“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…

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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…

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“LOST? Strengthen Your Client, Community, and Advisory Tribe.” This is the third of our regular pandemic recession reality videos, hosted by international business advisor Jacob Aldridge: Welcome 00:00 Meditation 00:45 Economic Snapshot 05:50 The Great Horse Manure Crisis of 1894 10:53 How to Respond NEXT week 19:20 How to Pivot your Product in a Recession…

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Don't waste a good recession

Supporting documents from Webinar 2 Here are the supporting documents from Webinar #2 of the “Don’t Waste a Good Recession” program. The Webinar ran in a Live Facebook Group discussion on Friday 27/03/2020 and related to the week commencing Sunday 29/03/2020. If you find these valuable, please join our Facebook Group (and share with your…

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Novel Corona Virus

Source: Lawyers Weekly The sudden collapse of global share markets, supply chains, and consumer confidence linked to the COVID-19 outbreak risks creating the fastest economic downturn and first Australia recession in three decades. Law firm partners, particularly managing partners and those who own boutique firms, must respond now to reduce their fallout, writes advisor Jacob…

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Jacob Aldridge Don't Waste a Good recession Webinar 1

Here are the supporting documents from Webinar #1 of the “Don’t Waste a Good Recession” program, which was released on 20/03/2020. If you find these valuable, please join our Facebook Group (and share with your friends) at https://www.facebook.com/groups/GoodRecession/ In that group you can re-watch the Live Webinar anytime, and also contribute to the group “Key…

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The Sales hourglass

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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Coronaviru 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…

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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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