Today Nagui is a certified executive leadership coach and a business coach with over 15,000 hours of coaching experience. Nagui is a qualified coach trainer and is certified by ActionCOACH – the world leader in business and executive coaching. Nagui is also recognized by the International Coaching Federation (ICF) as a Professional Certified Coach (PCC). He holds certification in numerous personality profiling systems including: DISC, VAK, LAB Profile, Profile-XT, and Profile-SA. Is the owner (president and CEO) of Calgary based; Business Edge Coaching Inc; Business Edge Staffing Inc; and founder to The Original Turducken Inc (Echelon foods – brand name).
Nagui Bihelek is a born businessman having opened his first successful business out of his parents’ house when he was just 17 years old. His expertise in organizational change led to dramatic cost savings for multiple Fortune 100 companies in the 90s. His leadership and entrepreneurial know-how directed his own Australian distribution company to reach $3 million in revenues in less than three years, with distribution to over 3,500 retail stores.
He is adept at managing multiple-projects at once, ranging from $500,000 to $20 million in value. As a product manager for IBM, Nagui directed the release of hardware and software products to engineers throughout Australasia. Nagui’s experience working in the finance and banking industries directed the product release, training and management programs to several multi-billion dollar Australian banks with over 1,200 branches each.
After a near-death experience in 2001, Nagui left the high-stakes corporate world for the more balanced lifestyle as a husband, father and small business owner. He founded Business Edge Coaching in 2007 with a vision to use his broad expertise and international experience in team management, operations, human resources, logistics, marketing and sales, financing, and process improvement training to help other small business owners achieve their own success.
30 years as a successful business owner and executive
with experience in marketing, sales, operations, team leadership, engineering, logistics, quality and process improvement, training, management, financing, and human resources
Started my business at age 17
and from there I’ve initiated several start up business.
Coached and mentored numerous businesses and executives
in small, medium and large companies. Producing results which vary from 50% to 100% increase in net profit per year, and enhanced systems and team. Is a certified executive leadership coach with over 15,000 hours of coaching under his belt.
As VP to a publicly traded company directed the strategy to position them for a $200M investment
to support a national expansion. This was based on out of the box strategies, disciplines and direction that I provided over the past 3 years. It is the first time since going public in 2001 that they have been able to position a pitch to large investors.
Currently run two active businesses, and president of 3rd which I founded 3 years ago
– Business Edge Coaching Inc
– Business Edge Staffing Inc
– The Original Turducken Inc (founder – branded “Echelon Foods”)
Led a number of successful consulting assignments
for Computer Sciences Corporation during the mid 90’s to Fortune 100 clients. Trained, mentored and coached organization change and transformation using methodologies and systems which reduced traditional project development costs by up to 80%, from $3-5M down to $300k-500k.
Managed multiple projects from $500k up to $20 Million
the largest of these required resources spanning across several continents and over 100 people.
Product specialist to all Australasia
Managed a team of 12 customer service hardware and software engineers for IBM supporting a customer base region with approx 3,500 clients, and led the product release, management and training programs to the finance and banking industry within the Australasia region to Multi-Billion banks with over 1,200 branches each.
Inspiring team leader, and business owner.
Initiated several successful start-up. VP of publicly traded company. Raised over $200M in investments.
No1 Coach in Canada – Summer 2008, Rookie of the Year 2008
Other firm achievements: Rookie coach – 2010, Networking coach – 2010, Most improved coach – 2011
Certified business and executive leadership coach
with proven track-record of success. Certified NLP Practitioner, LAB Profiler, Founded AccuMatch recruiting system, ICF accredited PCC
Be the best that you can be. Reach higher than you could on your own.