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...

Awards — make the most of them!

  Let’s talk awards this month as this is a topical subject. We have just had the House of the Year awards which I had...

Could you work with a business coach?

By Terry Sage, Trades Coaching New Zealand   There’s a regular question I get asked after somebody enquires about what I do for a living. So I...

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 importance of real time financial reports

The word “financials” is a word that covers a multitude of sins normally associated with money and, in most cases, is left up to...

Preparing your business for the rebound

Over the next four, six or eight weeks (who really knows) your focus will be on managing your business and getting it...

Putting up with the ‘brown whiffy stuff’

I’m not one for name dropping or flaunting the circles in which I mix, but I had a personal invitation to the best seats...

Inventing more minutes — it’s not going to happen

So, 25% of the year has gone already. One of the big retail chains was advertising a winter sale on the box last week,...

Debt recovery: Carefully weigh up all the options

By Terry Sage, Trades Coaching New Zealand   Here’s a topic that has popped its ugly head up twice in the past few weeks, so I...

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...