Today’s episode is about one of the most rewarding, but also potentially most complex, relationships you will ever have: that with your business partner.
You’ll hear about the origins, and development, of David’s collaboration with his co-partner Jason Fried, as well as some of Dan and Ian’s reflections about their longstanding working relationship.
Listen to this week’s show and learn:
- How Jason and David met and how their business relationship started. (2:05)
- Why equity conversations usually have to happen very early in the life cycle of a business. (6:20)
- How David and Jason handle challenges in their business relationship. (8:00)
- How the two of them have managed to stay excited about Basecamp by working on other projects. (14:00)
- DHH’s thoughts on how an entreprenuer can create a new business in 2016. (16:15)
Mentioned in the episode:
- The Dynamite Circle
- David Heinemeier Hansson
- Ruby on Rails
- ReWork by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson
- Jason Fried
- Marcus Aurelius
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- TMBA100: Rip, Pivot and Jam: The Strategy That Launched Our Newest Product Line
- TMBA197: The Bootstrapper’s Guide to Business Partnerships
- TMBA326: To VC or Not to VC, That is the Question
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