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Every company is a reflection of its leader. What does yours say about you?

Leadership

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Making the most of your strategic plan

One of the cornerstones of the EMyth philosophy is the need for strategic planning. The fact is that most small businesses fail to grow because they lack a strategic plan to realize their vision. And if that weren't distressing enough, another fact that plays a part in this failure is the lack of effective impleme...

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Leadership

5 min read

Top 10 holiday gifts for a Technician

If you’re familiar with EMyth, you already know a bit about what we affectionately refer to as “the EMT,” or the three roles every small business owner plays: the Entrepreneur, the Manager, and the Technician. Defining the business is entrepreneurial work, doing the hands-on work is technical work, and managerial ...

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Developing your essential time management skills

Time management skills In these modern times we are turning to more advanced tools - such as automated machinery and advanced software applications - to increase productivity. But as our use of these tools grows, the more responsibilities and activities we are able to add to our day, which results in the need for ...

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Delegation vs. abdication

One of the hallmarks of great leadership is effective delegation. This happens when a business owner or a manager regularly gives responsibility and authority to an employee to complete a task. Doing so develops people who are ultimately more fulfilled and productive. And for the manager or business owner, delegat...

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Leadership

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Entrepreneurial spirit

It's important to understand that from my point of view, the entrepreneur is not a "person" but a part of everyone's personality. The entrepreneur is our visionary, the creator in each of us. We're born with that quality and it defines our lives as we respond to what we see, hear, feel, and experience. It is devel...

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EMyth receives business award

EMyth Worldwide has been selected for the 2008 Best of Santa Rosa Award in the Business Development category by the U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA).

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Leadership

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The foundation of a successful partnership

Many of our coaching clients at EMyth are in business with partners. They are husbands and wives, brothers and sisters, fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, people who’ve been best friends since nursery school or simply associates who went into business because they happened to have their entrepreneurial seizu...

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Leadership

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Key characteristics of a great manager

Once you commit to a promise, the EMyth Manager’s job is to manage the process—the system—to keep it, improve it, and rally his troops around it. —Michael Gerber

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Inc.'s 30 books you should read

I was reading through this month's Inc. magazine, (one of our favorites) and I came across an article titled, "The Business Owner's Bookshelf: 30 Books You Should Read And Put to Use."

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Leadership

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Three tips for a family business

For most of us, our business is separated from our home life. If we have a bad day, we go home and vent to our loved ones, maybe get a little sympathy and then move on. But what if your family and your business are one in the same? What if you can't vent at home because the person you vent to is your business part...

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