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Understanding the Role of an Online Business Manager: An Interview with Tressa

As someone who’s been functioning in the role of an online business manager (OBM) for a decade now, I’m acutely aware that there are people who don’t quite understand what I do. Some people think I’m a fancy virtual assistant (VA), some people think I’m a project...

Need to Sort Out Your Business Systems and Processes? Start Here.

When you’re building your business, there are so many things that need to be done — and that includes tasks that we don’t like, don’t want to do or simply find challenging. These tasks are often in the form of creating various business systems and processes that are...

Why Business Systems Make Everything Easier

Your business has a lot of moving parts, so being organized and having business systems is mission critical for ensuring everything runs smoothly. As an OBM, one of the most common things I help clients with are their systems and processes. Why? Business systems help...

How to Uplevel Your Overall Business Performance

Just because you’re always busy doesn’t mean you’re productive. Feeling like you’re always hustling but never getting everything done can quickly lead to business burnout, which can have a big impact on your business performance.  When you started your business,...

What is an Online Business Manager and Do You Need One? Here’s What an OBM Can Do for You

You’re running a business, it’s well past time to get some help,  and it seems like every time you mention it people are telling you to hire an online business manager. But what is an online business manager anyway? Aren’t they expensive? Don’t they do the same...

Becoming the Visionary Leader You Were Meant to Be

As the actual day-to-day demands of running a business increase over time, it can be challenging to focus on being the kind of visionary leader you want to be. While your business is working, you’re profitable, and things are going relatively well, you have the...

How To Build a Strong Foundation So You Can Stop Feeling Like “My Team Sucks Up All My Time”

One of the most common objections to utilizing a team is the belief that having a team is going to suck up all your time. This can be true in many cases, but if you take the time to build a strong foundation with your team, it can be avoided. There are three common...

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Leveraging Strategic Planning in Your Business

Leveraging Strategic Planning in Your Business

As an online business manager, a common question I get is “What does strategic planning actually mean?”. It’s a broad question, and the answer will depend on what exactly you’re planning.  Strategic planning looks slightly different in every business, but it’s...

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Unpack It: 10 Ways to Improve Business Efficiency

Unpack It: 10 Ways to Improve Business Efficiency

As an online business manager, one of the key functions of my role is to help my clients find ways to improve business efficiency. Whether it’s documenting things their team does every day or outlining processes for my clients’ content creation, there are so many...

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Setting Business Boundaries to Save Your Sanity

Setting Business Boundaries to Save Your Sanity

One of the biggest challenges when you run a business based on providing  services is ensuring you have strong business boundaries. When your whole business is built upon being of service to others, it’s really easy for the lines to get blurry and to find yourself...

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Why Now is the Time to Document Business Processes

Why Now is the Time to Document Business Processes

One of the most common questions I get from solopreneurs is whether it makes sense to document business processes before they're ready to hand them off. The answer is always a resounding yes! There are far more reasons to document business processes than simply...

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Rebel’s Guide to Business Systems

Rebel’s Guide to Business Systems

As an integrator, I work with a lot of creative entrepreneurs who would classify themselves as rebels. The irony of those rebellious tendencies is never lost on us when it comes to the business systems they know they desperately need and yet do everything they can to...

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