Can you imagine doing your trade training not once, but twice!! Our guest Mal Barnes from Chek Air had to do when arriving in Australia from the UK. Mal and his wife Jill run a successful air conditioning business but in order to get his Australian qualifications, he had to work all day and then
What's worse than not getting paid for a job? Not getting paid because YOU didn't do the paperwork or manage your systems better... Today we chat with Malisa from MBooks about more than just bookkeeping. While it's invaluable to have a good bookkeeper on your team, Malisa talks us through the pitfalls (and horror
What do you do when you're a girl, and you're handy? Create your own business called Handy Girl of course! Now with more than 15 women all working on the tools as handy-people, Kim is looking at taking her business national! Not only is Kim an inspiring business woman working in a male-dominated field, she's
TIB039 Real Tradie Guys with Justin Geange – from Qld Rail sparky to Buck the Bronco and Australia’s Got Talent this bloke has seen it ALL
Ever wondered what it takes to don the big foam mascot suit for a footy team? Well, wonder no more because Coxie and Waz interview 'Buck The Bronco' otherwise known as Justin Geange. Justin's a former Qld Rail plumber and got the gig in the big horse suit for the Brisbane Broncos more than 10
Join Waz and Nic as they begin to share the steps involved with winning 100% of your quotes. This the first in 4 part Builder Special, will take you through the essential sales process. From uncovering where your sales process actually begins to understanding the qualifying process this series will change the way you do
TIB037 Real Tradie Guys with Wojtek Stainwald. From fleeing communism to literally building a life in Australia and learning to fail successfully
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 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.
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
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
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