Elaine Pofeldt is an independent journalist who specializes in small business, entrepreneurship and careers. She is the author of The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business (Random House, Jan. 2, 2018), a look at how entrepreneurs are hitting seven-figure revenue in ultra-lean businesses. Her work has appeared in FORTUNE, Money, CNBC, Inc., Forbes, Crain’s New York Businessand many other business publications and she is a contributor to the Economist Intelligence Unit. (Photo credit: Jessica Evelynka Photography)