Couples In Business

More Freedom – More Profit – Improved Relationships & get to LOVE YOUR BUSINESS again!

Attention all couples in business! Do you want to improve your relationship, increase profits, and achieve more freedom? If so, the Couples in Business Accelerator Challenge is for you! Join the challenge and receive a FREE holiday on us * Special conditions apply.

We’re Douwe Hoogstra and Gaelene Adams Wood, Business Empowerment Coaches and we’ve teamed up to create this powerful hybrid program designed specifically for couples in business. By “couples”, we mean those who are married or in a long-term relationship where one or both partners are working in the business.

In just three months, you’ll gain clarity, insight, and an empowered growth mindset to be the best version of yourself, your relationship and make changes in your life and business. You’ll also learn how to leverage key drivers of business growth for more time, money, and freedom.

We blend business strategy and implementation with leadership coaching, relationship coaching, and mindset training. 

Work together in a small group of 10 Couples in Business, guided by two experienced business coaches. Experience high-energy, group support, ideas and accountability.  Plan and implement.

The Couples in Business Accelerator Challenge has three phases:

Luxury Business Retreat to learn and plan for You, Your Relationship and Your Business.

Implementation  in the Love Your Business Accelerator. This includes 3 x 1:1 power consults and 12 weeks on online coaching and group support.

Celebrate you Success at an evening gala event back at the retreat venue.

Invest in yourself, your relationship, and your business. The programme is all-inclusive, including catering, accommodation and course materials.

Every confirmed registration for the Couples in Business Accelerator Challenge will receive a free holiday accommodation voucher for any one of a number of idyllic destinations globally *Special conditions apply.

Our Promise: Guaranteed Results and a 14 Day Money Back Guarantee.

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What Will You Achieve

  • Gain clarity and insight into what is important to you, your relationship and your business
  • Increase motivation and energy levels
  • Develop an empowered growth mindset and be the best version of you
  • Understand the key drivers of business growth and how to leverage these for more time, money and freedom
  • Improve your communication skills with your colleagues, staff and business partner/spouse to empower change
  • Work constructively and cohesively with your business partner/spouse and other motivated business owners to improve your business
  • Have a real, focused and practical action plan for the next 3 months that will shift the needle on your life and business
  • Be supported with accountability for implementation
  • Feel more inspired, empowered and engaged in all aspects of your life and business.

Business is hands on, and we believe we SHOULD be too!

This is a powerful hybrid (in-person and online) programme brought to you by Love Your Business and Team Fusion proven coaches – Douwe and Gaelene.

The 3-month Accelerator Challenge


LUXURY WEEKEND RETREAT: In-person luxury retreat based in beautiful Taupo, New Zealand. This is a fully catered weekend from Friday / Saturday / Sunday co-facilitated by Douwe and Gaelene.

YOU: Be Bold in Business™ Workshop


YOUR BUSINESS: 3×3™ Strategy & Action Workshop


  • Love your Business Accelerator
  • Online weekly group coaching sessions on Wednesdays from 11.30 am – 1.00 pm for 12 weeks.


  • An Evening of Celebration, suit up or put on your best dress for this gala event.
  • At this in-person group event we will be celebrating your successes over the past 3 months!

What’s Included:

  • Invest in Yourself, Your Relationship and Your Business
  • 12 weekly 1.5 hour online training and coaching sessions and all course materials
  • 3 x 1:1 1.5 hour Power Consults
  • 2 nights accommodation, catering, and workshops at the Luxury Weekend Retreat in Taupo, New Zealand.
  • An Evening of Celebration event including 1-night accommodation, dinner, and breakfast in Taupo at the end of the 3-month Couples in Business Accelerator Challenge.

Plus a Special BONUS Offer

Every confirmed registration receives a free holiday on us for you and your family * Special conditions apply

Douwe Hoogstra Business Coach


  • Friday 28 April 2023 – Saturday 29 July 2023
  • Registrations close on 24 March 2023


  • Pricing is per couple/ business (2 people) for this value-packed 3-month programme.
  • Pricing on request once we have ascertained if you meet our eligibility criteria.


We offer a 14-day money back guarantee.

If you’re not convinced the programme will help your business move forward or find you’re not up for the challenge in the first 14 days, we will give you 100% of your money back (direct cost excluded). No questions asked.

We’re limiting registration to just 10 couples who want to make 2023 their best year yet!

Couples in business coaching with Douwe & Gaelene.

The impact is massive!

Don’t let business stress impact your physical health, mental wellbeing, or your relationship. Book a free discovery call to see if the Couples in Business Accelerator Challenge is right for you.

Book and attend a free Discovery Session to find out if the Couples in Business Accelerator Challenge is right for you.


  • Friday 28 April 2023 – Saturday 29 July 2023
  • Friday 28 July 2023 – Saturday 27 October 2023
  • Friday 27 October 2023 – Saturday 16 February 2024

To find out more book a free discovery call

Your Coaches

Douwe Hoogstra

Douwe is an experienced business and leadership coach and a partner in and totally passionate about helping you achieve your business and personal goals. Douwe will help you be crystal clear how you can realise your dreams and aspirations and run your business at a 10/10. He enjoys working with business owners at any stage of their entrepreneurial journey.  If your aim is to discover and implement sustainable changes so you can grow your business and show up with more focus and happiness, talk to Douwe today!

Gaelene Adams Wood

With more than 25 years’ experience working with SME’s, corporates and government agencies, Gaelene is a leading expert on growing trust in teams to create extraordinary results in productivity and profitability. Trained in several coaching modalities, Gaelene is also a personality profiling expert with more than 15 years’ experience. Gaelene interweaves traditional business practices and sustainable transformation.

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Gaelene Business Coach
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Feel free to get in touch and ask any question you may have about our coaching, the way we go about it, our programmes, our community, and Love Your Business in general.  We’re happy to have a chat and look forward to hearing from you.

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