Meet your ActionCOACH

Mark Daniels

Mark Daniels

Certified Business Coach

Whanganui, North Island

+64 27 229 1029

Mark Daniels is a licenced Business Coach, Business Trainer and Seminar Presenter with ActionCoach Business Coaching. He has more than two decades plus of experience in business and management. Mark is professionally qualified with two Master of Science degrees. Mark’s life experience included a year of living and studying in the US as a Templin Scholar. Mark joined ActionCoach Business Coaching in 2002. Mark has had significant success with the many clients he has coached. The testimonials page details some of these successes.

He is also an author having co-written the book The Quiet Sales Genius with top Australian Business Coach Ashley Thomson in 2014. Mark is currently working on his second book based around profit building for businesses. Outside of business hours Mark is a keen conservationist and owns a large block of native bush, where he works in his time off to conserve & promote the large local kiwi & other native bird population. Mark has achieved a number of milestones in his time in Action. He won the best new Coach of the year at both the Australasian and New Zealand Conferences in his first year of Coaching and in 2004 won an “Action Man” award for performance at Action Coach’s Global conference.

In 2005, 2008, 2009 & 2010 he has won the award for the top-earning coach in New Zealand. In 2006 he also won Australasian Coach of the year – the top performance award for all Action coaches in New Zealand and Australia. In 2012, 2013 & 2015 he was also awarded an “Action Man” award for high performance in the Australia/NZ region.

Mark is also an international presenter – speaking at the Action Global Conference in Fiji 2006 and in Dublin in 2007. He is now also one of ActionCOACH’s global trainers, travelling to Las Vegas each year to Action’s HQ to train Action’s new intake of coaches from around the world since 2009. In August of 2017 Mark received the highest award in the industry when he was inducted into the ActionCOACH Global Hall of Fame to be among 20 of his peers who have achieved this honour for their service and high level of professional performance to business.

“I believe ACTION is a great vehicle for growth in people’s businesses and their lives,” says Mark “Everyone in business could do with a coach to keep them focused and help grow their profits. Business is meant to give us more life not less.”


“ I had been running my business for almost a year when I met Mark. Things weren’t too bad but could have been better. I was looking for someone to give me good advice and point me in the right direction. Mark was the man for the job and he fulfilled these criteria very well. Part of our business challenge was with slow payers. This had become a particular challenge in the business. However, after 6-8 weeks of Mark’s coaching, this problem was almost completely fixed. My business is now running a lot smoother and I feel much more comfortable about it. My free time is now free and my work time is less pressured. Thanks, Mark ”

Dr. P Hadleigh Reid – Victoria Dental – Wanganui

Coach Mark Daniels

“ ActionCOACH coaching of our business very quickly improved our team culture and provided the building block we needed to grow our business ”

Marion & Mike Johnston – Holdaways Wanganui

Coach Mark Daniels

“ We took Mark on as our business coach in 2007 and we saw an immediate increase in turnover and profit from business coaching. As a result of this coaching on average over the last 2 years, we are $1,500-$2,000 better off per week despite the recession! ”

Darren Edge – Taste Café – Taupo

Coach Mark Daniels

“ Mark and the Action Business Coaching strategies have improved my sales turnover by 117% (FY07-08 V’s FY06-07). My income is now well into the six-figure bracket. ”

Maurice Jupp – Bell Booth Ltd – Taranaki

Coach Mark Daniels

“ We have increased our net profit significantly with very little investment or risk. We have created a better working environment for our team. I have been introduced to a number of very helpful training packages covering systems, management, structures, sales, marketing and team building and now have the confidence to progress in all these areas. ”

James Harrison, Hyway Manufacturing, Palmerston North

Coach Mark Daniels

“ Your professionalism, ability to communicate with all parties and commitment to progress have been features of our partnership that has really impressed! ”

Stuart Hylton, Environmental Policy Analyst, Wanganui District Council

Coach Mark Daniels

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