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How Market Segments Revolutionise Tradie Scheduling

Let's explore how selecting the right market segments can transform your scheduling practices, boost productivity, and set you on the path to success.
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How Market Segments Revolutionise Tradie Scheduling

Can You Afford To Hire Admin Support? Here’s How to Know

Are you feeling like you're spinning too many plates at once in your tradie business?
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Can You Afford To Hire Admin Support? Here’s How to Know

When Do You Know It's Time to Put in Admin Support?

Running a tradie business is no walk in the park.
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When Do You Know It's Time to Put in Admin Support?

Make money through a legendary mindset

When it comes to running a successful tradie business, having the right mindset can be a game-changer.
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Make money through a legendary mindset

A Look Into Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and Habit Formation

Stephen Covey's book "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" has been a cornerstone in the field of personal development and leadership for decades. Its timeless principles have helped countless individuals and businesses achieve greater success and fulfilment.
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A Look Into Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and Habit Formation

Crafting Your Business's North Star with Vision and Mission

Let's debunk a common misconception that often leaves businesses adrift: the belief that a vision and mission are merely decorative, the "fluffy stuff" that can be overlooked.
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Crafting Your Business's North Star with Vision and Mission

A Tradie's Guide to 6-Month Goal Setting

As we gear up for 2024, let's take a moment to reflect on our gains from the past year and set the stage for the next six months.
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A Tradie's Guide to 6-Month Goal Setting

Elevate Your Tradie Team: Unleashing the Power of KPIs

Implementing and managing team KPIs can elevate your tradie team from average to outstanding.
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Elevate Your Tradie Team: Unleashing the Power of KPIs

Review Your Finances The Tradie Way

If you want your tradie business to boom, understanding the ins and outs of finance is a must.
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Review Your Finances The Tradie Way

Conversion Rate: The Golden Key to Financial Results

Your conversion rate is simply the percentage of potential clients who turn into paying customers. In the world of tradie businesses, it's the magic wand that can transform your financial results.
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Conversion Rate: The Golden Key to Financial Results

The Power of a Sales Process for Australian Tradie Business Owners

Sales process – a strategic approach that can transform your business in ways you might not have imagined.
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The Power of a Sales Process for Australian Tradie Business Owners

How Self-Reflection Can Reshape Your Business Journey

Self-reflection is a powerful tool that can transform your business and personal life.
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How Self-Reflection Can Reshape Your Business Journey

Unmasking Excuses: Your Path to Tradie Triumph

Every excuse we confront and flip becomes a stepping stone towards triumph.
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Unmasking Excuses: Your Path to Tradie Triumph

Are you trapped in a chaotic cycle?

Remember, embracing chaos won't help you; it's time to break free.
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Are you trapped in a chaotic cycle?

Procrastination-Proof Your Trades Business: Tips for Achieving More

Take the first step today and regain control of your time and productivity.
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Procrastination-Proof Your Trades Business: Tips for Achieving More

Crafting Effective Position Descriptions for Trades Businesses

Position descriptions are a valuable tool for trades businesses, aiding in attracting the right candidates, establishing expectations, and improving accountability.
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Crafting Effective Position Descriptions for Trades Businesses

Unlocking Team Success: Discover the Secrets to Building a Legendary Team

Keys To Building a Legendary Team
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Unlocking Team Success: Discover the Secrets to Building a Legendary Team

5 Reasons Why Taking Time Off Is the Ultimate Trade Secret for Health and Happiness

Taking time off is absolutely crucial for your health, happiness, and overall success.
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5 Reasons Why Taking Time Off Is the Ultimate Trade Secret for Health and Happiness

The Ultimate Guide for Tradie Couples Balancing Work and Life

Life doesn't have to be all work and no play.
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The Ultimate Guide for Tradie Couples Balancing Work and Life

What You’re Doing Wrong: The Real Reason Your Tradie Business Isn’t Succeeding

Discover the detrimental impact of inadequate education on Tradie Businesses and the importance of financial literacy for success.
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What You’re Doing Wrong: The Real Reason Your Tradie Business Isn’t Succeeding

