David "DHH" Heinemeier Hansson: The Power of Being Outspoken (#195)

“It’s not about being eight hours in an office. It’s about increasing the quality of the hours that you spend.” – David “DHH” Heinemeier Hansson David “DHH” Heinemeier Hansson (@dhh) is the creator of Ruby on Rails, founder and CTO at Basecamp (formerly 37signals), and the best-selling co-author of Rework and Remote: Office Not Required. …

The Canvas Strategy — What Ben Franklin and Bill Belichick Have in Common (#165)

“The person who clears the path ultimately controls its direction, just as the canvas shapes the painting.” – Ryan Holiday My job is usually to deconstruct world-class performers from business, military, entertainment, politics, or athletics, and then to tease out the routines and habits you can use. In this particular episode, I’m going to share an overarching …

On Philosophy and Riches (#152)

“Riches have shut off many a man from the attainment of wisdom.” – Seneca Whenever I succumb to social pressure to treat time as less valuable than income, that’s when I turn to stoicism. In this special episode of the podcast, I’m sharing one of my favorite letters from Seneca, “On Philosophy and Riches.” This is …