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Our top blogs of 2022

Let’s be honest. It’s been another challenging year for the owners and operators of small businesses. You’ve had to find a new normal as Covid restrictions eased. The prices of goods and services you depend on to operate have shot up, often cutting into already thin margins. Your employees are looking to you for r...

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EMyth Team

take a break from your small business, taking time off for the holidays

Work-Life Balance

6 min read

4 benefits of taking time off during the holidays

n less than two years, we’ve seen such incredible shifts in workforce trends that the traditional model of five days in the office seems like a thing of the past. And among the conversations of how, where and when to work, the theme of a shorter work week is slowly becoming louder. Recent studies on a four-day wor...

Remy Gervais - EMyth

Remy Gervais

employee accountability

Managing Employees

4 min read

5 steps to an employee accountability plan that really works

As an entrepreneur, nothing can be more frustrating than inconsistent results. You can have high revenue one month, directly followed by low revenue the next without clear indicators for why. If every peak you hit is followed by a dramatic drop, the resources you spend climbing to the next peak cancel out the wins...

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EMyth Team

business owner writing down new years goals

Business Growth

5 min read

The 3-step plan for growing your business in the new year

Change is everywhere—pandemic, inflation, interest rate hikes, social unrest—and the examples are obvious because they're happening to all of us, all at once. Underneath all this shared experience is the realization that even when things start to seem more “normal,” there’s still plenty of change impacting us. Sma...

Jayne Speich - EMyth

Jayne Speich


Manage your cash flow to increase profit

In small businesses, it’s not uncommon to accrue millions of dollars in revenue each year without actually producing any meaningful cash flow. You may very well know how frustrating it can be to show profit on your income statement, but not have money in the bank. One part of this issue is a fundamental misunderst...

Tricia Huebner - EMyth

Tricia Huebner

maximize sales conversations

Maximize your sales conversions not by closing but by opening

You might be frustrated—or even frightened—by the economic changes that are currently impacting nearly every business and family. The truth is that economic cycles are a reality of life. So what adjustments can you make to protect the health of your business given whatever changes are happening? Cutting costs may ...

Ilene Frahm - EMyth

Ilene Frahm

how to develop financial resilience in your business

How to make your business financially resilient

From pandemics to national disasters, recessions, and inflation, business cycles are a reality. No one has a crystal ball, but even if you can’t predict the future, being prepared to respond to disruptions is better than being forced to react to them when they’re already underway. What can you do to make your busi...

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EMyth Team

discussing the ratio of systems and people in the workplace

Systems Thinking

4 min read

The dance between people and systems

If you own a business and have employees, it’s easy to understand why systematizing your business puts you at a great advantage. You know how you want things done. You know how things should work. You know the way you want your prospects and customers to be treated. But your ideal is just a series of pictures in y...

Ilene Frahm - EMyth

Ilene Frahm

Hiring Employees

2 min read

6 resources to help you hire your dream team

Does it feel impossible to find and hire your people? Are the candidates you interview impressing or disappointing you? A strong team can take your small business from good to great. But you have to get the right people through the door first—and then give them the resources they need to perform well and stay happ...

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EMyth Team