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What Actually Works
What Actually Works
Nathan, Will, and Dan

Three friends search for the promised land in business and life. waw.substack.com

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#010 - On Competition

In which Nathan shares a ridiculous story about an uncomfortable situation, and the lads (Dan and Will) set him straight.... more

18 Jul 2018 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
#009 - Art vs Commerce: How do you decide when to do what you want vs. what the world wants?

After a brief hiatus, we're back!!This week on WAW, we discuss the delicate balance between doing things the world (or,... more

09 Jul 2018 · 49 minutes
#008 - How do you read?

Dan, Will, and Nathan talk about their systems (or lack thereof) for extracting knowledge from books. This is a public... more

05 Jun 2018 · 56 minutes
#007 - When were you wrong?

Certainty is the natural state of our minds, but often it is false. This week on WAW, we talk about... more

16 May 2018 · 1 hour, 34 minutes
#006 - When to quit?

You doubt it's working. Your patience is thinning. Should you leave? This week on WAW, stories of how things end.... more

08 May 2018 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
#005 - When should you learn a new skill?

That moment when you realize you could go down a rabbit hole of new knowledge -- but should you? This... more

01 May 2018 · 1 hour, 20 minutes
#004 - Are tech companies bad?

In which Nathan, Dan, and Will introspect on the nature of technology companies. Are they/we actually changing the world for... more

18 Apr 2018 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
#003 - When is the last time you cried?

An unusual and bold topic choice by Dan, but it turns out to be a really fascinating discussion.What question should... more

04 Apr 2018 · 1 hour, 1 minute
#002 - How do you decide to pursue a new business idea?

We've all been there: you have an idea for a business, and you like it a lot. How do you... more

27 Mar 2018 · 1 hour, 18 minutes
#001 - What are you obsessed with?

Everybody has something they're obsessed with. But what life circumstances actually cause obsession?TL;DL* Will is obsessed with how words can... more

20 Mar 2018 · 1 hour, 20 minutes
What Actually Works
#010 - On Competition
What Actually Works