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Means of Creation #5: Nathan Barry

On newsletters, courses, and creator marketing

4 🔒 Aug 2, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Disrupting Disruption Pt. 2 — Ben Thompson

The “divine discontent” critique

6 🔒 Aug 2, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Means of Creation #4: Leah Culver & Erik Berlin

The co-founders of Breaker, on podcasting, platforms, and media

0 🔒 Jul 30, 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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Means of Creation #3: Lenny Rachitsky

On newsletters, platforms, marketplaces, and more

3 🔒 Jul 23, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Disrupting Disruption

Strategy’s most famous theory could be wrong

32 Jul 19, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Means of Creation #2: Greg Isenberg

On the unbundling of Reddit into vertical communities

5 🔒 Jul 16, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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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

38 Jul 11, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Announcing: Means of Creation

A new talk show starring Li Jin and yours truly

14 🔒 Jul 8, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Product Case Study: HEY

A radical new take on email

29 🔒 Jul 3, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Will HEY Work?

The dust has settled. Now what?

96 🔒 Jun 26, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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5 interesting strategy decisions from WWDC

Decoding Apple's intentions

20 🔒 Jun 23, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Why I wouldn’t invest in consumer health hardware

(Ceci n’est pas investment advice.)

18 🔒 Jun 13, 2020 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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Kernel Strategies

Six attributes of high-traction startups

18 🔒 May 31, 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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PepsiCo goes DTC

One new strategy. Two new websites.

20 🔒 May 20, 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

65 May 15, 2020 by Adam Keesling

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How creators can go “on tour” on the internet

Growing an audience ain’t what it used to be

25 May 9, 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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“Shop” from Shopify: right problem, wrong solution

Opening a marketplace creates complicated new tradeoffs

18 May 1, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Sonos Radio: We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Moat

What the speaker company’s new music play is really all about

8 🔒 Apr 29, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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[audio] Inside the Clubhouse

This is the audio edition of Inside the Clubhouse, narrated by me!

3 🔒 Apr 25, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Inside the Clubhouse

The surprisingly compelling audio app that has consumed my life

238 Apr 24, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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What can we learn from Facebook Portal?

Three Shorts: Facebook Portal — back from the dead!; an advertising arbitrage opportunity; a funny story about the power of incentives

8 🔒 Apr 17, 2020 by Nathan Baschez