Business Mistakes That Break MY OBM Heart

“It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.” – Winston Churchill   Between clients, staff, colleagues, fellow students and group members in my masterminds, I talk with a lot of business owners. I see some of the same mistakes over…

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Are you leaving your success up to luck, or are you making plans and making it happen? Success doesn’t happen by accident. Sure, luck is great, but luck is something you can create. Wouldn’t it be nice to feel confident about your success instead of feeling like it’s out of your control? I see too…

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Does Your Business Spark Joy? How to Create a Business You Love

Unless you live on a desert island with no internet or Netflix (and if so, can I visit you?), you’ve probably seen, or at least heard of, Tidying Up with Marie Kondo on Netflix. In case you have no idea what I’m talking about, Marie Kondo is a professional organizer and the author of The…

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I love choosing a word of the year. Intentions and resolutions are great, but I find it really helpful to have a word or phrase on which to focus for the entire year, guiding everything I do.  

In Part 1, I shared my last phrase of the year and how it helped me step more fully into my business.  

Now let’s kick off 2019! 

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I see it time and time again. Business owners want to see their businesses grow and reach their full potential, and why shouldn’t they? I see so many talented people kicking ass in their industries, but their businesses still struggle. Frankly, I resisted this for quite a while in my own business. One reason is…

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How-to-Get-Back-on-Track-When-You-Didn’t-Meet-Your-Business-Goals

So.

You set a business goal and you didn’t make it.

You had a vision, you made a plan (or maybe you didn’t), you set a deadline (or not), and that deadline came and went. But you didn’t hit your target.

Been there, done that! It happens to everyone.

There are only two directions to go when you’ve dropped the ball on a goal:

You can beat yourself up about it.
You can keep moving forward.
So how do you get up and dust yourself off after a failure? How do you figure out where to go next when your big goals didn’t pan out?

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Most of us could benefit from some sort of accountability when it comes to reaching our goals. It’s a rare person who stays productive with zero nudging or accountability from anyone or anything. There are lots of different ways to create accountability, and it’s important to pick an accountability system that works for you. Sometimes a…

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Some people can keep themselves in line when it comes to getting stuff done and reaching their goals, but others need some sort of accountability system. This can look different for everyone! Some do best with a group to keep them accountable while others prefer a good friend, a coach, or a business partner. There are also those who do just fine with visual accountability like a planner or checklist. It’s important to create a system that works for you, as long as you have some way to hold yourself accountable.

Here’s why accountability so important.

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The end of 2017 is fast approaching! Have you reached your goals for this year yet? If not, there’s still time, and it’s never too early to begin thinking about your 2018 goals. One of my favorite tools for setting and achieving goals is a planner. In fact, I love planners so much that I’ve…

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