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How to avoid crisis burnout

As a business owner, you’ve likely never experienced a year like 2020. The challenges have been complex and unfamiliar. And to keep business running, you’ve needed to confront each one head on. So has your team. While you’ve been focused on how to pivot, generate revenue, manage a remote team, and balance work and...

Remy Gervais - EMyth

Remy Gervais

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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

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How Joe built the team his company needed to grow

Joe Dibbits grew up watching his steadfast father carry every role and responsibility in the excavating business he’d started with a leap of faith. “My father started with a used machine that broke down so many times,” Joe says. “He knew he either needed to buy a new machine and continue on with the business or ju...

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EMyth Team

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Leadership

5 min read

Design (and realize) your business vision

If you’re feeling stuck in your business, then one thing must be true: Your business isn’t living up to the picture you have of what it could be. And that means you have a dream business in mind, which is good. But have you ever written it down?

Remy Gervais - EMyth

Remy Gervais

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Business Systems

2 min read

The five best systems-building tools

To build a business that functions well, you need intentionally designed systems. It’s as simple as that, but can feel like the most complex work you’ll ever have to do as a business owner. The truth is that it’s not as hard as you may think. The first step to building a system with intention is to start documenti...

Tricia Huebner - EMyth

Tricia Huebner

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Finding Customers

4 min read

4 tips for choosing your ideal customer

If you’re like many business owners, you started your business by letting customers choose you—you hung a sign up outside and said yes to anyone who walked through the door. And while this is a great way to get your business off the ground initially (and sometimes the only way), it’s not sustainable in the long ru...

Kirstin Fulton - EMyth

Kirstin Fulton

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Identify and overcome your unproductive leadership behaviors

Your business is a reflection of you. In every way, shape and form—from top to bottom—your business reflects your courage and fears. It reflects what you care about: your ideals, values, beliefs, experiences, knowledge and decision-making. This powerful EMyth Principle appears in the beginning pages of The EMyth R...

Tricia Huebner - EMyth

Tricia Huebner

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How to build a business partnership that works

Managing a business partnership may be the only thing more difficult than managing a business. Partnerships are hard for the same reasons that any relationship is hard. It takes diligence and work to bring together personalities, communication styles, and ideals. And if you want your partnership to serve your busi...

Adam Traub - EMyth

Adam Traub

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Use this wake-up call to build a stronger financial future

In the current economic downturn, small businesses everywhere are suffering and too many will tragically close their doors permanently. For many business owners, it’s been a sobering lesson: Ignoring the practice of reviewing your company’s financial metrics is a high-risk decision with serious consequences. Numbe...

Kirstin Fulton - EMyth

Kirstin Fulton

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Managing Employees

2 min read

Hiring and keeping rockstar employees

Finding the right employees can feel like a constant struggle. The hires you’re not crazy about end up staying while the great ones always seem to leave, causing you to wonder again and again, “Am I missing something or is this just the way it is to manage people?” 

Kirstin Fulton - EMyth

Kirstin Fulton

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Leadership

2 min read

Choose to be proactive with the future of your business

It’s easy to run a business in default mode, to operate reactively instead of proactively. Many business owners do it. They allow systems to develop by happenstance in their business rather than designing them with intention; they keep their business afloat on referrals and word-of-mouth instead of developing a Ma...

Remy Gervais - EMyth

Remy Gervais