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Company of One

Paul Jarvis

5 mins

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Company of One will teach us how going small, not big, when creating our own company will bring us independence, income, and lots of free time - without the hassles of having to manage employees, long meetings, and forced growth.

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Company of One

Company of One

by Paul Jarvis

Overview

What first pops into your mind when you hear the word 'company'? If you're like most people, you probably imagine a large-scale, transformative behemoth like Apple, Google, or Amazon. Maybe this is why the idea of creating your own profitable business seems intimidating.

But what if there was an easier way? What if it was possible to side-hustle our way into a full-time personal business? How would it feel to own a company that gave us the time and financial freedom to do what we love?

Paul Jarvis's 'Company of One' teaches exactly how to make this dream a reality: a profitable company run only by us. Jarvis has worked with top athletes like Steve Nash and Shaquille O'Neal, companies like Microsoft, Yahoo, and Mercedes-Benz, as well as successful online entrepreneurs. With 20 years of experience building one-man business ventures, Jarvis is well-prepared to deliver critical advice to those looking to do the same.

Favorite quote

Business success does not lie in growing something quickly and massively, but rather in growing something that's both remarkable and resilient over the long term.

- Paul Jarvis

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