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The Company of One

The Company of One

Being a company of one requires you to build your work around your life, not the other way around.

The four recurring characteristics of companies of one are:

  • Resilience
  • Autonomy and Control
  • Speed
  • Simplicity.

Companies of one should be normalized because you will always be better than anyone at looking out for your own best interest, even in a large corporation.


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