Season 2

#235 โ€” ๐Ÿชž week in review

April 8, 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 (04/02/22 - 4/08/22)

#234 โ€”๐Ÿฆฆ Creating tutorial content

April 7, 2022

Jamming about how I create no-code tutorials. What's your process? Feel free to tweet it @ojabowalola

#233 โ€”๐Ÿ™Š 4 storytelling frameworks

April 6, 2022

Jamming about three frameworks to organize stories that I plan on using on some client projects. The frameworks mentioned were 1) The story spine 2) The story circle 3) The story brand framework and 4) Context, Action, Resuโ€ฆ

#232 โ€” ๐Ÿ“ฝ Investing in Storytelling

April 6, 2022

Recently joined 1 min media a video production community. Looking forward to using the tactics for content with Lunch Pail Labs

#231 โ€” ๐Ÿ—ฃ Going to market with clients

April 4, 2022

Chatting about going to market with clients in this episode, why I think no-code agencies should think beyond "no-code dev" and the process I've been trialing on a few projects.

#230 โ€” ๐Ÿชž week in review

April 1, 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 (3/25/22 - 4/01/22)

#229 โ€” ๐Ÿ’ป The opportunity for developers in no-code

March 31, 2022

Jamming in this episode about why companies especially historically developer-first companies should explore marketing and serving no-coders/low-coders

#228 โ€” ๐Ÿ“ž Supporting no-code

March 30, 2022

Jamming about supporting no-coders who use integrations/widgets through demos in this short episode.

#227 โ€” ๐Ÿ—ž Investing in information

March 29, 2022

Jamming about some ways I'm thinking about investing in information at Lunch Pail Labs to inspire better content.

Week In Review

#225 โ€” ๐Ÿชž week in review

March 25, 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 (3/18/22 - 3/25/22)

#224 โ€” ๐Ÿ“ฝ Archiving Functionality

March 24, 2022

A client reached out from a project we worked on almost a year ago. A part of the site stopped working but luckily, I had saved the snippet, so it was easy to revert, but I don't always do that. Jamming about how archiving fโ€ฆ

#223 โ€” ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฟโ€๐Ÿ”ง Learn, Build, Teach

March 23, 2022

I've been operating under the learn, build, teach mantra. Jamming in this episode about turning learning and building activities into teaching and reflecting on the process I used for creating a cheat sheet with Adalo .

#222 โ€” ๐Ÿฆฟ Going from 0 to 1 with product, design, marketing

March 22, 2022

Shared a tweet today about resources on going from 0 to 1 with building products on things like marketing, design, etc and jamming about that in today's episode.

#221 โ€” ๐Ÿ˜ถโ€๐ŸŒซ๏ธ 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 โ€” ๐Ÿชž 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 โ€” ๐Ÿง‘๐Ÿฟโ€โš–๏ธ 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 heโ€ฆ

#218 โ€” ๐Ÿฅž 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 โ€” ๐Ÿงฎ 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 refโ€ฆ

#216 โ€” ๐Ÿ” 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 attentioโ€ฆ

#215 โ€” ๐Ÿชž 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 โ€” ๐Ÿฅฝ 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 Chenโ€™s atomic networks in the Cold Start Problem, game theory insโ€ฆ

#213 โ€” ๐Ÿ’ Applying Fogg's behavior model to products

March 9, 2022

If youโ€™re building a product itโ€™s likely that youโ€™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 โ€” ๐Ÿ—ฃ 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 eโ€ฆ

#211 โ€” ๐Ÿง‘๐Ÿฟโ€๐ŸŽจ 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 resโ€ฆ

#210 โ€” ๐Ÿชž 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 โ€” ๐ŸŒŠ 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 remindeโ€ฆ

#208 โ€” ๐Ÿ›ฃ 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 โ€” ๐Ÿ› 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 โ€” ๐Ÿง๐Ÿฟโ€โ™€๏ธ 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 โ€” ๐Ÿชž 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 โ€” ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿฟโ€โ™€๏ธ 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; โ€ฆ

