The #3Drifters Grand Tour

DATELINE: Santorini, Greece I’m writing this post from the Cycladian island of Santorini, sitting on a balcony where I can see the bottomless blue Agean Sea on both sides of this narrow land and admiring the volcano which is slowly reforming in the middle of the caldera. The eruption that tore apart this island around…

Webinar Presentation Jacob Aldridge

Who's Your Business Geek? [ARCHIVE]

Originally published on the Shirlaws Business Coaching Blog, 2007-2010 . You’ve employed a CTO. There’s a dedicated IT function, and better still an outsourced IT team on contract to provide regular maintenance and proactive support. But have you got a Business Geek you can talk to? If the answer is ‘No’, you’re probably already asking…

The 20 Best Business Coaches in Brisbane Australia 2019/20

A comprehensive introduction to the 20 Best Business Coaches in Brisbane Australia by International Business Coach Jacob Aldridge

Monthly Update July 2019

Dateline: Amsterdam With all the good intent to publish these monthly updates asap at the start of each new month … well, you’ll excuse me if life, clients, and invoicing often take priority. Still, I appreciate you reading them and your feedback. Last month’s post is here; next month’s will be here. Family It’s going…

Jacob Aldridge international business advisor

Top 3 Lessons from NSA: Influence 2019

Immediately scales fell from my eyes, and I could see… Growing up, my father proffered plenty of advice, some of it actually useful. The most valuable suggestion he ever gave me was simple: You are who you hang with. I suppose it’s a corollary of the aphorism that each person is an average of the…

Webinar Presentation Jacob Aldridge

Spark – The Introduction Post [ARCHIVE]

Originally published on the Shirlaws Business Coaching Blog, 2007-2010. Spark, n. a momentary flash of light, merriment expressed by a brightness, a small but noticeable trace of some quality that might become stronger.  Welcome, to a global audience from Queensland, Australia, and welcome to what is my first foray into the business blogosphere. I’m tempted,…

Monthly Update June 2019

Wow. Shit’s getting real folks… For the first time since I started my coaching practice in 2006, I am now fully operating under my own Brand. #BrandJacob. This is not to take anything away from Shirlaws Group (2006-2016), Real Estate Grow (which rolled into #RealReach, where I am a shareholder and Editor-in-Chief), or businessDEPOT (where…

Work with Jacob Aldridge

An Important Update from Jacob Aldridge and businessDEPOT

After nearly 3 years, my time internal to businessDEPOT will come to an end this Friday. As an advisor, I help clients define and achieve their ambitions. Their commercial objectives. Their cultural aims. Their wildest personal dreams. And it wouldn’t be practicing what I preach if I wasn’t going the same thing (with the help of…

Monthly Update May 2019

As the year approaches its mid-way pivot, so too I prepare for a change in direction. While the June 2019 update will be more comprehensive, the details for changes to my business structure and focus are becoming clearer now. I’m massively excited for what that means for my work, my clients, and my family. Last…