Once you’ve made the decision to work on your business instead of just in your business you’ll be brimming with excitement. It’s extremely empowering to make the decision to take action and build a company that fulfills your entrepreneurial vision. You might also feel slightly overwhelmed, especially if—up until n...
A few weeks back, an engaging and lovely video about the EMyth Approach to business was released on YouTube by Epipheo. It’s called How to Be an Entrepreneur.
Systems are the solution, right? We’ve all heard this before, and even EMyth has promulgated this partial truth. But somewhere in all of us is a sense that something deeper must be present to make systemization come alive and create a business – not a bureaucracy. If you believe systems are going to save you, thin...
What’s the purpose of your business?
Harvard Business School professor and acclaimed author, Clayton M. Christenson, recently detailed in a co-authored article that nearly 90% of new products sent to market fail. This is an astoundingly high number considering the amount of time, money, and energy that goes into researching, designing, and marketing ...
Do you consistently look for creative ways to stay in touch with your prospective clients, or do you only contact them when you are trying to close business?
Managing a business requires that you are comfortable holding responsibility and reporting to an authority – the two always go together. Even if you are your own boss, you are still responsible to an authority: your bank, your shareholders, your integrity. Frequently, individuals start businesses because they can...
If you listened to NPR's Marketplace this week you might have heard an interesting story: micro-lending–the practice that has spread like wildfire in the developing world–is getting its start in the US. For a small business owner struggling in these tough times, a small loan can make a big difference.
The Small Business Informer website carried the announcement of the 2007 National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE)'s 'E-Myth Entrepreneur of the Year' award. E-Myth Worldwide established this annual award at NACCE to recognize the entrepreneurial spirit in action.
You need to get into your customers’ heads.
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is an efficient way to improve the 'findability' of your business website. Proper use of a few HTML elements and sensible formatting of content can raise your site's position in web search results.
In today's episode of the EMyth Insight Podcast, we discuss the relationship that most business owners have with money.
When EMyth was founded almost 30 years ago, it was based on a single underlying principal:
The word accountability often resonates with business owners and managers, and strikes fear in employees if they hear about how management wants to hold them more accountable. What is this behemoth called accountability?
Strategic Work: One step at a time In the first part of this series, we talked about the important topic of Time Management and we provided some tips on how to organize your time so that you can begin the strategic thinking that is so vital to the success of your business.
Congratulations! You’ve hired a new employee.
Recruiting and hiring are pivotal moments when your business is truly relational. You have the opportunity to communicate your vision to the potential candidates that help you build this vision into a reality. The more clear you are on your vision and the results you want from the position, the easier it is to rec...