Nathan Baschez

@nbaschez

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

Means of Creation

How To Use ‘Good Jobs’ To Create A Great Company, with Dan Teran

And the future of worker classification

0 Oct 7, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

Passion Economy News #3: TikTok’s Creator Fund, Amazon Explore, The Edtech Explosion, and More

Read to the end for why Warner Music Group paid $85m for a meme-making company

20 Oct 6, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#32 - Are we prioritizing correctly?

Dan talks with Nathan about his latest article, Intangible Returns, and they reflect on their own prioritization strategies as a company. W

3 Oct 3, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#31 - Talk Therapy is a mission focused podcast

Dan and Nathan process Coinbase’s decision to disengage from any political issues outside their core focus. What were they trying to do? Wha

3 Sep 30, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

Enabling Anyone To Create an Online School, with Ankur Nagpal

And what the next phase looks like for Teachable

2 Sep 30, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

Passion Economy News: Casey Newton goes Indie, SignalFire’s Creator Economy Market Map, Newsletter Curation, and More

Plus, using Twitch for journalism, Bella Poarch, and the implications of Penske’s control over Hollywood publications

6 Sep 29, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Divinations

Intangible Returns

How strict prioritization processes cause malaise, and why you should take gut instinct more seriously in your planning process.

20 🔒 Sep 29, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#30 - Giving your brain novelty, for fun and profit

Nathan interviews Dan about his latest Superorganizers article, “Dopamine Stacking.” Why are we always compelled to try new tools, which of

6 Sep 25, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#29 - Casey Newton goes independent, what does it mean?

File this one under “the unbundling of media”:  Veteran reporter Casey Newton has left his job at The Verge and is launching his own Substac

2 Sep 23, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

Making Websites Super Easy To Build, with Joseph Cohen

The founder of Universe joins us to discuss how to democratize website creation

1 Sep 23, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

Passion Economy News: TikTok Deal, Creator Debt Financing, OnlyFans Disruption, Artist Monetization, and More

Plus, find new Substacks, a16z on the Passion Economy, and how to grow your podcast

13 Sep 22, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#28 - Can Roam justify the $200m valuation?

Dan interviews Nathan about his latest essay on Roam, the $200 million dollar note-taking app. How did you feel about this episode? Amazing

14 Sep 19, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Divinations

Roam’s road ahead

How the tool for networked thought can grow into its $200m valuation

215 🔒 Sep 18, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

Identifying The Next Generation of Celebrities, with Blake Robbins

And why David Dobrik may have a bigger impact than David Letterman

4 Sep 16, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#27 - How can we give the Bundle Digest its own identity?

Nathan interviews Dan about the latest Bundle Digest experiment and the overall strategy to make it into its own newsletter. How did you fe

8 Sep 11, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Means of Creation

Improve Your Content Diet, with Polina Marinova

She distills the secrets of the world's most successful people & companies

0 🔒 Sep 10, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#26 - A post-vacation catch-up

Nathan and Dan discuss Superorganizers and Bundle Digest updates and the books they read on vacation. Books mentioned: Of Mice and Men by J

7 Sep 9, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez