Dan and Ian

TMBA481: Our Favorite Books of the Past 12 Months

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On this week's episode, we are continuing one of Dan and Ian's favorite traditions on the podcast.

Today we are talking about books, and in particular our favorite books that we have read in the past year.

Last year, we invited our good friend and talented author Kyla Gardner to the show to talk about books with us.

We had so much fun with that episode that we asked her to return this week. On today's podcast, Dan and Kyla are sharing their five favorite reads of 2019.

This conversation also details how some of our reading habits have changed since last year, why Kyla has started writing fiction, and much more.

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TMBA480: Thoughts on Funding Options for Bootstrappers with Rob Walling

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Podcast 55:44 | Download | Stitcher | iTunes | Comment A few weeks ago, Dan and Ian had a conversation on this podcast where they shared some of their feelings about venture capital. This is an important topic to a lot of entrepreneurs, and it's one that we plan to cover a lot more throughout 2019. Some of...

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TMBA479: Quitting Social Media – “The ‘Walled Garden’ Experiment Is a Big Failure”

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Podcast 53:36 | Download | Stitcher | iTunes | Comment On today's episode, Dan and Ian are delighted to welcome one of their favorite authors back to the show. Cal Newport is a Computer Science professor, who has spent his career writing about the intersection of technology and culture in the contemporary digital age. Cal joins us this...

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TMBA478: The Downsides of Success

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"Success" isn't always what it's cracked up to be.

Dan and Ian know this feeling all too well, as they have dealt with some of their own internal struggles after selling their product business.

On today's episode, we are talking about five specific downsides to success.

These aren't necessarily strategic elements, as much as they are about the mindset of success.

You'll hear about some of the common traps that successful entrepreneurs often find themselves in, and how success itself can actually become a competitive disadvantage.

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