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Short videos that help you begin making changes in your business and let you get a feel for what you'll be working on in the Tradies Toolbox Coaching Program.

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Video Friends of Dan Burden

Hey there, it’s Jon from Small Fish! This video is for friends of Dan Burden. I went for lunch with Dan, he’s a mate of mine and he said “Jon, I’ve got a few mates who I think could benefit from your business coaching. They all have successful businesses, several million dollars, proud...

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How to Counter the Game

Hey it’s Jon here! I’m talking today about how to counter the game when somebody plays the game with you. And by the game I mean coming in with a real low ball quote, so beating you in the project, winning the project, winning your customer, that’s whether you’re in the...

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Have you got a Dickhead Filter?

Written by: Jon Dale | @smallfishcoach Hey there, Jon here! I’m going to talk to you about the problem today of having to do quotes that you don’t win. I know it’s frustrating,lots of project tradies and lots of builders. Tell me if it pisses you off when you do all...

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Vehicle Signage – What does yours say about you?

Written by: Jon Dale | @smallfishcoach Your vehicle and it’s signage says a lot about your business. It’s often the first impression your customers have of you – it drives around representing your business all day long. And it sends very clear and specific messages about your business. Are you sure you’re...

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Employees or Independent Contractors?

Written by: Jon Dale | @smallfishcoach This is a complicated issue, isn’t it? If you’re afraid of work drying up (as most of us are) then hiring your guys as independent contractors instead of employees can feel like a good way to protect yourself from having to pay wages or redundancy...

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Fake Tradies and Conmen spoiling it for you good guys

Written by: Jon Dale | @smallfishcoach I saw this article in the Byron Bay Echo ( advising homeowners that conmen and fake tradies are active in the area. This stuff comes round every once in a while. Left over bitumen from the highway or some other rubbish. It makes me think how...

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