Monthly Update October 2019

For a change, I’ll keep this one brief. (You can read last month’s update here; next month’s here.) Family We are now (at the end of October, 2019) three months in to our European travels with our (now) 7 month old daughter. Importantly, we are now at the end of the main trip which also…

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The Big Picture Shows a Colourful Future [ARCHIVE]

Originally published on the Shirlaws Business Coaching Blog, 2007-2010. I must have been about fourteen when I got sick of having my pens stolen out of my schoolbag, and started carrying them around in my top (read: geek) pocket. What started as function quickly evolved to my own version of style, and it didn’t take…

Monthly Update September 2019

Maybe I should be writing October’s already? (You can read last month’s update here; next month’s here.) Family If you’re just joining in, my beautiful wife and I took our (then) 4 month old daughter ‘on the road’ in August. She spent the whole of September outside of Australia, turning 6 months old on the…

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Are You Failing by Doing the Right Thing? [ARCHIVE]

Originally published on the Shirlaws Business Coaching Blog, 2007-2010. I’m a big fan of the TV show House (that’s House M.D. for my US cousins). There was a great line on the show a few weeks ago, surprisingly not directed at the main character, about the difference between “saving patient lives” and “doing the right thing”. In other words, sometimes in a…

Monthly Update August 2019

Welcome to August’s monthly update, a month in which we visited 7 countries as a working, travelling, family. How did we survive? (You can read last month’s update here; And next month’s update here.) Family July was a taster, but August was when we took this show on the road. Flash has her first long…

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…

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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…

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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…