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

Client story: Ravindra Yadav

My dream was to work for the best telecommunication company in India. But after a few years of working for that company, my feelings started to change. Every day I was doing the same thing, always working to get a promotion or a hike in my salary—and I was tired of it. I wanted something different so I started Har...

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EMyth Team

Client story: Ulf Mansson

When I started Lumagate in 2006, it was because I saw a great opportunity in the marketplace. No one was looking to be the best player in Microsoft technology for system management. It’s a niche, focused, industry—but I knew we could do it.

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EMyth Team

Episode 7: Doing the right thing [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. At only 19, Ovid Figueroa opened his roofing business, Serrano II. His strong work ethic showed up everywhere in the business: if it wasn’t done r...

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Martin Kamenski

5 questions to ask yourself before delegating

Do you ever ask an employee for something you requested several days earlier and get a puzzled look? Or, get the response: “I didn’t know you wanted it today.” Or, even more baffling the employee tells you: “I don’t know how to do that.” These are the kinds of answers that cause many owners to hesitate when delega...

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Steve Edkins

Crafting our vision

What is our purpose? What do we value as a company? What specifically are we going to do? What are we committing to achieve?

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Martin Kamenski

Episode 6: from Technician to Entrepreneur [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. When Jeff Venn started Create Studios, a web design and digital marketing company, the business was exactly what he wanted. He had more time with ...

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Martin Kamenski

Client story: Daniel Caruana and Wayne Spiteri

This story was written from the perspectives of Daniel Caruana, Director and CEO, and Wayne Spiteri, COO and Head of Sales, of Danrae Waterproofing. Our company operates throughout New South Wales, Australia, providing waterproofing and water-related repairs for new construction and remedial buildings in a variety...

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EMyth Team

Episode 5: Building a business, not a job [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 ten years, Higher Standards Academy was just Jerilyn Kass. She was doing the work of the business—teaching SAT prep to college-bound students—...

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Martin Kamenski

The rewarding risk of a career transition

The first of the year is a good time to step back and take stock of our lives. The New Year seems to give us permission to look at the big picture—our families, our relationships, our careers, dare I say—our dreams? We may ask ourselves questions like: “Am I doing what I truly love? Is my career feeding my life?” ...

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Shey Yearsley

Client story: how clarifying our values transformed our business

Mike Robirds began EMyth Coaching for his company, Accu-Bore Directional Drilling, in 2014. When a lack of systems was stagnating growth, Mike knew he needed to build more structure into his business if it was going to survive. Together with his partner and his EMyth Coach, he found the vision and values needed to...

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EMyth Team

Episode 4: From client to coach [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 this special edition of On It, Director of Coaching, Adam Traub, and EMyth Coach, Amanda Sutt, talk about their experiences as coaches and form...

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Martin Kamenski

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, often translated as: The best-laid plans of mice and men/Often go awry

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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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EMyth Team