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IN THE MEDIA: Win Sales Now

Source: The Win Sales Now Podcast It’s always great to speak with people who ‘get’ the world of business in the same relaxed, fun, and abundant way that I (and my clients) view it. Doubly enjoyable when it doubles as a podcast or video conversation. As was the case when I sat down recently to…

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IN THE MEDIA: Coronavirus Claims Another Victim

Source: Yahoo! Finance Don’t worry, the victim wasn’t me (at least at the time of the interview!). Nor was it the breakfast client of mine who was among the first in Australia to contract the COVID-19 Coronavirus (thankfully, without passing it to anyone else, including me!). “The coronavirus has already seen Australia’s restaurant sector take…

Why Your Careers Sucks in Your 20s

I hang out in a lot of #FinancialIndependence and #EarlyRetirement communities online, since the former (though not the latter) remains a key part of our family’s vision. One common trope is people in their 20s who want to retire as early as possible. Mostly, that’s youthful naivety. They don’t want to retire into anything specific…

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IN THE MEDIA: How I earn 6 Figures Online (and how you can too)

Source: eBiz Facts This interview was the culmination of three awesome choices I have made in my life! 1) Regular readers of my Monthly Updates will know how open I am sharing my income, equity, business wins and challenges. ‘Transparency’ is one of my core values after all. 2) My focus in recent years, and…

IN THE MEDIA: How to Invest Your Law Firm’s Time Correctly

Source: Lawyers Weekly by Jerome Doraisamy The most important resource that a boutique law firm has is the time of its team members. Wasting productivity is a sure-fire way to stall success, argues one professional. Speaking to Lawyers Weekly, international business adviser Jacob Aldridge, who specialises in the legal profession, said he doesn’t believe that…

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After the Gold Rush [ARCHIVE]

Originally published on the Shirlaws Business Coaching Blog, 2007-2010. In my last post I discussed my personal theme for this year, and previously I outlined that the general purpose of my blog is to spark ideas and conversation. Clearly, I appreciate the benefits that come from having a clear ‘one word‘ filter. So what’s the one word for the…

How Do Franking Credits Work in Australia

Sure, you could read a detailed explanation of how Franking Credits work in Australia, written by a Quant using math no-one understands. Or you could read this 2 minute version by me. Let’s say (for simple numbers) that you own 10% of a Company and that Company makes $100,000 profit. The company will pay Corporate…

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My Sports Teams (are the best)

I wonder sometimes why anyone would follow me on Twitter. (Hint: You should.) It seems most Twitter accounts have a clear focus – someone’s business, or their personal life, or a football team and so on. Of course, I’m a Deep Generalist on a mission to make that an exciting life choice for more people.…

How I Set Core Values for my Business (and my Life)

This was sparked by a great discussion led by the #1 Best Selling author Penny Power, author of Business is Personal. I de-merged my advisory practice in 2019, so my business is back being 100% personal with all the advantages that offers. My beautiful wife are I continue to implement the Vision and Business Strategy…