Smash Notes Weekly August 26, 2019

Can remote work make you happy?

Kirill Zubovsky / August 27th, 2019

Thank you for subscribing to Smash Notes - You are awesome! If you are not yet a subscriber to our weekly (audio) podcast, here's a link to find it in your favorite podcast app. Smash Notes is a collection of podcast notes that I and the Smash Notes community find interesting, a place for your to learn something new. But what about you? I would genuinely love to learn more about you, your summer, your family, and how and why you're using these notes in your daily. If you've got a minute and would like to share, just hit 'reply' and let me know. I'll be waiting! Now, this warm summer edition of Smash Notes, August 26th.
  • The lost art of apprenticeships. Dan Mall is growing a new breed of designers by teaching them to do everything. The Hustle Podcast is a must-listen for any designer. Every week for the new few I'll be bringing you valuable gems from their 80+ episodes.
  • Have you heard of the Remote Work Report from Hiten Shah? Hiten surveyed 400+ remote employees and compiled it all into a report, with data. It turns out, remote employees really enjoy their freedom, but their companies are not always on board. Check out this episode of Below The Line to get actionable advice on how to make your own company more productive, while enabling employee happiness.
  • Jason Calacanis is an investor, author of the book Angel, early money in Uber, and a die-hard supporter of Tesla. In this week's episode, you get to hear Jason explaining how to prepare your kids for a zero-sum game of life, how he makes investment decisions, what makes a good entrepreneur, and a lot more. While on subject, you would also want to check out this episode on Ad Astra, the Elon Musk school, and how they are flipping education upside down.
  • Are you a fan of Indie Hackers community? I am. Rosie Sherry is the new community manager there. At one point in her career, while having a child, Rosie experienced first hand what it was like to be a woman in tech, and unfortunately it was not all roses. Check out the interview if you want to learn more about Rosy, and her company, The Ministry of Testing.
  • Last but not least, the story of Jason Schuller and how how a failed client relationship catalyzed Press75, a popular WordPress theme business  that enabled Jason to make passive income and to spend meaningful time with his family. You really can have it all!
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