Find stories with the tag #growth

Nov 04, 2014 – Bozidar Jovanovic

BLUi primed for growth

It was two years ago when Boz sat down with his wife and mapped out their dreams. They soon realised that if their two girls were to attend a nice school, if they were to own a house, two cars … read more

Apr 16, 2015 – Damian & Jody

Using simPRO to grow two businesses

In the early days Stimson Plumbing are a family owned business based in Dalby, QLD. They've been around for years, becoming Stimson Plumbing as it's known today back in 2003. They service the … read more

May 06, 2015 – Alistair Green

Rock solid platform for growth

With an exit in mind, Gavin Walton, owner of Condamine Electric Company wanted to build the business into a genuine SME. Alistair Green joined the business to look at the business structure. It … read more

Starting from scratch to disrupt the tyre industry

From corporate to the trades The story of Road Runner Mobile Tyres is quite different to the Journey case studies we’ve done before. In fact it's the opposite to that of a tradie-turned-business … read more

Aug 19, 2015 – Bozidar Jovanovic

What to do when all your projects hit pause

Dropping in to see these Journey goers, you never know what news awaits. Matt Harriden for instance has changed his business name (more on that in an upcoming update), Adam Bell was last seen … read more

Jul 05, 2016 – Alistair Green

Electrical incident builds strong team safety culture

Condamine Electric has had to ride the workload roller coaster just as Stimson Plumbing did when the flurry of work brought on by the gas pipeline in the Surat Basin dried up. As a result, … read more

Mar 27, 2017 – Steve Keil

What it takes to support an international network of trade businesses

Steve Keil is the driving force behind the Laser network which supports more than 240 plumbing and electrical contracting businesses across Australia and New Zealand. After several years of … read more

Jun 21, 2017 – Adam Bell

An open letter of phenomenal success

If you’ve been following The Journey for a while you’ve probably already heard of Adam Bell. He was the guy who went from working long, long hours to becoming a triathlete in between fishing … read more

Jul 03, 2017 – Phill Craig

Staff autonomy enabling a speedy process (Pt 1 of 2)

Phill’s been in business for more than 20 years. It was around 10 years ago when he realised he’d like to take the business further. He had big plans but the business model just wasn’t … read more

Sep 06, 2017 – Phill Craig

Phill’s team are united with the business, and the community (Part 2 of 2)

This is the second post in a two-part series following Laser Plumbing Vermont. In this interview we hear how Phil Craig has established a strong team culture which has prepared the company for a … read more