Quit Retired


Quit is about change, the challenges of improving your career, making tough decisions, and starting something awesome.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.

#109: Cone of Silence

June 23, 2017 at 5:30PM • 1 hour 1 minute

Dan and Haddie talk about the soul-destroying addiction of workaholism, creative environments and creative teams, Millennials and saving for buying a home, and the detrimental effects of multitasking (and a solution).

#108: The Worst They Can Say is 'No'

May 19, 2017 at 6:00PM • 1 hour 13 minutes

Dan is joined by Haddie to answer listener emails about being prepared before you make your side hustle your full time gig, selling yourself in an interview, and being honest.

Next week all about interviews! Send us your questions!

#107: Already Raw Sorry, I Meant Crisis

May 5, 2017 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 3 minutes

Dan and Haddie talk about managing your time, distractions, and going the extra mile to save your customers time.

#106: Adjunct Loop

April 28, 2017 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 16 minutes

Dan and Haddie answer your emails, followup about PhDs, and what to do when the people you're counting on don't do their job.

#105: Headline for Ranking

April 14, 2017 at 4:00PM • 1 hour 11 minutes

Dan and Haddie talk about the art of sales, not just selling your product but selling yourself during interviews, the math behind making $1 million dollars, podcast promotion strategies, and a comparison of millennials and baby boomers. Don't forget to send us your questions via email for next week's episode!

#104: Mother Internet

March 31, 2017 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 7 minutes

Dan and Haddie discuss the struggles that millennials are facing at work, how to make a new hire feel like part of the team. They take listener emails about how to hire the right person for the job and how to get your new business set up.

#103: One-Way Relationship

February 28, 2017 at 6:15PM • 1 hour 10 minutes

Dan and Haddie talk about smoking meats, Kentucky Colonel ties, paying attention to your users/fans, geography, and answer your emails about wanting a position at a company that isn't currently hiring, marketing yourself, and choosing between money and your passion.

#102: Piping Up Neat

February 18, 2017 at 11:15AM • 1 hour 2 minutes

Dan and Haddie talk about applying for jobs, giving your work away for free, pride in a job well done, and another USPS nightmare.

#101: Dog Tied Up

January 27, 2017 at 6:45PM • 1 hour 3 minutes

Dan and Haddie return for Episode #101! They talk about sticking with your new company and not taking the easy route (taking a full time job), doing your job to the fullest extent, thinking about others, a UPS debacle, and a dog.

#100: Spooked

September 16, 2016 at 7:15PM • 1 hour 6 minutes

Dan is joined by Haddie and Maggie in-studio for this amazing 100th episode. They discuss credit card debt, rotisserie chickens as an example of buying time, J.K. Rowling's philosophy of roadblocks, and GitHub's holacracy.