Season’s Greetings 2010

Best wishes for a Great Christmas 2010 and a fantastic New Year 2011.  Have a laugh on Massimo’s dance performance below:

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This post was written by MaGa Coaching on 24 December 2010


Train To Gain coming to an end

If your organisation has between 5 and 249 staff, you may be eligible for a Government grant of £1,000 to spend on leadership & management training, coaching or mentoring.  Bad news is that this scheme will expire on 31 December 2010.

The Train-to-Gain scheme applies to all organizations that:

  • Are private, franchise, public and voluntary bodies.
  • Have between 5 and 249 employees. This is for the whole company, not an individual site.
  • Did not benefit from Leadership and Management grant in the last 12 months.

While the train to gain scheme is applicable to a broad range of coaching, mentoring and training services available to employees in any position within their organization the Leadership and Management section states that:

Train to Gain can help your business:

  • get the essential skills to boost your business performance
  • improve your business efficiency and increase profits
  • help your staff grow in motivation and confidence

To benefit of this service, once checked your eligibility, simply identify a suitable provider for the service you are interested in and then contact the local train-to-gain office.

MaGa Coaching offers a broad range of coaching service to business owners, senior executives and teams.  Please enquire today and check how we can boost your performance: your chance of getting £1000 off your coaching package will expire soon so hurry up!

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This post was written by MaGa Coaching on 12 November 2010


Testimonial from G.B.

I came away from a recent MaGa workshop inspired by both the passion Massimo Gaetani has for business coaching and by the wealth of practical tips and information shared with the group.

G.B. – director of a communications consultancy in Cambridge

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This post was written by MaGa Coaching on 22 October 2010


MaGa Coaching among the organisers of Skills Bazaar

If you are a entrepreneurs, running a small business in Cambridge and looking to offer your services to companies in the tech cluster this is the event for you!

Massimo Gaetani and MaGa Coaching are taking an active part in organising, promoting and managing this initiative in Cambridge.

The Skills Bazaar is designed to go beyond the traditional networking event.  It will be an event where everyone will be able to look for services or explore potential collaborations.

The programme includes:

Key Speaker: Martin Rigby, VC, entrepreneur and CEO of Psonar

  • “LookBook” handout, including all attendee photos and details
  • Four skills sessions for:
    • Product Design and Development
    • Software Engineering
    • Interactive Media and Creative Technologies
    • Support Services (Business Coaching, Marketing, Legal, Accounting etc.)
  • Panel Discussion
  • Case-study Mash-up
  • Coffee Breaks and Buffet

The organisers wish to thank

ideaSpace for their support in hosting the event
Epitome Law for sponsoring the coffee and tea

Organisers Contact Details:

  • Massimo Gaetani (Maga Coaching) –
  • Mauro Ciaccio (CamTechNet) –

Booking page:

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This post was written by MaGa Coaching on 14 October 2010

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Workshop for Cambourne Women in Business

Cambourne Women in Business“, a very active networking group based in Cambourne, has recently organised their first business coaching workshop and asked MaGa Coaching to develop bespoke content for them.

Covering a number of key topics revolving around how to best run a business this 3 hours workshop was run by Beatrix Fogler, personal and life coach and Massimo Gaetani, business and executive coach.

The 15 delegates represented a broad range of businesses including Will writing, jewellery design and portrait photography and they all had the opportunity to express their preferences of topics to be discussed. The presentations were then developed with a strong component of interactivity involving each participant and giving them the opportunity of explaining and discussing their particular issues and getting effective help from both the coaches and the other delegates.

Beatrix’s presentation was about:

  • Motivation
  • Time Management


  • Planning
  • Marketing
  • Pricing
  • Strategic Positioning

Anthonine Arts-Zetteler, member of  the Cambourne Women in Business Committee and organiser of the event commented

“the workshop gave us some very practical tips about how to manage our businesses more effectively. The feedback we had from all participants was great and we are already planning for the next event”.

For more information please contact:

Anthonine Arts-Zetteler – 07807 187 887

Beatrix Fogler – 07869 109 337

Massimo Gaetani – 07879 610 111

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This post was written by MaGa Coaching on 28 September 2010

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Testimonial from D.B.

