The Business of Authority

Company of One with guest Paul Jarvis

Episode Summary

Today’s Guest is Paul Jarvis, designer, consultant, and author.

Episode Notes

Today’s Guest is Paul Jarvis, designer, consultant, and author.

Talking Points

Quotable Quotes


“I know what questions you’re going to ask, and I’m going to answer them before you have to email me to ask them.” –PJ



“I’ve killed off software products, courses, podcasts… so many things.” –PJ



“Others are really good at managing; I’m really good at making stuff.” –PJ



“I’d rather hire the top of market people to do what I need done, and I’d rather pay the premium of the top of market, A-list players, because I don’t need to manage those people.” –PJ


Paul's Bio

Paul Jarvis is a veteran of the online tech world, and over the years has had such corporate clients as Microsoft, Yahoo, Mercedes-Benz, Warner Music and even Shaquille O’Neal.

Today, he teaches online courses, runs several software businesses and hosts a handful of podcasts from his home on an island off the West Coast of Canada.

Paul's new book is called "Company of One: Why Staying Small is the Next Big Thing for Business", and is available for pre-order now.