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

How an operations manual can save your business

This is the fourth installment in helping you develop and design clear systems. Click here for Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 5, and Part 6. 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...

Nick Lawler - EMyth

Nick Lawler

How can ordinary people create extraordinary results?

This is the third installment in helping you develop and design clear systems. Click here for Part 1, Part 2, Part 4, Part 5, and Part 6. This week I want to share a business development concept that will help you turn your current frustrations into operational systems. It’s one small step for you and your team, b...

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Nick Lawler

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

This is the second installment in helping you develop and design clear systems. Click here for Part 1, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, and Part 6. “By the end of the decade we will have put a man on the moon and safely returned him to Earth.” —President J.F. Kennedy, 1962 In my first article in this series on systems, I i...

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Nick Lawler

How to run you business like NASA going to the moon

This is the first installment in helping you develop and design clear systems. Click here for Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, and Part 6. I can remember watching the moon landings on a black and white television as a young boy and being fascinated by the idea. I’m still young enough at heart to feel excited by big...

Nick Lawler - EMyth

Nick Lawler

Frustrations are guaranteed. Success isn't.

Frustration is commonly the difference between what you would like to be and what you are willing to sacrifice to become what you would like to be. - Unknown Show me a business owner who hasn’t felt frustrated and I’ll show you someone who is only a few hours into running their business. All business owners know w...

Martin Kamenski - EMyth

Martin Kamenski

A proactive approach to creating your hiring system

So you’ve found yourself doing a better job of hiring and retaining the right employees. The last key point in my blog post, “Hiring and Keeping Rockstar Employees,” referenced documenting the system. You’ve spent a lot of time understanding and strategizing, and it would be a shame if you didn’t take it a step fu...

John Guanci - EMyth

John Guanci

5 Steps for Documenting Systems

Great systems without documentation are only rumors about the way you do things in your business. A procedure without clear directions is little more than an assumption about the way things should be done. Without documentation, all your tasks, functions, processes, and procedures— the way that you and your staff ...

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EMyth Team