The Productivityist Podcast: A Time Management and Personal Productivity Talk Show

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On this episode I speak with my good friend and author of Company of One, Paul Jarvis. I've known Paul for years and am elated to finally have him appear on the show to talk about staying small and how to build a company of one.

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My discussion with Paul nearly mimics the kind of thing we do every few weeks when we get together for coffee. I've admired how Paul goes about his work and we explore those elements during our conversation. Some of the things we talk about are how ego plays a role in building a business, how the "company of one" that Paul built happened accidentally at first, how you can implement the "company of one" mindset in business that are larger, and how to scale through automation in a way that doesn't overwhelm you in the process.

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I learned a lot through this discussion (and by reading Paul's book) and I trust that you will as well. If you do get value out of our conversation and enjoy the process along the way, please consider leaving a rating and review for this episode in Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts. I also encourage you to subscribe to the podcast so that you don't miss a single weekly episode. You can do that by visiting the podcast subscription page on

Thanks for your time. See you later.

What is The Productivityist Podcast: A Time Management and Personal Productivity Talk Show?

Hosted by productivity strategist Mike Vardy, The Productivityist Podcast is a weekly show that discusses tips, tools, tactics, and tricks that are designed to help you take your productivity, time management, goals, to do lists, habits, and workflow to new heights - both at work and at home. If you're looking to focus your efforts on getting the right things done and start living the good life, then this weekly conversational podcast – crafted in the tradition of Slate's Working, Back to Work, and HBR IdeaCast – is for you.