Christmas is a time for rest and reflection, for spending time with friends and family, but have you ever considered it is a great time for working on your business? Trade businesses generally take a break for a few weeks over Christmas and the New Year and even if you don’t get a break, no…Continue Reading
It is really common for trade businesses to have a shut down period over the Christmas season. It’s a great time now, if your business is going to shut down, to look at all you have to do to secure the site and keep workers and clients informed.
It is that time of the year, for some of us, that means a break and time to relax. Before we do though, Christmas is a great period of the year to reward our staff for their hard work and dedication during the year. There are many ways to do this, however being the trade…Continue Reading
It is no secret that men and women are different, likewise their communication styles are different. Running a small business means you need to have an understanding on how to communicate to each. When it comes to marketing, you’ll need a further understanding on how each of the sexes consumes advertising, and where to find…Continue Reading
Marketing is a learned skill that can take many years at university to master. We can however observe how the masters do it, and adapt that to small business. When you consider how the big guys conduct their marketing, sure we might not have the budget, but the content is gold. This content can be…Continue Reading
We’ve had a few conversations of late in the Tradies in Business Facebook group, about finding the value in business support. Most tradies are slow to ask for help, or simply don’t quite know how to, but once you begin finding business support, it’s pretty hard to go back! Let’s deep dive…Continue Reading
The number one question I am asked as a business mentor is how to switch off as a business owner. While I am not perfect at it myself, I have learned a few tricks over the years that do help me in my own businesses. Switching off is vital for your personal health and for…Continue Reading