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How Physics Explains Business

Physics metaphors are everywhere in business. If you follow where they lead, you end up in fascinating places

79 Jan 18, 2023 by Nathan Baschez

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Overcoming Web3 Bias

How to navigate strange new paradigms that could change everything—unless they don’t.

77 Sep 13, 2021 by Nathan Baschez

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Figma’s Layered Lessons

Or, how to learn something useful from big events

77 Sep 21, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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The Endgame for AI-generated Writing

What will happen to the internet?

75 Feb 1, 2023 by Nathan Baschez

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What is a Business?

An expansive question that has surprisingly practical value

74 🔒 Sep 14, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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The Inner Ring of The Internet

Hi, Nathan here! It’s been too long, I know!! I’ve got a big piece on product wedges coming out next week, but today I am so excited to shar

73 Jul 10, 2021 by Ali Montag

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The Psychology of Strategy

How to see what you aren't seeing

71 🔒 Feb 2, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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Good Positioning Makes Everything Easier

Here’s how to do it well

67 🔒 Oct 5, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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How Domino’s Stock Returned 4,595%

The original cloud kitchen, ten years before it was cool

65 May 15, 2020 by Adam Keesling

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Map of a Downturn

Untangling the complex causal chain that makes good times go bad

63 May 6, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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How Memes Control Everything

The Economics of Belief Transmission

63 🔒 Oct 13, 2021 by Nathan Baschez

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Recursive Publishing

A force to be reckoned with

60 🔒 Mar 31, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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Will DAOs replace Corporations?

Or, how NounsDAO plans to take over the world

58 Sep 21, 2021 by Nathan Baschez

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Three Shorts: Instagram, Spotify, Substack

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

58 🔒 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!Fas

55 🔒 Nov 11, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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How to Prioritize a Roadmap

10 theses for building better products

55 Dec 14, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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Quibi Will Be A Multi-Billion Dollar Company

Short-form premium video is here to stay.

54 Apr 6, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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healthOS

Apple is building an operating system for health

54 Jun 12, 2020

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Peloton’s Next Move: Become a Platform

Opening up to external content is the only way to ensure durability, scalability, and defensibility.

53 🔒 Feb 26, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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Finding Power: How To Do Market Analysis

A step-by-step process for uncovering the power dynamics that govern any industry

53 Jul 20, 2022 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.

52 🔒 Dec 31, 2019 by Nathan Baschez

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Twitter as a City-State

The Argument for Democracy in Cyberspace

51 Apr 30, 2022 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