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The greening of business

Companies large and small are embracing new green practices, because reducing energy consumption makes good economic sense in addition to being environmentally responsible. Going green can lower energy and tax bills, enhance marketing campaigns and bolster a company's public image.

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Plan for disasters before they strike

The recent spate of damaging hurricanes is a stern reminder of how suddenly disasters can strike businesses and devastate communities. While your business may not be located in an area prone to hurricanes, you could still be vulnerable to other kinds of natural and man-made disasters such as fire, tornadoes, earth...

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Creating an equitable compensation structure

Deciding how to compensate your employees and, if you have partners, how to structure pay between them equitably is a topic of interest for our business owner clients. In this article I’ll touch on some of the important criteria from the EMyth perspective, helping you understand this critical component of your com...

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7 signs that your business is in trouble

When navigating through dangerous waters a wise captain keeps an eye on certain signs. The shape and size of certain waves, the color of the water at critical points, the presence of rocks or sandbars, things that can be difficult to spot for the untrained eye. The truly wise captain knows these signs because he o...

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Growing a debt-free business

Venture capital, business loans, and lines of credit: all this and more exists for businesses that need to grow, to purchase equipment and inventory, or expand their facilities. Much of the initial growth for small businesses is funded on borrowed money. It’s the way things are done. But it comes at a cost.

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Creating your company and brand story

Imagine that you're considering a remodeling project to turn your dining room into a sun room. You ask several remodeling companies to come to your house to discuss the project and give you an estimate. You show each of them the space you have to work with and ask them to tell you what possibilities they see in th...

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EMyth answers your questions

This week we're dipping into the Ask EMyth mailbag to have an EMyth Business Coach answer a few of your questions. Thanks to everybody who submitted questions, and keep them coming. We love to hear from you.

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Creating a sensory experience

Creating a positive customer experience involves more than just delivering your product and service "on time, exactly as promised." At every point of contact with your customers — at every "touch point" — your business must be engineered to create positive associations and expectations of gratification. Indeed, th...

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Don't forget the training

Training is an ongoing, routine part of business. It's not something done once when a new hire is brought on. It's a process of employee development that will help in the creation of a world-class organization.

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Change is inevitable. How are you preparing for it?

As the old saying goes, "The only constant is change." Nothing drives this point home more clearly than the devastation in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma. The hurricanes' devastation affected thousands of businesses whose buildings were destroyed by the wind or ruined by the flood waters, or w...

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