May 17, 2013 at 4:45pm • 1 hour 19 minutes
Dan interviews Scott Johnson, founder of FrogPants Studios, a hub of nerd and geek media including comics, web art, illustration, podcasts, and more. Scott hosts and produces 9 shows, both daily and weekly, which span a range of topics including apps, comics, early TV pilots, video games, and more. Scott also produces the webcomic My Extra Life. Dan and Scott address issues of making it on one's own terms, seeking out a creative community, spreading the creative spark across different mediums, getting help to steer business, and more.
May 10, 2013 at 5:30pm • 1 hour 24 minutes
Dan discusses the pros and cons of working remotely and, later, takes calls and talks to Robert Sha, the creator of the Capsule minimalist wallet, Josh Centers, the new managing editor for TidBits, and more.
May 3, 2013 at 5:30pm • 1 hour 36 minutes
Dan is joined by Associate Producer Danielle Moser to discuss dressing up for work as it relates to interviews, productivity, and how it can affect the way you think about yourself and your outlook. They also address the problem of having CEOs dress down during keynote addresses and, later, Dan takes calls and discusses job-seeking, dealing with a bad boss, whether or not to work while going back to school, using a cool idea as the basis for a Kickstarter, and more.
April 26, 2013 at 7:45pm • 1 hour 41 minutes
Dan is joined by a familiar guest, Marco Arment, to take calls and discuss Marco's very recent sale of Instapaper. They delve deeper and discuss when to hire, outsourcing, feeling burnt out, when to sell, and being selective about which company gets to buy what you've built. They take some listener calls and answer questions about job-seeking in a new town, how to come up with the next great idea, the reinvention of the corporate stooge, what to consider when you're desperate for freelance work, and what to do when you get let go from your job.
Special guest Marco Arment.
April 19, 2013 at 7:00pm • 1 hour 13 minutes
Dan and guest Jeff Raider, one of the founders of Warby Parker and Harry's, discuss startups, investors, and timing as it relates to quitting your job to work on your dream.
April 5, 2013 at 7:00pm • 1 hour 21 minutes
Dan is joined by Producer Haddie Cooke and Associate Producer Danielle Moser to take calls and discuss how important your mindset is before making any kind of decision.
March 29, 2013 at 6:00pm • 1 hour 28 minutes
Dan takes calls and responds to listener feedback. Topics include living in a basement, staying in school, quitting a good job you hate to mow lawns, what to do when your family moves and you want to finish school, getting pushed out of your own business and taking a corporate stooge job, quilting as a business, and more.
March 22, 2013 at 7:45pm • 1 hour 18 minutes
Dan is joined by special guest Garrett Dimon to discuss starting and running businesses with less pain and fewer mistakes. Dan takes calls and helps people identify their opportunities and make decisions to redefine their careers.
Special guest Garrett Dimon.
March 15, 2013 at 7:00pm • 1 hour 15 minutes
Dan is joined by Ansa Copeland, Producer Haddie Cooke, and take calls.
March 8, 2013 at 8:00pm • 1 hour 37 minutes
Dan is joined by Producer Haddie Cooke to take calls and discuss integrity.