It’s that time of the month again! Our November Book-of-the-Month is The E Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It by Michael E. Gerber.
As we head into the end of 2017 and transition into the holiday season, there’s no better way to kick back and relax than with a nice book.
If you’re considering starting your own business, you’ve probably had fears of said business failing. It takes time, energy, and money to start a business. If you’re putting everything on the line for it, you want to set yourself up for success. There’s no better way to do that by learning from others. While it’s great to read about success stories and what works, you’ll also want to check out what didn’t work for business owners.
About the Book – E Myth Revisited.
We selected Michael E. Gerber’s The E Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It. Instead of a dark story narrating failure, Gerber show why small businesses don’t work and offer proven solutions to this problem. It becomes more of a guidebook and instruction manual, rather than your typical how-to read that might not offer as much real-world experience.
“In this first new and totally revised edition of the 150,000-copy underground bestseller, The E-Myth, Michael Gerber dispels the myths surrounding starting your own business and shows how commonplace assumptions can get in the way of running a business. He 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. He then shows how to apply the lessons of franchising to any business whether or not it is a franchise. Finally, Gerber draws the vital, often overlooked the distinction between working on your business and working in your business. After you have read The E-Myth Revisited, you will truly be able to grow your business in a predictable and productive way,” says Amazon.
About the Author – The E Myth Revisited.
Does the name Michael Gerber sound familiar? It should, his books have topped the Best Sellers across a variety of news outlets. He’s written a number of books in his The E Myth series, including The E-Myth Enterprise, The E-Myth Mastery, The E-Myth Manager, and much more.
“Michael E. Gerber is a true legend of entrepreneurship. Inc. Magazine called him “the World’s #1 Small Business Guru.” He started over 40 years ago addressing a significant need in the small business market: businesses owned primarily by people with technical skills but few business skills, and no place to go to get meaningful help. Over the years, Michael E. Gerber’s companies have helped tens of thousands of small business owner-clients to successfully transform their businesses into world-class operations,” says Amazon.
About the Reviews – The E Myth Revisited.
Don’t just take our word for it. This book has stellar reviews. With over a 4.5 out of 5 start rating out of over 1,000 reviews on Amazon. The review section is full of praise from customer reviews to editorial reviews. People are saying this book is like receiving advice and tips from an old friend. Gerber takes great care in describing every detail of the entrepreneurial life so that someone without an MBA can navigate starting a small business successfully.
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