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The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business

How to make lots of money and work and live as you please

In The Million-Dollar One-Person Business Elaine Pofeldt guides us on how to set up our own Million-Dollar sole-proprietor business. She begins with her thoughts on why people decide to go it alone then helps us to ascertain whether having our own business is the right choice for us and what type of business might suit us best, offering tips on how to launch it, how to make it grow and,when the time is right, how to reinvent it.

The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business
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Many useful tips to:

  • Help those who feel they are not suited for the traditional way of working.
  • Find out whether starting your own business is right for you.
  • Discover the strategies used by successful business owners.

The author of the book:

Elaine Pofeldt is an independent journalist, who writes articles on work and business. She worked as Senior Editor for Fortune Small Business Magazine. She has written for publications such as Crain’s New York Business, Fortune, Money, Inc., CNBC and many others. Profeldt is the co-founder of 200kfreelancer.com, a community aimed at independent professionals that are looking to build a thriving business.


What is a one-person high-income business?

A new model is emerging on the jobs market: the high-income one-person business. It is happening in all industrialised countries: there have never been as many autonomous workers as there are today. But many of them have yet to unlock their personal potential.

If you aspire to create your own million-dollar business, there is no need to improvise. Let the experiences of the following entrepreneurs guide you on your path.


The key ideas of "The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business"

What is a one-person high-income business?
The revolution of the single-owner million-dollar business
What makes a single-owner million-dollar business work?
Which type of business should I start?
The four ways to launch a business
How to continue to improve
Realise and reset the company’s vision
Take-home message

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