Nathan Baschez

@nbaschez

Talk Therapy

#43 - The Power of Constraints

Nathan walks Dan through the ideas and strategy behind his new Divinations series, Three Shorts. How do you get from the Zone of Ignorance t

2 Nov 12, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

Means of Creation Community Hangout with Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

A special episode with your Means of Creation hosts

6 Nov 12, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Divinations

Three Shorts: Fast’s 1b valuation, McPlant’s power move, and Apple’s disruptive M1 chip

Hello! Welcome to Three Shorts, a recurring series where I unpack the strategy behind the news in as few bullet points as possible. Enjoy!

55 🔒 Nov 11, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

News Roundup #8: Could the Trump bump turn into a Trump slump?

Read to the end for live streaming insights for music creators

5 🔒 Nov 10, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#42 - Keeping Up…with the News (and Work)

Weary of Election Discourse? Dan and Nathan are, too – but they also think there’s some use in paying attention to the world outside of work

0 Nov 8, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

Lessons From Becoming a Top 0.03% OnlyFans Creator, with Aella

And how the best of OnlyFans can be applied to other platforms

5 Nov 5, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

News Roundup #7: Glenn Greenwald Goes Independent Following Biden Story Dispute

Read to the end for influencer political marketing

2 🔒 Nov 3, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#41 - A Bad Situation…Compounded

Special Emergency Pod! We invited our friend Mario Gabriele on the show to talk about his experience this week publicly staring down a $6 b

3 Nov 2, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#40 - Engagement is the ice cream, polarization is the vegetables

Taking a hard look at Substack’s top ten after yet another chaotic week for media (and for everything else), Dan and Nathan dig into the Pub

1 Nov 1, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#39 - Cultivating Caring

Using the exciting new launch of Ask Jerry as a springboard, Nathan and Dan parse out the importance of radical self-inquiry in business, an

7 Oct 29, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

Building The Best Tools for Creators, with Joseph Albanese

For our guest this week on Means of Creation we welcomed Joseph Albanese, co-founder and CEO of Stir!As we’ve discussed on the show before,

1 Oct 29, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Divinations

Facebook’s cloud gaming strategy: smarter than it seems

The return of Three Shorts!

9 🔒 Oct 28, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

News Roundup #6: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Livestreams on Twitch

Read to the end for a new tech & society newsletter you won't want to miss

15 🔒 Oct 27, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#38 - RIP Quibi

Dan and Nathan eulogize Quibi – and extend some sympathy to anyone who has a big idea. How did you feel about this episode? Amazing • Good 

9 Oct 24, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Divinations

What I got wrong about Quibi

A post-mortem for a failed prediction, and a failed startup

11 🔒 Oct 22, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#37 - Better Business Writing

What began as a weekly “Great Writing” meeting is now the newest member of the bundle! Dan and Nathan reflect on how their joint desire to g

5 Oct 21, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

Understanding How Internet Culture Works, with Taylor Lorenz

And what it means to be a journalist in 2020

8 Oct 20, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

Passion Economy News #5: The Prop 22 Debate, Substack’s Mentorship Program, OnZoom’s Event Discovery Push, Business Insider’s potential Morning Brew Acquisition, and More

Read to the end for how women face unique challenges in the passion economy

14 🔒 Oct 20, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#36 - What can businesses learn from Phytoplankton?

After reflecting on their expectations for the (extremely successful) Almanack launch, Nathan takes Dan through his new investigation of the

3 Oct 17, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#35 - Tricking Nat Eliason into joining the Bundle

Nat Eliason talks to Dan and Nathan about Almanack, his brand-new Bundle newsletter exploring everything it takes for you to live a life tha

3 Oct 16, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

Striking Out as an Independent Tech Journalist, with Casey Newton

And the future of social media platforms

1 Oct 15, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

Passion Economy News #4: Triller Poaching TikTok Stars, David Dobrik Gets Funding for Dispo, Journalistic Entrepreneurialism, and More

Read to the end for an insightful OnlyFans creator AMA

10 Oct 13, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Divinations

Why winners sometimes take all, and sometimes don’t

Lessons from ecology’s “competitive exclusion principle”

19 🔒 Oct 11, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#34 - A Rough Week

After catching up with the latest from Coinbase and its employees, Nathan tells Dan about his week…which honestly sounds more like a country

4 Oct 9, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#33 - How to use Spatial Organizing

Dan takes Nathan through his Superorganizers piece on Spatial Organizing. The technique is useful for a pretty much any project, from writin

3 Oct 7, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez