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FREE guide – 10 common objections we all hear from clients

Are you sick of hearing the same old objections from clients? As business coaches who’ve worked with multiple businesses across many different industries, we can promise you one thing: you’re not alone. And when we say you’re not alone, we really mean it. As in, regardless of the industry you’re competing in or your experience…

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6 ways to save one hour each day

If you’re a regular reader, you would’ve read our blog about time being your most valuable asset in business. Why? Here’s the thing about time… however you look at things, we all have 24 hours in one day. No more, no less.  As entrepreneurs and business owners, we love pushing boundaries and working according to…

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10 inspirational quotes to help you through tough days

Tough days – we all have them. As business owners and entrepreneurs, we’re very emotionally connected to what we do. This means that a setback can really knock us about. We’ve asked each team member here at Shockwave to put forward their favourite quotes that they use to pick them up when they’re feeling down.…

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Health check: are you looking after yourself?

As business owners, we tend to push the boundaries when it comes to our own health and wellbeing. Burnout is a real risk for entrepreneurs and trust us, nothing could be worse for both you personally and your business. It’s common for most of us to experience burnout at some point in time and anyone…

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5 essential lessons in business

Life as an entrepreneur can be tough and we all tend to follow the same patterns. We start off incredibly excited, work harder than we ever have and before you know it, a couple of years have gone by. In time, we see business owners taking on more and more and as the pressure mounts,…

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Why you need to banish that task list

What’s the last thing you do before you clock off for the day? For so many business owners we’ve worked with, it’s preparing themselves a list of tasks they need to complete for the following day. Of course, everyone works differently but generally, compiling this task list is either the last or first thing people…

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5 essential lessons in business

Life as an entrepreneur can be tough and we all tend to follow the same patterns. We start off incredibly excited, work harder than we ever have and before you know it, a couple of years have gone by. In time, we see business owners taking on more and more and as the pressure mounts,…

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5 easy ways to reclaim your business dreams

Here’s a question for you: how did you sleep last night? Hmm, were you tossing and turning after waking up at 3am, struggling against your racing mind to get back to sleep? Are you reading this right now, wondering how we know this? No, the team here at ShockWave doesn’t have a special Magic 8…

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How to find the right people for your business

Any good leader understands how vital hiring and retaining the right staff is. At the end of the day, your team are the heart and soul of your business. They’re the people you should be able to lean on when you need a hand. They also need to be reliable enough so that you don’t…

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3 reasons you struggled to get out of bed this morning

There’s a rather strange assumption people make about owning and running your own business. Remember when you first told your friends and family members you’re going to start your own business? Aside from any instantly negative people, we bet you got a heap of comments about how it would be great to just do whatever…

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