Tim Coleman, host of the “Business Unlimited” podcast.

A quick intro to our Host, Tim Coleman.

A leader and communicator who started his career as a broadcaster and journalist with the BBC. That means he knows how to listen and the right questions to ask to help you and your business move forward fast. Tim’s a creative thinker with a proven track record of leading teams across the public, private, and charitable sectors. He’s passionate about developing leaders and getting the most out of teams. And he’s helped over 100 future leaders get there! He’s all about streamlining processes, cutting costs, and delivering excellence to drive sustainable and profitable growth for your business. Tim’s an award-winning entrepreneur who’s determined to make a real difference in the South Yorkshire region. His goal is to help 100 businesses grow by at least 100% over the next decade.


Business Unlimited

A new podcast series, ‘Business Unlimited’ is presented by Tim Coleman, Business Growth Specialist at ActionCOACH Rotherham. Featuring conversations with business owners and directors from across South Yorkshire, the podcast aims to lift the lid on the secrets for success that makes a business unlimited in its potential.

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Business Unlimited Podcasts

From RAF to Retail: Unraveling the Entrepreneurial Journey of Gary Ford at Tiger Hobbies

Just released a brand new episode of #BusinessUnlimited! In this episode, I had the privilege of chatting with Gary Ford, the Founder and MD of Tiger Hobbies—an importer and distributor of military models.
Join us as we explore Gary’s fascinating journey, from his time in the RAF (Royal Air Force) to building Tiger Hobbies from the ground up. Discover the challenges he faced, the lessons he learned, and the moments of triumph along the way. Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, freelancer, or simply curious about the world of business, this episode offers insights and inspiration you won’t want to miss! 🎧✨ Ready to dive in?

Unveiling the Entrepreneurial Journey: Joada Allen’s Path to Success

In this episode, I had the privilege of chatting with Joada Allen, the Founder and MD of Visualised It—a dynamic video production and marketing company. 🎥✨

We delved into Joada’s journey, from her roots as a freelance editor to the inception of Visualised It.

Joada shares a story of resilience and dedication—how she kickstarted her business by purchasing a business book and turning her vision into reality. 💪📚

Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, freelancer, or just passionate about the business world, this episode is a must-listen! 🎧✨


Get Ready to Dive into the World of Video Production with Ben Illingsworth!

Get ready to dive into the world of video production and a drone specialist with Ben Illingsworth!

🎙 In this episode of Business Unlimited, we’re excited to introduce you to Ben Illingsworth, the visionary behind Illingsworth Productions, an award-winning video production company, making an impact in the industry.

Leveraging his experience with Channel 4, The BBC and Formula-E, Ben generously shares insights and valuable tips for aspiring entrepreneurs looking to venture into this industry.

To delve deeper into his impressive work, visit his website: https://benillingsworth.com/

🎧 Ready to embark on this exciting journey? Press play, and let’s explore the realm of video production, drone work and learnt business lessons with Ben Illingsworth! 🌟🎥


We put David Hall through his “Paces” in our latest Podcast Episode.

Get Ready to be Inspired by David Hall, Fundraising and Communications Manager for the charity Paces, based in Sheffield.

Tune in to this episode to hear David Hall shed light on the incredible work Paces is doing and how they’re making a tangible difference in the lives of those they touch, as well as business insights he’s learnt along the way in his role.

To learn more about Paces and their transformative work, visit their website: ⁠https://www.pacessheffield.org.uk/⁠


Business Unlimited: Kat Derbyshire

In our new episode of Business Unlimited, we were able to interview Kat Derbyshire, the dynamic Managing Director of Black Kat HR.

Through a skilled and passionate approach, Kat’s objective is to empower smaller businesses by offering the help and support they need to navigate employment laws and become exceptional employers.

🎙️ Tune in to this episode to discover:

🚀 From Call Centre to HR: Kat’s inspiring journey, transitioning from call centre management to excelling in HR consulting.

💡 Simplifying Complexity: Explore Kat’s distinctive approach, streamlining intricate HR challenges with pragmatic solutions, void of jargon.

🔮 The Future of HR: Gain insight into Kat’s business growth voyage, pandemic triumphs, and her upcoming innovative membership service.

Do not miss this invaluable opportunity to acquire profound insights and actionable tips. To connect with Kat and learn more about Black Kat HR, visit their website: (https://blackkat-hr.com/)

🎧 Listen to the complete podcast episode here: https://rotherham.actioncoach.co.uk/business-unlimited/ 👉 Are you prepared to elevate your business to the next echelon? Press that play button and engage in a riveting conversation with Kat.

Let us unlock the mysteries behind propelling business expansion through effective marketing strategies! 🌟💼




Business Unlimited: Lisa Betsworth

In this exciting episode of Business Unlimited, we are delighted to showcase Lisa Betsworth, the dynamic Managing Director of Slice Solutions.

Join us as we delve into Lisa’s remarkable journey from her early days in recruitment to the moment she decided to start her own business.

Lisa’s unwavering drive for progress and self-improvement has been a key factor in shaping her into the successful business owner she is today.

🎙️ Tune in to this episode to explore intriguing questions such as:
What sets Slice Solutions apart as a unique business?
Discover the invaluable lessons that have fueled Lisa’s growth over the past couple of years.
Witness the transformation and growth of Lisa as a business owner.

Don’t miss this golden opportunity to gain valuable insights and practical tips.

To connect with Lisa and learn more about Slice Solutions, visit their website: (https://slicesolutions.co.uk/)

🎧 Listen to the full podcast episode here: https://rotherham.actioncoach.co.uk/business-unlimited/

👉 Are you ready to take your business to the next level? Hit that play button and join us for an engaging conversation with Lisa.

