Founder's Journal

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Hi, I'm Alex Lieberman, co-founder and Executive Chairman of Morning Brew. Founder's Journal is my personal audio diary where I give you, the business builder, the tools you need to think better, in order to build better, whether that’s building a business, a team, or a new product.

Episode Date
Why We Procrastinate & How to Stop It
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We all procrastinate. And it sucks. We scroll through social media instead of doing work. We watch TV instead of working out, and then we feel bad about it. In this episode, I discuss why we behave in irrational ways & how we can combat it so we don’t screw over our future selves.  As mentioned, you may want to check out previous Founder’s Journal episodes: My Favorite Productivity Method, The Spotlight Effect and Lessons from Starting a Book Club Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Jan 14, 2022
My Top 4 Biggest Career Mistakes
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From the outside it looks like I have it altogether. Nothing can be further from the truth. I have made countless mistakes & on this episode, I talk about my top 4.  Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Jan 12, 2022
How to Increase Your Salary
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Maximizing your compensation in your career is part-art, part-science. 90% is based on performance. 10% is based on self-advocacy. I give you a framework for both, so you can confidently maximize your value in your career.  As mentioned, you may want to check out a previous episode: The Power of Storytelling Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Jan 10, 2022
Are Resumes Dead?
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Resumes have barely changed since 1482, when Leonardo da Vinci wrote a letter to the Duke of Milan. That is freakin wild. Today, I explore the purpose of the resume and predict how it may evolve in the future.  Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Jan 07, 2022
A Book That Predicted the Future
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I’m reading a book right now that absolutely blew my mind. It predicted cryptocurrency, the metaverse, a viral pandemic, and so much more. And get this, it was written in 1997. In this episode, I talk about some of the book’s predictions, and more importantly, a framework we can all use to make informed guesses about where the world is going. As mentioned in the episode, you might want to check out previous episodes: How Incentives Can Make or Break Your Business and Lessons From Starting a Book Club. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Jan 05, 2022
A Letter to Myself for the New Year
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I share a letter I wrote to myself in an effort to bring intention and aspiration to the five pillars of my life and hold myself accountable in 2022 and beyond. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Jan 03, 2022
Your Best Self #6: The Art of Gratitude
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In this episode, I talk about the power of gratitude as a daily practice.  Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Dec 31, 2021
Your Best Self #5: Feeling Lost & Achieving Your Next Big Win (Classic)
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In this classic episode, I talk about feeling lost and share how I'm working to find direction as I settle into a new role at Morning Brew. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Dec 31, 2021
Your Best Self #4: The Spotlight Effect
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In this episode, I discuss cognitive bias and why being aware of the spotlight effect could lead to a happier you in 2022. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Dec 29, 2021
Your Best Self #3: How To Get Your Sh*t Together(Classic)
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In this classic episode, I talk about a framework I use to map out my life for the next 90 days all the way to the next 10 years. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Dec 29, 2021
Your Best Self #2: Lessons from Starting a Book Club
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In this episode I share the lessons I learned from starting my own founder book club. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Dec 27, 2021
Your Best Self #1: How to Unplug From Work (Classic)
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This month’s miniseries focused on being your best self. I’m giving you mental models, strategies and tips to get you in the right mindset before the new year. In this classic episode, I provide strategies to unplug from work when it seems like an impossible task.
Dec 27, 2021
7 Biggest Lessons I Learned in 2021
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In this episode, I breakdown lessons I shares the biggest lessons I learned over the course of the last year. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Dec 24, 2021
My Favorite Productivity Method
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In this episode, I discuss how to use the Pomodoro Technique to conquer procrastination. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Dec 22, 2021
Founder's Journal Listener Mailbox
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One of the cool parts about building a media franchise and  community with hundreds of thousands of listeners is the ability to make an impact on so many peoples’ lives and careers as well as an opportunity to build deep relationships with many of you. In this episode, I go through the listener’s mailbox and answer some of your career questions. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Dec 20, 2021
How to Manage a Bad Employee
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In this episode, I breakdown how you should navigate poor performers. As I mentioned in the episode, if you want to learn more about extreme overship, check out 5 Leadership Lessons To Learn From Navy Seals. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Dec 17, 2021
5 Leadership Lessons To Learn From Navy Seals
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In this episode, I talk about the Navy Seals and how we can learn to lead from the principles they picked up while fighting for their lives and our country. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Dec 15, 2021
Learning How to Think vs. What to Think
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In this episode, I break down recommendations for critical thinking. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Dec 13, 2021
8 Non-Obvious Traits of Great Leaders
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In this episode, I share 8 non-obvious traits that made the best managers and leaders I’ve worked with so special.  Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Dec 10, 2021
6 Traits of the Best People I Ever Worked With
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In this episode, I detail 6 non-obvious traits of the best professionals I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with.  Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Dec 08, 2021
Painkiller or Vitamin: Which Is Needed For Your Business?
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In this episode, I discuss the importance of being a painkiller, not a vitamin in business. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Dec 06, 2021
The Leadership Benefits of Transparency
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In this episode, I discuss why implementing the right amount of transparency in a company builds trust and maximizes employees’ impact on customers. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Dec 03, 2021
Winning In Your Career As A Jack Of All Trades
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Some of the greatest performers of modern society also have the greatest range. In this episode, I breakdown why possessing a broad skill set can help boost your career development.  Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Dec 01, 2021
How to Speak with Radical Candor
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Imagine how well companies would be run if everyone understood what people thought of them and how they could be doing their job better to help the business grow. In this episode, I lay out the challenges and benefits of radical candor. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Nov 29, 2021
The Power of Perspective and Prioritizing Family & Friends (Classic)
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Let this classic episode serve as a reminder to us all to prioritize friends, family and the power of perspective. Without perspective, you can get lost in the day-to-day grind without a reminder of what it is that you’re grinding for. I have found one of the healthiest ways to strive is through experiences that create perspective. You can hear more about how the loss of my dad changed my life in Episode #157 "Losing My Dad" Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Nov 26, 2021
How to Crush 1:1 Meetings
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It’s one of the only times in a week where you have the undivided attention of your boss or direct report. In this episode, I breakdown why 1:1’s are key to a successful career. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Nov 24, 2021
Lessons from ConstitutionDAO
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To be a successful careerist, you need to keep your finger on the pulse of technologies that are changing the world. In this episode, I breakdown the biggest takeaways from ConstitutionDAO and what it could mean for the future. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Nov 22, 2021
Mental Models #6: The Power of Leverage
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In this episode, I break down the different types of leverage you need to understand to make smart career decisions. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Nov 19, 2021
Mental Models #5: How To Prioritize Time & Tasks To Enhance Your Work (Classic)
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I’ve always been fascinated by great workers and their ability to prioritize their work effectively. Today, I take you though the prioritization strategies of a myriad of professionals that you can test and add to your professional toolkit.  Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Nov 19, 2021
Mental Models #4: Second Order Thinking - Considering The Unexpected
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This week’s miniseries theme is Mental Models. In this episode, I break down why every great entrepreneur, investor, or employee must learn how to become a great second order thinker. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Nov 17, 2021
Mental Models #3: How Elon Musk Thinks Part II (Classic)
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In this classic episode, I celebrate the birthday of Elon Musk by breaking the second powerful mental model that he uses to run his businesses: First Principles Thinking Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Nov 17, 2021
Mental Models #2: Inversion - Solve Problems and Make Better Decisions
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This week’s miniseries theme is Mental Models. We’re going to talk about some of the most powerful tools you can use to sharpen your thinking, prioritizing, and decision-making. Many of these tools have been made famous by leaders like Elon Musk & Dwight Eisenhower.  In this episode, I’m talking about a mental model known as Inversion. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Nov 15, 2021
Mental Models #1: How Elon Musk Thinks Part I (Classic)
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We’re dropping our third Founder's Journal miniseries this week! That means double the episodes today, Wednesday and Friday. This week’s theme is Mental Models. In this classic episode I break down a powerful mental model Elon Musk uses to build his businesses: Sum Product Thinking.  Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Nov 15, 2021
Lessons From The Great Resignation
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A record number of Americans have quit their jobs in recent months. In this episode, I break down what’s driving the great resignation and what employers can learn from it. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Nov 12, 2021
