In the million-dollar, one-person business, Elaine Pofeldt outlines the pathways to joining this entrepreneurial movement, synthesizing advice from hundreds of business owners who've done it. The indispensable guide to earning a six-figure take-home income on your own terms, from Forbes. Com contributing writer Elaine Pofeldt.
The rise of one-million-dollar, one-person businesses in the past five years is the biggest trend in employment today, offering the widest range of people the most ways to earn a living while having the lifestyles they want. She explains how to identify, grow, and reinvent the business, launch, showing how a single individual can generate $1 million in revenue--something only larger small companies have done in the past.
Both inspirational and practical, this book will appeal to all who seek a great worklife and a great lifestyle.
Side Hustle: From Idea to Income in 27 Days
More options equals freedom. You don’t need entrepreneurial experience to launch a profitable side hustle. For some people, the thought of quitting their day job to pursue the entrepreneurial life is exhilarating. For many others, it’s terrifying. Here, he offers a step-by-step guide that takes you from idea to income in just 27 days.
You don’t need employees or investors. You don’t have to have an MBA, or know how to code, or be an expert marketer. With chris as a guide, pursue a passion, anyone can make more money, and enjoy greater security – without quitting their day job. But what if we could quickly and easily create an additional stream of income without giving up the security of a full-time job? Enter the side hustle.
Chris gullibeau is no stranger to this world, having launched more than a dozen side hustles over his career. You’ll learn how to: • brainstorm, and steal to build an arsenal of great side hustle ideas day 3 • apply “tinder for side hustle” logic to pick the best idea at any time day 6 • learn, gather, or create everything you need to launch; then set up a real life way to get paid days 13-14 • Start raking in the money by channeling your inner Girl Scout day 18 • Master the art of deals, or make more money off your hustle days 24-26A side hustle is more than just another stream of income, and special offers day 21 • Raise your game: improve, expand, borrow, discounts, it’s also the new job security.
When you receive paychecks from different sources, it allows you to take more chances in your “regular” career. And not everyone has the means or the desire to take on the risks and responsibilities of working for themselves. More income means more options.
The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich
The new york times bestselling author of the 4-Hour Body shows readers how to live more and work less, now with more than 100 pages of new, cutting-edge content. Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life plan–there is no need to wait and every reason not to, especially in unpredictable economic times.
Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing high-end world travel, or earning a monthly five-figure income with zero management, The 4-Hour Workweek is the blueprint. This step-by-step guide to luxury lifestyle design teaches: • how tim went from $40, or getting a private chef for less than $8 a meal• how lifestyle design principles can be suited to unpredictable economic times• the latest tools and tricks, 000 per month and 4 hours per week• how to outsource your life to overseas virtual assistants for $5 per hour and do whatever you want• How blue-chip escape artists travel the world without quitting their jobs• How to eliminate 50% of your work in 48 hours using the principles of a forgotten Italian economist• How to trade a long-haul career for short work bursts and frequent “mini-retirements”The new expanded edition of Tim Ferriss’ The 4-Hour Workweek includes:• More than 50 practical tips and case studies from readers including families who have doubled income, 000 per year and 80 hours per week to $40, overcome common sticking points, and reinvented themselves using the original book as a starting point• Real-world templates you can copy for eliminating e-mail, as well as high-tech shortcuts, negotiating with bosses and clients, for living like a diplomat or millionaire without being either Crown publishing Group NY.
Your Best Year Ever: A 5-Step Plan for Achieving Your Most Important Goals
Crown publishing Group NY. Our big goals get pushed to the back burner--and then, more often than not, they get forgotten. In fact, he thinks that this is the year readers can finally close the gap between reality and their dreams. In your best year ever, proven, Hyatt shares a powerful, research-driven system for setting and achieving goals.
We all want to reach our full potential. But too often we find ourselves overwhelmed by the day-to-day. Readers learn how to design their best year ever in just five hours- three simple ways to triple the likelihood of achieving their goals- how to quit-proof their goals- what to do when they feel stuck- and much moreAnyone who is tired of not seeing progress in their personal, business, intellectual, relationship, or financial goals will treasure the field-tested wisdom found in these pages.
New york times bestselling author Michael Hyatt wants readers to know that it doesn't have to be this way. We all want to live a life that matters.
The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future
Still in his early thirties, chris is on the verge of completing a tour of every country on earth – he’s already visited more than 175 nations – and yet he’s never held a “real job” or earned a regular paycheck. Rather, he has a special genius for turning ideas into income, and he uses what he earns both to support his life of adventure and to give back.
There are many others like chris – those who’ve found ways to opt out of traditional employment and create the time and income to pursue what they find meaningful. Sometimes, achieving that perfect blend of passion and income doesn’t depend on shelving what you currently do. You can start small with your venture, committing little time or money, and wait to take the real plunge when you're sure it's successful.
Crown publishing Group NY. 285 pages. Not content to talk in generalities, chris tells you exactly how many dollars his group of unexpected entrepreneurs required to get their projects up and running; what these individuals did in the first weeks and months to generate significant cash; some of the key mistakes they made along the way, and the crucial insights that made the business stick.
Among chris’s key principles: if you’re good at one thing, you’re probably good at something else; never teach a man to fish – sell him the fish instead; and in the battle between planning and action, action wins. In ancient times, people who were dissatisfied with their lives dreamed of finding magic lamps, buried treasure, or streets paved with gold.
Today, we know that it’s up to us to change our lives.
Built to Sell: Creating a Business That Can Thrive Without You
Run your company. 285 pages. Warrillow shows exactly what it takes to create a solid business that can thrive long into the future. Don’t let it run you. Most business owners started their company because they wanted more freedom—to work on their own schedules, make the kind of money they deserve, and eventually retire on the fruits of their labor.
