Entries by Kelly Murphy

The Invisible Workload

I saw a post recently talking about this idea of the ‘invisible workload’ – the weight of having to think about & plan everything. This is referred to as the invisible workload because even if you’re not the one doing everything, you might be the one THINKING about all the things, and making all the […]

The #1 Thing Getting In The Way Of Success

Imagine you want to grow a tree. First you plant the seed. Then you spend time tending to the seed – giving it what it needs to grow. Every day that you tend to the seed it grows – a little bit at a time. You may not see the growth in the moment but […]

EP 22 | Building A High-Performing Team with Tina Forsyth

In this episode, we talk with Tina Forsyth, a leadership coach for online CEOs who want to build a high-performing team, and is also the founder of the International Association of Online Business Managers — the home of the Certified OBM® Training. We talk about how Tina transitioned from working with clients helping them in […]

How to Afford the Help you Need

When it comes to hiring team members one of the biggest questions that comes up is: “How can I afford the help I need?” It almost always will feel like a stretch when you are hiring – whether it’s your first VA or an OBM to run your business. You can look at hiring one […]

The First 90 Days with your OBM

Success guide for the first 90 days with your new OBM An OBM is your success partner as you work towards your next level of growth, getting you out of the day-to-day running of your business and working with the team to turn your goals into reality.  Your OBM is here to help you build […]

The Management Trap

Yes, it’s important to hire. Yes, it’s important to delegate. Yes, team makes all things possible. BUT there is something that many business owners aren’t prepared for when they start hiring. The management trap. Let’s first dig in and define what management is. Management is about planning – taking a goal and turning it into […]

4 Questions to Ask Yourself When you are Too Busy

“Help me! I’m too busy and something needs to change…” I get it. Being ‘too busy’ isn’t sustainable and doesn’t serve you or your clients. It may even be getting in the way of you growing your business.  The good news? It’s fixable, so grab your to-do list and ask yourself the following questions. Question […]