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…

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

Don’t Lose your Sh!t (The Practical Guide to Asset Protection). In Blackboard Fridays Episode 106, Jacob talks about Legals. 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…

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?

Which Type of Joint Venture is Right for You? In Blackboard Fridays, Jacob talks about Legals and 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 famed 20th Century poet Vanilla Ice taught us all…