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,...

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...

Trades coaching — what we actually do within a client’s construction business

By Terry Sage   Here it is — Part three of this epic trilogy of articles! Part one in June dealt with why tradies need a...

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...

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...

Surround yourself with the ‘vehicles’ to help facilitate change

A “new year, a new dawn” — just some poetic line from a song that made some guy rich. But it has a ring of...

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...

Paperwork — don’t hide it in a file!

Welcome to what I hope will be an ongoing feature in Building Today. Why do I hope it will be ongoing? Well, it’s good for...

What’s in a name?

  There are no penguins in the column this month, the reason being the editor called me before the last magazine went to print and...