The Importance of Separating Personal and Business Finances as an Australian Tradie

Why separating your finances is a must in your tradie business.
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The Importance of Separating Personal and Business Finances as an Australian Tradie

Top Tips for Australian Tradies to Prepare for the End of Financial Year

5 tips to keep you stress-free at the end of the financial year.
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Top Tips for Australian Tradies to Prepare for the End of Financial Year

Brand partnerships: How to collaborate with other businesses to enhance your brand

Your brand is everything, and it takes time, effort, and resources to build it up. But what if there was a way to enhance your brand even further?
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Brand partnerships: How to collaborate with other businesses to enhance your brand

Importance Of Branding In The Tradie Business

Establishing a strong brand is crucial for tradie businesses to attract new customers and stand out in a competitive market. Branding goes beyond a logo or a tagline and encompasses every aspect of your business, from your website to your customer service.
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Importance Of Branding In The Tradie Business

FROM BOSS TO LEADER - there is a BIG difference

Key to business leadership, is to earn respect, not command it
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FROM BOSS TO LEADER - there is a BIG difference

Tips for Maintaining a Lifestyle as a Business Owner

Lifestyle - what’s that when you are a business owner?
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Tips for Maintaining a Lifestyle as a Business Owner

Our Top 6 Finance Podcast Recommendations

Take control of your finances with these podcasts
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Our Top 6 Finance Podcast Recommendations

How To Stay On Top of Your Business Financials

Kate’s Top Tips
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How To Stay On Top of Your Business Financials

There are many things you need to understand to get your ducks lined up for financial and time freedom as you age.

Here are the 5 questions you need to ask yourself!
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There are many things you need to understand to get your ducks lined up for financial and time freedom as you age.

Future Planning For Your Business

Stay In Control Of Your Direction
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Future Planning For Your Business

What Ladies With Tradies Resources You Could Be Using To Help Your Business

Free Educational Tools
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What Ladies With Tradies Resources You Could Be Using To Help Your Business

Mindset of going on a break

Rest is productive
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Mindset of going on a break

You WILL need to miss out this Festive Season

But you will love yourself for it.
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You WILL need to miss out this Festive Season

Making Money vs Having an Impact

Have you lost sight?
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Making Money vs Having an Impact

Making Money from the Paper Round

Kate’s Money Story
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Making Money from the Paper Round

Outsourcing Tasks Not Your Power

Our 3 top tips to start outsourcing today!
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Outsourcing Tasks Not Your Power

Tasks to be delegated, or choosing to be castrated?

Say goodbye to your ego and let go of the jobs that aren’t serving you.
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Tasks to be delegated, or choosing to be castrated?

To survive the Trades industry Brawl, you need a ripping Toolbox like ours!

Learn all about our Toolbox Membership
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To survive the Trades industry Brawl, you need a ripping Toolbox like ours!

‘Shoulda & Coulda’ is a shit place to live…

Get into ACTION Lady!
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‘Shoulda & Coulda’ is a shit place to live…

Got a Bit On?

Let’s look into your Mental Load
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Got a Bit On?

Tradie Health Month Challenge

How, What, Where and Why we’re running this EPIC Challenge!
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Tradie Health Month Challenge

When 1 needs to become 2

Hiring your first employee in a solo business
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When 1 needs to become 2

Recruit for Attitude, Gratitude and Will - not just Skill!

5 ways to build a team for cultural fit
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Recruit for Attitude, Gratitude and Will - not just Skill!

Marketing… where do I even start!?

3 fundamentals to help kick start your marketing
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Marketing… where do I even start!?

Matching your dreams up with your finances

3 ways to achieve your goals by focusing on the numbers
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Matching your dreams up with your finances

How to Set Boundaries on Social Media

5 Tips for Dealing with Keyboard Warriors
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How to Set Boundaries on Social Media

How To Be A Boundaries Boss

5 ways to set healthy boundaries, without feeling like a bitch/bastard.
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How To Be A Boundaries Boss

The Benefits of Building a Bunch of Besties Online

Did you know that there's such a thing as creating a bunch of online besties or if you wanna get technical, an "online community"?
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The Benefits of Building a Bunch of Besties Online

The importance of having Mates in the Trades Industry

When it comes to having 'mates' in the trades industry, what I am actually getting at, is the importance of having a network of people you trust.
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The importance of having Mates in the Trades Industry

Is your marriage being sacrificed because of your tradie business?

