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Tell people what kind of trade you are. Know your value proposition.

It’s easy to think that a trade is a trade, a plumber is a plumber, the sparky is a sparky, builder is a builder. I don’t think that’s true. There are very different types of trades business and the customers can tell the difference between them and they know which one...

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Too Busy – There’s no such thing (Hint: You’re Procrastinating – Manage your time better)

Hi it’s Jon here. Today’s Toolbox Tip is: ‘There’s no such thing as ‘too busy.’ “I’m too busy to do that.” “I’m too busy to that difficult thing, that uncomfortable thing, that big hard job.” Well I’m calling…I’m calling bullshit on you. I’m Jon, I’m from Small Fish Business Coaching. I...

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The Difference Between Mark Up and Gross Margin and Why Doing it Wrong is Costing you Money

Good morning! Jon here with today’s Toolbox tip and today I want to talk about difference between “Markup’ and ‘Gross Margin.’ I see lots of people doing it wrong and I’m here to say if you’re doing it wrong or calculating it incorrectly, you’re costing yourself money – you’re leaving money...

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Teamwork and Leadership: Are you doing it?

Watch time: 1 minute 30 seconds Book a 10-minute chat It’s Jon here from Small Fish Business Coaching with this week’s Tradies Toolbox blog post. I’m just going to show you in the camera a little image that we posted on Facebook a couple of weeks ago. It’s a quote by...

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The Third Donkey has the right idea

This video is all over Facebook at the moment. It’s pretty funny watching the donkeys jump over then the thinking donkey moving the pole. All the comments seem to be about wanting to be the third donkey but it took me somewhere else. There’s usually another way to approach a problem....

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