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TOPIC: Agency, Independence, and Outing Your Makebelieve "Partners."
Dan and Merlin return to the topic of agency.
Who's allowed to speak and act on your behalf? And, what happens when you discover people who've unilaterally decided by fiat to speak and act on your behalf?
Well. If your work (and your business) matters to you, you tell them to knock it off.
How to reclaim your own stuff, set your own terms, and fire all the non-silent non-partners of the lucrative Free Compliment Industry.
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Today's show is kind of a follow-up to an episode we did almost exactly a year ago called, "Chewie's Medal is Not Canonical." Can't believe it's been a year already. Yeesh. —mdm
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