EP93: How To Ruin Your Business In 5 Simple Steps

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Episode 93: How To Ruin Your Business In 5 Simple Steps

We’re always focusing on how we can improve our businesses.

And in doing so we look towards all the tips and knowledge we’ve received down the line.

But today we’re switching it up.

In striving to be the best, it’s easily to lose track of the fundamentals.

And just like in the trades, if you ignore the fundamentals your work will be no good.

But there’s a catch. I find that quite often these sorts of lists are obvious.

You get the classic “Step 1: Do good work”.

And you read it thinking, I can’t believe some journalist is getting paid to write this garbage.

So I’ve decided to base my list on things which I see trades business owners do ALL the time.

And the reason they do it is because nobody is saying you shouldn’t.

You might even find you’re guilty of a few yourself.


  • Learn which attitudes let down trades businesses
  • Uncover why popular beliefs of business owners can get them into serious trouble
  • Put yourself mentally above the competition and outgrow them
  • Reflect on your current leadership and ownership style and see if it is best for the business and for your pocket


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