Level 2

Bootcamp

Available to those who pass the New Recruit level.

Business Boot Camp is the second level in the Tradie Business Accelerator program and is 3 months in duration. It is designed to be the awakening you need, to snap into shape, your understanding of what it takes to be successful in business. Each month, we focus on a single critical topic and explore it in depth, to ensure you and you business get the full value of both the learnings and implemention requirements. This level focuses on the key distinctions between being self employed and a true business owner. We explore your sales, profitability, hourly rates, quoting, cash flow, processes, budgeting and performance. This month will change your business understanding and abilities forever.

Stoke or Steer

Introduced by Travis Reading, Nextpond and Edward & Rebecca Plant, Institute for Couples in Business.

We focus on the key distinctions between being self employed and a true business owner, with exploration exercises and calculations to uncover the true potential of your business, in real numbers. We also look at the principles behind systemisation and processes for your business.

  • Private Group Live Implementer Support
  • Video guided exercises
  • Moderate activities
  • Monthly group Q & A webinar

 

To Stoke or Steer (your business)

Introduction Video – The power of the “Stoke or Steer” metaphor 30 minutes
1. Video – Self Employed Vs. Business Owner 15 minutes
     Activity – Where are you self employed or a business owner
2. Video – The Inefficiency Gap & The Truth About Profit  15 minutes
     Activity – Identify your waste and distractions
3. Video – Understanding Opportunity Costs 15 minutes
     Activity – Identify your opportunity costs and how to make it pay
4. Video – Business Systemisation & Your Key Processes 15 minutes
     Activity – Identifying where you most need processes
5. Video – Self Employed Tradies Ready for Change 15 minutes
     Activity – Create your action plan for change
Monthly Q & A Webinar, Live with Experts

The Count

Introduced by Matthew Jones, Cube Performance and Bill Petrovski, Hall Chadwick

We go deep on education and exercises relating to sales, profitability, hourly rates, quoting, cash flow and performance budgeting. Even for the novice in business financials, this month will change your business understanding and abilities forever.

  • Private Group Live Implementer Support
  • Video guided exercises
  • Moderate activities
  • Monthly group Q & A webinar

 

The Count, mastering your business financials 

Introduction Video – The Essential Financial Overview 30 minutes
1. Video – Understanding Your Profit & Loss Report 15 minutes
     Activity – Adjust and improve your profit & loss reporting
2. Video – The “ABC 123” Secret to Tradie Business Success 15 minutes
     Activity – Complete your ABC’s and identify your 123’s
3. Video –  Calculating Your “Real Hourly Rate”  15 minutes
     Activity – Complete your hourly rate analysis and calculation
4. Video –  Cash Flow is the Fuel for Business 15 minutes
     Activity – Complete your cash flow planning
5. Video –  Setting Performance Targets 15 minutes
     Activity – Prepare a forward performance budget as your target
Monthly Q & A Webinar, Live with Experts

Market King

Introduced by Matt Jones, Tradie Web Guys and Peter Cox (Coxey), Leading for Growth

Her we focus on marketing,  your niche, your ideal customers, how to attract them and how to measure your return on marketing investment. You are given the foundations of marketing education, specific to a trades business, to understand what really works.

  • Private Group Live Implementer Support
  • Video guided exercises
  • Moderate activities
  • Monthly group Q & A webinar

 

Market King, Business Marketing Essentials

Introduction Video – What a Market King looks like 30 minutes
1. Video – Marketing Essentials for a Tradie Business 15 minutes
     Activity – Establishing your marketing channels
2. Video – The “Meat and 3 Veg” Strategy 15 minutes
     Activity – Identify your primary and secondary activities
3. Video –  Payback for the Punter (Marketing ROI) 15 minutes
     Activity – Establish your measurements for marketing ROI
4. Video –  Leadership for your Customers 15 minutes
     Activity – Your customer leadership strategy
Monthly Q & A Webinar, Live with Experts
Assessment – Your Boot Camp Debrief & Review

Summary