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#50 - Substack Reader is here! Is it good?

Dan and Nathan address the news that’s been dominating the Everything Slack all day: Substack’s long-awaited reader, which collects your new

9 Dec 17, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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#51 - How content has network effects

Nathan takes Dan behind his latest Divinations essay, “Why Content is King,” from the writing process—which included drafting the piece in l

6 Dec 19, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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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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We’re taking a (very short) break

Hey Talk Therapy listeners! We hope your holidays were restful, and that you’re having a productive start to this year.  We’re pausing Talk

4 Jan 4, 2021 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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#54 - Paradigms ‘R’ Us

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

0 Jan 29, 2021

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#55 - Why Raise Venture Capital for a Media Company?

Taking to Clubhouse for their first-ever live episode of Talk Therapy, Dan and Nathan attempt to answer a question they've gotten a lot sinc

1 Feb 4, 2021

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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

1 Feb 6, 2021

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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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#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

5 Feb 17, 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'

2 Feb 26, 2021

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#60 - Comfort with Chaos

Nathan and Dan discuss their differing approaches to writing, and wonder how they can manage to still be effective sounding boards for each

0 Feb 28, 2021

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#61 - Designing our unsubscribe flow

Using a current work in progress—the exit survey page for departing subscribers—as an example of their differing communication styles, Dan a

0 Mar 4, 2021

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#62 - How to take time off—and actually relax

It's Nathan's turn to take a break. After going over his plans with for a week of relaxing and cooking, he and Dan open up about why it can

2 Mar 6, 2021

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#63 - Creative obsession: a gift and a curse

Returning from a weeklong vacation, Nathan fills Dan in on the thinking he's been doing about burnout and its causes. They discuss how to te

0 Mar 18, 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

1 Mar 19, 2021

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#65 - Introducing Glassy, with special guest Taylor Majewski

Dan and Nathan welcome Taylor Majewski to the podcast to celebrate the launch of her brand new Every newsletter, Glassy. A weekly study of t

2 Mar 26, 2021

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#66 - If the relationship works, the business works

This one goes deep. Recalling their first days working together, Dan and Nathan discuss the ways their relationship has evolved over the pas

2 Mar 30, 2021

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#67 - What kind of thinking do we want to cultivate?

Hot off the latest all-hands meeting, (or "Every One," in company parlance), Dan and Nathan reflect on the beauty of having created a space

0 Apr 1, 2021

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#68 - Going deeper on conflicts—and solutions

Taking stock of the positive feedback they've received on the last few episodes, which have taken raw, unfiltered looks and the bumps and pe

0 Apr 3, 2021

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#69 - Shadow Work

Taking a listener's recommendation to do some "shadow work"—a therapy technique culled from a New Yorker article about an unconventional Hol

0 Apr 9, 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

1 Apr 10, 2021

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#71 - Re-introducing Napkin Math, with special guest Evan Armstrong

Dan & Nathan welcome Evan Armstrong, Every's new Napkin Math lead, to the show. Walking through Evan's path to joining the collective, t

1 Apr 16, 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

2 Apr 18, 2021

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#73 - Talking anxiety

After listening to an anxiety-centered episode of Ezra Klein's podcast, Dan and Nathan dive into their own past and current experiences with

1 Apr 23, 2021