Complete “How To Guide” for Business Strategy with 12 – 35 Employees

Welcome to The Complete How To Guide for Business Strategy as an SME with 12-35 Staff. Creating a Strategic Planning ‘System’ at your size business is different to smaller (2-12 staff) or larger (35+) businesses. In this Guide: Learn how to do it yourself Download our guides and templatesUpskill with short, specific videosMake your business…

Complete “How To Guide” for Business Strategy with 2 – 12 Employees

Welcome to The Complete How To Guide for Business Strategy as an SME with 2-12 Staff. Creating a Strategic Planning ‘System’ at your size business is different to the various phases of larger (12+ team member) businesses. In this Guide: Learn how to do it yourself Download our guides and templates Upskill with short, specific…

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Everything I Learned, I Learned from the Movies

In 2019, I was asked to be the closing Keynote speaker for the Happy Lawyer, Happy Life Retreat in Kingscliffe, Australia. The responsibility of the closing Keynote is different from the opening Keynote, and from any of the intervening Presentations or Plenary Sessions. Often you are the only person keeping the whole conference from closing…

Australia Officially Enters the First Recession in 30 Years

Mark Riley (Journalist): Is Australia in recession today? John Frydenburg (Treasurer of Australia): … Yes 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. When even the government says we’re in Recession, you know…

Enjoying Spanish Red Wine and Roast Pork in Salamanca, Spain

Looking Back on 2011 [Archive]

Originally published on the Shirlaws Business Coaching Blog, January 1 2011. If you noticed the heading to this article (“Looking back on 2011”) you probably thought it was a typo – after all, we’ve recently been inundated with newsletters and news articles looking back on 2010. But no, it was no error – we’re actually…

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…