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The right systems set your company up to thrive—even when you're not there.

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Business Systems

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Our top four free tools to assess and build strong business systems

“How do I build a business that doesn’t depend so much on me?” That’s one of the most common questions we hear from business owners. And the simplest answer is: You need to create systems to replace you in the business. But this isn’t so simple to do. How do you assess your current business systems? Or identify wh...

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EMyth Team

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Business Systems

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The difference between systemic and systematic thinking in business

When was the last time you thought about why your business does what it does? Every business exists for a singular purpose: to produce a certain result—a service or a product. But have you ever asked yourself, "Why do we do it this way?" This question is the essence of strategic thinking. And strategic thinking is...

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EMyth Team

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Work ON it, not just IN it

The phrase “Work On It, Not Just In It” has been part of business vernacular for more than 35 years, ever since Michael Gerber coined it in The EMyth Revisited. Its message speaks to so many entrepreneurs who can’t see any other way to do business than to build a business around their own ability to get things don...

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Ilene Frahm

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What is business coaching?

Business coaching has become a common and important practice for CEOs and business owners who want to advance themselves and their companies. Still, many business leaders don’t truly understand what coaching actually is. In short, business coaching is a collaborative relationship between a business owner or CEO an...

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Tricia Huebner

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

While 2020 was an unprecedented time for business owners, 2021 has continued to present some unique situations. For some, it's remained a challenge to keep business going, managing through pivots and some hard choices. For others, business has been able to stay the course—or even boom. Whatever side of the coin yo...

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Adam Traub

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The seven favorite blogs of 2021

How do you make the shift to working on your business instead of in it? How can you better negotiate, and meet your customers where they’re at? And what exactly is business coaching? These are some of the topics that small business owners like you wanted to read about most this year. So, in case you missed them (o...

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Kirstin Fulton