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The Tradie Business School gives you the skills to run your business like a business owner instead of spending your days chasing your tail. Run by trade-industry experts, we understand the challenges you’re facing and know how to get your business working more smoothly and profitably.

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The Tradie Business School gives you the skills to run your business like a business owner instead of spending your days chasing your tail. Run by trade-industry experts, we understand the challenges you’re facing and know how to get your business working more smoothly and profitably.

    High-Performance Team: How to Create Them In Your Trades Business

    High-Performance Team: How to Create Them In Your Trades Business

    You want to be hitting more targets as your trades business grows. To make it possible, you need to have a high-performing team.. 


    But how will you know if you’re setting your employees up for success? Where should you base their performance to determine whether they deserve to be incentivised or not? 


    Today, let me share the key metrics that will guide you in creating high-performance teams in your trades business. I also discuss how constant performance management conversations help motivate your employees to deliver the best they can. 


    Click the play button now and start building that dream team you’re looking for! 





    Discussion Points:

    0:00 Introduction

    0:47 What is an activity-based metric?

    1:16 Activity-based metrics vs. outcome-based metrics

    2:18 Let your team take full control over the results 

    3:50 The metric that sets your team up for success

    4:11 Initiate real-time performance management conversations

     

    Resources:
    Visit the Tradie Business School website (https://tradiebusinessschool.com/) 
    Join us on our FREE Facebook Group (Tradies & General Contractors Global)

     

    Books mentioned in the episode: 
    The Path to Freedom by Barry Williame Magliarditi (https://www.pathtofreedom.com.au/free-book-1) 





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    • 6 min
    The Secret to Getting More Clients For Your Trades Business

    The Secret to Getting More Clients For Your Trades Business

    It’s a great asset if you’re getting lots of clients in your trades business right now. But what can you do to improve and make it even better? 

    Most tradies believe they don’t need to advertise either because they are receiving too many referrals or making the assumption that customers will keep flowing through their doors. 

    The truth is there are always peaks and troughs in business, and just surviving is not staying or sustainable.

    That’s why in this episode, I discuss why you should invest in marketing and how to gather meaningful data from your clients and customers, which you can use for your marketing initiatives. 

    Want to keep bringing new leads for your trades business? Then, click the play button now! 





    Discussion Points:

    0:00 Introduction

    1:30 Common marketing myths among trades business owners 

    2:08 Your customers’ needs and wants may shift 

    3:22 The benefit you could be missing in marketing 

    4:01 Understanding your customers’ and clients’ language

    5:04 How to gather and record meaningful data from your clients 





    Resources:
    Visit the Tradie Business School website (https://tradiebusinessschool.com/) 
    Join us on our FREE Facebook Group (Tradies & General Contractors Global)





    Books mentioned in the episode: 
    The Path to Freedom by Barry Williame Magliarditi (https://www.pathtofreedom.com.au/free-book-1) 





    You can also connect with us on Linkedin. For more podcast episodes, visit our website at https://tradiebusinessschool.com/ or subscribe to The Tradie Business School on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts.

     

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    • 7 min
    3 Ways To Overcome Self-Doubt in Growing A Trades Business

    3 Ways To Overcome Self-Doubt in Growing A Trades Business

    Have you ever thought of doing something to grow your trades business and instead of action you delay it because you’re not ready or fearful about the outcome?

    One of the biggest mistakes that many business owners make is waiting for confidence to arrive before taking action. It is often rooted in self-doubt, especially when trying something new.

    As business owners, we want to be safe. Listening only to self-doubt will stop us from moving our trades business forwards. 

    There are three simple ways to find confidence, and I will share how you can get to each stage so you can overcome self-doubt once and for all. 

    Achieve newfound confidence by hitting the play button now! 






    Discussion Points:

    0:00 Introduction

    1:38 Myths about confidence 

    3:09 Your inner voice is often a voice of doubt 

    4:00 Take action despite the fear or doubt 

    5:45 Developing competence to be confident  

    6:37 Small steps lead you to your growth 






    Resources:
    Visit the Tradie Business School website (https://tradiebusinessschool.com/) 
    Join us on our FREE Facebook Group (Tradies & General Contractors Global)





    Books mentioned in the episode: 
    The Path to Freedom by Barry Williame Magliarditi (https://www.pathtofreedom.com.au/free-book-1) 





    You can also connect with us on Linkedin. For more podcast episodes, visit our website at https://tradiebusinessschool.com/ or subscribe to The Tradie Business School on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts.

     

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    • 7 min
    Masterminds and Mentorships: How To Access Insane Talent

    Masterminds and Mentorships: How To Access Insane Talent

    Joining mentorship programs and masterminds is one best way to change how you grow and fast-track the success of your trades business.

