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Getting your people behind project management

So, you’ve noticed a lack of clarity and consistency in how projects are managed in your business and taken the essential step of implementing a project management system. Congratulations! Project management systems—and the tools used to execute them—are crucial to ensuring every project you take on in your busine...

Christy Miller - EMyth

Christy Miller

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

If you’re like every owner I’ve worked with over the years, you left a job and started your own business spurred by the dream of what that business—and your life—could look like. It’s what inspired you to choose the entrepreneurial path and what motivated you to persevere when it got really hard. But after some ti...

Adam Traub - EMyth

Adam Traub

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Leadership is the key to getting the results you want

In this final article on systems development, I want to address the question we get most from our clients when it comes to building systems in their business: where do I begin? In this article, I’ll provide a blueprint for the most important, foundational systems in your business—and the ideal order in which to bu...

Nick Lawler - EMyth

Nick Lawler

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How an operations manual can save your business

During the last long-haul flight I was on, I re-watched Apollo 13 (the one with Tom Hanks as Jim Lovell). Perhaps not the best choice as I was hurtling through the sky at 500 mph in a tin-can myself, but there’s something to be said for the thrill. If you haven’t seen the film, it's based on real-life events and i...

Nick Lawler - EMyth

Nick Lawler

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How can ordinary people create extraordinary results?

This week, I want to share a concept that will help you turn your current business frustrations into operational systems. It’s one small step for you and your team—but it will be one giant leap for your business. There were some days as a business owner when I felt completely consumed by my business. The only thin...

Nick Lawler - EMyth

Nick Lawler

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3, 2, 1, blast off: The growth paradox

In my first article in this series on systems, I introduced the idea that as the owner and entrepreneur in your business, you're also the systems engineer. In this second article, I propose that when building better designed systems solutions to solve frustrations, it’s common to start in the wrong place.

Nick Lawler - EMyth

Nick Lawler