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Joe Rando

Joe Rando is the Founder and CEO of WorkStarr, the company that created LifeStarr. He lives in Sharon, MA with his wife, Licia, a child therapist, and has 4 grown children who are all awesome (just ask him). He has a degree in physics from UMass and an MBA from UConn. Joe has started a number of businesses in technology and real estate. He is very excited about LifeStarr and pretty much never stops talking about it (just ask his wife). His hobbies include drinking coffee, thinking about drinking coffee, and wishing he was drinking coffee. Between cups of coffee, he sometimes jogs, skis, cycles, and plays the guitar.

One-Person Business Podcast

Guest Interviews

Every Monday, we'll bring you an interview with an expert or solopreneur that will provide insights into the issues, challenges, and opportunities faced by one-person businesses. Trust us, you don't want to miss these!

Deep Dive Series

Every Thursday, hosts Joe and Carly will dig deep into a variety of topical series that cover best practices for one-person businesses. We'll focus on the nitty-gritty details of things like marketing, cash flow, sales, business models, and so on. These shorter episodes are packed with actionable takeaways and a good dose of humor.

 

Expert Mondays

Every Monday, we'll bring you an expert that has insights into some aspect of the issues, challenges, and opportunities face by one-person businesses. And every once in a while, we'll feature an episode where Carly and Joe answer your questions.

Solopreneur Thursdays

Every Thursday, we'll feature a solopreneur or freelancer and talk about their experiences as a one-person business. There won't be lots of multi-millionaires on this show; these will be regular people that are making the life they want as a one-person business.

 

Solopreneur Success Cycle: Defining Your Business Strategy

As promised, today we are going a start a process of "deep diving" into various topics around the Solopreneur Success Cycle. We will be doing this for many aspects and phases and our goal is to help you go from start to finish, from deciding to...

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HubSpot for Solopreneurs - Is It Worth It?

When it comes to hosting websites for one-person businesses, cost is usually a factor. But so is what you get for your money. The question we are asking today is "can HubSpot compete with WordPress for solopreneurs from a cost and functionality...

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What Solopreneurs Need to Know About Intellectual Property

Dr. Keegan Caldwell is a patent attorney and the founder and managing member of Caldwell Intellectual Property Law.  He founded the firm in 2016 and last year it was the fastest- growing law firm in the United States and has offices in Boston, MA,...

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Solopreneur Success Cycle 8: Making Adjustments to Your Business

We've reached the end of the Solopreneur Success Cycle Series! Can you believe it? If you've missed any of the episodes from the series, you can find the others at the bottom of these show notes.

Today we discuss the "final" (although, it is a cycle,...

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Solopreneur Success Cycle 7: Making Tough Decisions On Where To Take Your Business Next

It's time to decide if you are going to make any changes to your business and if so, what you will change. In the last step of the Solopreneur Success Cycle, we talked about refining and/or reimagining your business. It's helpful to continue this...

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Solopreneur Success Cycle 6: Refining or Reimagining Your Business Based On Results

Hopefully, you've been keeping notes on issues you've been facing. It's so much easier than trying to remember everything that's gone wrong or been sub-optimal.

In this section, you are going to refine and possibly reimagine your one-person business. 

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Solopreneur Success Cycle 5: Here's How to Execute Your One-Person Business

You're past the setup and planning phase and now it's time to actually do the work and release your business to the world. Woohoo! Congratulations! During this execution phase, there are some things that will be specific to your business, but there are...

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Solopreneur Success Cycle 4: Setting Up Your One-Person Business

This step of the solopreneur success cycle is extensive, so be sure to take it in pieces and know that we are continually working hard to bring you all the content you need about these topics! If you have any questions about them, be sure to visit the ...

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Solopreneur Success Cycle 3: Planning Your One Person Business

You found the intersection of your skills and passions that you think you want to pursue, but you don't have a business yet. You just have an idea. Great! In this episode, we'll help you actually plan your business. You may find it doesn't work like...

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Solopreneur Success Cycle 2: Envisioning Your One-Person Business

Do you know the exact kind of work you want to do as a solopreneur? Or perhaps just the field you want to work in but not which aspect specifically? Or maybe you just know you want to be a solopreneur but don't have a clue what exactly you want to do.

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Be A Guest On The One-Person Business Podcast

Interested In Being A Guest On Our Show?

The One-Person Business podcast is the go-to show for people who are interested in flying solo in business and need a little guidance along the way. If you're a solopreneur interested in sharing your experience, or an expert in a field you think would be beneficial for one-person business owners to better understand, we'd love to hear from you.

As a guest, you'll gain exposure to our audience and will also be featured in social promotions and in our weekly newsletter.

To be a guest on the show, simply fill out the form. We receive many requests and if we don't move forward with you as a guest, it's simply because we have our audience top of mind, not because we don't think you provide an amazing product or service or have a good story to tell.

We look forward to hearing from you!