Category Archives: Open Book Management

Talking Business With the People You Are in Business With

It seems that every time I turn on the TV, log into Facebook or hear someone talk about what’s happening in their world, I ask myself, “What the hell is going on?”   Uncertainty seems chronic, instability permanent, and disruption all too common. I often have to remind myself to focus on the opportunities just to […]

Begin with the Right Leadership: Stop Working IN Your Business and Start Working ON Your Business

The end of 2021 will mark my 27th year in the landscaping business. I’m not too sure if it is or isn’t funny how time flies!  From the days of trying to keep the wolf away from the door while trying to figure out what I was going to do with my life, to the […]

With every set of hands I get a free brain! – OBM from an employee’s perspective

Oh, boy…is it that time again? It feels like I just posted an article last month, and already I am a few months behind on delivering this one! A problem, right?  Well, yes, I did break my own personal deadline and now that I’m on it I hope I can redeem myself!  But to do […]