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Rework podcast.

December 31, 2019

A podcast by Basecamp about the better way to work and run your business. We bring you stories and unconventional wisdom from Basecamp’s co-founders and other business owners.



Episodes with Smash Notes

The word "startup" comes with a lot of baggage. Maybe we should just call what you're doing "a new business."

Jason and David tell Shaun exactly how little he needs to start his amazing new business.

Spending other people's money sounds like a great idea at first, but what exactly do you lose when you go down the funding road?

Mission statements are horrible. Don't write them!

Why are you starting this business? What do you stand for? This week, the importance of strong opinions.

Sure, you would totally start that business or learn that instrument if only you had enough time. Well, guess what. You probably do.

You can come up with great ideas until the cows come home, but until you actually start building something, your idea is just an idea.

This week Jason and David argue that building products for yourself, addressing your own needs gives you an advantage over building products for other people.

In order to do great work, you need to feel that you're making a difference.

The word "entrepreneur" comes with a ton of baggage. So, let's talk about it.

This week we're talkin' about workin' too much.

It's ok to be small and lean. It's ok to be enormous. Just know WHY you're growing to the size you want.