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 and cross the border for
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 a CPA accountant so she
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 a page. We think that's
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 a trade and building a
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 how to create great stories,
Wowee! Waz and Nic knew their 'real tradie wives/guys' episodes would make for some great stories but this one's a cracker! Katrina Hamilton not only stands beside her tradie-man in their glazing business, she's the mother to their young family, a psychology graduate AND is running her own business at the same time! This really is an episode about how
We chat with another of our "Real Tradie Guys". This time it's Pete the Plasterer. Pete's seen some ups and a whole lot of downs and has some jaw-dropping stories to share! He's also an impressive bloke. Despite everything he's endured and lost, Pete has come out with an incredible mindset and a bunch of wisdom. He shares plenty of
So often we focus on the Tradie as they are doing the work and yet the partners, wives and supporters are often the backbone of trade business. Join Warrick this week as he turns the microphone on Nicole and interviews her about her life as a tradie wife. Nicole shared her top tips for creating a sustainable working relationship while