IN THE MEDIA: More Business Plan Questions

Source: Brisbane Times. Most business advisors and business coaches recommend drawing up a business plan, but many SME owners opt to go without. “A business plan would have slowed us down,” Eve John says. “It just seemed a little bit too rigid.” Jacob Aldridge is an international Shirlaws business coach, and has one simple piece…

IN THE MEDIA: Innovating your Real Estate Business

Source: Stepps.com We have clearly moved beyond talking (complaining?) about the GFC. Yet the remnants of those years are still lingering, even as property values grow and agencies start to ramp up their agent numbers. So what’s it been like for businesses emerging from the recession over the last couple of years? Click here to…

Business Beliefs and Where to Invest (Shirlaws Conference Blog)

Enjoy this post from the 2014 Shirlaws Australia Conference. The 2015 Shirlaws Conference is now open for registration – join me and 200 fellow CEOs and business owners for 2 days of power learning, October 7-9. Click here for information and registration. 5 Best Investments for your business in 2015 https://t.co/a9bjYRlZ3N Australia’s #ShirCC14 ends. See…

Walking the Plank (Shirlaws Conference Blog)

Enjoy this post from the 2014 Shirlaws Australia Conference. The 2015 Shirlaws Conference is now open for registration – join me and 200 fellow CEOs and business owners for 2 days of power learning, October 7-9. Click here for information and registration. What’s blocking your business? Penultimate #Shirlaws Conference blog: Walking the Plank https://t.co/a2jXQkuqSJ #shircc14…

How my Urban Legend was Debunked on Snopes.com

Ten years ago today, on October 28 2004, I surprised even myself by ticking off what I thought would be a much longer term aspiration: creating an urban legend of sufficient worth that the esteemed Snopes.com team would debunk it. You can see the original entry on Snopes here. And the legend is thus: I’m not one…

Let’s Play a Game of Business Fire and Ice (Shirlaws Conference Blog)

Enjoy this post from the 2014 Shirlaws Australia Conference. The 2015 Shirlaws Conference is now open for registration – join me and 200 fellow CEOs and business owners for 2 days of power learning, October 7-9. Click here for information and registration. Growing your business: A game of fire and ice (and black holes) https://t.co/q8JptBslsp…

3 Blockages to Creativity (Shirlaws Conference Blog)

Enjoy this post from the 2014 Shirlaws Australia Conference. The 2015 Shirlaws Conference is now open for registration – join me and 200 fellow CEOs and business owners for 2 days of power learning, October 7-9. Click here for information and registration. @creativityhall shares the 3 key blockages to creativity in business https://t.co/IWn4QUWUCn #Shirlaws #shircc14…

Black Holes and No Man’s Land in Business (Shirlaws Conference Blog)

Enjoy this post from the 2014 Shirlaws Australia Conference. You might also enjoy the expanded version, focusing on busting through $1 million and packed with links for more business growth. Black Holes & No Man’s Land in Business. Your sticking points (and solutions) are known https://t.co/jdGPiCaqAd #shircc14 — Jacob Aldridge (@jacobaldridge) October 22, 2014 Today…

What’s Your Number? (Shirlaws Conference Blog)

Enjoy this post from the 2014 Shirlaws Australia Conference. The 2015 Shirlaws Conference is now open for registration – join me and 200 fellow CEOs and business owners for 2 days of power learning, October 7-9. Click here for information and registration. What’s your Number? Every business owner needs this valuation information https://t.co/bER76d3Jkt #Shirlaws #shircc14…