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Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars, Small Business How-to Seminars: The Million-Dollar One-Person Business

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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. Elaine Pofeldt, contributing writer for Forbes.com, has been doing extensive research and interviews with solopreneurs who have broken seven figures in revenue for their businesses. Her book The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business  has been dubbed as "the indispensable guide to earning a six-figure take-home income on your own terms." 
 
In this interactive panel discussion, Elaine will offer ideas on how to take the first step toward starting a high-revenue business built around your interests or accelerating your income in an existing business that has not yet reached its potential. 
 
Elaine will bring as special guests some of the million-dollar one-person entrepreneurs featured in her book, so that you can hear from them and ask them your most pressing questions.  Both inspirational and practical, this talk will appeal to all who seek a great worklife and a great lifestyle. Don't miss it! 
 

Elaine PofeldtElaine Pofeldt is an independent journalist who specializes in writing about careers and entrepreneurship. As a senior editor at Fortune Small Business magazine, she was twice nominated for the National Magazine Award for her feature stories.

She went freelance in October 2007 and has since written for publications including Fortune, Money, Inc., Forbes, The Economist Intelligence Unit, CNBC, CBS Moneywatch, BNET, MSN, Global Trade, Working Mother, Good Housekeeping, and a variety of other print and online publications. At Crain's New York Business, she served as a contributing editor, focused on the weekly's small business coverage. At Fortune, she has written a column called David vs. Goliath, looking at small companies that are taking on giant competitors.

Million-Dollar One-Person Entrepreneur Guests:

Stacy BermanStacy Berman, founder of The System by Stacy, and formerly founder of Stacy's Bootcamp.
 
Stacy Berman is the founder of The System by Stacy, a luxury line of organic whey protein powders.  She holds a Doctorate in Natural Medicine and is completing a business degree at Columbia University.  Her background combines over 20 years in the health and fitness industries with scientific research to reveal how our thoughts affect the way we feel.  Stacy's transformative programs are sought out by individuals and companies who want to understand the science behind weight loss and self-perception.  Her work on body image disorders has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Healthline, The Doctors, ABC, NBC, and CBS. She previously founded Stacy's Bootcamp, a bootcamp program that took place in parks across New York City, and built it into a million-dollar, one-woman business. 
 
Colin and Angie RajaColin and Angie Raja, founders RIMSports.
 
Colin Raja and his wife, Angie, tapped into their passion for Crossfit and recreational boxing to start RIMSports two years ago. Their Amazon store sells sporting goods and fitness accessories out of Kew Gardens, Queens. Noticing that much of the available gear was in drab colors, they introduced their best-selling fitness gloves in several bright colors they thought would appeal to women, plus a men’s line. They left their six-figure jobs in NYC to work on their business full-time and pursue their dreams of financial independence. 
 
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