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5 Feb, 2015
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All tradies are the same - right? You do a good job for a good price. Many tradies make the mistake of attempting to stand for everything when they first get started. They want to do everything well and they want to be all things to all people. They want to be known for having the highest qua...
20 Jan, 2015
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Having a Plan is the only way to turn your BIG IDEAS into reality? We hear the following question all the time: “Do I really need a Plan?” The short answer is YES. Running your business and/or introducing new ideas, products, services without a plan is like driving your car at night w...
4 Jan, 2015
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Ask yourself these questions: How much profit do you want to make over the next 12 months? What are your expenses that you need to forecast for the next 12 months to deliver that profit? What are the actual hours you forecast to be charged out per employee? What is the productivity of each...
4 Jan, 2015
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Many tradies often make the mistake of attempting to stand for everything. They want to be all things to all people. The problem is when you attempt to be known for everything you don’t become known for anything. When you are not known for 'anything' it is guaranteed you will be competing on ...
6 Nov, 2014
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Things are going along well right now, you've got more work than you know what to do with up until Christmas. You are looking forward to a summer break and getting away with the family! Consider this: Given most of January is spent holidaying and February is generally slow to kick off, have you gi...
6 Nov, 2014
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Matt was asked recently to provide his expertise to write a regular column titled ‘SMART BUSINESS’ for the great tradie mag 'What Tradies Want'. Read Matt's first column: SMART BUSINESS - YOUR SCOREBOARD
6 Nov, 2014
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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Another reason to celebrate the Rabbitohs long awaited win was that Matt worked closely with Michael Maguire (South Sydney Rabbitohs NRL Head Coach) throughout 2014 implementing our Elite Performance Framework. To win the NRL Premiership the Rabbitohs needed to i...
2 Jun, 2014
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For the 7 years I operated my plumbing business during the 1990’s I always asked the following questions: 1. Am I actually making money? I am working hard on a lot of jobs but still no money in the bank at the end of the year! 2. What should my charge out rate be? Am I charging enough today t...
19 May, 2014
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Hello & welcome to Cube Tradie Consulting (formerly Jones Consulting Group) Since 2007, we have assisted over 1,000 trade business owners to gain Clarity & Control of their businesses to ultimately provide Profit & Lifestyle! As well as working directly with business owners, Cube T...