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Rebrand your company – When should you do it?

Rebranding Today I want to talk about why rebranding a business might be a good thing to do in your business. I've got a great example that I'd really love to share with you because,...

How to work out your profit margin

Calculating your profit margin There are many reasons people decide to run their own business and one of the most important is to make profits.  So let’s learn the proper way to work out how...

Reinvesting back into your business?

How much should you reinvest back into your business? This is never an easy question for most business owners that I work with.  Why?  Because they are so business on the tools they’ve never had...

Time management tips for Trades

] Time Management For Tradies Sick of being busy and not getting ahead?  Well join the club. This is a common theme in the construction and technical trades space so I think it’s time to...

Full cost plus work calculation

Calculating and adding your profit margin This is the last video in the three-part series on how to calculate cost plus work.  In the previous two blogs and videos, the different parts of this calculation...

How much to mark up cost plus work

Quoting Jobs With A Specific Profit Margin There are many reasons people decide to run their own business and one of the most important is to make profits.  So let’s learn the proper way to...

How to allow for overheads in cost plus work

Factoring in your overheads Today we’re going to learn about how to allow for overheads when calculating cost plus work.  Knowing how to do this will help keep your business profitable and will ensure all...

How to Calculate Real Wage Costs

The real cost of wages Knowing the real cost of wages to your business is critical for being able to put together accurate quotes that ensure profits for every job. The cost of hiring staff...

The In8 Life Testimonial

I have been working with Hugh at Action Coach Geelong for several years now and Hugh's input, knowledge and ideas have helped our business to expand rapidly and grow profits. Hugh's push to think about...

Otway Precast Testimonial

Precast concrete products for construction. Hi, I'm Tim Reinen. I am the Managing Director of Otway Precast in Cola, Victoria. We manufacture precast concrete products for construction. Precast elements that are of an architectural nature,...

You can always learn more even if you think you’re doing well.

You can always learn more even if you think you’re doing well. After over 11 years of running a successful Graphic / Web Design business with nine staff in two locations (Torquay and Ballarat). A major back injury and some client marketing cut backs...

How much do you pay yourself?

Paying Yourself A Wage As A Business Owner? How much you pay yourself as a business owner will have a remarkable impact on your personal and professional life. Many business owners struggle with the concept...

Working in or on your business?

Working On Your Business Is Valuable I want to talk about how saving a job is costing you a fortune. What I mean by this is if you’re a business owner and you spend a...

4 ways to save on overtime

Paying Overtime? 4 simple tips to save you $2,000 per week like my client. Are you the kind of business owner that thinks just because you are busy it is worth working overtime to ‘get...