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

3 keys to heart-centered leadership

Most business leaders and professionals lead with their head. It mostly works, and nobody will criticize you for it (usually because that’s the way they do it). But you’re paying a huge price every day in the form of stress, stagnation and self-doubt, in ways you might not realize. Leading by heart is a whole othe...

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"And" is the new "or"

Business has generally been an either/or proposition. You’re either the boss or a worker, an owner or an employee. You’re either at work or in your life. You either have fear or you’re a strong leader. You either manage through intimidation, or are afraid of your own authority and end up being too distant or too n...

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Jonathan Raymond

Work and life don't balance

Work-life balance is impossible. In fact, it might be the most insidious and counterproductive idea in the business conversation today. Here’s why:

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Are you lazy enough?

The CEO : the laziest person in the company You should have the fewest emails in your inbox, the fewest papers on your desk and almost never be the one who puts out today’s fire. To the casual observer, and to the “hard working” part of you, the part of you who thinks that your leadership is measured by your quant...

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Jonathan Raymond

The metaphysics of change

Here’s our picture for how business transformation happens: Choice Trust that you have more power than you know to affect things. You’ve created both the positive and negative results in your business. Get clear about where you want to go, don’t ignore the voices that want you to turn back, but don’t be stopped by...

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Jonathan Raymond

Shopping for a president?

I’m in the market for a President. My country is in need of some repair, some short term solutions tied to a long term vision that makes sense, and I’m looking for a leader who can deliver. It happened to be that two Presidential Merchants were on stage together last week, so I tuned in to hear their pitch. At the...

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Jonathan Raymond

How not to care

A See-Through Strategy The business world is very confused about something incredibly simple. Caring. Have you noticed how much “caring” everybody is doing these days?

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Jonathan Raymond

10 ways to prepare for the new year

I know, I know...how can we be thinking about the New Year when it's still November? Well, now is the perfect time to be thinking about how to leverage your business for 2009. It's time to start thinking strategically about the year ahead. Here's a list of 10 steps you can take right now that will pay dividends in...

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EMyth Team

Leadership

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The 2008 financial crisis

Thank you to everyone who offered comments on the original Ship of State article. Please note we have revised the article below to better portray our original intent. We never fail to be amazed by the diversity of opinion and insightful depth of our readers and contributors. It was, however, not our intention to s...

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EMyth Team

Leadership

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The E-Myth Revisited is number 10 on the New York Times Bestseller List!

The E-Myth Revisited—still going strong! "The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It" is currently number 10 on the New York Times Paperback Business Bestseller list. Originally published in 1986 (as "The E-Myth"), and fully revised in 1995, The E-Myth Revisited offers a rad...

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EMyth Team