If you are looking for a book that will change your way of thinking about running your business, this is it. E-Myth Mastery provided me with plenty of examples of the different roles in a business and what it takes to own and run a business. BTW - They are not the same characteristics.
I attended a recent lecture by Michael in 2005 and have also read e-Myth Revisted three times.
You are either a dreamer and love "climbing" or not.
I think the reviews above are a great example of the ones who truly can not climb. They are not truly driven. If they were then they may understand his story in e-Myth Mastery...its his story, his life story. In good and bad times he built a world class company. To call the telling of ones life "mindless dribble" is all to telling as to why an entrepreneur will want to look past such a review from the "folks in the village" and just keep on climbing.
Get this book to simply reinspire you. If he can do it so can you (and trust me me Michael's story is very real - not many would have stuck through it like he did).
"You alone define your limitations"
I was a little disappointed with this book after reading the first two e-myth books. I think this book was very flowery and much less helpful or inspiring than his previous books. I felt more overwhelmed after reading it than before and there were so many big jobs described that I don't see how a small business person could possibly fill all those shoes so it seemed very unrealistic. It would have been nice to see him use some more specific examples of this process rather than all the grandiose statements of passion and leadership.
When the Student Is Ready The Teacher (BOOKS) Appears....
Always a pleasure readyng emyth, systems, policies, and procedures creation is always a difficult thing for an Euntrepenure to do because its almost an unnatural act, but the one that does it will succeed
I thought E-Myth Revisited was the best book that opened new doors to my entrepreneurial adventures, but now I feel more complete after reading this yet another incredible book from this amazing Michael E Gerber. Thank you.
When you are ready to implement, this book will show you the way. Even if you succeeded in only one, you will be so much better for your business as a leader. Imagine what you can achieve when you truly master and implement all 7 Essential Disciplines, you are on your way to building a World Class Company!