The 3 Types of Recession and How to See Them Coming

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. The thing with recessions is that we go from The Great Gatesby to The Big Short in a very short space of time. So quickly that most business owners…

Why I Loathe the BHAG

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. If you have a documented BHAG as part of your business plan, then your business plan is probably doing more damage than good in your organisation. Maybe you’ll get…

Don’t Lose your Sh!t (The Practical Guide to Asset Protection)

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. I always love welcoming new expert presenters, and I LOVE this week’s video from Carrie Payne, part of the businessDEPOT Legal team. We’ve talked accounting on Blackboard Fridays in…

How to Prepare, Run, and Coach an Annual Strategy Day

Great Strategy Days for small business have long been a passion of mine – done well, they start your year with focus and momentum and pay enormous dividends. Of course, most businesses do them poorly (as I wrote about in 2015) – or almost as bad, not at all, preferring to leave strategy and engagement…

Which Type of Joint Venture is Right for You?

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. The famed 20th Century poet Vanilla Ice taught us all to Stop, Collaborate, and Listen. Wonderfully, this is a conversation I find myself having more and more often –…

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

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. It’s easy to have the nice conversations in business – sit around over sandwiches and share all The Good. It’s also sometimes too easy for cliques within a business…

What’s the Difference Between Coaching, Mentoring and Managing?

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…

The Fast Way to Win More Clients

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…

Are you Living Your Ideal Week?

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. OK, sure, your ideal week probably involves breakfast every morning at Hotel La Darsena, overlooking Lake Como in northern Italy. [LINK TO https://www.ladarsena.it/] In an operational, not visionary, context…