Do you need a tweak or a change?

You feel like something is missing from your business model /current offering and are wondering if it's time for a change. Maybe you've been doing what you do for a while now and are (secretly) bored and want to up level. Maybe things are pretty good but you know that...

read more

It’s a crowded marketplace online these days (3 strategies)

The upheaval of the past couple of years has brought A LOT of people into the online business world. There are folks who were forced online due to layoffs or business shutdowns. Those who have had to change their schedules and lifestyle to accommodate for taking care...

read more

The invisible workload

I saw a post over the holidays talking about the invisible workload of the holiday season and the weight of having to think about & plan everything... getting gifts, coordinating family dinners, putting decorations up, putting decorations away and taking care of...

read more


I find perfectionism to be an interesting thing. On one hand it's about excellence - we want to do great work. We want to create amazing results for our clients. We want to bring our best to any situation. These are all good things to strive for in business. But...

read more

My favorite strategic planning questions

Here's some of my favorite questions to ask when we are doing strategic planning work - whether it's with clients or within my own biz. Q1 - Why? This one word is my favorite question of all time and I use it often. You have some amazing ideas of what you want to...

read more

Making money from your zone of genius

Once you've landed on what your zone of genius work is, the next step is to decide how 'translate' it into your business offerings. What is the best business model for you to leverage your zone of genius and make a great income? One of the biggest mistakes that folks...

read more

Feeling trapped in your zone of excellence?

One of my favorite concepts comes from the book The Big Leap by Gay Hendricks. In the book he talks about how our activities in the world show up in four main 'zones': Zone of Incompetence. Zone of Competence. Zone of Excellence. Zone of Genius. The first two zones...

read more

When is enough enough?

I'm about to head into day 2 of our annual OBM Live conference - exclusive to members of our Certified OBM community. Our theme this year is the inner game - and how if we don't take care of our inner game then we will struggle to see results in our outer game. We are...

read more

Strategy or Mindset – what matters more?

We need both strategy & mindset to be successful in business: Strategy is the outer game of success - what is the best way to accomplish our business goals? How are we going to get from A to B to C? It's the tactical, practical side of things. Mindset is the inner...

read more

How Scalable is your Business?

Take our 5-minute Assessment to find out if your business is ready for the next stage of growth (and if not, what is missing…)