Is this a Dead Cat Bounce?

Every Friday I prepare an Economic Snapshot – to track the Recession, pinpoint the Recovery, and help you make better decisions in your business. Subscribe here for updates by email. Welcome to the economic snapshot for Friday the 29th of May 2020. Is this a Dead Cat Bounce / Bull Trap, or signs of an…

IN THE MEDIA: #FOMO104

Source: The Irish Sun ARE you struggling to find the motivation to continue your binge-watching efforts? For the first and hopefully only time in your life, those hours spent streaming Tiger King will be helping to save lives. So this week we spoke with Jacob Aldridge. As a bonafide binge-watching expert, we asked him for…

Economic Update May 22, 2020

Every Friday I prepare an Economic Snapshot – to track the Recession, pinpoint the Recovery, and help you make better decisions in your business. Subscribe here for updates by email. Coronavirus LIVE Cases, Deaths, Change since Last Week Stockmarket Levels for FTSE, Dow Jones, ASX 200 and comparisons to the Peak and Previous Recession Low…

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…

Don't waste a good recession

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…