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Book: The E Myth
Author: Michael E. Gerber
The E Myth book review:
What is the E Myth?
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. 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. When I first read The E Myth it really made me pause and think. It made me realize that in order to have a successful business, I need to constantly grow and improve myself – to literally change my way of thinking and mindset. I needed to take the necessary actions to grow, as my business is merely an extension of myself. Michael Gerber explains it more thoroughly below:
– If your thinking is sloppy, your business will be sloppy.
– If you are disorganized, your business will be disorganized.
– If you are greedy, your employees will be greedy, giving you less and less of themselves and always asking for more.
– If your information about what needs to be done in your business is limited, your business will reflect that limitation.
– So if your business is to change — as it must continuously to thrive — you must change first. If you are unwilling to change, your business will never be capable of giving you what you want.
My favorite quote: “If your business depends on you, you don’t own a business — you have a job.”
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Hi everyone! I’m so excited to announce that I will be running for Ms. Black North Carolina for the Mr\Ms\Mrs Black North Carolina Pageant representing the Charlotte, NC region. The pageant will be held in Raleigh, NC March 17th-18th, 2018. Wish me luck! Miss Black North Carolina USA Miss Black USA. Thanks Noire Productions for the opportunity. Thanks for allowing women of all ages to represent women of color.
This past week, I told the story of my journey to success. At my surprise, I received an awesome reaction. I would like to say thanks Talk Black Worldwide for sharing my story.
My Story: Hi! My name is Myeka Johnson – MJ. At the beginning of my career, I was broke, living in poverty, and motherless. At age 17, I was determined to be successful by starting my own company and being a CEO. On April 7th, 2007 (while still in high school) I hosted my first event and it was a success. From then until now, I earned three degrees, I served my country as a Marine, I modeled for major companies such as BET, Belk, Dillard’s, Kia Motors Worldwide, ESPN and I modeled overseas in Japan. I wrote my first book at age 22. I was accepted into Harvard University in 2017. I now manage a company that operates in four states, Greenville, South Carolina, Atlanta, Georgia, Chicago, Illinois, and Charlotte, North Carolina. We were nominated for Forbes Under 30 in 2017 and will open another office in 2018. My journey didn’t start off good, but it is good now. You must trust the process. No matter what happens along the journey, what’s meant to be will be. Believe in yourself and don’t allow anyone to take anything away from you. YOU GOT THIS.
After sharing my story, Talk Black Worldwide shared my story on their page, which was also where they discussed my idol, Michelle Obama. What an honor to be on the same platform as someone you admire.
I had such an awesome time on set shooting another commercial this year in Charlotte, NC. While on set, I met NASCAR driver Erin Thomas and Owner of Sweet Harvest Homestead.
There shout out to me: “Had the privilege of working on a shoot with the lovely Myeka Johnson again today! This girl is a rock star! Business owner, nominated for the Forbes 30 under 30 and beautiful to boot.
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Happy Sunday everyone. We have good news from Direct Consultants, LLC. We’ve been nominated for another award. WeWork Creator Award. In 2017, we were nominated for Forbes Under 30 and ACHI Women Supporting Women Association, Inc.‘s Entrepreneur of the Year Award. We are so excited to be recognized as not only a thriving business, but also a company that gives back to their community. What’s special about this nomination is we will also be awarded for Project Persevere. Project Persevere has helped those in need by getting them off the street and into housing. We also provide personal and professional development courses to help those in need with getting a job. We prepare them by creating a resume and cover letter geared towards the job they want. We also provide business attire and other personal things needed to get them ready for interviews. Each winner of this award will receive nearly $200,000 towards their non-profit. We are thankful for your support and we hope you cheer us on as we wait for the winners to be announced globally.