Did you ever wonder why I set up Tradie Troopers. Well I am going to tell you anyway.
12 September 2018

I have worked and even lived ith A Tradie. I have seen Tradies work all damn day and come home to get straight on their computer and try do quoting until the middle of the night only to get up exhausted in the early morning hours to go out on the tools again. I have seen Tradies get bombarded with countless phone calls while they are trying to work. I have seen you guys juggle jobs, over com [...]

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It’s time to get your shit together
12 September 2018

If you relate to these problems in your business, it’s time for you to get your shit together and give it a real go. Stop procrastinating and start taking the bull by the horns. It’s time for you to change your business and more importantly your [...]

Really getting serious about your business?
12 September 2018

Have you looked at other trade businesses and noticed that they have been set up differently? Are they a company, a trust or a sole trader? What’s the difference anyway? What insurances do you need for each different structure? What registration [...]

What are you in business for?
12 September 2018

I started my first business under unusual circumstances in 1999. I was out to prove a point, that I could be successful in my own right. That was my ultimate goal? But what is success? How do you measure it? As far as I am concerned, success is ac [...]

Are You Feeling Overwhelmed?
21 February 2018

I have a passion for Tradies. I see what you go through, working on the tools all day. Your phone is constantly ringing while you’re trying to get your work done. Constant demands and you ask yourself if this is all worth it.

Then if t [...]

Where the hell has all the money gone?
21 February 2018

We all know that you Tradies invoice whenever you have time!!!! Well, that’s just causing you issues with your cash flow. Then all of a sudden, when shit hits the fan and you have no money, and suppliers accounts are at their limit, that’s [...]

You need protection from your suppliers
21 February 2018

So your main supplier has called you. You’re account needs to come down and they asked for $20K. Do you just out it on your credit card until you have the time to work it out later. You need to get supplies, right? Wrong! You need to know who yo [...]

You and your troops
21 February 2018

Without your troops, you can’t grow your business. You need to organise them, train them, mentor them. You need to be their lieutenant. Are there times when you feel like a failure in their eyes because you can’t get the simple things right wi [...]

Better to use Subbies?
16 February 2018

Is it better to use subbies than have employees? Using subbies means you don’t really need to have workers compensation insurance or even worry about the compliance that comes with having troops right? WRONG! The government isn’t going to make [...]

How to position your weapons of mass destruction
16 February 2018

Running a business isn’t as easy as everyone makes it out to be. People look at you and admire how lucky you are. Luck has shit to do with it – it’s hard work and a lot of stress. But what if I said Tradie Troopers could take most of that away? [...]

Success or Failure
16 February 2018

Do you sometimes wonder how much money you are making? Does your accountant tell you 6-12 months after the end of the financial year? It’s a little too late. You need to know how much money you are making each month. You need to know how much is [...]