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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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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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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KPI Co-Founder Glen Carlson

I was recently asked to list 5 skills I think are critical for every business owner, and which are often under-appreciated by those starting their entrepreneurial journey. These originally featured on the Australian Online Courses website. There are definitely some specific skills that distinguish successful small business owners from those who work hard but struggle…

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Source: Stepps Making sense of client loyalty research for use in real estate can be tricky – so let me save you the effort. A fundamental difficulty in transferring key learnings from other industries is confusion about what sales actually means. For a bank, a product sale is fairly obvious – it covers everything from a credit…

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Source: Health Wellness Revolution by Kylie Bevan We moved to London in the middle of the global financial crisis. Our primary context was the opportunities that created to travel, and we certainly made the most of that opportunity (in 2012, for example, we visited 25 different countries). On a business front, I took my business…

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Source: Short Press by Lakshmi Singh Going to back to school doesn’t quite mean what it meant a few years ago. “You need personalised guidance, not general skills, to ensure your business grows,” says international business coach Jacob Aldridge. “I see university degrees and MBAs as ideal for…” Read the whole article here.

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Which is more of a tool: A consultant or a coach?

Source: Elite Agent Magazine by Jo-Anne Oliveri ALPPPS presenter and #REALREACH Co-Founder Jacob Aldridge said that disruption is set to change our industry, and principals and property managers must understand what they can do about it. Fortunately, principals have the opportunity to respond by… Read the whole article here. I really enjoyed the opportunity to…

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