Startup Crossfit: Soul Cycle with Mindfulness
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This episode marks the return of Startup Crossfit! I take a business idea and run it through the gauntlet to see if it is poised for success or primed for failure. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Nov 10, 2021
The #1 Key to a Startup's Success
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In this episode, I explain why market is the most important part of building a startup. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Nov 08, 2021
A Company Isn't Family
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The differences between a family and a company should be obvious yet, employees in companies like to refer to their coworkers as a family and founders like to call their team a family. In this episode, I explain how this thought process can set a dangerous expectation. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Nov 05, 2021
The Power of Disagreement
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In this episode, I discuss why open and honest disagreement is one of the most important vehicles for society and companies to progress. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Nov 03, 2021
Mimetic Theory & Decision Making
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In this episode, I talk about why it is essential to understand mimetic theory and how it impacts the choices you make every single day. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Nov 01, 2021
How to Start Building #6: The Evolution of an Entrepreneur
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Welcome to the 6th and final installment of our How to Start Building miniseries. In this episode I breakdown the skills entrepreneurs must adapt over the life of their business. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Oct 29, 2021
How to Start Building #5: How the Brew Raised Money (Classic)
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In this classic episode, I talk about how we raised money for Morning Brew and how you should think about funding your business. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Oct 29, 2021
How to Start Building #4: How Entrepreneurs Think
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In this episode, I’m talking about the mental toolkit of successful entrepreneurs. If you're interested in learning more about thinking independently, check out my previous episode, Think for Yourself. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Oct 27, 2021
How to Start Building #3: Why a Sales Skillset is a Business Superpower (Classic)
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In this classic episode, I examine our perception of sales and discuss why any modern business professional needs to take the skill seriously. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Oct 27, 2021
How to Start Building #2: Creating Startup Ideas
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In this episode, I talk about how to think of startup ideas and cultivating the mindset of a business brainstormer. And if you're interested in hearing more about the formation and growth of Notarize, check out my previous episode, What to Learn from a Business That 10x'd in 5 Quarters. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Oct 25, 2021
How to Start Building #1: Overcome Builder’s Block (Classic)
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This week we're dropping a new miniseries here on Founder's Journal called How to Start Building. We'll be bringing back some classic episodes you loved—or if you're a new listener, maybe you haven't heard before—and some new episodes you won't want to miss. In this classic episode, I talk about a concept that I call Builder’s Block, what I do to remedy it, and why I think Builder’s Block is a good thing. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Oct 25, 2021
How Morning Brew Exited in an 8-Figure Deal
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In October of 2020, Morning Brew sold a majority stake of our business for 8-figures. As I reflect on our sale and the 5-year journey that preceded it, there are a handful of key decisions we made and characteristics we exhibited that made this outcome possible. I share them on today’s Founder’s Journal.  As mentioned in this edition, check out my previous episode, Why a Sales Skillset is a Business Superpower and Paul Graham's blog post, How to Think For Yourself. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Oct 22, 2021
How to Think About Failure
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Failure needs a rebrand. Without failure, we cannot grow as builders, searchers, and starters. Without failure, we can’t learn what works & what doesn’t. In today’s Episode, I distinguish good failure from bad failure, and how to approach good failure thoughtfully to accelerate your career. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Oct 20, 2021
How to Find & Keep Building Momentum
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In this episode, I’m breaking down the formula for creating and keeping momentum in business, in your career and in building a startup.
Oct 18, 2021
Stoicism & Focusing on What You Can Control
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In this episode, I share some of the insights I've gained by studying the philosophy of stoicism and how it has helped me find direction. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Oct 15, 2021
Shower Thoughts: How to Create Informed Conviction
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Welcome to the very first Founder's Journal Shower Thought, a quick mini episode aimed at making you think harder about your career or your business. In this edition, I talk about how to build informed conviction. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Oct 14, 2021
Feeling Lost & Achieving Your Next Big Win
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In this episode, I talk about feeling lost and share how I'm working to find direction as I settle into a new role at Morning Brew. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Oct 13, 2021
My Mental Health Routine
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I discuss my experience with anxiety, how it impacts me at work, and my routine for managing my mental health. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Oct 11, 2021
Amazing Leadership Lessons from Ted Lasso
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I describe 4 leadership lessons we can learn from season 1 of the hit Apple TV+ series Ted Lasso, and how they can apply to any team–on the field or in business. Also I reference two past episode of Founder's Journal, check those out: How your boss can make or break your professional experience How we try to be nice versus trying to be honest Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Oct 08, 2021
What to Learn from a Business That 10x'd in 5 Quarters
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In this episode, I discuss the lessons we can learn from Notarize, one of the fastest growing startups I've ever seen. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista.
Oct 06, 2021
5 Lessons From Devastating Mistakes in Business
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In this episode, I discuss five profound mistakes leaders have made in business and what we can learn from them. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Oct 04, 2021
Building Your Team #6: Ask an HR Executive
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Welcome to part 6 of Founder’s Journal's Building Your Team miniseries. In this episode, Morning Brew’s VP, Head of People Operations, Kate Noel, joins me to discuss how to attract and nurture great talent in a business. This episode was recorded for an audience of VIPs from Morning Brew's SHARE THE BREW referral program. For more info subscribe at https://morningbrew.com. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Oct 01, 2021
Building Your Team #5: How to Make Reference Checks Less Terrible (Classic)
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Welcome to part 5 of Founder’s Journal's Building Your Team miniseries. Today's episode is all about how to make reference checks actually useful to the hiring process. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Oct 01, 2021
Building Your Team #4: Nailing the Interview Part II
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Welcome to part 4 Founder’s Journal's Building Your Team miniseries. Today, I’m talking about what it looks like for an interviewer to nail an interview process. In this episode, I break down 5 specific strategies that are crucial to hiring great talent. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Sep 29, 2021
Building Your Team #3: Nurturing Your Hires (Classic)
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Welcome to part 3 of Founder’s Journal's Building Your Team miniseries. I'n this episode, I'm discussing the importance of building relationships with potential employees. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Sep 29, 2021
Building Your Team #2: Nailing the Interview Part I
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Interviewing for a new job can be an arduous & anxiety-provoking process. In this episode, I share a few stories of the best interviews I’ve ever witnessed, so that you can walk away with 5 specific strategies for standing out in the interview process. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Sep 27, 2021
Building Your Team #1: Should I Hire My Friend? (Classic)
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This week we're dropping our second miniseries here on Founder's Journal called Building Your Team. We'll be bringing back some classic episodes you loved—or if you're a new listener, maybe you haven't heard before—and some new episodes you won't want to miss. Today's classic episode is about whether you should work with friends or family in business. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Sep 27, 2021
How to Make Social Media Work for You Part II
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Social media should be serve as a friend, not a foe in your life. In this episode, I'm talking about using social media from the perspective of a founder and manager. To learn how to think about social media on a personal level, check out How to Make Social Media Work for You Part I. Check out episode transcripts at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Sep 24, 2021
How to Make Social Media Work For You Part I
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The internet was one of the greatest inventions in human history. It shifted society from being geographically fragmented to globally connected. It led to the advent of social media and platform businesses. It made the supply of connection and knowledge effectively endless. But it also created a whole new set of challenges from social comparison to employee anxiety and procrastination. In this first of this two part series, I talk about how we can have the internet work for us vs. against us. Check out episode transcripts at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Sep 22, 2021
Mailchimp: The $12 Billion Email Giant
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Mailchimp recently sold for $12 billion to Intuit, the small business powerhouse that owns Quickbooks, Turbotax, Credit Karma, and Mint. This deal is the largest ever acquisition of a privately-held bootstrapped business. In this episode, I walk you through the history of the company and lessons we can all learn from its meteoric rise. Check out episode transcripts at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Sep 20, 2021
Costco's Secret Weapon
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It's a $200 billion behemoth and a place I loved frequenting for free food samples growing up. In this episode, I'm talking about Costco and what we can learn from it as business minds. Check out episode transcripts at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Sep 17, 2021
I Call Bullsh*t on "Life Hacks"
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In a world where we expect immediacy and efficiency, there’s still a need for repeating the importance of doing the work. In this episode, I’m talking about why we’ve become obsessed with life hacks and why they're all a load of crap. Check out episode transcripts at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Sep 15, 2021
Should You Care About Competition?
