Episode 95: Mark le Grove, Owner of Collision Connect

Posted by The Icehouse on Jul 26, 2022 9:16:49 AM

Episode 95 of The Icehouse podcast, hosted by Bryar Stewart is with Mark le Grove, Owner Manager Programme 51 Alumni and Owner of Collision Connect, a business redefining collision repairs, providing consistent, quality repairs for vehicles locally.

In this conversation we unpack;

  • His biggest learnings in business so far
  • Learning to manage people, having hard conversations and being an effective leader
  • Encouragement to new business owners to be confident, give it a go and learn from failures
  • His experience hearing of The Icehouse through BNZ, doing The Icehouse Sales Skills workshop and then taking the leap into the Owner Manager Programme
  • How the Owner Manager Programme turned Mark from a tradesman to businessman
  • Dealing with Imposer Syndrome and challenging his mindset
  • The unexpected value from putting his team on the Leadership Development Programme
  • The magic of community and how he intentionally stays connected to The Icehouse
  • The future of Collision Connect and its focus on nationwide growth

Have a listen and let us know what you think! Any questions? Contact us at

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Topics: Owner Manager Programme, Waikato

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