Episodes

#221 — 😶‍🌫️ No-Code and Platform Risk

March 21, 2022

Some thoughts about platform risk for no-code agencies and freelancers in light of Bubble's new pricing announcements

#220 — 🪞 week in review

March 19, 2022

It's this week in review episode ( here's the template I use). Discussing the wins and losses and all that jazz at Lunch Pail Labs this week (3/12/22 - 3/18/22)

#219 — 🧑🏿‍⚖️ Being consistent in new environments

March 17, 2022

I'm in the UK for the next month or so for work and family, jamming about showing up consistently and things I plan to try to not fall off on critical daily routines for Lunch Pail Labs. If you have any tips would love to he…

#218 — 🥞 New software stacks

March 17, 2022

Jamming about some new low-code tools on the block and switching to platforms that let you build visually and export the code in this episode.

#217 — 🧮 The online game

March 15, 2022

Some of the brilliance of transparent storytelling and building in public is not only the building an audience affects, it turns anything into a game. I ran into this packy article that describes this phenomenon well and ref…

#216 — 🔍 The Art of noticing

March 14, 2022

Noticing helps us be more creative, find flow, and spot new trends. Unfortunately, we live in an age of distraction where the ability to be present is often lost. Jamming about some exercises to get better at paying attentio…

#215 — 🪞 week in review

March 11, 2022

It's this week in review episode ( here's the template I use). Discussing the wins and losses and all that jazz at Lunch Pail Labs this week (3/05/22 - 3/11/22)

#214 — 🥽 Imitative Innovation and adjacent knowledge

March 10, 2022

Many popular business/product frameworks are inspired by concepts in completely different areas of study. For example, phenomena with Meerkat inspired Andrew Chen’s atomic networks in the Cold Start Problem, game theory ins…

#213 — 🐒 Applying Fogg's behavior model to products

March 9, 2022

If you’re building a product it’s likely that you’re trying to change some behavior (ie switching from a competitor product, trying a new process). Fogg's behavior model provides a framework for changing behavior.

# 212 — 🗣 Opinionated no-code

March 8, 2022

In traditional software development, an opinionated framework gives you guard rails, starter code, and optimizes your path. I think there's a ton more opportunity for opinionated no-code tools, which will also make no-code e…

#211 — 🧑🏿‍🎨 Creative exploration and execution

March 7, 2022

Recently read an every.to article about why we're not doing creative work . The author talks about two phases of creativity, exploration, and execution. In this episode, I jam about creative exploration as a practice and res…

#210 — 🪞 week in review

March 4, 2022

It's this week in review episode ( here's the template I use). Discussing the wins and losses and all that jazz at Lunch Pail Labs this week (2/25/22 - 3/04/22)

#209 — 🌊 Finding flow

March 3, 2022

Recently ran into this happiness lab podcast episode about fighting the feeling of languishing (the tldr is the solution is flow). I've had a few more days than usual that feel like a slog and I think this was a good reminde…

#208 — 🛣 Prioritization 101

March 2, 2022

Today's episode is inspired by a convo yesterday and is all about different frameworks for prioritizing ideas and products (jamming about the Moscow method, kano model, value cost quadrant, and RICE scoring).

#207 — 🛍 Returns on investment

March 1, 2022

Today's episode is all about the benefits of getting in the arena and building even if an idea isn't a financial success. Inspired by this article.

#206 — 🧍🏿‍♀️ Company of One

Feb. 28, 2022

I just finished Company of One by Paul Jarvis, a book about staying small. Jamming in this episode about ideas from the book and how they relate to Lunch Pail Labs

#205 — 🪞 week in review

Feb. 25, 2022

It's the weekly, week in review episode ( here's the template I use). Discussing the wins and losses and all that jazz at Lunch Pail Labs this week (2-21/22 - 2/25/22)

#204 — 🤷🏿‍♀️ pivot or stay the course

Feb. 24, 2022

A lot of success is doing the obvious thing for a long period of time but it can be hard to know when to pivot or keep going the course. I ran into a product habit article about pivots and resonated with the approach. TLDL; …

#203 — 👯‍♀️ no-code archetypes

Feb. 23, 2022

Had a fun conversation last Saturday with no-code 45 about getting started with no-code. There are 100s of no-code tools so it can be overwhelming to choose which tool to start with. Jamming on some no-code archetypes and to…

#202 — 🚢 Thinking about joining ship 30 for 30?

Feb. 22, 2022

I spent January and part of February in ship 30 for 30 cohorts. I've gotten a few questions about what I thought about writing every day and the experience in general so thought I'd share for folks who are considering joinin…

#201 — 📛 Exiting no-code

Feb. 21, 2022

An underrated benefit of no-code, especially for non-technical makers, is that because the investment to build is relatively lower, a micro exit can be an excellent outcome for a product. Jamming about exiting, where it migh…

#200 — 🪞 week in review

Feb. 18, 2022

It's the weekly, week in review episode ( here's the template I use). Discussing the wins and losses and all that jazz at Lunch Pail Labs this week (2-14/22 - 2/18/22)

#199 — 🧪 MVPs and riskiest assumptions

Feb. 17, 2022

I'm having more conversations with early founders on their MVPs and what they think is required. I ran into the riskiest assumption test recently, which I will help guide these conversations in the future.

#198 — 🧑🏿‍💻 the firm as a stack

Feb. 16, 2022

More riffing on the software stack as the firm and the operational stack for Lunch Pail Labs. Here are the tools mentioned loom for asynchronous updates and demos notion.so for task management, knowledge bases, and client wo…