Don't let your marriage become the sacrificial lamb of your Tradie business.
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Is your marriage being sacrificed because of your tradie business?

Dropped the ball? Here's how to stay on top

When things go wrong in business (which they inadvertently will at times), the way we respond to them ultimately dictates how successful or not your business will become.
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Dropped the ball? Here's how to stay on top

How to Be Authentic in Your Business

Have you ever toiled over ‘blurring the lines’ between being the boss, a professional business owner, a friend, or just being yourself? Follow our 5 tips on how to lead authentically in your business.
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How to Be Authentic in Your Business

5 Non-Negotiables of Outsourcing

Are you happy with your outsourced services? Or looking to handball tasks in your business? If yes, you need to read this!
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5 Non-Negotiables of Outsourcing

5 Keys to Successfully Leading a Team of Tradies 

Tried and tested leadership tools that actually work!
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5 Keys to Successfully Leading a Team of Tradies 

Save your sanity... Love 'em or Leave 'em!

Why do we keep doing jobs, for clients who drive us mental?
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Save your sanity... Love 'em or Leave 'em!

One reason you still need marketing...even if you are inundated with work!

Education! You need to educate your future clients so you don't keep getting 'all the sh*t jobs' coming through!
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One reason you still need marketing...even if you are inundated with work!

Lack of hours in the day isn't the problem... it's you!

Are you a Firefighter? Legend? Faffer Or The Time Water? Take our test to find out where you are investing your time.
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Lack of hours in the day isn't the problem... it's you!

Ceeeeelllebrate good times - C'MON!

It's time to stop and celebrate your wins in business!
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Ceeeeelllebrate good times - C'MON!

4 Reasons You Need to Know Your Job Profitability

Knowing your profit per job will help you make educated decisions for your business.
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4 Reasons You Need to Know Your Job Profitability

Tradies, letting go is hard...but it's so worth it

One of the biggest challenges as a business owner is building up your 'baby' and then knowing that you need to start handing parts of it over to somebody else for it to go to the next level.
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Tradies, letting go is hard...but it's so worth it

Mother's Guilt, the thief of love and life

Mum’s top beating up on yourselves, drop that mother’s guilt and start to care and nurture yourself like you would your best friend.
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Mother's Guilt, the thief of love and life

5 Tips to Prep for Tax Time!

Tax time is looming, Ladies with Tradies! There are a few things you need to be mindful of when it comes to this time of year.
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5 Tips to Prep for Tax Time!

Ladies with Tradies. What it is that we actually do!

In a nutshell, as business coaches, we give you the tools to reduce regrets and stress in love, life and business for tradie couples through no bullshit education, training and coaching.
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Ladies with Tradies. What it is that we actually do!

Who runs the world? GUURLS!!

Here's my humble observations about women over the years of working with them - and of course being one. A nutjob one at that. And a few of my thoughts on it all.
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Who runs the world? GUURLS!!

Put the tools down and be the boss!

I wanted to share some stories about the Tradies we coach and some of the stuff they are going through.
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Put the tools down and be the boss!

Let's avoid another 2020 ey?

Yes, we are in the chaos of the end of year rush - BUT - are you planning for success in 2021?
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Let's avoid another 2020 ey?

Are Millennials the problem? Or is it just YOU??

Here’s a wake-up call business owners. Millennials are NOT the problem – you are.
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Are Millennials the problem? Or is it just YOU??

Saying no to a hectic Xmas

Hey Tradies - this one’s for you... So, it’s only 12 weeks until Christmas!!!
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Saying no to a hectic Xmas

Hey tradie, sit down and relax FFS!

Do you find you are bad company and your family don't like you because you are still so stressed and focussed on what is going on in your business?
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Hey tradie, sit down and relax FFS!
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