Introducing Blackboard Fridays for Business Owners

Don’t have time to read? Sign up at www.blackboardfridays.com.au now! As every business owner knows, the benefits in being surrounded by a great team are enormous – it’s the reason we choose to employ people and grow, allowing us to do what we do best in helping our clients. Part of my decision last year…

Context and the 5 Whys

Need this implemented into your business? Talk to the international business advisor who can do exactly that – Contact Jacob, Learn More, or Subscribe for Updates.  WHO IS JACOB ALDRIDGE, BUSINESS COACH?  “The smart and quirky advisor who gets sh!t done in business.” Back independent since 2019.  Since April 2006, I’ve been an international business advisor providing bespoke solutions for privately-owned businesses…

All I Want for Christmas … and My Birthday!

I’m no Scrooge, but I am a little bit cheap when it comes to birthdays and Christmas. It’s the reciprocal thing… My logic around presents is that you and I will probably give about equally – if I spend $50 on you, it probably means you’ll spend $50 on me. Money being the fungible thing…

Speedbumps, Hurdles and Brick Walls

Need this implemented into your business? Talk to the international business advisor who can do exactly that – Contact Jacob, Learn More, or Subscribe for Updates.  WHO IS JACOB ALDRIDGE, BUSINESS COACH?  “The smart and quirky advisor who gets sh!t done in business.” Back independent since 2019.  Since April 2006, I’ve been an international business advisor providing bespoke solutions for privately-owned businesses…

Introducing the Business Lifecycle

Need this implemented into your business? Talk to the international business advisor who can do exactly that – Contact Jacob, Learn More, or Subscribe for Updates.  WHO IS JACOB ALDRIDGE, BUSINESS COACH?  “The smart and quirky advisor who gets sh!t done in business.” Back independent since 2019.  Since April 2006, I’ve been an international business advisor providing bespoke solutions for privately-owned businesses…

Merging my business with businessDEPOT

I’m excited to share that I’m merging my strategic consultancy with the Australian accounting and advisory company businessDEPOT, and taking on the role as Director of Advisory. A business advisor is only as strong as the team they have around them – I’ve long held that a strong team is one of the essential characteristics…

My Electoral College Vote Prediction Map

Updating my US Election Prediction

Here’s the latest, highly accurate forecast from the guy who predicted Donald Trump would drop out before February. The website 2016 Presidential Campaign Predictions is doing an admirable job of tracking pundit predictions, and then holding them accountable for (largely) completely missing the mark. The rise of the 24 hour news cycle – and the…

IN THE MEDIA: Tips For Improving Client Loyalty In Real Estate

Source: Stepps Making sense of client loyalty research for use in real estate can be tricky – so let me save you the effort. A fundamental difficulty in transferring key learnings from other industries is confusion about what sales actually means. For a bank, a product sale is fairly obvious – it covers everything from a credit…

IN THE MEDIA: Relocation Recap

Source: Health Wellness Revolution by Kylie Bevan We moved to London in the middle of the global financial crisis. Our primary context was the opportunities that created to travel, and we certainly made the most of that opportunity (in 2012, for example, we visited 25 different countries). On a business front, I took my business…