“You need to work on your business, not just in your business.” Made popular by The E-Myth Revisited author Michael Gerber, it’s advice I’m sure you’ve heard dozens of times over the years (I certainly have). But despite being told over and over again, many small business owners still don’t seem to truly understand what it means. Let’s look at a common scenario. Bill is into making things out of wood. He loved woodwork at high school, and was pretty good at it too. And while
Many of you may be planning to have a holiday ….. one day when. When you reach this year’s targets. When you’ve earned a certain amount. When you get some time. When you actually get a life. Being passionate about your business can be a trap! You can end up spending more time in the office than you do with your family. You can miss important events that mean a lot to your friends. You can appear in the front door at night, only to head straight to the book work after dinner.