Go from Overwhelm to Overjoyed

Why You're Frustrated and What to Do About It

Employee turnover. Customer complaints. Unplanned expenses. Competition everywhere you look. Pain in the neck vendors. An endless string of new technologies you’re supposed to learn how to use. Social #%?@! media. It’s enough to make you want to go get a job.

This isn’t what you signed up for. The whole point of this was to get in control of your life, to do something that you’re passionate about. It wasn’t about the money, but about being able to do what you love. What the heck happened?

Topics: EMyth, Company Culture, Leadership

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Trying To Reach Your Ideal Customer? They Might Be Closer Than You Think

What if you've already found your tribe without knowing it? It's worth considering, because they're probably sending you a message about your product or service that you can easily miss if you don't listen carefully. This was true for us, and we're learning some incredible things from our 'tribe', things that might help you as you work to find and connect with yours.

Topics: EMyth, Brand, Marketing

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Shouldn’t your business coach be better at marketing than you are?

Shouldn't business coaches have a great business of their own? How much can they really help you if they're teaching but not doing? And by doing, I mean working on their business the way they say you should be working on yours.

Topics: EMyth, Brand, Coaching

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The One Business System That Drives All The Others

With all the talk about values - most of which we'd be better off without - there's not much good advice on how to actually find out what your values are. And finding those values and writing them down is the first of nine key systems your business needs to grow.

Topics: EMyth, Values

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Money is Not One of the Top Three Reasons Entrepreneurs Start Their Business

Second Annual State of the Business Owner Report Reveals that the Top Three Factors that Motivate Entrepreneurs to Start their Business are Freedom, Passion and Independence

For today’s entrepreneurs, starting a business is not all about the money. According to the 2013 State Of The Business Owner (SOBO) Report, announced today by business coaching leader EMyth, the top three reasons today’s entrepreneurs start their business are: freedom to pursue new opportunities; following their personal passion; and, to gain independence from other’s control. Money, in fact, ranks fourth. EMyth commissioned the State Of The Business Owner project, now in its second year, and surveyed more than 1,700 business owners to gain insights into the real challenges that small and midsize businesses face on a daily basis.

Topics: EMyth, Strategic Planning, Coaching

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Make It Your Business

In 2008 my small business collapsed. It was heartbreaking.

Topics: EMyth, Leadership

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Now You Can Always Ask A Coach

It's a big day for us. We just launched an important new feature on the EMyth Platform. We think it's a big deal, and we wanted to tell you why.

Topics: EMyth, Coaching

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What is Business Coaching?

There are an awful lot of people out there today calling themselves business coaches. Without any real professional accreditations or associations, it’s hard to know who to trust. Not just about their methodology or the quality of the training, but about their approach to business and life in general. It’s a deeply personal engagement and on some level you’re buying who they are and why they do what they do.

Topics: EMyth, Coaching

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Thank You

A Note from Jonathan:

I just wanted to wish you a wonderful holiday season, and thank you for your support.

Topics: EMyth

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State of the Business Owner 2012 Infographic

Topics: EMyth

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