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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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A customer’s success is the business’s success.

Exceeding the standards of customer service by treating customers like they’re extremely important and adding personal touches gives the customer a positive emotional experience, making a company stand out.

For companies of one, making the business better is a greater priority than making it larger.

A business remaining small can be a long-term plan and not just a stepping stone to a larger establishment.

  • How to prioritize existing customers or transform them into repeat customers
  • Make your business idea vision as small as possible such that you can take action now with little or no investment
  • Growth as a business or an individual

It is easier to sell to people with whom you have already built a rapport. It will not be embarrassing to talk about your product to people who genuinely care for you and your journey. This is the power of building strong long-term relationships.

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