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#010 - On Competition

7/17/2018
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In which Nathan shares a ridiculous story about an uncomfortable situation, and the lads (Dan and Will) set him straight.

Duration:01:02:44

#009 - Art vs Commerce: How do you decide when to do what you want vs. what the world wants?

7/8/2018
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After a brief hiatus, we're back!! This week on WAW, we discuss the delicate balance between doing things the world (or, some might say, the market) wants, and doing things that you want to do.

Duration:00:49:51

#008 - How do you read?

6/4/2018
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Dan, Will, and Nathan talk about their systems (or lack thereof) for extracting knowledge from books.

Duration:00:56:20

#007 - When were you wrong?

5/15/2018
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Certainty is the natural state of our minds, but often it is false. This week on WAW, we talk about times we were wrong. Nathan shares a story about how Hardbound's storytelling format didn't go viral like he thought it would. Dan made political predictions that ended up false. Will was wrong not to launch a product he built. Enjoy the wrongness!

Duration:01:34:00

#006 - When to quit?

5/7/2018
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You doubt it's working. Your patience is thinning. Should you leave? This week on WAW, stories of how things end.

Duration:01:24:09

#005 - When should you learn a new skill?

4/30/2018
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That moment when you realize you could go down a rabbit hole of new knowledge -- but should you?

Duration:01:20:09

#004 - Are tech companies bad?

4/17/2018
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In which Nathan, Dan, and Will introspect on the nature of technology companies. Are they/we actually changing the world for the better?

Duration:01:17:42

#003 - When is the last time you cried?

4/3/2018
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An unusual and bold topic choice by Dan, but it turns out to be a really fascinating discussion. What question should we explore next? Tweet at us: @nbashaw @danshipper @willhoekenga

Duration:01:01:11