Where did that year go?

Here we are in December, so we can officially talk about Christmas now. If you are thinking “he’s lost the plot — we’ve been talking...

The ‘saviours of our industry’ — what will work for them?

By Terry Sage, Trades Coaching New Zealand   They say don’t start a discussion with an apology — it’s neither polite nor good business etiquette. Sorry, I...

Anyone out there with unquestionable business morals?

Are there any gentlemen with unquestionable morals left within the business world? One would certainly hope so, with a large scattering of ladies too, I...

BCITO TV advertising — it’s a miracle!

By Terry Sage, Trades Coaching New Zealand   Who said miracles never happen, or dreams don’t come true? Somebody even said nobody reads my hard thought...

Schedule a weekly ‘ON hour’, and watch the income increase and the stress decrease

I am half listening to the news on Monday evening — channel one, if you are wondering — and they talk about the space...

Is this what you really want to do for the next 20 years?

So the holidays are now a distant memory — and the next ones feel like a decade away, so no point even entering that...

The tale of a franchisor and a budding franchisee

I want to tell you a tale. Unfortunately, it’s not a unique tale as I have seen it over and over again. What gets my...

Company growth — make sure the whole team is on board

Several of our larger clients have incorporated advisory boards that meet three or four times a year. These boards are made up of the shareholders,...

Communication the key in any partnership

Terry Sage of Trades Coaching New Zealand says communicating between partners about anything, big or small, is vital for the success of...

Crunching the numbers on retirement

Last month I mentioned I would fill you in on some scary, maybe unwelcome or possibly head in the sand, don’t want to think...