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...

Saying no to new business owners . . .

You have probably just read in the previous pages about an outstanding vehicle — or at least looked at the pictures.   So you are now...

Play the ‘holiday game’, and make some required changes

Terry Sage of Trades Coaching New Zealand says it’s time to play the holiday game — which means four or five days...

Change is good!

I said I would write about ways to generate funds during your retirement, but with your assumed permission I am going to leave that...

The secret to retaining that Christmas cheer? Don’t forget the ‘WOW’ factor!

Oh the joys of the end of year — the time we are “supposed” to be looking forward to. And of course we do,...

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...

Profiling tasks can help you make necessary changes

After last month you should now have a well-penned list of all your daily tasks, jobs or duties — whatever you want to call...

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...

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...

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...