Quit Retired


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

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.

#89: Skills, Savings, and Confidence

March 11, 2016 at 10:00AM • 1 hour 13 minutes

Dan and Haddie talk about communication, inspiring yourself, bouncing back, the importance of timing, and answer listener email.

They announce that next week the Ansible will be BACK, so get ready to call in!

#88: Only Your Best Work

February 29, 2016 at 12:00PM • 1 hour 13 minutes

Dan talks with Haddie about the change in the world of freelancing (work is drying up), perfecting your craft (coffee, sushi), and making the change that enables you to do your very best work.

#87: Your Best Work

February 25, 2016 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 12 minutes

Dan talks about what it takes to become a dentist and dermatologist, espresso, caring about your profession, and the failure that will follow when you only do work that's 'good enough'.

#86: The Other 364 Days

February 12, 2016 at 4:00PM • 1 hour 11 minutes

Dan talks about first impressions, body language, and answers listener email.

#85: Pandemic

February 5, 2016 at 4:30PM • 1 hour 35 minutes

Dan talks about being specific vs general, miscommunication, misunderstandings, lazy writing, and his step back from Twitter.

#84: Regular Day At The Office

January 29, 2016 at 4:45PM • 1 hour 12 minutes

Dan talks about tipping, the service industry, and answers listener email.

#83: If It Ain't Broke

January 8, 2016 at 9:30PM • 1 hour 11 minutes

Dan talks about staying true to your 'cash cow' and and answers listener emails.

#82: Travel Pt. 1

December 31, 2015 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 38 minutes

Dan and Haddie talk about how to optimize travel in order to reduce stress.

Some tips from the show:

  • Be loyal to a single airline. Loyalty pays off. Not so true for infrequent travelers.
  • When booking, consider how luggage will fit, what kind of seat SeatGuru.com
  • The earlier you book the better. Travel card: American Express Business Card, Barclay Card Arrival+.
  • Never check a bag.
  • Nothing under 1+ layover. Domino effect
  • Get TSAPre
  • Go to your gate first then wander around
  • Get the App for your airline
  • Get to the airport 90 min before the flight departs.
  • Packing cubes
  • TravelPro Bags
  • Bring your own ziplock bags (small, med, large)
  • Nring wipes
  • Ask for free things, take advantage of things like birthdays and maybe recently married!
  • Wear your extra items like hats and coats that might make your luggage not fit in the overhead
  • Keep your toilitries bag packed, always
  • Always take the toiletries home from the hotel
  • Invest in shoe bags
  • Dryer sheets in your suitcase
  • Bring or wear socks
  • Scan your drivers license, passport etc in case of emergency
  • Go to the restroom if you have the time even if you don’t have to
  • If you do check you bag, never check ANYTHING valuable
  • Dirty shoes in the hotel shower cap
  • Never put your suitcase on the bed

#81: Exception to the Rule

December 23, 2015 at 7:00PM • 1 hour 12 minutes

Dan talks about having an exit strategy, his strong opinion on ping pong tables, and responds to listener emails.

#80: You Have One Job

December 11, 2015 at 8:45PM • 50 minutes

Dan talks about realizing your work can be narrowed down to one job and making sure you do that job well and responds to listener emails.