Dan and Ian

TMBA489: Should You Hold a Company Retreat?

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Podcast 53:54 | Download | Stitcher | iTunes | Comment Dan and Ian are fresh off of hosting their fourth Dynamite Circle event in Austin, Texas last week. This year, they decided to do something different, by bringing together their eight-person remote team from all around the world for a two-day team retreat in Austin following DCAUS. For...

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TMBA488: The Re-Readables: The War of Art

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Podcast 39:35 | Download | Stitcher | iTunes | Comment A few weeks ago, Dan and Ian introduced a new strand on this podcast called "The Re-Readables". In this ongoing series, we are taking a look back at some of our favorite books with a fresh perspective. This week's choice is all about the "Muse", creativity, productivity, and...

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TMBA487: “If It Makes Us Money We Shouldn’t Be Doing It”

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Podcast 46:52 | Download | Stitcher | iTunes | Comment Dan and Ian speak with a lot of entrepreneurs on this show about the difficult decisions that they have to make. Today's guest is currently facing one of the biggest challenges in his business. It's one that we all face, or will eventually face, at som point on...

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TMBA486: The Re-Readables: Getting Things Done

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Dan and Ian are excited to start a new series on this week's show.One of our favorite podcasts to listen to lately is The Re-Watchables, a series presented by The Ringer, where the hosts look back on legendary films.They discuss why these movies had such an impact, what parts have aged the best and worst, and other categories which they use to assess what has made these films stand the test of time.We thought it would be fun to talk about some of our favorite books in a similar light. This week, we are looking back at the single most important book we read in our business.Getting Things Done by David Allen represented a paradigm shift in the early 2000s, and it was the first book that was truly written for information and knowledge workers.On today's podcast, we are revisiting Getting Things Done, talking about why that book was so influential, and whether the ideas in that book are still as relevant as they were at the time it was released.

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