Business View Magazine September 2018

214 215 ACTIONCOACH BUILDING BETTER BUSINESSES AT A GLANCE ACTIONCOACH WHAT: A business and executive coaching firm WHERE: Las Vegas, Nevada WEBSITE: F ounded in 1997 and based in Las Vegas, Nevada, ActionCOACH is the world’s number one business coaching and executive coaching firm, with more than 1,000-plus offices in more than 75 countries. Since its inception, the company has served thousands of businesses and their owners around the world in every category imaginable. ActionCOACH was started by Brad Sugars, a native of Brisbane, Australia, when he was in his early twenties. But even before that, Sugars possessed a natural talent for leadership and achievement as an entrepreneur. “When I was 16 years old, I won the Rotary Youth Leadership Award in my area,” he recounts. “It’s basically an award given to young people which means you get to go away for a week to learn about