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how to develop financial resilience in your business

How to build financial resilience in your business

You might be frustrated—or even frightened—by the economic changes that are currently impacting nearly every business and family. The truth is that economic cycles are a reality of life. So what adjustments can you make to protect the health of your business given whatever changes are happening? Cutting costs may ...

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EMyth Team

top finance blogs, best finance blogs

Our top 5 business finance blogs of all time

When facing the challenge of understanding—and eventually mastering—your business finances, where do you even begin? That's the question we hear from business owners everywhere, and we try to help answer it with the articles we share on our blog. Our five most popular financial blogs will give you an idea of how t...

Kirstin Fulton - EMyth

Kirstin Fulton

how to price products and services as a small business

How to price your product or services

When it comes to pricing products or services, most small business owners don’t know where to start. Perhaps you’ve had the experience of basing your prices off competitive offerings in your market or by adding “x” percent to cost of production—and then not looking back to evaluate or consider the systemic or holi...

Tricia Huebner - EMyth

Tricia Huebner

business turnaround, how to turnaround a failing company

Managing Money

5 min read

Work ON it: From financial crisis to profit

Most business owners don’t start off with expert knowledge in business finance. In fact, many owners we speak with still manage their books out of a checkbook register. (If this sounds like you, don’t worry—you’re in good company.) There are plenty of things that hold people back from diving into finance—fear, dis...

Kirstin Fulton - EMyth

Kirstin Fulton


The unhealthy financial behaviors that damage your business

Business owners aren’t finance experts. It’s a sweeping statement, but as a business coach and business owner myself, I know the truth of it. One of the beautiful things about owning a business is that you don’t have to be an expert in everything—you just need to have the right experts at your fingertips. This is ...

Kirstin Fulton - EMyth

Kirstin Fulton

a business coach discussing ppp loan

Managing Money

3 min read

3 tips for simplifying your PPP application process

Last April, like many of you, I applied for the first round of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funds. My company had taken an immediate hit in revenue from the shock of the pandemic, and there was no certainty that it would rebound anytime soon. The only point of comparison I had was the 2009 financial crisis, a...

Ilene Frahm - EMyth

Ilene Frahm

how to create an operating budget, what is an operating budget

Managing Money

13 min read

Create a profit plan for your small business

In my last five years as a business coach, only two of my clients have had an operational budget in place when I started working with them. Let that sit for a moment. Of my dozens of clients, most of whom run successful businesses that are turning profits, only a fraction of them had any idea how that profit was h...

Paul Bauscher - EMyth

Paul Bauscher

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Use this wake-up call to build a stronger financial future

In the current economic downturn, small businesses everywhere are suffering and too many will tragically close their doors permanently. For many business owners, it’s been a sobering lesson: Ignoring the practice of reviewing your company’s financial metrics is a high-risk decision with serious consequences. Numbe...

Kirstin Fulton - EMyth

Kirstin Fulton

successful negotiation, effective negotiation, steps in successful negotiation

Managing Money

3 min read

8 steps to effective negotiation

One of the essential skills for any business owner is negotiation. How well you can negotiate a favorable agreement or deal for your business makes the difference between growing to achieve your goals and not. There are so many different types of relationships—ones with your employees, your vendors, your customers...

Remy Gervais - EMyth

Remy Gervais