TBS182 Are we too PC and what is it costing us?

TBS182 Are we too PC and what is it costing us?

We’ve come a long way as a society in the past few hundred years (or more). Huge advances in technology, healthcare, working conditions and our treatment of groups such as women, children, immigrants and so on. Sometimes, we see the Read More

Risky business for tradies

Risky business for tradies

In addition to watching their backs this Tradies National Health Month, Tradies are being encouraged to ensure their safety practices are up to scratch to avoid serious injury or even death. It comes as Australia’s tradies continue to have among Read More

How We Land 92% of Our Clients – and a Simple Plan For You to do It Too

How We Land 92% of Our Clients – and a Simple Plan For You to do It Too

It’s the biggest challenge of tradies everywhere:  balancing finding the work with doing the work.  When a potential client rings, it’s not going to be while you’re sitting staring at the phone, waiting for it to ring.  You know it’ll Read More

The trouble with customers

The trouble with customers

Customers, or clients, can be a real pain. Getting paid, or at the very least getting paid on time, mismatched customer expectations, quality disputes, poor customer reviews, payment retentions, bad mouthing and all manner of headaches can befall business owners Read More

Dogs and divorce: 3 lessons I learned from both

Dogs and divorce: 3 lessons I learned from both

I miss my dog. Cooper was always, always happy to see me come home. Actually, he wasn’t just happy, he was excited. Barking, jumping, running around like he hadn’t seen me for months.   Sometimes I ignored him. I was Read More

7 Tips For Taking A Holiday From Your Biz

7 Tips For Taking A Holiday From Your Biz

When is the last time as a small business owner you found time to go on a holiday? I mean a real holiday, where you can actually turn off your phone and avoid customers and staff like the plague. You Read More

5 Tips for setting intentions to change your life

5 Tips for setting intentions to change your life

  Whether planning for way off in the future or just trying to get through your day, humans thrive on goals to get where they want to go in life. If you’re wanting to achieve your goals – and that Read More

Are you growing yourself out of business?

Are you growing yourself out of business?

It’s exciting. Sexy. Fulfilling. Nerve wracking. Growing your business is one of the most talked about, strategised over, strived for and perhaps misunderstood topics around! It’s been said that any fool can make money but it takes real brains to Read More

3 strategies for dealing with dark days

3 strategies for dealing with dark days

  We’ve all had them. Those days where nothing seems to work out. When just getting out of bed feels like a titanic struggle against gravity and you literally have to drag yourself back into battle. Running on some strange Read More

Are you working for free? This one simple measure could change it all.

Are you working for free? This one simple measure could change it all.

His face went white as he dropped his head into his hands. “Now I understand why we’ve been working so hard and yet I still can’t see any more cash in our bank account!” groaned Sam. Sadly, it’s all too Read More