Podcasts are a great way for me to learn. My own SaaS journey is very sequential, where I’m building step by step, brick by brick. I heard someone once say, podcasts are being able to be a fly on the wall and listen to a conversation you previously weren’t privy to. Being able to pick up on context and nuance of decisions, challenges, what worked, what didn’t… is great. The conversation ones are the best with a blend of a great host who structures the story, yet lets the organic wandering happen. Listening to others allows me to time shift
Congrats you rock! You’ve done an awesome job at being an individual contributor (IC). Along the way you have kicked butt and taken names, you should be so proud of yourself. Welcome to managing people, this is probably going to hurt a little.
How I went from idea -> beta -> real business in 3 years with no funding, an all remote team, and never leaving my chair.
This post is originally from an email I wrote to a friend who was having a tough time with a business partnership where I talk about my first failed business.