815
How much time should you spend worrying about "the other guy?" In this episode, I’m talking about competition and how much you should focus on it as a founder or an employee. Check out episode transcripts at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Sep 13, 2021
The Power of Perspective and Prioritizing Family & Friends
1052
The 20th anniversary of 9/11 serves as reminder to us all prioritize friends, family and the power of perspective. Without perspective, you can get lost in the day-to-day grind without a reminder of what it is that you’re grinding for. I have found one of the healthiest ways to strive is through experiences that create perspective. You can hear more about how the loss of my dad changed my life in Episode #157 "Losing My Dad" Check out episode transcripts at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Sep 10, 2021
The Double-Edged Sword of Being a Perfectionist
953
"What is your biggest weakness? " One of the most cliche interview questions has an equally cliche answer: "I'm a perfectionist." In this episode, I'm talking about how being a being a perfectionist can be a legitimate career weakness if not understood properly. Check out episode transcripts at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Sep 08, 2021
Thoughts on Employees Leaving
1046
On this episode, I'm talking about the unfortunate, but very real experience of losing great workers. Every founder, leader, and manager goes through it and it never gets easier, so I want to give some perspective to help you think about it.  As I mentioned in the episode, check out these two Founder's Journal episodes on Elon Musk: How Elon Musk Thinks Part I How Elon Musk Thinks Part II Check out episode transcripts at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Sep 06, 2021
5 Lessons from Allbirds' Journey to IPO
1169
Today, I’m talking about Allbirds, the sustainable lifestyle brand that just filed for an IPO. I’m discussing their growth journey and touching on a few major lessons we can learn from it.   [Allbirds is not a sponsor of this content in any way, just an interesting company case study] Check out episode transcripts at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Sep 03, 2021
How To Write Better Online With David Perell
924
Today, I'm talking with David Perell, AKA The Writing Guy, about why online writing is one of the most important skills you can have in 2021 and how you can do it more effectively. David has his own online writing school, called Write of Passage, and shares many of his insights on Twitter. This episode was recorded live in front of an audience of Morning Brew VIPs, who received an invitation as part of our Morning Brew Referral Program. Check out episode transcripts at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Sep 01, 2021
The Right Way to Take Time Off
810
In this episode, I'm discussing the steps you should take to properly set yourself up at work before taking time off. As mentioned in the episode, check out two of my previous episodes, How to Unplug From Work and How To Get Your Shit Together, for more helpful tools related to PTO.
Aug 30, 2021
Accelerate Your Career #6: The Rules of Connection (Classic)
750
This episode is the final part of Founder's Journal's first-ever miniseries, Accelerate Your Career. I'm explaining my 7 rules of connecting and networking in a post-COVID, internet world. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Aug 27, 2021
Accelerate Your Career #5: How to Get Promoted Faster
1036
This episode is part five of Founder's Journal's first-ever miniseries, Accelerate Your Career. Today, I'm talking about how to climb the ladder at your company faster. I'm walking you through best practices to set yourself up for success when the time comes for a promotion. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Aug 27, 2021
Accelerate Your Career #4: My Process for Productivity (Classic)
966
Today’s episode is part 4 of Founder’s Journal's first-ever miniseries, Accelerate Your Career. I’m walking you through the process I use to have a productive day. I'm also discussing how I think about the tasks I'm unable to get to by the end of the day. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Aug 25, 2021
Accelerate Your Career #3: Superpowers of a Top Performer
951
Today’s episode is part 3 of Founder’s Journal's first-ever miniseries, Accelerate Your Career. I’m discussing the foundational traits that all top performers have in common, with an emphasis on what it means to be a quality thinker.  As I mentioned in the episode, for more information on effective prioritization, check out one of my earlier episodes, How To Prioritize Time & Tasks To Enhance Your Work. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Aug 25, 2021
Accelerate Your Career #2: Learning How to Learn (Classic)
1070
In today's world of information overload and limited time, it is more important than ever to understand how to learn in an effective way. Today, I'm breaking down a four-step process for efficiently learning about any new topic personally or professionally. As I mentioned in the episode, here are some great resources for learning more about effective note-taking: David Perell on Twitter Tiago Forte on Twitter Tiago Forte's online course, Building a Second Brain Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Aug 23, 2021
Accelerate Your Career #1: How to Get Unstuck In Your Job
960
This week, we're dropping our first ever miniseries here on Founder's Journal called Accelerate Your Career, where we'll be bringing back some classic episodes you loved—or if you're a new listener, maybe you haven't heard before—and some new episodes you won't want to miss. In today's episode, I'm discussing feeling stuck at your job and walking through some strategies to help get unstuck and continue moving forward in your career. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Aug 23, 2021
Fundraising Part II: Timing And Venture Capital Money
615
Today’s episode is a continuation of Wednesday’s episode on fundraising for a business. I’m talking more broadly about how you should think about funding your business or someone else’s and when it makes sense to take VC money. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Aug 20, 2021
Fundraising Part I: How Morning Brew Raised Money
760
Today, I’m talking about our journey raising money to launch Morning Brew as a business. I dive into why we needed funding, the resources we tapped, and our decision not to pursue VC funding. Check out the full transcript at https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com to learn more, and if you have any ideas for our show, email me at alex@morningbrew.com or my DMs are open @businessbarista
Aug 18, 2021
How To Prioritize Time & Tasks To Enhance Your Work
856
I’ve always been fascinated by great workers and their ability to prioritize their work effectively. Today, I take you though the prioritization strategies of a myriad of professionals that you can test and add to your professional toolkit.  More info here on: The Eisenhower Matrix HFEL (Hard First, Easy Last) Core versus Non-Core (Business As Usual v/s Shiny Objects) Sunday Sessions What are you prioritization strategies? Let me know via email Alex@morningbrew.com, DM me on Twitter @businessbarista or leave a voice message on our website https://foundersjournal.morningbrew.com/
Aug 16, 2021
Build Audience Like A Media Company
581
The media landscape has shifted drastically in the past two decades, making it easier than ever for individuals to create their own content and build an audience just like big media companies do. Today, I discuss how you can leverage this opportunity to accelerate your career or business.
Aug 13, 2021
Why a Sales Skillset is a Business Superpower
551
Sales is the most important skill that an entrepreneur has in their toolkit. Yet it is dismissed and downplayed in school and by other professions. I examine our perception of sales and why any modern business professional needs to take the skill seriously.
Aug 11, 2021
How Incentives Can Make or Break Your Business
1128
As I’ve spent more time in and around business, I have realized that few things are more important than incentives. The right incentives can accelerate a business. The wrong incentives can literally sink a business. This episode shares a few stories of incentives gone wrong and how we can think about setting the right incentives in our careers.
Aug 09, 2021
Ethereum 101 & How It Could Top Bitcoin in Cryptocurrency
1537
Ethereum is a blockchain based software platform that has the potential to revolutionize industries from Finance to Music & act as the foundation for a new digital economy. To be a modern professional is to understand the basics of potentially game-changing technology.  Listen to my overview of AWS here: https://link.chtbl.com/fj-aws Got a question about business, media, or just want to say hi? Send an email to alex@morningbrew.com.
