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So far Nicole Cox has created 127 blog entries.

TIB037 Real Tradie Guys with Wojtek Stainwald. From fleeing communism to literally building a life in Australia and learning to fail successfully

By |2019-07-16T22:41:05+00:00July 16th, 2019|Podcast episode, Real Tradie Stories|

We are loving the 'real tradies' interviews that have shown up lately here at Tradies In Business HQ. Today's guest is no exception. Wojtek Stainwald is the son of Polish migrants and his last memory of his home is being woken up in the middle of the night as a young boy... to flee Poland

Staff Training – Why You Need To Invest

By |2019-06-19T06:18:28+00:00July 10th, 2019|Blog, Business Planning, General Business Management, Goals and Goal Setting, Team and Recruitment|

If I had a dollar for every tradie who told me they don't need to send their staff off to training, I'd be wealthy and if they listened to my advice, they'd be less poor! One of the biggest business expenses is staff, so if you hire a team member and their good, you want

TIB036 Waz & Nic on the keys to building a winning team of tradies

By |2019-07-09T02:57:12+00:00July 9th, 2019|Podcast episode, Team and Recruitment|

Staff can be tough to find, lead, motivate and retain. Waz and Nic have had their fair share of positive and... learning... experiences with team over the years, both in their own businesses and with their clients and members. Find out the lessons they've picked up over the last 10 years or so.

TIB035 Real Tradie Wives with Nicole Hurkens of Overlanda Caravans on working with family and the importance of the numbers in business.

By |2019-07-08T00:48:28+00:00July 8th, 2019|Cashflow & Finance, Podcast episode, Real Tradie Stories|

What do you do when your dad needs help with the finances in his business? Well, you become his business partner of course! After he experienced some rather tough business lessons, Nicole Hurkens' dad took her on as his business partner. Nicole is a whizz with the numbers and finance side of the business as

Should You Be Marketing To Your Email List?

By |2019-06-19T04:18:00+00:00July 3rd, 2019|Blog, Budgeting and Cashflow, Business Planning, Customer Service, Customers and Service, General Business Management, Growing your business, Sales and Selling|

In this age of email, you should have an email address for each of your previous customers. Hopefully, you have them all sitting nicely inside a polished CRM (Customer Relationship Mangement tool) or if you're like most of the tradies we know, they'll be knocking around on a sheet of paper somewhere, or in your

TIB034 How to market your trade business with Allan Dib from The One Page Marketing Plan

By |2019-06-26T23:58:10+00:00June 25th, 2019|Marketing, Podcast episode|

  Mar-kuh-ting.... that's how Waz sounds it out anyway. While marketing is done to DEATH on just about every podcast known to man, Waz and Nic find a bloke who's got it down to just one page! Although he wrote a whole book on the subject, Allan Dib reckons the best marketing plan fits on

5 Things You Can Do To Improve Your Cash Flow Right Now!

By |2019-06-19T03:32:45+00:00June 19th, 2019|Blog, Budgeting and Cashflow, Business Planning, Cashflow & Finance, Growing your business, Marketing, Mindset, Sales and Selling|

When talking with Tradies, the most common complaint we hear is about cash flow or the lack of. While it is common, it is really easy to spend an hour on some of the below examples and get back to work. While you're at it though, why not put some time aside to do this

TIB033 Real Tradie Guys with Vetea Tiare. A homeless school kid makes it on his own.

By |2019-06-26T23:58:10+00:00June 17th, 2019|Construction, Mindset, Podcast episode, Real Tradie Stories|

When it comes to the school of hard knocks, people either take the lessons and move on or they get stuck in their past. Today's real tradie guy has certainly moved on which is an incredible feat given the knocks he's had in his life. From living on the streets at age 16, to learning

TIB032 How to make your video go viral with Jonathan Creek from Virable

By |2019-06-26T23:58:10+00:00June 12th, 2019|Growing your business, Marketing, Podcast episode|

As a kid, Jonathan was fascinated with radio and television. He started out his career at the age of 12, selling air time for advertisements to his mates' lemonade stands in their street! Since then he's spent more than 15 years in television and journalism and now, Johnathan shares his insights with business owners on