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discussing the ratio of systems and people in the workplace

The dance between people and systems

If you own a business and have employees, it’s easy to understand why systematizing your business puts you at a great advantage. You know how you want things done. You know how things should work. You know the way you want your prospects and customers to be treated. But your ideal is just a series of pictures in y...

Ilene Frahm - EMyth

Ilene Frahm

Resources to help you hire your dream team

Managing Employees

2 min read

6 resources to help you hire your dream team

Does it feel impossible to find and hire your people? Are the candidates you interview impressing or disappointing you? A strong team can take your small business from good to great. But you have to get the right people through the door first—and then give them the resources they need to perform well and stay happ...

EMyth Team - EMyth

EMyth Team

recruitment marketing

Managing Employees

3 min read

Recruiting as marketing

As an enlightened business owner, you understand the importance of doing market research on your prospective customers. For example, you want to know where they're located, any common characteristics they may have and, ultimately, as much as possible about how they think - their needs, wishes, and motivations. The...

EMyth Team - EMyth

EMyth Team

How to eliminate silos in your business

If your business is big enough to have managers and possibly even “departments” then you are probably familiar with the phenomenon of a silo structure. When you have reached the point in your business growth that you have hired managers and the reporting structure has become identifiably vertical in each area, or ...

Jayne Speich - EMyth

Jayne Speich

free management tools

Build a high-performance team using these four free resources

“How do I get my employees to do things the right way?” This is one of the most common questions we get from business owners. And the simplest answer is this: You need to show them what the right way—your way—is. With strong management, you design the systems your business needs to grow a high-performance team, on...

EMyth Team - EMyth

EMyth Team

employee development meetings

How to lead effective one-on-one employee meetings

Imagine what kind of workplace your business would be if your employees thought to themselves: "I’m excited about my work.” “This is a place where I can achieve my goals.” “I feel safe. It’s okay to make a mistake, and I will learn from it.” “I have some great ideas on how to improve things. I can’t wait to share ...

EMyth Team - EMyth

EMyth Team

How to effectively manage your employees

The E-Myth Revisited proposes that owners of businesses that are not working should start again. This time they need to translate their vision into a management system, and to control their unpredictable employees through this system. I agree completely with this philosophy. My question is concerned with the pract...

EMyth Team - EMyth

EMyth Team

two business owners discussing creating a business partnership

How to build a business partnership that works

Managing a business partnership may be the only thing more difficult than managing a business. Partnerships are hard for the same reasons that any relationship is hard. It takes diligence and work to bring together personalities, communication styles, and ideals. And if you want your partnership to serve your busi...

Adam Traub - EMyth

Adam Traub