Aug 06, 2021
How to Unplug From Work
1092
Being a high-performer is a double-edged sword. You aim for perfection, which drives you to work tirelessly and never settle. But if not kept in check, this way of working can lead to burnout and unhappiness. Today, I provide strategies to unplug from work when it seems like an impossible task. Got a question about business, media, or just want to say hi? Send an email to alex@morningbrew.com
Aug 04, 2021
Founder's Mailbox
1333
We've got some reader questions to answer: How do I deal with anxiety? What's the future of Social Media Food Influencers? What does an Executive Chairman even do? Today I answer these questions and more from our listeners. Do you have a question about business, media, or just want to say hi? Send an email to alex@morningbrew.com, or my DMs are open @businessbarista on Twitter.
Aug 02, 2021
4 Business Lessons from the Olympics
1068
Today, I reflect on the business of the Olympics & what we can learn from the exorbitant costs & historical unprofitability of the games.
Jul 30, 2021
How to Build Meaningful Relationships
860
Today, I reflect on the ways in which I’ve built deep, meaningful relationships as an entrepreneur
Jul 28, 2021
9 Principles for Angel Investing
792
Today, I talk about my current strategy for investing in startups & the principles that guide my decision to say GO or NO GO on a potential investment.
Jul 26, 2021
How I Got Into Angel Investing
635
Today, I talk about my introduction to angel investing & how I approached writing my first three checks in very different early-stage businesses. 
Jul 23, 2021
The Golden Age of Entrepreneurship
950
Today, I’m breaking down the eight trends that have led to a golden age in Entrepreneurship. There has never been a better time in history to start a business.
Jul 21, 2021
Introducing Startup Crossfit, AKA "Is This Really A Good Business Idea?"
724
Today, we’re introducing a new segment: “Startup CrossFit,” where I put my ideas & the ideas of others through the business analysis gauntlet. 
Jul 19, 2021
Entrepreneurship In All Aspects Of Your Life w/ Shopify's Harley Finkelstein
1400
Recorded live in front of Morning Brew referral program VIPs, I ask Shopify president Harley Finkelstein about his journey from teenage DJ to Employee #20 at Shopify, and now to president of a company with 10,000 employees.
Jul 16, 2021
The Most Underrated Driver of Success & Happiness
674
Today, I’ll be talking about a foundational skill that if mastered can drive long-term professional success & personal happiness.
Jul 14, 2021
How To Get Your Shit Together
686
Today, I’ll be talking about the framework I use to get my shit together.
Jul 12, 2021
The $54 Billion Business No One Really Thinks About.
569
Today, I’ll be talking about Amazon Web Services, an oft-forgotten but massive money-making machine living inside of Amazon.
Jul 09, 2021
Lessons from Andy Jassy, Amazon’s New CEO
657
Today, I’m talking about Jeff Bezos’ successor as CEO of Amazon and the lessons we can learn from his 24-year ascent at the giant tech company.
Jul 07, 2021
How Elon Musk Thinks Part II
662
Today, I celebrate the 50th birthday of Elon Musk by breaking the second powerful mental model that he uses to run his businesses: First Principles Thinking
Jul 05, 2021
How Elon Musk Thinks Part I
498
Today, I celebrate the 50th birthday of Elon Musk by breaking down a powerful mental model he uses to build his businesses: Sum Product Thinking
Jul 02, 2021
How I Quit My Job
905
Today, I talk about my process for deciding to quit my cushy job in Finance for the uncertainty of building a media business full-time
Jun 30, 2021
Whatever You Do, Don’t Follow Your Passion
397
Today, I talk about why following your passion is bad, anxiety-provoking advice & how thinking about the concept of "passion" differently can open you to greater freedom and success.
Jun 28, 2021
Interviewing My Co-Founder
794
Today I ask Morning Brew CEO Austin Rief about his greatest joy, biggest challenge and worst screw-up while we were building the Brew.
Jun 25, 2021
Apple’s Great Moat
495
Today, I talk about the power of switching costs and how companies like Apple, Twitter, and Slack create long-term advantages through them. Past episodes where we covered Helmer’s first two powers: Economies of Scale https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/winning-with-scale/id1509276485?i=1000515105956 Network Effects https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/network-effects/id1509276485?i=1000516069108
Jun 23, 2021
6 Steps for Successful Meetings
599
Today I talk about 6 of the steps I've learned over thousands of meetings. How, when, and why you should call them.
Jun 21, 2021
4 Lessons From Inside Jeff Bezos's Brain
523
Today I talk about 4 timeless lessons from Amazon’s 1997 letter to shareholders that established the principles for building an empire.
Jun 18, 2021
How NOT To Treat Information Like Sh*t
664
Today I’m talking about a supercharged strategy for note-taking, because as a builder your lifeblood is information. It's heavily inspired by David Perell who developed a method for note-taking called The Information Capture Process. Also big thanks to Tiago Forte and his amazing Progressive Summarization technique.
Jun 16, 2021
The Entrepreneurial Operating System
821
Today I’ll explain how we found the Entrepreneurial Operating System and used it to grow Morning Brew.
Jun 14, 2021
Why Saving Is So Dangerous
510
Today's episode is about saving money and why that can be a really bad thing in business.
Jun 11, 2021
How to Elevate Your Tribe
842
Today’s episode is about how you actually go about building a tribe that aligns with your values.
Jun 09, 2021
How to Build Your Tribe
581
Today, I’m talking about what it means to be part of a tribe and what goes into building your tribe.
Jun 07, 2021
Why and How I Bought Bitcoin
996
Today I talk about my decision to buy bitcoin, why I bought it, and the considerations I made along the way.
Jun 04, 2021
Fight for Your Customers
997
Today I’m talking about fighting for every single customer no matter how big your company is.
Jun 02, 2021
The Power of Learning Groups
765
Today I explain what a learning group is and why I think it can accelerate learning & creative thinking. 
May 31, 2021
How to Be a Selfless Conversationalist
587
Today I share how to be short term selfish in conversations in order to be long term selfish...in a good way.
May 28, 2021
Hiring Senior Employees
683
For today’s journal, I want to help you make the right choices when picking senior people at your company.
May 26, 2021
My Opinion On Opinions
806
Today I’m talking about peoples’ opinions and how to help you think through the best way to make them work for you in your career.
May 24, 2021
How I Manage Anxiety
859
Today I’m talking about my anxiety and how I approach living with it in a productive and healthy way.
May 21, 2021
Aggregation Theory
805
Todays episode breaks down a business framework that explains why some businesses are so powerful, so defensible, and only get more powerful & defensible with each day that passes. Listen to my episode on Network Effects here.
May 19, 2021
How to Keep a Decision Journal
779
Today I give you a tool for taking an honest & repeatable approach to how you evaluate major decisions you make.
May 17, 2021
How to Make Decisions
525
Today’s episode is about making every decision you make count.
May 14, 2021
How to Build Intentionally
744
On today’s guest journal, Amanda Goetz, Founder of House of Wise, gives us insight into building intentionally.
May 12, 2021
Learning How to Learn
1229
Today, I break down a four-step process for efficiently learning about any new topic personally or professionally. Liston to The Power of Curation on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.
May 10, 2021
How My Brain Works
479
Today I share one of the things I have been perpetually unconfident about…the way I work.
May 07, 2021
The Regret Minimization Framework
548
Today I give you a mental model that you can add to your toolkit when making big decisions in business or life.
May 05, 2021
The Rules of Connection
787
Today I explain my 7 rules of connecting & networking in a post-COVID, internet world.
May 03, 2021
Guest Journal: Carving Your Niche w/ Darren Rovell
642
On today’s guest journal, Darren Rovell shares how carving out his niche in sports allowed him to build a 2,000,000 follower audience on Twitter.
Apr 30, 2021
The Value of Feedback
678
Today, I talk about the importance of delivering frequent, quality feedback in business & how you can level of your feedback-giving abilities.
