'I believe a one-person business model is the answer to finding your entrepreneurial calling and doing the work you were meant to do.'
Ellen Donnelly is the founder of The Ask. Her shift to solopreneurship? Training as a career coach, building her dream role, newsletters, and a north star bracelet guiding every step.
Ellen has built a six-figure coaching & content business, changed career paths (twice), travelled and worked remotely living on four continents, and advises VC-backed startups on talent strategy.
I went to her Talent to Money virtual summit for founders in 2022 - an excellent event.
Great to catch up again last week and chat about newsletters & branding. She likes ‘The Shift’ as a name; I’m happy to hear. I’m sticking with it as it’s about inner transformation and fulfilling our potential. Enough angst!
These are her best tips on building a profitable business around yourself…
Tell us about yourself and why you started The Ask
After supporting entrepreneurial professionals with their startup careers as a headhunter and Head of Talent, I observed a generation of people confused about navigating professional decisions.
We live in a world of infinite options, changes, emerging innovation and starting a business has never been easier. The most ambitious people …