on over-analysis and report writing to produce long-winded documents and pretty presentations with ‘vanilla’ recommendations that feel safe, ‘tick the boxes’, and take you nowhere.

The3rdgear system is different because we’ve developed a facilitated approach that achieves the ideal combination of analysis, strategy, planning and implementation management while ensuring the full engagement of your team (no matter how large or small). This means we can quickly build highly relevant, accurate and implementable strategic plans that deliver measurable outcomes.

Our track record proves that businesses who engage The3rdgear for their strategic planning consistently outperform their competition.

The3rdgear has been creating leaders in all industry categories for more than 18 years. Our strategic planning systems are second to none, and we have the track record to prove it.

Our track record stands out from the crowd, which means you can rest assured that choosing The3rdgear to help with your strategic planning will be the right strategic decision for you and your business.

Clever strategy and speed to implement are critical in todays’ business environment. We can help you achieve the results you’re striving for quickly and easily, and we can show you how to significantly accelerate the achievement of your goals using our unique strategic planning and business management systems.

Here are just a few examples of our clients’ successes across various industries:

Marquis Bathroom Products – Manufacturing

From being a locally focused manufacturer struggling to survive against the flood of competing imported products to national distributor and key supplier to major national retailers within 18 months.

ANZ Bank – Finance

The3rdgears’ founder, Aaron Day was invited to help ANZs’ Investment Banking division build a strategic plan to re-enter the Asian markets, following the recovery from the Asian Financial Crisis. Aaron facilitated the development of an innovative, customer focused, service delivery model and within 3 years ANZ bank was the dominant Australasian bank across the entire Asian financial market place.

Modelco – Cosmetics

After working with The3rdgear to create a business plan Modelco went on to become an international brand and was later sold for 10’s of millions of dollars.

Chriss Group IGA’s – Retail

From 2 stores to 5 stores within 3 years. They are now recognised in the IGA group as one of the benchmark owner groups.

GB Electrical – Trades

Doubled their turnover and became Newcastle’s largest privately owned electrical contracting business within 24 months of their project with The3rdgear.

2K Container Services – Specialised Labour

Quadrupled their turnover in 18 months, won several contracts with top 100 companies and became the benchmark in their industry for service, quality and management systems.

Harmony Stone – Retail/Trade/Wholesale/Importer

From dusty 40sqm office to ‘Sydneys best Stone Showroom’. Harmony Stone doubled their turnover in 14 months, created key strategic alliances and are now the benchmark stone display centre in the central Sydney area.

Rustic Touch – Home Builders

After more than 20 years in business they beat their best years turnover ever by more than 100% within 18 months of The3rdgear creating their business plan.

No matter what your business or industry, we’d like to make your business another one of our success stories…

Typical business plans by The3rdgear focus on areas such as:

  • Strategic Direction and Tactical Execution.
  • Succession Planning and Exit Strategies.
  • Operational Systems and Processes Reengineering
  • Quality Systems Planning and Development
  • New business start-up planning
  • Venture Capital and Finance Plans
  • Sales and Marketing Plans
  • Profit Improvement Plans

The3rdgears business consulting system combined with one of The3rdgears skilled business consultants can help you build a winning business plan. Whatever your current planning priorities are we can help, and we can help you produce results quickly.

Speak to one of The3rdgears business consultants today. Let’s start the process and get your business moving in the right direction.

Call us now: 1300 794 838


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