Apr 28, 2021
The Power of Storytelling
641
Today I share the superpower of storytelling, how I’ve used it as a builder, and how you can level-up your storytelling.
Apr 26, 2021
Former CEO of Morning Brew
468
In today’s journal, I speak about my transition from CEO to Executive Chairman of Morning Brew.
Apr 23, 2021
Guest Journal: Ask What's Possible w/ Kara Goldin
638
Today’s guest journal highlights the Founder and CEO of Hint Water, Kara Goldin.
Apr 21, 2021
The Power of Curation
475
Today I talk about why curation is a superpower, why it’s misunderstood, and why it’s more important than ever.
Apr 19, 2021
The Trailblazer
1419
Today I tell the founding story of Salesforce, its disruption to computing, and the lessons all builders can learn from its success.
Apr 16, 2021
Guest Journal: Build in Public w/Nik Sharma
665
Nik guides us through the importance of building in public & the impact it’s had on his career.
Apr 14, 2021
Jobs to Be Done
496
Today I break down “Jobs to be Done” and how to apply it to all of your work.
Apr 12, 2021
Think for Yourself
707
Today’s journal is about what it means to be an independent thinker & what you can do to start thinking for yourself rather than in accordance with others.
Apr 09, 2021
Network Effects
877
Today I talk network effects. What they are, why they matter, and how to identify them in your industry.
Apr 07, 2021
My Cofounder
695
Today I talk about my relationship with my cofounder, Austin Rief.
Apr 05, 2021
The Billion Dollar Builder
1223
Today I share the success story of Pinduoduo and its founder, Colin Huang.
Apr 02, 2021
Winning with Scale
835
Today I break down Scale Economies and how Netflix is winning with this powerful business strategy.
Mar 31, 2021
The Future of Work
900
Today I talk about the future of Morning Brew’s work environment post COVID-19.
Mar 29, 2021
Return on Luck
667
Today I talk about luck and its role in business.
Mar 26, 2021
The Power of Focus
862
Today I talk about what it means to stay focused and resist the temptation to always say yes to new opportunities.
Mar 24, 2021
What Is Strategy?
693
Today I define business strategy and unpack why we as builders want so badly to be considered strategic.
Mar 22, 2021
6 Years, 6 Lessons
1052
We launched The Brew 6 years ago. Here are 6 of the most important lessons I learned.
Mar 19, 2021
Meeting My Coach
655
Today I reflect on my first executive coaching session.
Mar 17, 2021
Making $$$
703
Today I discuss how we secured our first advertising partners in the early days of Morning Brew.
Mar 15, 2021
Work Hard, Pay Hard
693
Today I discuss the Peter Principle and the influence it can have on employees, managers, and businesses.
Mar 12, 2021
Chief People Pleaser
750
Today I talk more about how I (unnecessarily) personalized the resignations of our first 2 employees and how we kept from losing momentum.
Mar 10, 2021
How We Built This
783
Today I reflect on my experience being on one of the largest business podcasts in the world.
Mar 08, 2021
A(lex)SMR
679
Today I share some tips and strategies for improving your audio.
Mar 05, 2021
The Future of Twitter
1124
Today I breakdown Twitter's new products and reflect on how I can apply their strategies at Morning Brew.
Mar 03, 2021
How to Deal with Imposter Syndrome
1403
Today I share my experiences with imposter syndrome and some techniques I use to cope with it.
Mar 01, 2021
Good Interview, Bad Interview
839
Today I tell two stories: one about being hired and one about hiring.
Feb 26, 2021
The Entrepreneur Evolution
691
Today I compare the stages of entrepreneurship to writing an essay.
Feb 24, 2021
My Process for Productivity
1131
Today I walk through the process I use to have a productive week.
Feb 22, 2021
Building a New Product
730
Today I walk through the ideation and iterations of our upcoming paid product.
Feb 19, 2021
Changing Our Name and Logo
879
Today I share the origin story of the Morning Brew name and logo.
Feb 17, 2021
The Clubhouse Craze
801
Today I share four timeless lessons from the app that everyone's talking about: Clubhouse
Feb 15, 2021
How We Raised Money
817
Today I tell the story of how we raised money for Morning Brew, and share tips on how to get someone to invest in you.
Feb 12, 2021
Audience Building 101
979
Today I explain why everyone should be building an audience.
Feb 10, 2021
Picking a Cofounder
1113
Today I take you back to my college days to tell the story of how I found my cofounder.
Feb 08, 2021
My First Fire
981
Today I share the story of my first time letting someone go at Morning Brew.
Feb 05, 2021
Should I Hire My Friend?
779
Today I present things you should consider before working with a friend or family member.
Feb 03, 2021
The Cauliflower of Business
1101
Today I explain why an internal communication strategy is so important and go behind-the-scenes of our strategy at Morning Brew.
Feb 01, 2021
4 Principles For Making Great Hires
691
Today I breakdown the four principles we use for hiring great talent through the story of hiring Morning Brew's Managing Editor.
Jan 29, 2021
Losing My Dad
710
Today I reflect on the biggest loss in my life and how it made me the professional and man I am today.
Jan 27, 2021
The Origin of Morning Brew Sales
874
Today I breakdown the evolution of Morning Brew's 8-figure sales strategy.
Jan 25, 2021
Why I Quit My Job
792
Today I reflect on the thought process that convinced me to leave my cushy job at Morgan Stanley and go full-time at Morning Brew.
Jan 22, 2021
How We Grew From 0 to 2.5 million
1191
Today I break down the tactics Morning Brew used to grow from 0 to 2.5, including the ambassador program, referral program, and paid acquisition.
Jan 20, 2021
I Ruined The Meeting
778
Today I reflect on how I messed up big time during a meeting for our paid product.
Jan 18, 2021
The Secret to Employee Happiness
887
Today I discuss the impact that managers can have on employee satisfaction.
Jan 15, 2021
How to Overcome Builder's Block
887
Today I describe my experience having "builder's block" and suggest some remedies.
Jan 13, 2021
Making Weekdays as Productive as the Weekend
965
Today I reflect on my productive weekend and think about ways to clear distractions from my weekdays.
Jan 11, 2021
Leadership During Tumultuous Times
791
Today I discuss four lessons that I've learned about leading a company through tumultuous times.
Jan 08, 2021
5 Keys to a Pump-up Speech
1067
Today I break down the 5 keys to a great pump-up speech.
Jan 06, 2021
New Year's Resolutions Are Broken
906
Today I explain how New Year's Resolutions set you up to fail, and present a better framework for reaching your goals.
Jan 04, 2021
Why I'm Rewriting My Job Description
1032
Today I explain my annual review process and why I'm rewriting my job description as CEO of Morning Brew.
Jan 01, 2021
Mr. Beast and the Balloon Effect
670
Today I explore the growth of Mr. Beast and compare it to the growth of Morning Brew.
Dec 30, 2020
Poker Should Be a Required Business Class
1036
Today I breakdown what business builders can learn from strategies and fundamentals of poker.
Dec 28, 2020
The Scary Part of a Relaxing Break
416
Today, as people start logging off for the holidays, I discuss the anxiety of doing nothing.
Dec 24, 2020
Should I Invest in Bitcoin?
530
Today I walk through my decision making process while pondering whether I should invest in Bitcoin.
Dec 23, 2020
Your Trash is Another's Treasure
504
Today I discuss how to make less with more by utilizing the processes, waste, and unused ideas in your business.
Dec 22, 2020
Expectations vs. Reality (My First Board Meeting)
489
Today I reflect on my expectations going into my first board meeting, and how things actually went down.
Dec 21, 2020
Small Details Add Up Fast
753
Today I discuss the importance of being "on brand" in all the little touch-points your business has with its customers.
Dec 18, 2020
Addition by Subtraction
435
Today I discuss a cold outreach template that shows that, sometimes, less is more.
