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

Business Systems

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The system solution

A truly "EMyth'd business" is a systems-dependent business. This will come as no surprise to those of you who are familiar with EMyth. In many circles EMyth is synonymous with systems. But sometimes the idea people have in their heads about systems and how they work in a business are different than what we actuall...

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What's the system for systems development?

Allocating time for developing systems is a difficult task for busy business owners.  If you’re familiar with our blog, or any of the EMyth books, you understand the value of developing systems. But adding more work to your already extremely busy schedule can leave you feeling overwhelmed and frustrated. Even with...

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The self-employment myth

Are you building a business, or are you simply self-employed? Do you understand and recognize the differences? And are you intentional about which path you're on? If you presently have a job but want to strike out on your own, do you want to be self-employed or realize the benefits of true business ownership? Aski...

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Tips to drum up sales now

Most business owners would agree that maintaining or increasing sales is a vital need for their business. It's a common misconception, but many businesses tend to think of increasing sales only when things get slow. There are, however, many other reasons to increase revenue aside from simply compensating for a slu...

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The technician's addiction

This EMyth notion of "working on it not in it" has to be – by far – the most unanimously embraced concept and seemingly, the most elusive. I would go so far as to say that it is the number one reason business owners from  around the globe attend a training here in the Sonoma wine country to work on their business ...

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A client's perspective

Several times a year, we offer public seminars for small business owners ready and willing to work strategically on their business in a supportive environment here in the Sonoma wine country. I have been involved with these events the last few years and am consistently inspired by the entrepreneurs I meet. Their d...

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How to view your business as the product

My client, Terry, always had a hard time finding the right time for our meetings. No matter when we scheduled our calls, Terry was anxious that five people would be sitting around doing nothing if he wasn't available to take sales calls and assign them. There were only so many hours in the day. Those hours transla...

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The secret perk of being a business coach

I've been working with a client who was struggling with self-organization and time-management. After our last meeting, he took it upon himself to create a weekly list and make note of all of the different projects, initiatives, conversations, and people that he was avoiding in his business that built up during the...

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Business Systems

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UPS makes the right turn

On any given day, UPS delivers 15.8 million packages and documents around the world. Their delivery fleet consists of 93,637 package cars, vans, tractors and motorcycles. Those signature brown UPS trucks are everywhere! You can’t help but notice them on the road. But here’s something you may not have noticed: UPS ...

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