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#44 - What Kind of Nerd Are You?

After reading Dan’s Superorganizers profile on people person Peter Boyce, Nathan wonders why his hands-on approach to social and business ca

4 Nov 13, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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#15 - Maker weeks & feedback loops

Two things today: First, a bit of follow-up from last episode. We’re alternating weeks where one of us is in “maker mode” and the other is i

4 Jul 24, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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#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

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#57 - How to conduct a luxurious edit

Dan and Nathan peel back the curtain on the editing process they've cultivated (and are still cultivating!) for the collective. Shifting bet

4 Feb 10, 2021

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#52 - Inside The Prediction Game, with Andre Plaut

Dan and Nathan welcome Andre Plaut, creator of The Prediction Game—a competition to predict the events of the coming year for a tantalizing

4 Dec 24, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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#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

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#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

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#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

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#10 - Escaping the trough of writing sorrow

Dan and Nathan commiserate over their writing slump and strategize how to escape it. Meanwhile, Adam’s essay hits the top of Hacker News! T

3 Jul 9, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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#45 - Fleets, Reels, and Shop usher us into a period of turbulence

Dan and Nathan ponder the latest features shipped by Twitter and Instagram, and the reactions to both. At what point do compelling experienc

3 Nov 19, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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#48 - Consumable Software

Nathan loops Dan in on something he thought was a problem: falling in and out of love with different software too quickly. Turns out, it’s m

3 Dec 10, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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#21 - What’s the right kind of bad?

In a follow-up to their conversation with executive coach Brian Wang last episode, Dan and Nathan discuss addressing small pain points — bot

3 Aug 19, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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#11 - Two entrepreneurs and a journalist walk into a podcast

Today, Dan and Nathan welcome guest Alex Kantrowitz to Talk Therapy! (This is a special episode that’s twice as long as usual!) Alex left hi

3 Jul 10, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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#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

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#0: The story of how we met (start here!)

Two friends start a business together. What could go wrong? Click here to read the transcript for this episode.

3 Jun 7, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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#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

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#53 - Drop the ‘thing’ — it’s cleaner

Looking back and ahead after the launch

3 Jan 27, 2021

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#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

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#13 - Disruption and its discontents

Dan interviews Nathan about his forthcoming series of Divinations essays that explore critiques of the traditional theory of disruption. In

2 Jul 17, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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#2 - Work/Life Harmony

Dan and Nathan discuss balancing meetings with getting writing done. They also discuss balancing living a happy life with trying to put out

2 Jun 11, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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#16 - Should you follow your heart?

Nathan and Dan discuss his latest Superorganizers essay on the framework he developed to help him follow his heart — and filter for the best

2 Jul 31, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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#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

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#12 - It’s Disruption Week!! (part 1)

Dan and Nathan are both writing about Clay Christensen’s iconic theory of disruption, so we decided the second week of July every year is go

2 Jul 15, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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#59 - Goals vs Virtues

Returning from a well-earned week off, Dan takes Nathan through his return to Superorganizers: a look at My First Million cohost Shaan Puri'

2 Feb 26, 2021

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#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