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  1. 101: Sparkbox - CodePen Blog

    This show kicks off what hopefully will be a 10-part mini series where we talk with other businesses that, like us, make money off the web. Some of them will be freemium SaaS (Software as a Service) like us, and some will be more tangentially related. Some will be bigger than us (probably most of them), and some will be smaller.

    In this episode we’re talking to Ben Callahan and Rob Harr from Sparkbox about their experience running an agency - hiring employees, forecasting cash flow, diversifying income, how Sparkbox handles apprenticeships, and how they’re handling growth.

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  2. ‘“I voted Remain,” said Pooh,’ with Rachel Andrew | Unfinished Business

    I’m warning you now, it’s a very different kind of episode of Unfinished Business this week as Rachel Andrew and I talk about our feelings on the referendum result for the UK to leave the EU. We talk about the issues that will affect us, you and our businesses in the coming months and years and what we’re already doing to help mitigate them.

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  3. Adam Grant: The surprising habits of original thinkers | TED Talk |

    How do creative people come up with great ideas? Organizational psychologist Adam Grant studies "originals": thinkers who dream up new ideas and take action to put them into the world. In this talk, learn three unexpected habits of originals — including embracing failure. "The greatest originals are the ones who fail the most, because they’re the ones who try the most," Grant says. "You need a lot of bad ideas in order to get a few good ones."

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  4. ‘A bit of Capability Brown’ with Sean Johnson and Drew McLellan | Unfinished Business

    I know. I know! It’s been far too long since episode 117. But fret no more, Unfinished Business fans, we’re back and back for good, every two weeks with some brilliant guests and some good old fashioned conversations. This week, I’m joined by Sean Johnson and Drew McLellan to talk fat and fitness, cruises and coach trips.

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  5. What is success in the agency world?

    This week on the Boagworld Show we are joined by Andy Budd from Clearleft to discuss success and running a successful agency.

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  6. The Golden Egg with David Heinemeier Hansson | Being Boss Podcast

    David Heinemeier Hansson, creator of Ruby on Rails, founder and CTO at Basecamp, and best selling author, is joining us today on the Being Boss podcast to talk about finding the "golden egg" in your business and improving your odds to build something successful—not through over-glorified risks, but through sharing your knowledge, switching strategies once you’ve found what works for you, and remembering that time and patience can pay off in the end - big time.

    Important Announcements:

    1. This episode of Being Boss is brought to you by Freshbooks. Get your free trial here.

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    3. Being Boss has a Facebook group! So much valuable conversation and connection is happening over there: Join us to talk about which investments you’re making/planning on making in your business over there!

    4. If you like Being Boss please rate & review us on iTunes – it helps us connect with more bosses to grow our amazing community!

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    6. Join the fun in the next #beingbosschat on Twitter! We’re chatting from @EmilyM_Thompson on Wednesday, November 11 at 6pm CST.

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    Topics discussed in this episode:

    -The myth of taking huge risks in order to be an entrepreneur

    -Sharing your knowledge to build your audience

    -Routines, boundaries, and habits to do the work

    -Sustaining success and keeping motivation in your current business

    -Side hustles and passion projects

    -Balancing being boss with "doing the work"

    -Staying small vs. growing an agency


    "The fact is, the majority of projects don’t turn out to be a full time thing. That doesn’t mean they’re bad." -David Heinemeier Hansson on #beingbosspodcast

    "’You’re not a real entrepreneur unless you’re one step from being on the street’ is such an unnecessary myth." -David Heinemeier Hansson on #beingbosspodcast

    "One of my biggest pet peeves is the notion that you have to pour it all in and you have to take maximum risk." -David Heinemeier Hansson on #beingbosspodcast

    "Growing things from a seed and just a little bit of patience opens up a whole lot of other doors down the road." -David Heinemeier Hansson on #beingbosspodcast

    "Strategies that make sense in the beginning are sometimes the opposite strategies that make sense later on." -David Heinemeier Hansson on #beingbosspodcast

    "The strategies for getting a golden egg and for keeping a golden egg are often in direct opposition." -David Heinemeier Hansson on #beingbosspodcast

    "Our secret weapon was that we were going to out-teach everyone else. We were going to share it all." -David Heinemeier Hansson on #beingbosspodcast

    "Odds of breaking into the limelight just because you’re good are vanishingly small. You have to do the work." -David Heinemeier Hansson on #beingbosspodcast

