๐Ÿ“–Company of One: Why Staying Small is the Next Big Thing for Business

Jarvis, Paul
  • p.5 scaling up requires you to spend more time actually managing executors and less time executing yourself
  • growth in quality, not quantity
  • p.10 traits: resilience, autonomy, speed, and simplicity
  • p.11-12 resilience: acceptance of reality, purpose, the ability to adapt
  • p.15 you need high proficiency for autonomy. Mind-set of a sponge can help first
  • p.17-18 companies of one need skill in sales, marketing, project management, and customer retention. they have to be generalist
  • p.27 startup genome project: 74 percents of startups die because they scale up too quickly
  • p.28 Kauffman foundation: 86% of companies that succeed long-term did not take vc money


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