Dec 17, 2020
How to Make Reference Checks Less Terrible
604
Today I propose how companies can actually make reference checks useful.
Dec 16, 2020
Everyone Is a Project Manager
471
Today I talk about the importance of creating processes that turn employees into project managers.
Dec 15, 2020
You Are Unoriginal
438
Today I discuss a recent experience that reminded me that our problems are not unique to us.
Dec 14, 2020
Monthly AMA: Startups vs. Big Business, Staying Creative, and Opportunity Cost
734
Today I answer listener questions on the safety of startups, how to stay innovative, and a missed opportunity I'm grateful for.
Dec 11, 2020
The Controversial B Word In Business
608
Today I debate if and when business builders need to invest in brand.
Dec 10, 2020
Two Lessons From Our Two-Day Offsite
757
Today I go behind-the-scenes of our company off-site and discuss how businesses should think about prioritization and data.
Dec 09, 2020
It's Okay To Not Be Contrarian
516
Today I explain why you should pay attention to the most obvious decisions, and discuss the media channel that I am most bullish on.
Dec 08, 2020
Iterative Repetition and More Business Lessons from Archery
642
Today I reflect on my archery session and discuss the importance of iterative repetition.
Dec 07, 2020
The Stress of Taking Time Off
561
Today I talk about the importance of taking time off, and why it's difficult to unplug as a founder.
Dec 04, 2020
Mental Readjustments During the Business Building Process
498
Today I reflect on the mental readjustments I've had to make while growing Morning Brew.
Dec 03, 2020
Online Friendships vs. Real Life Friendships
454
Today I discuss how creating and interacting online can lead to strong friendships.
Dec 02, 2020
Using Repetition to Signal What's Important
530
Today I talk about repetition and why it is a powerful tool in a manager's arsenal.
Dec 01, 2020
The Great Unlock for Creativity and Connection
471
Today I breakdown the benefits I've seen from joining the 30 for 30 writing program, and share why I want to bring the program to the Morning Brew team.
Nov 30, 2020
10 (Unexpected) Things I'm Thankful For
554
Today I highlight 10 things that I'm thankful for (beyond friends, family, and health)
Nov 27, 2020
Unconventional Ways to Attract Talent
490
Hiring is hard. Today I brainstorm ideas on how we can attract great content creators to Morning Brew
Nov 26, 2020
What Companies Can Learn From Sneakers Drops
608
Today I discuss surprising and delighting your customers and the art of the product drop
Nov 25, 2020
5 Non-Obvious Benefits of Focusing On Your Best Customers
685
Today I talk about why you should focus on your best customers, and how our ambassador program has provided benefits beyond acquisition.
Nov 24, 2020
What To Do When You Encounter a Shiny Object
550
Today I discuss how we keep our core values and competencies in mind when evaluating new opportunities
Nov 23, 2020
Turn Employees Into Influencers
631
Today I discuss why why every company should empower its employees to be creators.
Nov 20, 2020
How to Shoot Your Shot
415
Today I explain why you should fear regret, not rejection.
Nov 19, 2020
Non-Marketing Lessons from a Marketing Legend
665
Today I discuss finding your company's purpose, being a part of societal issues, and growing people.
Nov 18, 2020
30 Days of Writing
520
I'm joining a 30 day writing challenge. Today I discuss why I joined this challenge and what I plan on writing about.
Nov 17, 2020
The Brewsletter
591
Today I explain what the Brewsletter is and the importance of having internal employee communication.
Nov 16, 2020
The Idea Funnel
570
Today I discuss the funnel for how ideas can be captured, evaluated and executed within an organization.
Nov 13, 2020
Work From Home Setup
466
Today I set up my new work environment and it got me thinking about the tools we use in our work stack.
Nov 12, 2020
Why We Hate Feedback
565
Today I discuss why we are so bad at receiving feedback (and how to be better).
Nov 11, 2020
I Miss People
574
Today I'm back in the office and reflecting on how it feels to interact in-person.
Nov 10, 2020
Nurturing Your Hires
597
Today I discuss why companies should maintain relationships with all-star candidates, even if they aren't a fit for a specific role.
Nov 09, 2020
Positioning Founder's Journal
743
Today I talk about how I want to position Founder's Journal in the podcast market.
Nov 06, 2020
We'll be back on Thursday
108
No Founder's Journal today. Just want to thank @MorningBrew's creators for their incredible work always, but especially now.
Nov 04, 2020
Thinking About the Future in Job Interviews
514
Today I discuss my favorite interview question to ask candidates and the importance of communication with all employees (especially hiring managers).
Nov 04, 2020
What's next for The Founder's Journal?
823
Today I ask my audience what they want to see as move towards the next phase for The Founder's Journal. Email me at alex@morningbrew.com with your thoughts!
Nov 03, 2020
The Acquisition
779
Today I discuss Morning Brew's acquisition, reflect on the journey, and discuss what the process is like for a founder.
Nov 02, 2020
Lessons from the Godfather of Marketing
640
Today I reflect on the 3 things I learned from my discussion with Rishad Tobaccowala Data is tablestakes Student Mindset The importance of storytelling
Oct 30, 2020
Process Is Not The Killer
560
Today I uncover the real killer of innovation (hint: it's not process).
Oct 29, 2020
Building Communities
760
Today I demystify the benefits and challenges of community, and contrast community vs. fandom. 10/28 The Founder's Journal with Alex Lieberman
Oct 28, 2020
Signal vs. Noise
701
Today I discuss the mechanisms for capturing signals and how to distinguish between signals and noise when making decisions for your business. 10/26 The Founder's Journal with Alex Lieberman
Oct 27, 2020
How to Stay Relevant
532
Today I discuss relevancy and how to balance creativity and structure to keep your business relevant for decades. 10/22 The Founder's Journal with Alex Lieberman
Oct 23, 2020
Be a Problem Solver
694
Today I explain the difference between being a problem solver and a problem identifier. 10/22 The Founder's Journal with Alex Lieberman
Oct 22, 2020
Active vs. Passive Curiosity
379
10/21 The Founder's Journal with Alex Lieberman Today I discuss how passive curiosity enables brands to guide their audience with trust and attention.
Oct 21, 2020
Interview Questions
467
10/14 The Founder's Journal with Alex Lieberman Today I discuss reading between the lines of questions that interviewees ask you.
Oct 14, 2020
AMA: Remote Work, Personal Branding, & Content Creation
638
10/09 The Founder's Journal with Alex Lieberman Today I answer listener questions on personal branding, remote work, and how the internet has changed content.
Oct 09, 2020
Moderating a Panel
561
10/07 The Founder's Journal with Alex Lieberman Today I discuss my experience acting as a moderator for a personalized marketing panel, and what I learned about facilitating a conversation between subject matter experts. 🔉 Subscribe to The Founder’s Journal YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6xplRRnW2TbZZMtejJIGow?sub_confirmation=1 Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-founders-journal/id1509276485 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/7v0bSXLudQ4m58rIcevedx
Oct 08, 2020
40 Under 40
773
10/07 The Founder's Journal with Alex Lieberman Today I discuss what it means to me to be featured in Ad Age's 40 Under 40, and how I believe this award can be leveraged. 🔉 Subscribe to The Founder’s Journal YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6xplRRnW2TbZZMtejJIGow?sub_confirmation=1 Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-founders-journal/id1509276485 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/7v0bSXLudQ4m58rIcevedx
Oct 08, 2020
My Q3 Review
648
10/06 The Founder's Journal with Alex Lieberman Today I reflect on my Q3 goals and how I'm thinking about setting my rocks for Q4.
Oct 08, 2020
Get Out of Your Bubble
387
10/05 The Founder's Journal with Alex Lieberman Today I talk about the value of talking to people outside of your industry, age group, and interests.