Let’s unlock the secrets to driving business growth through effective marketing strategies! 🌟💼

Business Unlimited: Talisa Gill

In this episode of Business Unlimited, we’re excited to feature Talisa Gill, the Director of 10x Marketing. With a passion for business from a young age, Talisa always dreamt of owning her own company. During her time at university, she took the leap and started her first business, setting her entrepreneurial journey in motion.

As the driving force behind 10x Marketing, Talisa leverages her storytelling prowess to create diverse marketing avenues for her clients. Her goal is to help businesses grow through effective marketing strategies that resonate with their target audience.

Join us as we delve into Talisa’s inspiring journey, from her early entrepreneurial endeavours to the founding of 10x Marketing. Discover her valuable insights on crafting powerful marketing strategies and fostering a thriving company culture.

🎙️ Tune in to this episode to find answers to questions like:

  1. What inspired Talisa to pursue entrepreneurship and start her first business during university?
  2. How does Talisa use storytelling to create impactful marketing solutions for her clients?
  3. What are the Key lessons that have helped Talisa’s growth over the last couple of years?

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and practical tips from Talisa Gill, a seasoned marketing expert.

To connect with Talisa and learn more about 10x Marketing, visit their website: (https://10x-marketing.co.uk/)

🎧 Listen to the full podcast episode here: https://rotherham.actioncoach.co.uk/business-unlimited/)

👉 Ready to take your marketing to the next level? Hit that play button and join us for an engaging conversation with Talisa Gill. Let’s unlock the secrets to driving business growth through effective marketing strategies! 🌟💼

Business Unlimited: Ross Musgrove

In this episode of Business Unlimited, we are thrilled to have Ross Musgrove, the Director of Bravand, a leading digital agency, as our special guest.

Are you curious about the key to creating digital experiences that not only work seamlessly but also leave a lasting impact on users? Ross is an expert in digital development and design, ensuring that Bravand and their clients deeply understand the needs of their target audience.

Join us as we delve into Ross’s role in championing the user, utilizing active listening, probing questions, and empathetic interview skills to generate actionable briefs for design, development, and content creation. Discover how the power of user research drives the creation of remarkable digital solutions.

Get ready to unlock the secrets of designing digital experiences that truly resonate with users. Hit that play button and join us for an enlightening conversation with Ross Musgrove. Let’s explore the art of understanding users and creating digital solutions that work well and look great on screens!



Business Unlimited: Jem Bevan

In the upcoming episode of Business Unlimited, we have the pleasure of talking to Jem Bevan, the Director at Social Jems, a leading Social Marketing, Training, and Lead Generation Company.

Jem is an expert in harnessing one of the most powerful marketing tools available. With a skillful and passionate approach, their goal is to empower individuals and teams to build up their personal brands and effectively showcase their businesses, culture, and the incredible products or services they offer.

Join us as we dive deep into Jem’s expertise, discovering invaluable insights on leveraging social media for business growth and establishing a strong brand presence. Don’t miss out on this episode,

Business Unlimited: Alex Hollinworth

In this next episode of Business Unlimited, we speak to Alex Hollinworth, the owner and photographer at Alex Hollinworth Photography. With a passion for bringing visions to life, Alex specializes in commercial photography and works with businesses and individuals across the UK.

With a wealth of experience in various photographic fields, including products, architecture, personal branding and fashion, Alex provides specialised and creative visual content that is tailored to the unique needs of each client. Join us as we delve into Alex’s journey as a business owner!

If you want in starting your journey into effective marketing check out our blog on succesful marketing: Marketing Successfully – Visibility + Credibility = Profitability


Business Unlimited: Actus Insurance

In this next episode of Business Unlimited, we speak to Sam Leeder and Paul Taylor, the founders and directors of Actus Insurance, a risk management and insurance company based in South Yorkshire.

Sam and Paul share their journey as business owners, and how they’ve helped businesses throughout South Yorkshire with their risk management and insurance needs. They offer valuable insights and advice for other business owners who are looking to grow and succeed.

Business Unlimited: Natalie Houlton

On our fourth episode, we speak with Natalie Houlton, Director and Founder of Yellow Duck Development, a Learning & Development Consultancy focused on providing bespoke solutions to engage business.

We sit down with Natalie to learn about her journey as a business owner and how she has helped all her clients from start-ups to international businesses. If you’re a business owner yourself, this episode is not to be missed! Join us and be inspired by Natalie’s experiences and insights.

Business Unlimited: Richard Mansfield

On our third episode, we speak with Richard Mansfield, Marketing Director at Dark Cherry Creative, a fully integrated digital agency in the heart of Yorkshire. They aim to support the growth of your company and help you reach new audiences through a variety of marketing channels.

Join us to learn more from Richard Mansfield and his journey as a business owner! And if you’re a business owner, would you like the opportunity to share your journey and story so that others might benefit from.

Business Unlimited: Matthew Stephens

The second episode is an interview with Matthew Stephens, President of Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber of Commerce, and the CEO of Castlebray Services, a property development business. Matthew is a leading regional figure in property and regeneration development, with a proven track record of delivering flagship projects, such as the Gateway Plaza development in Barnsley town centre. He’s been an active member of the Chamber’s board for over five years, serving as Vice-President before taking on his current role as President.

Business Unlimited: Adam Bradley

The first episode is an Interview with Adam Bradley, Director of Corrosion Resistant Materials, who’ve celebrated winning the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade this year after a visit from the Lord-Lieutenant Dame Hilary Chapman to their site in Rotherham. Adam has also gone on to be recognised for his outstanding contributions to CRM and the local business community.

The Interview was recorded on the 11th of November, just after the Celebration of Business Awards, hosted by Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber of Commerce.