Isn’t it time you got yourself a “thinking partner”?

About Business Coach Mark



If you’re a small business owner and want to take your business to the next level, this is your sign that you need a business coach like me in your corner.

I’m Mark Vischschoonmaker, Sydney’s leading business coach and mentor. Since 2007 I have specialised in guiding small and medium business owners like you towards success. My coaching approach is tailored to your needs, providing personalised strategies to overcome your unique challenges and drive business growth. Unlike the one-size-fits-all coaching services, I provide tailored programs I have developed over 17 years of coaching, giving you the support you require precisely when you need it.

If you are ready to drive your business instead of your business driving you, let’s connect and see how I can help you.


I have been a business owner for decades myself and have been exactly where you are today. As your business coach, I support you to;

Identify and work on your blind spots

Guide you with your business goals

Keep you accountable

Celebrate your successes while keeping you focused on pain points

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Number of Current
Business Clients


Industries that have
been Coached


Years of longest
continuous client


Whether you need to overcome your fear of failure (or success), grow your profits, iron out
team challenges or get more time back in your week, I can help your business grow.

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Get motivated, focused, and determined with the personalised goal-setting process in our Sydney business coaching service.


Stay on track and focus on the right stuff with a 90-day plan for every quarter – so you get the right things done.


Save time. Do more of your high-skill, high-value tasks that make you money. My business coaching will help you get time back and start working on your business.


Let’s get smart and start with quick wins. We’ll invest in low-cost, highly effective marketing strategies first – the profits will help you re-invest in bigger and better strategies.
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The strategies laid out by my business coaching program will help you develop your leadership skills, improve communication with your staff and develop an amazing team around you.


Finally, get a comprehensive understanding of your business’ financials. My small business coaching service will focus on high-value activities, so you can do less for a bigger return.


I help transform your business by offering you
the support and coaching you need to see your business prosper like never before.


You know your business has the potential to grow, but you may not know how to move forward. With our coaching service we’ll support you to understand your blind spots and receive the accountability you need to take massive action and fast track the success of your business.


Being a Business Owner can be isolating. Our Business Mentor Services are designed for those who need someone to walk with them, and can benefit from the accountability of a structured approach.


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These proven strategies will improve processes and increase profit in your business.


In our business we experienced rapid growth and found that our exisiting system/processes struggled under the growth. Mark provided an unbiased prospective, allowing us to work through these changes and allowed us to address the issues. However, by far the biggest advantage we gained by engaging Mark was the accountability. As a business owner, we make all sorts of plans for the future and at times, do not follow thorough. Mark provides the frame work to implement these plans and ensures accountability through the process. Would highly recommend Mark and his services for any business owner. 

Nick Lokic


After 17 years of running a business and not really getting ahead while also struggling due to COVID, I went searching for a business coach. Mark clearly stood out from his competitors in a number of ways. Most on their websites lacked authenticity and felt very cookie cutterish in their approach (which I don't believe will give much benefit as each business has their own individual challenges/struggles), whereas what I felt from Mark was quite the opposite. Time has not proven me wrong, and it was a great decision to engage him. I really recommend Mark for any business owner looking to take the next steps in improving their business.

Andrew Seidel


I have been working with Mark for the past 12 months. I have a small business and he has been invaluable in adding value, revenue and guidance through the post pandemic era. i have achieved more in the last 12 months under Marks strategies and systems than I have in the last 12 years. Growing and making my business more efficient and profitable and me more accountable.

Paul Munro


Mark has helped me make smart decisions about my start up Pest Control Business. Initially, I was concerned about the financial outlay but after a few short months, the systems Mark helped me implement, well and truly paid off my investment in Mark. He is very logical and knows how to elevate your business by seeking opportunities and I can't recommend Mark and his services enough.

Harry Ramage


Mark has been an integral force in our trade services business for over 3 years. He readily developed a thorough understanding of our business model. His experience in developing business and management strategies has really helped us to focus on and achieve our goals. We highly recommend Mark as a Business Coach.

Sue Hanson


Mark has made a big impact on the way we approach the projects we need to progress to grow our business. He has brought in smart systems and greater discipline to the way we work.

Will Cordukes


Working with Mark has been game changing for my business! When I connected with Mark, I was unclear on how to take my business to the next level and was really struggling with reaching my business goals. Mark helped me shift my focus from nonessential activities to identifying the key activities that drive my business. Implementation of new systems and processes have increased productivity and profitability.

Pat Callipari


Mark is amazing at what he does.. No matter what's going on, he's calm and collected. Exactly, what I need in a sounding board. My business has gone from doing just OK to thriving. I love how not only do I have a plan, I also have a way of getting there. Thank you!

