Finding the opportunity in your frustration (trends)

Every year I do a trends call for the folks in our Certified OBM® Association where we look at the 'state of the online world' and what it means for us as OBMs and business owners. And frankly, some of the trends this year don't feel so good. There is a lot of...

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This post really got under my skin

I saw someone post recently on Facebook how they had been disappointed many times last year trying to work with various service providers who were promising things they couldn't actually do, were late on delivering or were flat out disappearing on them. That wasn't...

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My experiment in micro-niching (and how it’s going)

I've offered many different things over the years, alongside the Certified OBM® program which has been a mainstay since 2009. CEO Business School, Best Team Ever Intensive, Automate your Profit Membership, Call to Lead Retreats, 6-Figure Agency, Hire Up, Elevate Inner...

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Setting your Measures of Success

If you've ever said to yourself "I'm not sure if this is working" or "How do I know if this person is doing a good job?" chances are you haven't set clear measures of success. This might sound funny to say - but it's a common experience for business owners (myself...

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Misconceptions about freedom in business

There are two competing views about freedom. On one end is the soloprenuer - the person who does all the work themselves. If they don't show up work doesn't get done. On the other end is the owner who has structured a business that runs and grows without them. They...

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What were you doing 10 years ago? (my story)

During my morning scroll of Facebook the other day I came across a post that asked this question: "What were you doing 10 years ago?" I paused for a moment and realized - it was 10 years ago that I decided to divorce my husband, and we officially separated in June of...

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