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#90 - Ted Lasso Episode Recap: S2 Episodes 2 & 3

Dan, Nathan and Rachel reunite to discuss the second and third episodes of Ted Lasso's sophomore season, which they much prefer to the premi

Aug 18, 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

Sep 23, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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#14 - Focus pocus

As the Everything bundle grows, Nathan’s focus seems to have disappeared. Dan helps him troubleshoot, and by the end of the episode, we deci

Jul 22, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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#94 - Ted Lasso Recap S2 E6: How to tell a friend you’re worried about them

(Spoilers, as usual!) In the this episode of Ted Lasso, Higgins decides to take Coach Beard aside and ask him whether he really thinks it's

Sep 7, 2021 by Dan Shipper, Nathan Baschez, and Rachel Jepsen

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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

Jul 10, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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#40 - Engagement is the ice cream, polarization is the vegetables

Taking a hard look at Substack’s top ten after yet another chaotic week for media (and for everything else), Dan and Nathan dig into the Pub

Nov 1, 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

Jul 17, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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#3 - How do you choose who to work with?

Dan and Nathan discuss an existential question for any creative and ambitious person: How do you choose to work with someone or on something

Jun 13, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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#56 - Why audio has a lower “Dunbar’s Number”

With the news that Twitter has acquired the podcasting company Breaker, Nathan walks Dan through his latest Divinations article on the state

Feb 6, 2021

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#86 - Ali Montag on why The Narrative isn’t worth chasing

Dan and Nathan are joined by writer and reporter Ali Montag, whose guest post on "The Inner Ring of the Internet" was published on Divinatio

Jul 19, 2021

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#72 - Does the score always take care of itself?

After Nathan shares his recent run of reading material, he and Dan wonder if the more intense leadership styles layed out in books on manage

Apr 18, 2021

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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

Oct 3, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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What does it mean to crave respect?

Ted Lasso S2 Finale Recap

Oct 26, 2021

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#82 - Celebrating Every Day

Commemorating the one-year anniversary of incorporating Every, Dan and Nathan reflect on those early, stressful days when their audience was

Jun 15, 2021

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#75 - Is Dan inconsiderate?

This week, Dan and Nathan tell a story from the before times... (ya know, before therapy). It's about a situation that was extremely difficu

May 5, 2021

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#54 - Paradigms ‘R’ Us

What do you do with your revolutionary idea when everyone else has one, too?

Jan 29, 2021

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#70 - Nathan Screwed Up (an honest post-mortem)

After their last conversation about Jungian therapy and how "Shadow Work" can help us get a better look at the more difficult parts of ourse

Apr 10, 2021

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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

Nov 19, 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

Jun 11, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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#78 - We got to record an episode in person. What’s next?

Celebrating their first (!) episode recorded on the same microphone, Dan and Nathan reflect on the birth Talk Therapy—and Every—amidst the p

May 20, 2021

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#58 - We switched from Slack to Discord, and we’re loving it! Here’s why.

Listen NowNathan and Dan reflect on their first week spent using Discord instead of Slack, and lay out their reasoning for making the jump t

Feb 17, 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

Sep 30, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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#92 - Ted Lasso Recap: S2 Episode 4

Dan, Nathan, and Rachel compare their differing reactions to Ted Lasso's seasonably questionable Christmas episode. Is it a repreive from co

Aug 22, 2021

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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'

Feb 26, 2021

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#64 - Do you respect me?

Co-founder relationships require respect, but what happens when one co-founder falls down on the job? How do you manage around it without lo

Mar 19, 2021