About The M.F.B Podcast

Mick & Claire Olinik are a dynamic couple that have been together for 12 years - being married for 10 of them. Mick has been a business owner and an Internet entrepreneur for over 20 years, while Claire started her professional career in teaching before diving headfirst into entrepreneurship.  Mick has written several books on tech and business, while Claire is a classically trained soprano, recently performing with her elite choral group, Canticum Novum, at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Mick & Claire reside in Traverse City, Michigan with their two intelligent, funny, charming and rambunctious young sons.

The M.F.B Newsletter



To Curl or Not To Curl

November 26, 2018

Are you comfortable with the status quo? Or do you need to transform your life into something you actually like? Mick and Claire use today’s episode to reflect on how transformation happens to everyone. You need to figure out how to translate that…

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Lessons Learned from Muppet Babies (Emotional Maturity) EP 06

October 15, 2018

The dynamics of life have never been like it is today. There can be too much going on at the same time in this fast-paced life that we live in. But have we thought about how we react or respond to certain things? Giving this a thought, Mick and Claire…

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The Family (Religion, Divorce and Dealing with In-laws) EP 05

October 12, 2018

What matters and what doesn’t within your family? What relationships come first and which need to be “edited” to make sure the important ones are kept strong? Who you are is deeply shaped by your environment and your family. This episode breaks…

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Review of the Warrior Women Event in Laguna Beach, CA – EP 04

October 11, 2018

On the Marriage Family Business podcast today Mick and Claire dive into the experience of “Warrior” and how its changed both of their lives significantly. They also discuss finding what’s important in their individual lives, and how to help…

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The Marriage EP 03

October 10, 2018

What are you building your relationships on? What do you find important within your relationship with your spouse?  Marriage, the first pillar of the Marriage Family Business podcast, is what Mick and Claire truly believe to be the core component…

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Being Clear About Your WHY EP 02

October 9, 2018

What’s your WHY? Yeah sure, you may say ‘I do it for my kids’ or ‘I do it for my spouse’, well, that’s all good but there is one problem — that’s really general, and doesn’t envoke the emotion that you need behind your WHY. On this…

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The Beginning Patron Day EP 01

October 8, 2018

On this first ever episode of the Marriage Family Business podcast, Mick and Claire lay down the foundational truths, key questions, and hilarious backstory that lead to the formation of their marriage, family, business and of course this podcast….

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