    Talking to a business coach or like-minded individuals helps in hitting our goals faster. Yet, there are times when we feel uncertain whether we will get our money back or the strategies they gave will work for us. 

    So today, we share some key tips and points on finding the perfect mastermind and mentors for you and why investing in these resources is beneficial for you and your trades business. 

    If you’re thinking about creating a mastermind group or jumping into one, then this is the episode you don’t want to miss. Hit the play button now!





    Discussion Points:

    0:00 Introduction

    1:18 What holds people back from investing in masterminds 

    2:15 Benefits of joining masterminds and mentorship sessions 

    3:40 The difference between one-on-one coaching vs. masterminds 

    6:14 How to find the perfect mastermind groups and mentors for you 

    8:54 Getting away from self-sabotage 

    10:08 The level of accountability in masterminds 

    12:17 What to look for when investing in a coach or a mastermind





    Resources:
    Visit the Tradie Business School website (https://tradiebusinessschool.com/) 
    Join us on our FREE Facebook Group (Tradies & General Contractors Global)





    Books mentioned in the episode: 
    The Path to Freedom by Barry Williame Magliarditi (https://www.pathtofreedom.com.au/free-book-1) 





    You can also connect with us on Linkedin. For more podcast episodes, visit our website at https://tradiebusinessschool.com/ or subscribe to The Tradie Business School on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts.





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    • 15 min
    3 Reasons Why Your Staff Are Leaving You

    3 Reasons Why Your Staff Are Leaving You

    Many people are beginning to move and shift as we come out of long lockdowns and transition to the new normal—and this includes the resignation of your employees. 

    When your staff or subcontractor suddenly decides to leave, it can cause pressure in your trades business, especially with jobs that have been booked out in advance. 

    There are many reasons why this happens, but today, I will share the top three factors influencing your staff’s and subbies’ decision to leave. I also discuss some helpful ways to improve your relationship with your employees and create a healthy culture for them. 

    Want to gear up and start afresh with your team for the year 2022? Click the play button now!

     

    Discussion Points:

    0:00 Introduction

    1:23 The effects of employee resignation 

    2:04 Your staff want something more out of their career 

    3:01 Keep your line of communication open with your team   

    5:14 The business lacks in setting plans and goals 

    6:30 Bringing a great deal of certainty to your team 

    9:06 Do staff really leave for ‘more money'? 

    10:17 Get clear and spend time knowing your numbers 

    11:14 Give positive recognition and validation to your staff 

    12:01 Create a healthy culture and environment within your organisation 





    Resources:
    Visit the Tradie Business School website (https://tradiebusinessschool.com/) 
    Join us on our FREE Facebook Group (Tradies & General Contractors Global)

     

    Books mentioned in the episode: 
    The Path to Freedom by Barry Williame Magliarditi (https://www.pathtofreedom.com.au/free-book-1) 

     

     

    You can also connect with us on Linkedin. For more podcast episodes, visit our website at https://tradiebusinessschool.com/ or subscribe to The Tradie Business School on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts.

     

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    • 14 min
    The Tradies Debt Collection Process

    The Tradies Debt Collection Process

    Are you having a hard time chasing long overdue invoices? 


    Collecting debts is something that most tradies don't enjoy doing. It feels like your hassling people, wasting time, and can even trigger other emotions and mostly, it ends in disputes or you having to write off the money as a loss.


    What can you do to receive payments without experiencing these issues? 


    The debt collection strategy we share in this episode shows step-by-step how to get your clients to pay preventing outstandings and debtors. 


    Let's roadmap your way to that smooth, hassle-free, and successful payment. Click the play button now! 





    Discussion Points:

    0:00 Introduction

    1:17 Common scenarios in collecting debts 

    2:36 Mistake that most tradies make when collecting debts 

    3:10 What is a front-end loaded process?

    4:11 Making a favorable payment agreement with your clients 

    6:31 Organise a clear and concise record-keeping system 

    8:49 The proper way of issuing invoices to clients 

    12:19 How implementing the debt collection process removes emotions 





    Resources:
    Visit the Tradie Business School website (https://tradiebusinessschool.com/) 
    Join us on our FREE Facebook Group (Tradies & General Contractors Global)

     

    Books mentioned in the episode: 
    The Path to Freedom by Barry Williame Magliarditi (https://www.pathtofreedom.com.au/free-book-1) 





    You can also connect with us on Linkedin. For more podcast episodes, visit our website at https://tradiebusinessschool.com/ or subscribe to The Tradie Business School on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts.

     

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    • 13 min

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