Unfortunately, according to john Warrillow, most owners find that stepping out of the picture is extremely difficult because their business relies too heavily on their personal involvement. Built to Sell. Crown Publishing. Without them, their company—no matter how big or profitable—is essentially worthless.
But the good news is that entrepreneurs can take specific steps—no matter what stage a business is in—to create a valuable, sellable company. Paperback. Crown publishing Group NY.
This Is Marketing: You Can't Be Seen Until You Learn to See
Paperback. The surprising role of tension in any decision to buy or not. How marketing is at its core about the stories we tell ourselves about our social status. You can do work that matters for people who care. Their tactics rely on empathy, connection, and emotional labor instead of attention-stealing ads and spammy email funnels.
No matter what your product or service, this book will help you reframe how it's presented to the world, in order to meaningfully connect with people who want it. This book shows you the way. Built to Sell. Seth employs his signature blend of insight, observation, and memorable examples to teach you:* How to build trust and permission with your target market.
The art of positioning--deciding not only who it's for, but who it's not for. Why the best way to achieve your goals is to help others become who they want to be. Why the old approaches to advertising and branding no longer work. Now, accessible, for the first time, Godin offers the core of his marketing wisdom in one compact, timeless package.
This is marketing shows you how to do work you're proud of, a small business owner, whether you're a tech startup founder, or part of a large corporation. Crown Publishing. He is the inventor of countless ideas that have made their way into mainstream business language, from Permission Marketing to Purple Cow to Tribes to The Dip.
You don’t need employees or investors. Here, he offers a step-by-step guide that takes you from idea to income in just 27 days. Designed for the busy and impatient, launch, refine, this detailed roadmap will show you how to select, and make money from your side hustle in under a month. Paperback. When you receive paychecks from different sources, it allows you to take more chances in your “regular” career.
With chris as a guide, anyone can make more money, pursue a passion, and enjoy greater security – without quitting their day job. And not everyone has the means or the desire to take on the risks and responsibilities of working for themselves. 285 pages. After all, a stable job that delivers a regular paycheck is a blessing.
Crown publishing Group NY. For some people, the thought of quitting their day job to pursue the entrepreneurial life is exhilarating. For many others, it’s terrifying. You’ll learn how to: • brainstorm, borrow, or create everything you need to launch; then set up a real life way to get paid days 13-14 • start raking in the money by channeling your inner girl Scout day 18 • Master the art of deals, gather, expand, and special offers day 21 • Raise your game: improve, and steal to build an arsenal of great side hustle ideas day 3 • Apply “Tinder for Side Hustle” logic to pick the best idea at any time day 6 • Learn, discounts, or make more money off your hustle days 24-26A side hustle is more than just another stream of income, it’s also the new job security.
But what if we could quickly and easily create an additional stream of income without giving up the security of a full-time job? Enter the side hustle.
Small Giants: Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big, 10th-Anniversary Edition
In his new afterward, burlingham reflects on the similarities and learning lessons from the small giants he covers in the book. From the Hardcover edition. Built to Sell. And he shows how we can all benefit by questioning the usual definitions of business success. Paperback. Yet quietly, under the radar, a small number of companies have rejected the pressure of endless growth to focus on more satisfying business goals.
How maverick companies have passed up the growth treadmill — and focused on greatness instead. It’s an axiom of business that great companies grow their revenues and profits year after year. Crown Publishing. They include anchor Brewing, the original microbrewer; CitiStorage Inc. The premier independent records-storage business; Clif Bar & Co.
The record company founded by singer-songwriter ani difranco; union square hospitality Group, the company of restaurateur Danny Meyer; and Zingerman’s Community of Businesses, maker of organic energy bars and other nutrition foods; Righteous Babe Records, including the world-famous Zingerman’s Deli of Ann Arbor.
Burlingham shows how the leaders of these small giants recognized the full range of choices they had about the type of company they could create. Portfolio. 285 pages.
The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph
Its many fans include a former governor and movie star arnold schwarzenegger, an nbc sportscaster Michele Tafoya, Chicago Cubs, and the coaches and players of winning teams like the New England Patriots, a hip hop icon LL Cool J, Seattle Seahawks, an Irish tennis pro James McGee, and University of Texas men’s basketball team.
The book draws its inspiration from stoicism, the ancient Greek philosophy of enduring pain or adversity with perseverance and resilience. As marcus aurelius put it nearly 2000 years ago: “The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way. Ryan holiday shows us how some of the most successful people in history—from John D.
285 pages. Their embrace of these principles ultimately mattered more than their natural intelligence, talents, or luck. If you’re feeling frustrated, or stuck in a rut, demoralized, this book can help you turn your problems into your biggest advantages. Portfolio Hardcover. Stoics focus on the things they can control, and turn every new obstacle into an opportunity to get better, stronger, let go of everything else, tougher.
Crown publishing Group NY. Rockefeller to Amelia Earhart to Ulysses S. Built to Sell.
Anything You Want: 40 Lessons for a New Kind of Entrepreneur
When no one would help him do it, he set out on his own and built an online store from scratch. Portfolio. Crown publishing Group NY. Start with what you have, care about your customers more than yourself, and run your business like you don’t need the money. In 2000, he hired his first employee. He started in 1998 by helping his friends sell their CDs.
Crown Publishing. Portfolio Hardcover. Built to Sell. When derek sivers started CD Baby, he wasn’t planning on building a major business. Eight years later, he sold CD Baby for $22 million. Sivers didn’t need a business plan, and neither do you. You don’t need to think big; in fact, it’s better if you don’t.
Paperback. He was a successful independent musician who just wanted to sell his CDs online. You can follow the beaten path and call yourself an entrepreneur or you can blaze your own trail and really be one. 285 pages.