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August 20, 2012 at 3:30PM • 1 hour 29 minutes
TOPIC: Honesty and Sociopathy Go to Work
Merlin and Dan talk about the cultural divide between you and your work. Coping with work is a little like being a sociopath so you better make sure you're taking away the right lessons and being honest about the right things. Anything else is a little dishonest.
You don't need to quit your job, but you made want to at least resign your certainty.
November 1, 2011 at 5:15PM • 1 hour 20 minutes
On strength and tolerance.
Dan and Merlin talk about the many facets of strength, including the complexity of knowing what to be strong about, to whom, and when.
It's about way more than nailing the "clean and jerk" or yelling at Sips-His-Coffee-Really-Loud Guy. It's also about accepting all the things they just can't stand about you.
Also covered: the inescapability of Italian disco, maintaining an unassailable lawn, confronting skinny ladies in heels, negotiating D-minus hip-hop, and finding the will to spelunk all the way down the personal productivity stack.
December 23, 2010 at 9:00AM • 52 minutes
Dan and Marco discuss adopting the userbase's de facto use-cases in your products, the downsides of open-floor-plan offices, and the cycles of motivation and productivity that many creative professionals face throughout the day.
January 16, 2009 at 8:45PM • 34 minutes
This episode was originally published on January 16, 2009.
Jeremy McAnally talks about his open source projects, documentation, and productivity.