Oct 05, 2020
Reflecting on the State of the Brewnion
662
10/02 The Founder's Journal with Alex Lieberman Today I reflect after delivering the State of the Brewnion. What went well and what can we improve for next time?
Oct 02, 2020
Losing Employee #2
518
10/01 The Founder's Journal with Alex Lieberman Today I discuss how it feels to lose an early employee, both personally and from the perspective of the business.
Oct 01, 2020
The Manager's Paradox
475
09/30 The Founder's Journal with Alex Lieberman Today I discuss the time commitment and opportunity cost that comes with being a manager.
Sep 30, 2020
Prepping for State of the Brewnion
577
09/29 The Founder's Journal with Alex Lieberman Today I discuss my thinking as I prepare for our Q3 all-hands, State of the Brewnion. 
Sep 29, 2020
Scarcity and Exclusivity
458
09/28 The Founder's Journal with Alex Lieberman Today I discuss the difference between scarcity and exclusivity, and how both can be used as strategies for your business.
Sep 28, 2020
Is It Worth It?
583
09/25 The Founder's Journal with Alex Lieberman Today I discuss trade-offs and opportunity cost. How do you determine whether something is worth your time?
Sep 25, 2020
Lessons From My Golf Lesson
567
09/24 The Founder's Journal with Alex Lieberman Today I talk about the lessons I learned about discipline and processes from my golf lesson.
Sep 24, 2020
Moving Fast and Breaking Things
638
09/23 The Founder's Journal with Alex Lieberman Today I discuss how to identify and deal with cracks that form in your business as you move fast.
Sep 23, 2020
90% Unsexy
615
09/22 The Founder's Journal with Alex Lieberman Today I talk about how unsexy my work today was an what the day-to-day of running a media organization is really like.
Sep 22, 2020
The Open-Mindedness Opinionated Matrix
655
09/18 The Founder's Journal with Alex Lieberman Today I discuss how you can be open-minded but also hold strong opinions (and how your level of each can affect you in your career)
Sep 18, 2020
The Perils of Podcasting
786
09/17 The Founder's Journal with Alex Lieberman Today I reflect on my conversation with Lewis Howes about podcasting (and how hard it is to grow a podcast).
Sep 17, 2020
Hiring is a Team Sport
568
09/16 The Founder's Journal with Alex Lieberman Today I talk about hiring and why you need all hands on deck to make effective hires.
Sep 16, 2020
Remote Work Technology
583
09/15 The Founder's Journal with Alex Lieberman Today I discuss remote work tools and their adoption in organizations.
Sep 15, 2020
Why Startups Are Allergic To Planning
551
09/12 The Founder's Journal with Alex Lieberman Today I discuss why most startups fail to plan, and as the saying goes "If you fail to plan, you can plan to fail."
Sep 12, 2020
Asking For Help
682
09/11 The Founder's Journal with Alex Lieberman Today I discuss how and when to ask for help. When I ask questions: - When I have many questions to answer - When the questions aren't easily accessible - When the price for wrong answers is high
Sep 11, 2020
Podcast Growth
785
09/10 The Founder's Journal with Alex Lieberman Today, Josh and I brainstorm how we can grow this podcast through proactive and reactive marketing.
Sep 10, 2020
Therapy
581
Today I discuss why I go to therapy and how a therapist can be an emotional sparring partner who helps me reflect on life's greatest questions.
Sep 09, 2020
Anxiety of the Unknown
631
Today I reflect on the anxiety of finding my purpose and identity once I'm done with my career at Morning Brew. How do you deal with ambiguity? What is fulfillment and purpose for you?
Sep 04, 2020
1 Million Opens
483
Today I talk about what 1 million opens of the Morning Brew newsletter means to me and what I've learned on this journey.
Sep 03, 2020
Leading a Business During a Recession
684
Today I discuss what I've learned about running a business during the first recession in Morning Brew's history.
Sep 02, 2020
Special Surprises
525
Today I talk about "Special S's" and the impact of giving special surprises and treats (even if it's small or FREE!) to your team for no reason.
Sep 01, 2020
Taking Stock of Your Career
589
Today I reflect on the question "what are you most excited about _____?" and my list of non-negotiables for my career
Aug 28, 2020
Personal Branding
477
Today I discuss how individuals can lean into their various interests to become a multi-branded asset.
Aug 27, 2020
My Conversation with Kipp Bodnar
561
Today I reflect on my conversation with Kipp Bodnar, and discuss finding less popular items for your content diet and the skill-sets that help a startup employee to grow.
Aug 26, 2020
Managing Senior Employees
539
Today we're discussing how to manage senior employees and what a senior employee should expect from a founder or co-founder.
Aug 25, 2020
Where To Look For Inspiration
658
Today I discuss two places you can look for inspiration: things that are new and unproven for your audience and things that are new and unimpressive. This includes: Unscaled businesses Other geographic markets Other demographics
Aug 21, 2020
My Mom
540
Today I tell you about my Chief of Staff, Stacey Lieberman
Aug 20, 2020
Future of The Founder's Journal
1099
Today I discuss what we're doing well, not doing well, and what we can improve with The Founder's Journal going forward.
Aug 19, 2020
There's More to Social Media
693
Today I discuss how social media is more than just a tool to build a brand or kill time.
Aug 18, 2020
Words Affect Your Identity
454
Today I reflect on the words I used to describe myself in a conversation, and how the things I consistently repeat shape my identity.
Aug 14, 2020
What is Productive?
397
Today I discuss productivity (again). Specifically, what activities that you do are actually productive?
Aug 13, 2020
10-Ks and Rabbit Holes
817
Today I breakdown AT&Ts 10-K and go through my takeaways after dissecting their financial documents.
Aug 12, 2020
Org Structure
668
Today I go through Morning Brew's organization structure and explain why every employee should understand their org structure.
Aug 11, 2020
Replicate Success
535
Today I reflect on reflecting. I discuss why you need to find out why you had a success and how you can replicate successes in the future.
Aug 07, 2020
Hiring Strategy
628
Today I remind myself what to keep in mind during the hiring process to make sure we find unicorns and avoid mistakes when hiring quickly.
Aug 06, 2020
Strategic Likability
465
Today I discuss strategic likability: How do build up the skills you need to be liked and trusted across your organization?
Aug 05, 2020
The Compound Interest of Process
773
Today I discuss how discipline and process compound into great results over time.
Aug 04, 2020
LinkedIn AMA
837
Today I answer questions submitted on our LinkedIn Live, including: What does Morning Brew look like in 2 years? What changes and challenges have we faced due to COVID-19? What is Morning Brew's culture like?
Jul 31, 2020
Blind Spots
531
Today I talk about two situations where my ego got in the way of my learning.
Jul 30, 2020
Organized Chaos
667
Today I discuss how chaos within the structures of an organization can lead to innovation.
Jul 29, 2020
Brand Ambassador Program
661
Today I discuss BrewU: Morning Brew's brand ambassador program. We discuss our history in brand ambassadors and how things have changed as we relaunch the program.
Jul 28, 2020
Stealing Ideas
533
Today we talk about "stealing" or taking inspiration from things that already exist (and putting your own spin on it).
Jul 24, 2020
Depth Learning vs. Breadth Learning
563
Today is the second part of our media diet discussion. We discuss the differences between depth and breadth in learning.
Jul 23, 2020
My Conversation with Alicia Tillman
816
Today I reflect on my interview with Alicia Tillman, CMO of SAP. The three main takeaways: All marketing is B2C marketing Communicate the balance between autonomy and authority Understand history to set strategy
Jul 22, 2020
Scaling Sales
563
Today I discuss how Morning Brew has been able to scale our sales organization, why you need specialists as you grow, and where we aim to go with our advertising business.
Jul 21, 2020
Tough Conversations
639
Today I talk about tough conversations: what they are why they're so important how to have them
Jul 17, 2020
Substack Strategy
806
Today we do a strategy breakdown of Substack and see how they can become the front and back office for creators.
