Category: Business Tips

(El) Nino can be really frustrating for builders

As business owners, we rely on information to make decisions about our business.  With good data, we have a better chance of making better decisions.  With good data, we can create a report for the ATO (for example) with confidence… Read More

There is always a right and a wrong way to get a job done


The video ( see link below) shows a guy standing on top of a three storey wall, demolishing the wall with a sledge hammer. Guts..? Stupidity..? Workplace culture, necessity, maybe so, but it is only a matter of time until someone get seriously hurt, and then he’s not earning anything anymore (except with a tin cup).

Don’t be a Schmuck Builder. Use these Builder Tips

The 3 rules to live by…
A “schmuck” builder ignores or is blinded to the core reason for tendering on any job. The core reason to quote or tender for a job is to generate revenue to (1) cover all the jobs costs, (2) contribute to a share of the business overheads and (3) deliver a respectable profit to the business.