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.
- Company of One by Paul Jarvis | Amazon
- How talking to Seth Godin on the phone changed my life and business by Jeff Goins | Ladders
- Ego is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday | Amazon
- Beyond The E-Myth with Michael Gerber | The Productivityist Podcast
- The 4 Hour Work Week by Tim Ferriss | Amazon
- Do Things You Can Sustain | James Clear
- I Don't Actually Care About Growth | Paul Jarvis
- The Sunday Dispatches | Paul Jarvis
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