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Mick Slatter shares his inspirational story, from the depths of depression while operating his tradie business in the early 2000’s when he was about to lose his house, to now educating and teaching tradies how to reduce risk within their business.
To be successful in business and in life, Mick discusses the importance of having the right support people in your corner. When we fall, and we all do, it shouldn’t be viewed as a failure, but rather as a learning experience. Mick’s story epitomises this through drawing on his dark times as a source of strength when faced with new challenges moving forward.
Mick provides great tips for how tradies can reduce potential costs while administering contracts, as well as how to deal with unfriendly communication.

There’s loads of tips and insights that will help you save potential blood, sweat, and tears.

If you have questions about what to look out for before starting your business as well as how to   successfully manage contracts then you’ll find the answers in this interview, including:

  • Why it is important to learn from failure?
  • Why you shouldn’t open a business just because you want to escape a boss?
  • How self-awareness was key to overcoming depression?
  • Why just knowing how to do the job isn’t enough?
  • How conversations driven by integrity and information empowers tradies?
  • How managing the ‘GAP’ between reaction and response provides time to think?
  • And plenty more …

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