Brad Sugars

Founder

Brad Sugars is the Founder, Chairman and President of ActionCOACH, the world’s number one business coaching firm with more than 1,000 offices in 50 countries. Not only did he guide the company to new levels of growth over the past several years, he also set direction in terms of vision and strategy for ActionCOACH worldwide. He is also responsible for the company’s culture – enrolling and inspiring the entire ActionCOACH team to live and abide by our 14 Points of Culture, guidelines that help set ActionCOACH apart as a company and that truly make it the world’s leading business coaching firm.

Ian Christelow

Chairman and Co-Founder

Why do you love working for ActionCOACH?
The people and the difference our team makes.

Tell us something interesting about yourself:
I played Perchik in Fiddler on The Roof at The Basildon Towngate Theatre in 1997, everything since has been easier!

What are your favourite past times?
Being with our girls, tennis and cricket

What are your top three 14 points of culture?
Commitment – there’s a reason why it’s number 1, followed by Teamwork and Fun for obvious reasons.

What’s your favourite quote?
“We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons.” – Jim Rohn

Julie Wagstaff

CEO

Why do you love working for ActionCOACH?
For me it’s all about making a difference, before developing the UK franchise with Ian, I was a coach myself and I love seeing the benefit that coaching can bring to businesses and owners and their families.

Tell us something interesting about yourself:
It was an honour to be invited on the Millionaire Panel at the UK launch of the movie ‘Think + Grow Rich’ by Napoleon Hill.

What are your favourite pastimes?
I love travelling with my family and friends and I am an avid Amazon shopper.

Favourite holiday destination?
St Lucia or New York

What are your top three 14 points of culture?
Fun, Team Work and Systems

James Vincent

Coach Performance Director

Why do you love working for ActionCOACH?
Well in short ActionCOACH is all about abundance and helping others succeed, has a massive vision, and is at the forefront of business and personal growth…who wouldn’t love working here!

What are your favourite pastimes?
Playing games and having fun with my children. Nothing better than a summer day in the back garden playing all day long. BBQ, fun, smiles, laughter and many games!
Plus…fine single malt, taking my beautiful wife out for nice meals, family holidays and watching action movies!

What are your top three 14 points of culture?
Commitment, Excellence and Abundance

What’s your favourite quote?
‘Get busy living or get busy dying’

Bev Howard

Business Growth Specialist

A true professional with over 20 years of success, leading businesses within the North West. Bev has a sound knowledge base within Sales, Marketing, Finance and Operations.

Bev understands that every business must have structure, systems and a committed team to deliver results.

 

Why do you love working for ActionCOACH?
ActionCOACH has the ability to change peoples lives and for me that is a huge inspiration. The 14 points of culture and the business systems combined can bring success to all.

What are your favourite pastimes?
Spending time with family, friends and my very cute Cavachon, Albie.

Kitchen parties, always the best, with music, good food and lots of laughter

What are your top three 14 points of culture?

Abundance, Commitment, Success

What’s your favourite quote?
“Nothing is impossible – the word itself says I’m possible”  Audrey Hepburn

Laura Thorburn

Marketing and Events Manager

Why do you love working for ActionCOACH?
Everyone has the same mindset – we are all making a positive difference to the business landscape. The amount of personal development and learning opportunities ActionCOACH offer is incredible and the whole community including employees and franchise owners, are very supportive and a lot of fun.

Tell us something about yourself…
My title is ‘Lady,’ that’s right…I am Lady Laura Thorburn!

What’s your favourite quote?
‘If you’re early, you’re on time. If you’re on time, you’re late. If you’re late, you’re a disappointment.’ – James Vincent, Managing Director.

Anna Syed

Creative PA

 

Why do you love working for ActionCOACH?
ActionCOACH is the first company I’ve come across that really implements its 14 points of culture into everything they do! It’s a thriving company full of genuine, wonderful people.

What are your favourite pastimes?

Yoga on the beach, or in the garden!

Spending time with my daughter, and with the rest of my very large, very loud family.

 

What are your top three 14 points of culture?

Integrity, Balance and Gratitude!

What’s your favourite quote?

“Le coeur a ses raison, que la raison ne connaît point.”

–  Blaise Pascal

Dani Conde