Monthly Update January 2019

Reintroducing a classic blog trope… This was a regular update I used to blog, through 2016 when I left Shirlaws business coaching to set up Real Estate Grow (what eventually became #RealReach). It was an opportunity for me to share progress towards the Personal Vision I had redesigned at the start of that year. The…

The 6 Drivers of an Entrepreneurial Vision

The 6 Drivers of an Entrepreneurial Vision. In Blackboard Fridays Episode 113, Jacob talks about Commercial Vision. 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. Undoubtedly, my favourite Blackboard Friday episodes are the two we created on…

Where Has All My Cash Gone?

Where Has All My Cash Gone? In Blackboard Fridays Episode 112, Jacob talks about Business Financials. 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 a lament heard all around the business world, and a common refrain…

The Necessity of a Counter-Cyclical Recession Response

The Necessity of a Counter-Cyclical Recession Response. In Blackboard Fridays Episode 111, Jacob talks about Growth Planning. 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. Are we in a Recession yet? After all, there’s plenty of good…

IN THE MEDIA: What’s the Difference between Coaching and Consulting?

Source: Coaching Life Magazine by Jacob Aldridge When I started my career in 2006, I had to explain to people what ‘business coaching’ was. Now, I have to explain how I’m different from the dozen shonky business coaches they’ve met at networking breakfasts. I do this by telling them I’m a business coach who doesn’t…

How do I Hire Someone without the Cash Flow to Support Them?

How do I Hire Someone without the Cash Flow to Support Them? In Blackboard Fridays Episode 110, Jacob talks about Growth Planning. 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. This is a fantastic viewer question! And…

How, exactly, does a coaching conversation create change?

How, exactly, does a coaching conversation create change? In Blackboard Fridays Episode 109, Jacob talks about Leadership. 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. We’ve talked before about how coaching is a necessary skill for today’s…

The 3 Types of Recession and How to See Them Coming

The 3 Types of Recession and How to See Them Coming. In Blackboard Fridays Episode 108, Jacob talks about Growth Planning. 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…

Why I Loathe the BHAG

Why I Loathe the BHAG. In Blackboard Fridays Episode 107, Jacob talks about Growth Planning and Commercial Vision. 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…