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Author Jarvis, Paul (Business writer), author.

Title Company of one : why staying small is the next big thing for business / Paul Jarvis.

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019.
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  658.022 JAR    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  658.022 JAR    AVAILABLE
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Description xvi, 249 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-238) and index.
Summary Company of One is a refreshingly new approach centered on staying small and avoiding growth, for any size business. Not as a freelancer who only gets paid on a per piece basis, and not as an entrepreneurial start-up that wants to scale as soon as possible, but as a small business that is deliberately committed to staying that way. By staying small, one can have freedom to pursue more meaningful pleasures in life, and avoid the headaches that result from dealing with employees, long meetings, or worrying about expansion. Company of One introduces this unique business strategy and explains how to make it work for you, including how to generate cash flow on an ongoing basis. Paul Jarvis left the corporate world when he realized that working in a high-pressure, high profile world was not his idea of success. Instead, he now works for himself out of his home on a small, lush island off of Vancouver, and lives a much more rewarding and productive life. He no longer has to contend with an environment that constantly demands more productivity, more output, and more growth. In Company of One, Jarvis explains how you can find the right pathway to do the same, including planning how to set up your shop, determining your desired revenues, dealing with unexpected crises, keeping your key clients happy, and of course, doing all of this on your own.
Subject Small business.
Strategic planning.
ISBN 9781328972354 (hardcover)
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