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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

1 Nov 1, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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#77 - Under Talk Therapy’s hood, with guest host Freia Lobo

Dan and Nathan are joined by Talk Therapy's inaugural guest host, Every community member (and investor!) Freia Lobo—who's also an avid liste

1 May 13, 2021

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#1 - The Bundle Digest

Dan and Nathan start out discussing the concept of Talk Therapy: a place to talk about the process of building a media business as it happen

1 Jun 9, 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

1 Jun 13, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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#4 - Adding Tiago Forte to the Bundle

Dan and Nathan discuss adding Tiago Forte to the Everything bundle, and take bets on how the launch will go. Click here to read the transcri

1 Jun 15, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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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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#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

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#74 - Celebrating Cybernaut, with Fadeke Adegbuyi

Dan and Nathan welcome Every's newest lead writer, Fadeke Adegbuyi, for a discussion about her newsletter Cybernaut, which examines internet

1 Apr 28, 2021

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Ted Lasso Recap: What’s Nate’s Deal?

Eps 10 and 11, untangled.

1 Oct 11, 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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#42 - Keeping Up…with the News (and Work)

Weary of Election Discourse? Dan and Nathan are, too – but they also think there’s some use in paying attention to the world outside of work

0 Nov 8, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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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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#93 - Ted Lasso Recap: Season 2 Episode 5

Dan, Nathan and Rachel, discuss what is perhaps the low point of a season that has already had its share of peaks and valleys. Why does the

0 Sep 1, 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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#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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#6 - Art vs. Science

Dan and Nathan discuss the art and science of starting a newsletter business. And how they’re probably more on the art side than you might g

0 Jun 20, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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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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#7 - The Last Chip with Chris Bosh

Dan and Nathan talk about helping Chris Bosh launch a newsletter: The Last Chip.

0 Jun 23, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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#84 - Working late is lately working

Nathan's been staying up to write into the wee hours of the night. Talking with Dan about how he balances sporadic work habits with a cohabi

0 Jun 25, 2021

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#5 - The Results

Dan and Nathan look back on how the Tiago Forte launch went, and learn an important lesson: before you start troubleshooting, make sure the

0 Jun 16, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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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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#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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#83 - Managing burnout by…working more?

Nathan's working more than ever, but it's also paradoxically helped to solve his burnout. In this episode, Dan and Nathan explore Nathan's e

0 Jun 19, 2021