Participants at a Group Coaching Workshop

How to Establish Your Advisory Board (and how much it costs)

I’m writing this guide in June 2020 – in the middle of the Coronavirus Recession. You may have seen my general videos addressing: How to build your Recession War Cabinet during the Response Phase of a RecessionHow to evolve your Advisory Board into the Plan Phase of a Recession Now it’s time to get specific:…

Complete “How To Guide” for Business Strategy with 35 – 120 Employees

Welcome to The Complete How To Guide for Business Strategy as a Mid-Tier Organisation with 35-120 Staff. Creating a Strategic Planning ‘System’ at your size business is different to smaller (2-12 or 12-35 staff) or larger (120+ people) businesses. In this Guide: Learn how to do it yourself Download our guides and templates Upskill with…

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 templates Upskill with short, specific videos Make…

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…

Guinness World Record Certificate

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…