Episode 02: Elaine Pofeldt and the Million Dollar One Person Business
When you think about businesses with a single employee, you probably think about modest scale and limited earnings. But who says a very small business can’t hit the big time? Elaine Pofeldt is an independent journalist specializing in entrepreneurship and careers. She’s the author of The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business, a look at businesses staffed only by the owners that are hitting seven-figure revenue on their own terms. She’s a former senior editor at FORTUNE Small Business and her writing appears in Fortune and other leading business publications.
In this episode, I talk to Elaine about sole proprietors who are defying expectations, the pursuit of a great work life and lifestyle, and the recipe for building a million-dollar business without all the overhead. Take a listen to our conversation.
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The Million Dollar One Person Business
Elaine Pofeldt on Forbes
Elaine is the author of The Million-Dollar, One Person Business, a Random House book looking at how everyday Americans are breaking $1 million in revenue in businesses with no employees besides the owners. A former senior editor at Fortune Small Business magazine, she has written about entrepreneurship for publications such as Crain's New York Business, Fortune, Money, Inc., CNBC and many others. Elaine is also the co-founder of 200kfreelancer.com, a community for independent professionals looking to build a thriving business.