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...

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...

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...

Retirement options and what to think about

Terry Sage of Trades Coaching New Zealand outlines some of the options to consider when thinking about your retirement years. We...

Get motivated and have a better year than last year

Right, so here’s all the usual stuff you’re told in order to brighten up your new year of business. • Update your business plan —...

Moderation and timing needed to save the planet

Terry Sage of Trades Coaching New Zealand, despite risking being placed on a Greenpeace hitlist, points out the downsides to a couple...

Make Mum proud!

So here we are again — a year past, a holiday season eagerly looked forward to and gone so quick, and memories, just memories. And...

Good parenting — it might lead to more tradespeople!

Terry Sage of Trades Coaching New Zealand argues that good parenting could be the key to solving the shortage of tradespeople in...

The satisfaction of business coaching

The profession of business coaching is, for the most part, one of the most satisfying ways to spend your working day. Yes, you have to...

Planning for unexpected health problems is essential

Terry Sage of Trades Coaching New Zealand reminds trade-based business owners that it’s essential to have plans in place should you become...