Training your team to problem solve without you

You didn’t get off the tools to become a firefighter and yet dealing with problem spot fires left, right and centre can have you feeling like one. It’s also taking your time and focus away from other tasks and from loved ones.  When building your business, and your team, hiring … Read More

Why use a business admin support service?

Essentially, for similar reasons, people need tradies… Although your clients might prefer being out shopping for trendy floor coverings, shiny new furniture and state of the art technology, they’re paying qualified tradies to sort out the building works and to put the basics in place first. They understand and appreciate … Read More

How to ask for feedback without feeling like a tool

  We all know feedback can be useful but sometimes it can feel pretty awkward to ask for it. Maybe you don’t want to ask because even though you know you’ve done a stellar job, what if the client nit-picks or says something you don’t want to hear? Here’s a … Read More

Basic Marketing for Tradies

So you’re officially a trade business owner – but have no idea of where to start with the marketing side of things? The truth is, you don’t technically have to have any marketing going on at all to run a successful business. For some, their business runs purely off word … Read More

Transform Your Biz with The Cashflow Challenge

So, you’re great at your trade – but not so great at managing your business’s cashflow? The Tradies in Business team gets it. Truly. As her husband’s rock & support, years ago Nic took on the management of his business and realised the importance of setting up an effective cashflow … Read More

How Not To “Go It Alone” In Your Trade Business

Starting out in business has most of us full of enthusiasm and excited for the journey ahead, however, it can be a lonely journey, especially in the trades where we tend to run into a lot of scarcity mindset. What if I told you, you didn’t need to go it … Read More

Marketing Essentials

Marketing can be a very effective way to find clients whether it is by word of mouth or finding you through a targeted campaign, your business is directly or indirectly marketing all the time. Marketing Essentials 1. Uniforms The holy grail of constant advertising, uniforms. I for one, and I … Read More