Quotes and Insights by Michael E. Gerber


  • The E-myth Revisited
  • E-Myth Mastery: The Seven Essential Disciplines for Building a World-Class Company
  • The E-Myth Enterprise: How to Turn A Great Idea Into a Thriving Business
  • The E-Myth Revisted/ The E-Myth Mastery
  • Awakening the Entrepreneur Within: How Ordinary People Can Create Extraordinary Companies
  • The E-Myth Contractor: Why Most Contractors’ Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It
  • The E-Myth Manager: Why Most Managers Don’t Work and What to Do About It
  • The E-Myth Attorney: Why Most Legal Practices Don’t Work and What to Do about It
  • The E-Myth Real Estate Investor
  • Beyond The E-Myth: The Evolution of an Enterprise: From a Company of One to a Company of 1,000!
  • The E-Myth Accountant
  • The Most Successful Small Business in the World: The Ten Principles
  • The E-Myth Physician: Why Most Medical Practices Don’t Work and What to Do About It
  • The E-Myth Chiropractor: Why Most Chiropractic Practices Don’t Work and What to Do about It
  • The Emyth Seminar
  • The E-Myth Architect
  • The Power Point
  • The E-Myth Optometrist
  • Mit przedsiebiorczosci




  • “The difference between great people and everyone else is that great people create their lives actively, while everyone else is created by their lives, passively waiting to see where life takes them next. The difference between the two is living fully and just existing.”
  • “Contrary to popular belief, my experience has shown me that the people who are exceptionally good in business aren’t so because of what they know but because of their insatiable need to know more.”
  • “If your business depends on you, you don’t own a business—you have a job. And it’s the worst job in the world because you’re working for a lunatic!”
  • “A true business opportunity is the on that an entrepreneur invents to grow him or herself. Not to work in, but to work on.”
  • “Delegating your accountabilities is abdication”
  • “With no clear picture of how you wish your life to be, how on earth are you going to live it? What is your Primary Aim? Where is the script to make your dreams come true? what is the first step to take and how do you measure your progress? How far have you gone and how close are you to getting to your goals?”
  • “Most salespeople think that selling is “closing.” It isn’t. Selling is opening.”
  • “Creativity thinks up new things. Innovation does new things.”
  • “The true start-up of a business is what happens before you start-up.”
  • “Tolerance for failure is a very specific part of the excellent company culture—and that lesson comes directly from the top. Champions have to make lots of tries and consequently suffer some failures or the organization won’t learn. Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr. In Search of Excellence”
  • “Most businesses are operated according to what the owner wants as opposed to what the business needs.”
  • “And what makes people work is an idea worth working for, along with a clear understanding of what needs to be done.”
  • “All you need to do is begin living your life as if it were important. All you need to do is take your life seriously. To create it intentionally. To actively make your life into the life you wish it to be.”
  • “Ouspensky was saying that hell on earth is life as we have always lived it, and heaven on earth is breaking free of our long-standing patterns.”