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

Client Story: Brenda Humlicek

The first day I started working for Big B’s Copies, Etc., the owner Brian put up a “Business for Sale” sign in the window. But 18 years later, here we are. We bought the company as a family-owned business in 1997. In 1998, we launched another division of our business, Busy B's Stamp and Scrapbook Studio. We do eve...

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EMyth Team

Episode 3: Becoming CEO [Podcast]

On It is a monthly podcast where we tell the stories of business owners and how they transformed their companies. Listen to the latest episode on Soundcloud and iTunes. For some time, Cheryl Pia was running her full service creative agency, Pia, without direction—haphazardly moving from day-to-day, without goals o...

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Martin Kamenski

Prepare, Plan, then Pivot

Two hundred and thirty years ago, Robert Burns was plowing his field when he destroyed a mouse’s nest that was meant to protect it through the winter. Feeling for the mouse, Burns wrote a poem, To a Mouse, including the infamous line:

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Martin Kamenski

Client Story: Ben Frank

My wife Joyce and I own Wildcats Hockey Club, a youth ice-hockey organization for all levels of play and ability with teams for children ranging from five to eighteen. We have kids that are just starting, to kids who are trying to pursue collegiate or professional careers.

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Is Your Business Ready for 2016?

As the end of the year approaches, it’s a natural time to reflect on how this past year went. Yet, so often, we steamroll right into the next year with New Year’s resolutions we’ve posted on Facebook and promises to ourselves that we often don’t follow through.

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Rick Snyder

Episode 2: Taylor Made values [Podcast]

On It is a monthly podcast where we tell the stories of business owners and how they transformed their companies. Listen to the latest episode on Soundcloud and iTunes. In 1976, Duncan Taylor founded Taylor Made, one of the world’s leading thoroughbred horse farms. Since then, his company has raised horses of lega...

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Martin Kamenski

Client story: Adam Goff

I had graduated and was starting my career, adjusting to a new job and city. But I realized that my free time was spent splitting and paying bills, being lonely and living with housemates I didn’t really like. I decided that I wanted to give young professionals like me a better experience of living in London so I ...

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EMyth Team

Leadership Has Nothing to Do with You (So Get over Yourself)

The overwhelming majority of content out there about how to become a better leader is always focused on personal development. “Four Habits All Successful Leaders Have,” “Three Leadership Traits to Adopt Today,” “Build Your Leadership Potential …” You need this seminar! Buy this book! Join our peer group for the ul...

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Martin Kamenski

Episode 1: A business without a blueprint [Podcast]

On It is a monthly podcast where we tell the stories of business owners and how they transformed their companies. Listen to the latest episode on Soundcloud and iTunes. It’s easy to assume the problems in your business are because you lack systems but in this episode, you’ll learn how personal growth and finding b...

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Martin Kamenski

Awoala Fredericks: Biddel Oil and Gas, Ltd.

I got started in the oil and gas industry in 2010 and started my gas station company in 2013. Currently, I have a gas station and delivery trucks that deliver petroleum products to businesses and homes. My mission is to build a network of gas stations—about 1,000 of them—in Nigeria and then expand into other count...

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Whoooo are you? Who? Who?.... Who? Who?

Building a Coaching Relationship with Integrity I have been a fan of The Who for 38 years. I love their music and their powerful contribution to rock and roll, but above all, I love the strength of their message. To me, the music of The Who is about integrity and being true to yourself.

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Adam Traub

Three Ways to Add Hours to Your Week

At the risk of alienating every fan of RescueTime, Toggl and the Pomodoro Method, I want to make a bold assertion: managing your time has nothing to do with how you do the things you do. Most tips and tools about how to increase productivity focus on maximizing efficiency. And as the owner of your business you cou...

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Martin Kamenski

Maru Medina-Hollman: Kukis by Maru

When my husband and I travel, we spend a lot of time in bookstores. I'm always in the self-help or the business/marketing section. In September 2006, we were in Chicago, and I found The E-Myth Revisited on a table marked the "best" business books. What caught my attention was the headline: "Why Most Small Business...

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EMyth Team

What Do the Numbers Say about Your Business?

Every great business has its verbal story: how it got started, where it’s going, what the culture is and who the key characters are. But while your words are important, your numbers are your validation. Without understanding what the numbers are telling you, you can’t ever quantify what your business is actually d...

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Rachel Clark

Gayle Gerling-Pettinga: Gerling Law

As an EMyth entrepreneur, I find myself increasingly prepared to face the challenges of managing a law firm (and myself) through a recession and dramatic industry changes. Like all business owners, I have big dreams for my business.

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EMyth Team

Client story: from overwhelm to freedom

Raphael Neff built his business out of pure passion for the product, which led to its early and consistent success. But after years of running an unsystematic business, Raphael knew there must be a better, less frustrating way. He partnered with an EMyth Coach and set out to systematize his business and change the...

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Client story: Protea Dental Studio, Inc.

I was beginning to grow my business and I knew to make it out 'alive' I was going to need a better grip on what we were doing and where this would all lead. The concerns that I remember voicing to my coach were that I was working too many hours and not really seeing any financial reward. I had no way of knowing wh...

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EMyth Team