IN THE MEDIA: I was on FM104 Radio in Dublin, Ireland

This Man Spent 60 Hours Watching Movies Back To Back Source: The Room on FM104 Imagine my surprise to receive an email from the team behind Dublin’s top-rating evening radio program ‘The Room’. In the Coronavirus Lockdown world, they’ve been talking a LOT about binge-watching everyone’s favourite shows on Netflix et al … and it…

How does a Recession Typically Progress

How does a Recession Typically Progress? How is the Coronavirus Recession Different?

Good Recession Presentation #9 15.05.2020 Since this week’s final feature-length presentation ended up also being our longest yet, I am presenting it here in sections. How does a Typical Recession Progress? How is the Coronavirus Recession Different? What does that mean in practice for your Business? Plus, as always, our Weekly Economic Snapshot and Welcome…

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Should I use Late Fees to manage cash flow in my business?

Like this? There’s more like it in my latest book The Start-up Business Guide. Most small business owners feel somewhat at effect of the market and their customers when it comes to pricing and payment terms. As a result, cash flow struggles are almost universal even when the company is profitable. As we move into…

IN THE MEDIA: Teaching Business in Pakistan

Source: Daily Times, Pakistan “Books on entrepreneurship are not easy to write and those which are already in the market are not easy to read due their typical language which instigate boredom but The Start-up Business Guide: 50 First Steps Every Successful Founder Completes in their First Year is written in vivid language that it…

When this is over, I’m going to…

Good Recession Presentation #8 08.05.2020 This week: Every industry sector is experiencing the Coronavirus Recession differently, so how do you find those Industry Peers or Mentors that can help give you relevant perspective? Plus, as always, our Weekly Economic Snapshot and Welcome Meditation This is the eighth of our regular, standalone, pandemic recession videos, hosted…

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The Business of Love [Archive]

Originally published on the Shirlaws Business Coaching Blog, 2007-2010. I recently got married (which explains my lack of recent blog posts), and I can attest that everything you have heard about wedding pricing is absolutely correct. Since I write for a website with the tag ‘Love Business’  I thought I would share with you what I…

10 People in Your Recession Business War Cabinet

Good Recession Presentation #7 01.05.2020 This week: “DON’T PANIC” As your business approaches the end of the “Emergency Response” phase, and begins Planning for the future, it’s time to restructure your “Recession War Cabinet”. Who are the 5 Key Relationships every business owner needs? Who are the 5 New Relationships you want to start introducing?…

How do I improve Cash Flow in a Recession?

Good Recession Presentation #6 24.04.2020 Can we trust the Coronavirus Numbers we’re being given? (And if not, what does that mean?) If Cash is King, how can I improve my Cash Flow right now and ongoing? (With Case Studies for #Tradies, #Accountants, #Resorts, #SaaS and more.) This is the sixth of our regular, standalone, pandemic…

When will the Coronarius Recession End?

Good Recession Presentation #5 17.04.2020 “When will the Coronavirus Recession End?” See the chapter guide below, or watch the whole presentation as we ask (and answer): When will your business move from ‘Respond’ to ‘Recovery Plan’? When will the Recession End? When will the Economy ‘bottom out’, allowing you to execute your plan for maximum…