PORTFOLIO ENTREPRENEUR + INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COACH

Welcome to JacobAldridge.com. As an international business advisor since 2006, I provide bespoke strategic solutions to privately-owned companies with 12 - 96 employees.

You have proven your business can work, but can still feel stuck turning ambition into reality. You have a growing team, but ultimately you are still responsible for all 28 areas of your business.

You don't have time or budget for 28 different experts to tell you what to do. You need one person you can trust, to show you how everything is connected and where you will uniquely achieve the best return on your business investment.

That one person is me. Let's chat - it costs nothing to start a relationship.

PORTFOLIO ENTREPRENEUR + INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ADVISOR

Welcome to JacobAldridge.com. As an international business advisor since 2006, I provide bespoke strategic solutions to privately-owned companies with 12 - 96 employees.

You have proven your business can work, but can still feel stuck turning ambition into reality. You have a growing team, but ultimately you are still responsible for all 28 areas of your business.

You don't have time or budget for 28 different experts to tell you what to do. You need one person you can trust, to show you how everything is connected and where you will uniquely achieve the best return on your business investment.

That one person is me. Let's chat - it costs nothing to start a relationship.

ABOUT ME

Business advisor, Professional speaker, published author, world-traveller, TV-show host, podcaster, Guinness World Record holder, amazing father and loving husband.

I live an outrageous life, by helping others to do the same.

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I'm the smart and quirky business guy
who wants to to improve your life.

HOW COACHING WORKS

Pure business coaching is a waste of money.

Today, the term "business coach" just means "generic, unqualified consultant". Would you prefer something different?

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From Recession experience to a Comprehensive Business Methodology, I'm the different you need.

IN MY WORLD RELATIONSHIPS ARE FREE

Whether you want to Start-up, Scale-up, Step-up, or Sell-up, let's chat!

QUIRKY BUSINESS BLOG

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Your Photo is Your Brand: Overlooked Marketing Opportunities (2 of 3)

On a side note, I was in Hong Kong last week with the CEO of Shirlaws in Asia. He handed over his business card in a meeting, and had exactly the positive reaction I wrote about in the first of this short series of marketing articles. I suspect we’ll be doing a lot more business…

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The Big Picture shows a Colourful Future

This post originally appeared on Shirlaws Online. It was written in 2007, when I was much newer to the world of business coaching. I’m re-publishing it for posterity, and because I’m amazed at how much I’ve changed in those 7 years. I must have been about fourteen when I got sick of having my pens…

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Your Business Card: Overlooked Marketing Opportunities (1 of 3)

If you give me your business card, I will do one of two things with it: convert the data it contains to an electronic record, or add it to a pile in my office (and use DuckDuckGo to find your contact details if I ever need them again). This treatment of the business card as…

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The 3 most popular articles I ever wrote

I’ve been writing for a long time, and on business specific topics for at least the past ten years. For a variety of reasons, I’ve only recently built this central repository – but that doesn’t mean my history is completely hidden on the web. Indeed, there are 3 articles of mine that have been read,…

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Business-Coaching-Team

4 Characteristics of Great Business Coaches

Having been a business coach since 2006, I’m often asked by business owners and potential coaches to define what makes a business coach or a business coaching company great. In my observation and experience, great business coaching that delivers great business results will excel in four characteristics. 1. Business Business coaches need to understand and…

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The Big Break my Career Needed: Stanley Kubrick Died

Let me explain… One of Kubrick’s best films is ‘A Clockwork Orange’, but given the huge backlash it received on its original cinematic release (much sexualised violence – I think in making an important point, but I understand others won’t feel that) he requested that it never be re-released. The distributors / rights holders honoured that…

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Why I’m Anti-Daylight Saving Time – With Research Links and a Compromise

I see Daylight Saving is back for its annual recurring discussion. I never liked in living with it (in NSW as a kid, and London as an adult) – I struggle with sleep enough as it is, so anything that disrupts my body clock mucks me about, even though I’d probably notice it less these…

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SHAMELESS PRAISE

Some business people share "endorsements", "testimonials", or "what people are saying". Me? I'm shameless - I love being praised, and I love sharing the love.

If you want to know what awesome looks like, read on...

“The value that Jacob added to our business is twofold. He lives the bigger game bringing a strong strategic perspective together with the ability to build process and structure to support the implementation of the strategy. Secondly his energy – he is always happy, always sees the positive and always happy to get his sleeves rolled up and get stuck in. He is a real asset to any business that has a passion to grow and make a difference.”

Juliet Turnbull,
2to3days.com

“Jacob’s energy is boundless and his coaching capability immense. He is also a man of many talents. He was instrumental in devising and introducing our new newsletter across the business which has now touched several hundred of my clients and enabled me to connect with new friends. I value Jacob for the positive difference he has made for my business.”

Jim Henderson, Management Consultant,
Harrison James Partnership

“Jacob’s business insights and experiences are world-class. Great facilitator and invaluable as a coach.”

Jenny Vandyke, Principal Consultant, 
Zumbara Consulting

“His motivation and dedication are second to none and his personal and communication skills are really superb. I would recommend Jacob to anyone who wants to have absolute confidence that things – and the right things – will get done; and have a good time doing it.
Our only complaints remain his choice of jokes and ties.”

John Rosling, CEO, 
Contexis