Testimonial about MCGfBG:

The MCGfBG sessions are valuable in two key ways:

  • the managed peer discussions of business issues quickly develops alternative options which would be hard for an individual to develop on their own;
  • the ability to practice coaching techniques in a facilitated environment hones these skills for use in the work place.

D.B. high tech entrepreneur – Cambridge

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This post was written by MaGa Coaching on 22 July 2010

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Testimonial from S.O.

Testimonial about MCGfBG:

I have found that sharing ideas, issues and general thoughts to the group has helped solidify my own thinking and that by others asking questions it has brought to light possible actions to take that I hadn’t previously considered.

I have also found it rewarding to be on the other side of this, to dig into an issue that someone else has raised and to see from the outside how that same progress of communicating an idea or issue and the drilling down into that has resulted in further insight.

S.O. Director of a software development company – Cambridge

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This post was written by MaGa Coaching on 29 June 2010

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Creating Cambridge The BIG Summer BBQ


Where great conversation, inspiration and ideas come together!

When? Friday 16th July 2010
Where? The Ranch, 100 Histon Road, Histon, Cambridge, CB4 3JP

The BBQ event will be brought to you by:
Cambridge Pitch and Mix / CamCreative / CaMedia / CHASE / Connected Cambridge

If you are interested in technology, creative ideas, life sciences and entrepreneurship then join us, Creating Cambridge, on Friday July 16th at The Ranch, Histon Road, Cambridge

Booking is essential and only 200 tickets are available, so book early to avoid missing out! Ticket prices include food only.

Early Bird Prices @ £10.00 per head – Must book before Sunday 27th June.

Full Price @12.50 per head


Any proceeds from the event will go to our three named charities: Romsey Mill, Children’s Cambridge Hospice, and Women in Africa.

We have 4 confirmed sponsors already but we could always do with a few more! If you wish to sponsor this event please contact or

If you would like to know a bit more about how this event all started read this post on the blog.

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This post was written by MaGa Coaching on 25 June 2010

Testimonial from A.P.

Testimonial about Business Coaching Package:

Massimo has helped our business focus on the issues that matter by providing an open framework which he facilitated with good humour, space and sound awareness of the issues that we faced as a small business.

A.P. – Director – Social Care agency providing services to children and young people

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This post was written by MaGa Coaching on 7 June 2010

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Workshop: Significantly increase your revenue by significantly reducing your workload

Please join us at the David Lloyd Leisure Centre on the 23 Jun 2010
between 9:30am and 1:30pm
for this exclusive workshop.

The formula used by all of our workshops is to coach people toward the various topics explained, facilitating a self directed learning approach. This ensures a greater participation from all delegates and offers an increased retention of the information supplied.

  • Are you the owner of a small business, working hard and making less money than you deserve?
  • Would you like to earn more money while working less?
  • Do you think you could improve your marketing and sell more?
  • Have you ever asked yourself why some people work hard and barely
    survive while others seem to be thriving while working a few hours per
  • Would you like to work more on your business rather than in your business?

If you answered “yes” to at least two of the above questions then
you should book immediately a place for this workshop: it might really
change the way you run your business.

The aim of this workshop is to establish an interactive and buzzing
environment where you can share and use other people’s experience to
your advantage while following a structured and aggressively paced
agenda packed of techniques, suggestions and hints that can help you to
increase substantially your profitability while working less than you
are doing now.

In this workshop you will be coached to:

  • Analyse your current situation.
  • Learn how to plan in advance for higher profits.
  • Define 7 different ways to increase your profitability.
  • Define a structured pricing to reflect the real value offered by your business.
  • Balance your workload in a proactive way.

Positions tend to fill up fairly quickly so please book your place today!

Satifaction Guarantee

We offer 100% satisfaction guarantee on this workshop: if, at the end of
the session, you are not completely satisfied that the workshop can
substantially increase your revenue while reducing your workload, you
will receive a 100% refund instantly.

No questions asked!

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This post was written by MaGa Coaching on 28 May 2010