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3 Ways to Earn Respect from your Team

2019-05-13T15:58:00+10:00May 13th, 2019|Articles, News|

Respect is something you should earn from your team and it should not be expected or demanded. Being a respected leader necessarily requires you to be mindful of how you interact with your team and peers. How effective leaders earn the [...]

Find Employees that Fit Your Business

2019-05-13T13:10:28+10:00May 12th, 2019|Articles, News|

Finding good employees can be really tedious. It involves time and money spent in advertising for a new role, sifting through applicants, and then spending time in a relatively short interview to gauge whether or not the person will fit well into your company. [...]

6 Critical Cashflow Tips for Small Business

2019-05-15T14:34:05+10:00May 11th, 2019|Articles, News|

Every day around the world, an untold number of new small businesses throw themselves into the competitive entrepreneurial world. Business owners spend hours refining business plans and safeguarding against risks, and yet many will not make it past the first year of trading. You [...]

Understanding Material Theft

2019-05-14T09:42:05+10:00May 10th, 2019|Articles, News|

Material theft is a never-ending concern for all businesses. Managing this threat in a growing business is especially difficult, given that the more employees you have, the more chance of material being stolen. Fortunately, the concept of the ’Theft Triangle’ can help identify and [...]

Mind full, or Mindful?

2019-05-13T13:01:45+10:00April 17th, 2019|Articles, News|

We are all busy people, constantly multi-tasking and blurring the lines between work and home life – answering phones while on the job, completing paperwork while supervising staff or minding kids at home, checking our work emails while out to dinner with family. Running [...]

3 Ways to Create a Great First Impression

2019-05-14T12:54:15+10:00April 15th, 2019|Articles, News|

First impressions are a key factor in gaining more business, and the easiest way to make a great first impression is to make sure your business looks and works like a professional outfit. Make sure the first impression your trades business gives is a [...]

Coaching not Managing in a Trades Business

2019-05-13T13:12:02+10:00April 10th, 2019|Articles, News|

Many of us working in the trades industries have played football or some other team sport. We have all had some great coaches as role models that we’ve looked up to and will never forget. Make it your goal to be that person. [...]

3 Tips to Streamline Your Admin Processes

2019-05-14T13:01:31+10:00March 25th, 2019|Articles, News|

Let this be the year you streamline and automate your workflow so you can devote more time to building your business. We’ve put together a few simple ideas to help you on your way. Office staff spend 20 per cent of the work [...]