The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It (Paperback)

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    E-Myth \ 'e-,'mith\ n 1: the entrepreneurial myth: the myth that most people who start small businesses are entrepreneurs 2: the fatal assumption that an individual who understands the technical work of a business can successfully run a business that does that technical work

    Voted #1 business book by Inc. 500 CEOs.

    An instant classic, this revised and updated edition of the phenomenal bestseller dispels the myths about starting your own business. Small business consultant and author Michael E. Gerber, with sharp insight gained from years of experience, points out how common assumptions, expectations, and even technical expertise can get in the way of running a successful business.

    Gerber walks you through the steps in the life of a business—from entrepreneurial infancy through adolescent growing pains to the mature entrepreneurial perspective: the guiding light of all businesses that succeed—and shows how to apply the lessons of franchising to any business, whether or not it is a franchise. Most importantly, Gerber draws the vital, often overlooked distinction between working on your business and working in your business.

    The E-Myth Revisited will help you grow your business in a productive, assured way.


    ISBN 9780887307287
    Genre BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Small Business
    Format Paperback
    Pages 270
    Publisher Date 1995-04-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Harperbusiness
    Copyright Year 1995
    Height 8.25 in
    Wdth 5.5 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.45 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It
    Edition Detail Updated, Subsequent
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Gerber, Michael E.
    Dimensions 1X6X8

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    • A must read for any small business owner
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      I bought this book as a gift to a friend branching out on his own. I know first hand how many headaches and frustration I would have avoided had someone done the same for me when I branched out. The key to true business success and freedom is to make your business "turn-key" to allow you to pull back away from the business when you need to and want to and, if you want to, duplicate yourself many times over. This book shows you how to do just that.

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    • Outstanding
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      This book is very very informative. If you are just beginning to start a small business, this is the book for you!!!! After ordering this copy,I noticed that there is another volume of some sort that I am eager to purchase. This book is a go, two thumbs up!!!!! :)

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    • good read
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      The book is great. Gerber has many great works and this one doesn't fall short on content or information. Great for business students and business owners.

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    • a must
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      this book is a must for anyone wanting to start their own business.

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