Alice Mantikas


I have known Mark for over 13 years as my business coach and he has always been most consistent, professional and helpful in everything I have needed. It is always better for me to bounce off my ideas off him and get honest and unbiased feedback.

Spencer Bailey


Unified Care engaged Mark to support us in defining our business goals and strategising their achievement. Since doing so, our business has been transformed, as has our motivation. Mark is an insightful and supportive Business Coach, with strong commercial and financial acumen. He has taken the time to research and understand our market, enabling him to provide tailored support and recommendations which are geared specifically towards our business. His positive and motivating approach has instilled newfound confidence in our management, our team and our business. | would highly recommend Mark to any business which is seeking the direction, support and tools needed to achieve optimal performance.

Julie Apoyan


Mark is a really great Motivator. Its always great to hear of another opinion or idea of someone who is not directly connected to the business and give the encouragement to try new ideas and processes. When we lost a large portion of our work through no fault of our own, he helped us persevere through the storm and get through the other side in a better position that what we were.


Gerard Ashelford


Mark is great, we have been with him for over 8 years now. We would highly recommend his services for any business owner.


Kim Wilson


I had the pleasure of working with Business Coach Mark for several months, and I have to say, the experience was truly transformative. From our very first session, I felt that Mark really understood my business goals and challenges, and was able to provide insightful advice and guidance to help me move forward. One of the things that really stood out to me was the personalized approach that Mark takes. He didn’t just offer generic advice or cookie-cutter solutions, instead he really took the time to get to know me and my business, and tailor his coaching to my specific needs.

Thanks to Mark’s guidance, I was able to overcome some major obstacles and achieve some significant milestones in my business. But more than that, I feel like I’ve gained a whole new perspective on entrepreneurship and leadership that will serve me well for years to come...


Harry Hills


My ‘love it or leave it’ guarantee is that as long as you put in the work and effort that we agree between us, my business coaching and mentoring program will help you create an amazing business you can be proud of, a business that works for you and not the other way around. If you don’t love it you can leave it and receive your last month’s coaching payment back in full. No questions asked. So, what are you waiting for?


Here are just some of the business I’ve had the pleasure of working with over the years


Here are just a few of the most common questions I get asked as business coach.

What is a business coach?
A business coach or business mentor is someone who helps business owners see their ‘blind spots’ so that they can grow and improve themselves.

A business coach typically works with a business owner on whatever aspects they need to improve. In general, a business coach will help improve all facets of a business, such as increasing profitability, leadership skills, marketing strategies, goal setting, time management, business finances, etc.

A business coach will help business owners achieve 100% clarity on where to take their business and act as a sounding board for the business owner to make the right decisions.

Getting a seasoned business coach is one of the best ways to ensure your business flourishes and achieves its goals, and you can do this by getting external feedback. Small business coaching services can provide insight, advice, and guidance on various topics directly or indirectly related to running your business.

What makes a great business coach?
A great business coach will have an undeniable passion for business and experience running a business. They help business owners and entrepreneurs succeed in creating a successful business, whatever that means to them.

Business coaching experts will also be able to bring out the best in people, no matter the background or specific skill of the business owner.

Should I invest in a business coach?
Should any sports team or athlete invest in a coach? Of course, they do. It would be unthinkable for them not to. A good Sydney business coaching expert will typically help fast-track the path to designing a successful business in far less time than someone trying to achieve this on their own. Think about how much more focus and effort one typically puts into working with a personal trainer compared to training on their own. The same principle applies when working on your business.
What is the difference between business coaching and mentoring?
Business coaching is a partnership between a business coach and a business owner to accelerate the business owner’s results. It differs from mentoring in that it is not about giving advice or sharing personal experiences; instead, it is about holding the business owner accountable for achieving specific results, providing support and guidance when needed, and creating an environment where the business owner feels safe to take risks.

In my business coaching practice, business coaching and mentoring often merge to ultimately give the client the best value, experience, and results.

How do I know if you're a good business coach?
You can read up on some of my business client testimonials here. Some clients have been with my coaching practice since 2007 and 2008. That’s a long time, and the continuing trust clients humble me put into working with me. There is no doubt, though, that there has to be a good fit. So, if you are serious about positive change in your business and your life, reach out for an initial chat here and, if all goes well, we can meet up (face-to-face or via Zoom) for an obligation-free 90-minute discovery session. At that point we will, without any doubt, know for sure if we are a great fit to work together.
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0403 881 105

100 Harris Street, Pyrmont NSW 2009


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