Company of One, the podcast

Company of One is a podcast that explores what happens when businesses challenge the traditional idea that bigger is always better. What if we break from the idea that growth in revenue, customers and employees is always the byproduct of success and focus instead on what it means to create richer and more fulfilling careers and businesses that don’t require exponential growth in all directions at all times?

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Recent episodes


Laura Roeder is an open book

What, if anything, drives growth with MeetEdgar?

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An excerpt from the Company of One Book

Suppose the better—and smarter—solution is simply to remain small?

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Solopreneurism is a myth

It’s difficult for any one person to do all the things it takes to run a business, be an expert at all the things, and find time to actually get all the things done.

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Jason Fried on existing over exiting

In this episode I talk to Jason Fried, founder of Basecamp, about a common misconception that people have about the VC/Silicon Valley/Tech world.

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Enough already

Exterior mindfulness (some call it minimalism) only works when we solve for enough.

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Spencer Fry and the benefits of venture-backed businesses

In this episode I’m talking to Spencer Fry, the founder of Podia and we’re duking it out (to the death) on the topic of venture capital.

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I don’t actually care about growth

But I know this about myself: I’m better at working than delegating work. And I don’t want to learn how to be better at the latter either.

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Dan Provost scales sales volume

Studio Neat were aiming for $10k for the campaign and ended up reaching almost $140k…

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A guide to running a minimalist business

Minimalism isn’t just for people who want to live out of a backpack or cram their life into a tiny house.

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Danielle LaPorte and hungry ghosts

Complexity in business can become a beast with an insatiable appetite for your time, resources and money.

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Company of One, teaser

Welcome to Company of One. It’s a new podcast hosted by me, Paul Jarvis, coming to your tiny pocket computers soon.

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