    "Building an audience is really hard work. You get one listener and one reader at a time." -David Heinemeier Hansson on #beingbosspodcast

    "Stay as small as you can as long as you can. Most people don’t realize what they have until they lose it." -David Heinemeier Hansson on #beingbosspodcast

    Resources discussed in this episode:37SignalsShark TankCampfireHighriseBackpackRuby on RailsSignal v. Noise Blog

    More from David:BasecampRework

    RemoteDavid Heinemeier Hansson websiteDavid on Twitter

    More from Kathleen:Braid Creative

    Free Braid ebook: 7 Ways Designers Become (& Brand Themselves As) Creative ExpertsAnd Kathleen (personal blog)The Braid Method Branding ECourseDIY Coaching for Creatives

    More from Emily:Indie ShopographyEmily M. Thompson (personal blog)IndieBOOMToolkits: a subscription service of guidance & tools to help you run your business like a boss, delivered straight to your inboxfree Online Business Webinar Series Indie Tactics newsletter: free exclusive biz tips and tricks GYST Subscription

    Connect with us on Instagram:

    Being Boss Podcast - @beingbosspodcast

    Kathleen - @andkathleen

    Emily - @emilym_thompson

    David - @dhh79


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  7. EA098: Life of an Entrepreneur Architect with Marc Teer of [Podcast] — Entrepreneur Architect

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    Have you ever considered following a dream other than a traditional practice in architecture? Do you have a passion that is burning inside? Maybe you have a great idea for a new business, but you are afraid to pursue it because of all the work it required to become a licensed architect? You don’t want to leave behind your dream of being an architect, for a new dream pursuing something else.

    But, what if you did?

    What if you pushed through that fear and took a new path? What if you allowed yourself to follow your passion and take your life in a new direction?

    Our guest this week did just that.

    He had an idea and followed his passion to create something amazing, something influential and beneficial to others. This week I invited the founder of, Marc Teer, to join me and talk about the Life of an Entrepreneur Architect on the EntreArchitect™ Podcast.

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    Referenced in this Episode

    The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It (Amazon)

    The Solopreneur Hour Podcast

    It’s Not How Good You Are, It’s How Good You Want to Be (Amazon)

    Whatever You Think, Think the Opposite (Amazon)

    American Institute of Architecture Students

    AIA Chicago

    Helmut Jahn – AIA Lifetime Achievement Award (video)

    AIA ARE Prep

    Bright Bright Great


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  8. ‘A million Euros to Ireland’ with Rachel Andrew and Richard Rutter | Unfinished Business

    On Unfinished Business this week there’s no talk about mugs but Rachel Andrew is back. We’re joined by first timer Richard Rutter to discuss his upcoming book on Web Typography, why he chose to self-publish and fund the project on Kickstarter and the role of a publisher in today’s market. Of course Rachel loves to talk about VAT (irony) so we do that and she explains why she doesn’t actually owe a million Euros to Ireland.

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  9. In The Lab With Ultimate Food Nerd J. Kenji López-Alt - Digg

    He has boiled hundreds of eggs in the quest for breakfast perfection. He has expended hundreds of words on the divisive subject of mashed potatoes. And he is the only one who cares enough to test absolutely every possible shape of pan you could ever cook with. In this episode of Gastropod, we interview the ultimate food nerd: J. Kenji López-Alt.

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  10. EA088: How to Avoid Burnout as an Architect with Jane Walton [Podcast] — Entrepreneur Architect

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    Leaders of small firms are experiencing many of the same challenges as the leaders of large firms. Leadership transition, balancing our firms and our families, and equity in architecture (as my friend Rosa Sheng calls it) The Missing 32%.

    As architects and leaders, we all have our issues and we are all struggling with finding our way to be successful in the many roles to which we have committed ourselves.

    Bottom line… we’re stressed and we’re overwhelmed.

    If we don’t do something about it, we’re going to burnout and its going to get much worse. Stress unmanaged will lead to real physical health issues.

    I know…. I’m dealing with stress related issues myself. The dangers are real.

    This week on the EntreArchitect™ Podcast, I’ve invited business management consultant and executive coach, Jane Walton to join us and discuss this very serious issue, How to Avoid Burnout as an Architect.

    Referenced in this Episode

    Charrette Venture Group

    Moments of Clarity (article)

    Jane Walton Consulting on Twitter

    Jane Walton Consulting on Facebook

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