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…

10 People in Your Recession Business War Cabinet

Good Recession Presentation #7 01.05.2020 This week: “DON’T PANIC” As your business approaches the end of the “Emergency Response” phase, and begins Planning for the future, it’s time to restructure your “Recession War Cabinet”. Who are the 5 Key Relationships every business owner needs? Who are the 5 New Relationships you want to start introducing?…

How do I improve Cash Flow in a Recession?

Good Recession Presentation #6 24.04.2020 Can we trust the Coronavirus Numbers we’re being given? (And if not, what does that mean?) If Cash is King, how can I improve my Cash Flow right now and ongoing? (With Case Studies for #Tradies, #Accountants, #Resorts, #SaaS and more.) This is the sixth of our regular, standalone, pandemic…

When will the Coronarius Recession End?

Good Recession Presentation #5 17.04.2020 “When will the Coronavirus Recession End?” See the chapter guide below, or watch the whole presentation as we ask (and answer): When will your business move from ‘Respond’ to ‘Recovery Plan’? When will the Recession End? When will the Economy ‘bottom out’, allowing you to execute your plan for maximum…

IN THE MEDIA: What difference your book makes in the world

Source: Non Fiction Authors Association On the publication of The Start-up Business Guide, I was asked by the Non Fiction Authors Association (along with others) “What difference do you hope to make in the world with your books?” Clearly those of us who write and publish books do so because we believe they can add…

Good Recession Presentation #4 09.04.2020

“Leaders Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway.” This is the fourth of our regular pandemic recession reality videos, hosted by international business advisor Jacob Aldridge: Welcome 00:00 Meditation 00:35 Economic Snapshot 04:17 How to Respond Priorities for NEXT week 06:12 Review the Previous Priorities – Are you up to date? 07:00 How to Respond…

IN THE MEDIA: Crooning and Grooving in Virginia

Source: Slate I’m not much of a ‘Dear Abby’ fan, but Slate‘s ‘Care and Feeding’ column seemed like the perfect place to ask a critical parenting question of mine! As the father of a newborn daughter, I’m loving all the opportunities to lullaby her to sleep. However, I didn’t see the point in learning a…