Jul 16, 2020
Personal Brand
566
Today I discuss why I'm doing the CMO Series and how to make yourself a top-of-the-funnel asset for your business.
Jul 15, 2020
Overwhelm
446
Today I discuss how I had a productive day, but couldn't find enough time to accomplish everything I wanted.
Jul 14, 2020
Paid Product
648
Today I reflect on a meeting I just had on building and testing a new paid product.
Jul 13, 2020
Your Content Diet
626
Today I discuss diets... content diets. What are the things you're consuming and how does it affect your outputs?
Jul 10, 2020
Culture Brainstorm
838
Today I brainstorm ways that we can impact Morning Brew's culture.
Jul 08, 2020
The Cadence of Work
721
Today I reflect on my 4th of July Weekend and how it felt to unplug from work.
Jul 07, 2020
Be the Consumer of Your Product
532
Today I discuss the reasons behind why I'm joining David Perell's Write of Passage Course and how I believe it will help in our mission to create an education product at Morning Brew.
Jul 02, 2020
The Onboarding Process
683
Today I discuss employee onboarding and how we are working to improve our process at Morning Brew
Jul 01, 2020
State of the Brewnion
647
Today I give a behind-the-scenes look at the State of the Brewnion (Morning Brew's town hall) and 12 things I've learned from presenting during these quarterly meetings.
Jun 30, 2020
How I Set My Rocks
573
Today I walk-through how I approach setting my rocks and my roadblocks in setting them
Jun 26, 2020
My Conversation with Shane Parrish
665
Today I reflect on the conversation I had with Shane Parrish and what I've learned from Farnam Street Learning Community
Jun 25, 2020
5 Traits of Employees
617
Today I discuss the five traits an employee can have
Jun 24, 2020
Two Wins and Two Learnings
731
Today I discuss advice for interns, how repetition influences truth, and how your business is like a factory.
Jun 23, 2020
An Audience Company
470
Today I discuss how every company is an Audience Company
Jun 19, 2020
Our Core Values
693
Today I discuss the core values we shared with the Morning Brew team
Jun 18, 2020
Company Offsites
540
Today I talk about our company's offsite and the importance of constructive tension.
Jun 17, 2020
Big, Audacious Goals
928
Today we discuss Hey.com and how they are combing big, audacious goals with the collision of creativity and analytics.
Jun 16, 2020
Getting Outside Perspectives
541
Today I discuss the importance of talking to people outside of your specific area of work. I explore the quandary behind creating an investing community.
Jun 12, 2020
The Journey of Interviewing and Pride Month
666
Today I discuss what Morning Brew is doing for Pride Month and how I'm learning to navigate hiring for a role I've never hired for before.
Jun 11, 2020
Fandom and Communities
699
Today I discuss Fandom and Communities, including the potential benefits and pitfalls of each.
Jun 10, 2020
Morning Brew's Response and Reflection
564
Today I share how Morning Brew is responding to the current unrest surrounding police brutality, systemic racism, and injustice. I read the remarks I gave to the entire team this morning , which details how our company plans to take action in creating a more inclusive workplace.
Jun 08, 2020
Defining Brand Architecture
698
Today I go through the three types of brand architecture and how Morning Brew is figuring out which model is best for our business.
May 28, 2020
Morning Brew's Views on Podcasting
941
Producer Josh and I dissect a few podcast ideas that came in from a Brew reader. We discuss our current views on podcasting, as well as why discoverability is so difficult.
May 27, 2020
Default to action and consistency
959
Yesterday was nonstop and felt particularly long. I was mentally and physically exhausted and finally sat down to record The Founder's Journal at 9:30 PM EST. I go through my calendar and a few learnings about my day's experiences.
May 27, 2020
7 Takeaways
651
Morning Brew had its first off-site today via Zoom. I share seven takeaways from this eight hour meeting and ways to make meetings more effective. Music: http://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic
May 21, 2020
Be an Easter Egg
502
Small, unexpected gestures go a long way. Today I share how someone's hustle to go an extra step became the most impactful moment of my day. Music: http://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic
May 20, 2020
Qualities of a good partnership
767
Partnerships require a lot of time and energy. Today I discuss what to consider when deciding who your business should work with and why Peloton's partnership with ESPN checks all the boxes. Music: http://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic
May 20, 2020
Divergent vs. Convergent thinking
600
My divergent way of thinking became apparent to me while I spent five hours of my day writing an email to sum up the months of research I've been doing around Morning Brew's educational product. Producer Josh and I discuss why you should figure out if you're a divergent or convergent thinker, and why it's sometimes beneficial to use both methods.
May 19, 2020
Distraction relieves discomfort
664
Our second live Founder's Journal recording was a success. Producer Josh and I continue to discuss what I learned from Nir Eyal's book "Indistractable" and I answer a listener question about the hardest pitched I've ever had to make. Music: http://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic
May 15, 2020
The Founder's Grab Bag
627
Today's discussion: consultants as insurance policies, hiring efficiently, and tapping into your superpowers.
May 14, 2020
Breakthroughs
635
Today I share a breakthrough I had in developing the foundation of Morning Brew's educational product. I also discuss the importance of IP and what MBA candidates often describe as the most beneficial aspects of their experience. Music: http://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic
May 13, 2020
Distraction
543
It's no secret that I'm the worst at avoiding distractions. But today, I share how Nir Eyal's book "Indistractable" is teaching me practical tips to stay focused, as well as shaping Morning Brew's next educational product. Music: http://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic
May 12, 2020
Productivity
531
Not all productivity is created equal. I share how you can make your schedule work for you by figuring out how to prioritize your daily tasks and goals. Music: http://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic
May 08, 2020
Checking in
502
The Founder's Journal took place on LinkedIn Live today. Here's my conversation with Producer Josh where I explain the importance of checking in with your employees during this time. Music: http://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic
May 07, 2020
Applying your learning style as a professional
551
I've always been someone who learns through discussions, which means I never skipped class in college. Today I explain how I'm figuring out how to apply my learning style in the work place, and how this could inform Morning Brew's educational products. Music: http://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic
May 06, 2020
Taking a step back
562
I reflect on how it felt to watch Morning Brew put on a giant initiative where I played a minimal part in making it happen. I also share why it's important to be empathetic in your hiring process. Music: http://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic
May 05, 2020
Attention Economy
587
Today I go through three notes I wrote down that have me thinking about how to engage audiences and be more original. Music: http://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic
May 01, 2020
15 minute blocks
500
My schedule was packed back to back today with calls, and I realized I never took a chance to process anything. I share how I'm going to change this moving forward and how to make meetings more meaningful.
Apr 29, 2020
Knowing your strengths and weaknesses
553
I detail how founders can better manage their time by figuring out where their strengths are best suited in their companies. Music: http://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic
Apr 29, 2020
Putting on your blinders
426
Today I'm talking about dealing with anxiety and asking the right questions as you become less involved in the weeds of your business. Music: http://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic
Apr 29, 2020
More thinking, less doing
627
I reflect on my conversation with Noah Kagan, someone I've always looked up to in the business world. Our conversation got me thinking about the qualities I look for in people and how I want to be spending my time moving forward. Music: http://www.davidcuttermusic.com/ @dcuttermusic
Apr 24, 2020
This is for the entrepreneur
615
We're going meta today. I share why Morning Brew is doing this podcast, what it means to me, and what I hope entrepreneurs of all types get out of it. Music: http://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic
Apr 23, 2020
Patience pays off
535
I had a great LinkedIn Live, and a long time coming, conversation with Arianna Huffington to break the news about her company's new partnership with Audible. It got me thinking about how brands can leverage products by aligning with thought leaders. Music: http://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic
Apr 22, 2020
First time hiring a PM... what does that even mean?
762
Today we posted a new job description and I'm thinking more about the description, perfect applicant, and how to go about finding the best possible person.
Apr 21, 2020