Every year when The Block airs, I feel a huge pressure to post regular updates about the show, afterall its our genre with both building and interior decoration, but there are big reasons why I resist. Believe it or not, I have considered entering to be on this show and other renovation shows, it is…Continue Reading
Before I met The Builder, I was a regular visitor to display homes. You could almost say I was addicted to the dream of building a new home. I have a rather different perspective on them now that I work within the industry, though I still love to visit for ideas.
5 Tips For When Visiting…Continue Reading
I am so excited about today’s Small Business Spotlight. Gab and I connected last year when we were working on similar projects, and I have to say, Gab is super exciting and very inspiring. She has such a zest for life that is evident from before you even have the opportunity to hear her speak.…Continue Reading
Qualifying clients is the very first step in the process when approaching a builder. It is ever so important that both builder and potential client are found to be a suitable match right form the very beginning. In our early days, there were many occasions we didn’t take the time to qualify a client, before…Continue Reading
We’ve been employers for 6 years now and prior to that I worked in a position in which I hired and fired for many years. I thought I had a pretty good handle on what was required as an employer when hiring employees. Earlier this year though, we had reason to hire a HR company…Continue Reading
On thing is for sure, as a small business owner you are going to have to manage conflict at one point or another. Staff, clients and suppliers are all links in the communication chain that are bound to break down and cause conflict. The trick is to be confident in your conflict management. While I…Continue Reading