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Why Content is King

How media creates power

263 Dec 18, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Inside the Clubhouse

The surprisingly compelling audio app that has consumed my life

233 Apr 24, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Roam’s road ahead

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

215 Sep 18, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Instagram can’t recreate TikTok’s Magic

The content format is a red herring. What really matters is the structure and purpose of TikTok’s network, which is antithetical to Instagram.

148 Aug 24, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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LinkedIn’s Alternate Universe

How the professional platform makes networking weird

135 Dec 3, 2020 by Fadeke Adegbuyi

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Will HEY Work?

The dust has settled. Now what?

96 Jun 26, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Finding Power

An introduction to Clay Christensen’s most underrated idea: “The Conservation of Modularity”

90 🔒 May 4, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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The open podcast ecosystem is dying — here’s how to save it.

It’s time to compete. Not complain.

86 May 21, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Bundle Magic

How to make 1 + 1 = 3

70 Apr 16, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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How Domino’s Stock Returned 4,595%

The original cloud kitchen, ten years before it was cool

64 May 15, 2020 by Adam Keesling

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Three Shorts: Instagram, Spotify, Substack

The strategy behind the news, in as few bullet points as possible

57 🔒 Nov 18, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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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

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Quibi Will Be A Multi-Billion Dollar Company

Short-form premium video is here to stay.

52 Apr 6, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Trade-offs are your friend

You probably can't have your cake and eat it too. But that's just fine.

51 🔒 Dec 31, 2019 by Nathan Baschez

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Sahil’s Second Act

Gumroad’s founder shares what he’s learned about strategy, product, and growth.

50 Jan 9, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Understanding the Covid-19 Recession

What happens when an economy holds its breath?

48 Mar 27, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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“The value chain” is the DNA of business

An introduction to one of Michael Porter’s most enduring frameworks

48 🔒 Jan 8, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Introducing Divinations

A new conduit for knowledge of business strategy

45 Dec 12, 2019 by Nathan Baschez

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What good is strategy right now?

A conflict of interest

44 Jun 5, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Complexity Convection

The lifecycle of a business is to be born simple, grow complex, and then die.

39 Jul 24, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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A Post-Mortem for Social Podcast Discovery

Three reasons why RSS still dominates in audio, but not text.

39 🔒 Feb 5, 2021 by Nathan Baschez

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Creeping as a Service (CraaS)

How Spoonbill reveals our obsession with identity

38 Feb 9, 2021 by Fadeke Adegbuyi

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Strategy should be painful

Businesses plateau for two reasons: Their strategy is wrong (Wrong Strategy Syndrome) They fail to execute any strategy at all (Fuzzy Strat

37 Jul 11, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Your actual competition

A guide to Porter’s “Five Forces” framework—through the lens of Spotify

36 🔒 Jan 16, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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The Four Strategies

How to understand the essence of any business

36 🔒 Feb 11, 2020 by Nathan Baschez