#203 โ€” ๐Ÿ‘ฏโ€โ™€๏ธ 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 toโ€ฆ

#202 โ€” ๐Ÿšข 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 joininโ€ฆ

#201 โ€” ๐Ÿ“› 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 mighโ€ฆ

#200 โ€” ๐Ÿชž 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 โ€” ๐Ÿงช 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 โ€” ๐Ÿง‘๐Ÿฟโ€๐Ÿ’ป 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 woโ€ฆ

#197 โ€”๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฟโ€๐Ÿซ Education as marketing

Feb. 15, 2022

Revisiting Lunch Pail Labs content approach for 2022 now that we've clarified a new infinite game . Jamming about that, marketing as education and content experiments for the meantime.

#196 โ€”๐Ÿ•น Lunch Pail's infinite game

Feb. 14, 2022

Recently ran into the full quote of the popular jack of all trade adage ("jack of all trades is a master of none, but better than a master of one") as well as what it means to be t-shaped . Jamming on Lunch Pail's infinite โ€ฆ

#195 โ€” ๐Ÿชž week in review

Feb. 12, 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 (2-07/22 - 2/11/22)

#194 โ€” ๐Ÿ— To build or to outsource?

Feb. 10, 2022

No-code has made building apps 10x faster ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฟ, but many tools still have a learning curve. I've had a few convos with founders deciding whether to learn no-code or outsource a build to a service provider and found this helpfโ€ฆ

#193 โ€” ๐Ÿ’ฒ Pricing and no-code

Feb. 10, 2022

Been seeing a lot of chatter on Twitter about pricing and no-code and how statements like x tool are easy devalue the ecosystem. I think we're (emphasis on me too) generally positioning the wrong problem and share some thougโ€ฆ

#192 โ€” ๐ŸŽข upstream and downstream effort

Feb. 8, 2022

I've been slogging it through it lately and ran into this Ted Talk about trying too hard. Jamming about topics covered in that ted talk like upstream effort and downstream effort and evaluating where I can minimize upstream โ€ฆ

#191 โ€” ๐ŸšขShip 30 for 30 is over & what's next for daily writing

Feb. 7, 2022

Today's episode is about ship 30 for 30 . The cohort is officially over ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฟ,, I'll still be writing for another 1-2 weeks since I have 7 essays to write (i only shipped on weekdays๐Ÿ‘€ ) but in this episode, I reflect on the expโ€ฆ

#190 โ€” ๐Ÿชž week in review

Feb. 4, 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 (1-31/22 - 2/04/22)

#189 โ€” ๐Ÿค growth through alliances

Feb. 3, 2022

I first heard of growing through alliances from Alan Weiss , who has been independent consulting for decades, author of over 500 articles and 60 consulting books, and pioneered the value-based fees approach. He doesn't hire โ€ฆ

#188 โ€” ๐ŸŽ™ Lessons learned from this regular audio diary

Feb. 2, 2022

Iโ€™ve been running a public daily audio diary (what you're listening to now!) about Lunch Pail Labs since the end of 2020. They are short (usually ~10 minutes) episodes on the biggest thing on my mind that day and topics ranโ€ฆ

#187 โ€” ๐Ÿ“š no-code education for entrepreneurs

Feb. 1, 2022

Jamming on no-code education for entrepreneurs and where it might fit in the services journey map of a provider. Here are the other links I referenced in the episode: 4 courses and cohorts for entrepreneurs to validate theirโ€ฆ

#186 โ€” ๐Ÿšข 1/2 way through ship 30 for 30

Jan. 31, 2022

I joined ship 30 for 30 in early January to help me develop a shipping x writing habit. Prior to that, I had a daily writing habit but I struggled to complete full essays and share them. The ship 30 for 30 challenge is to wrโ€ฆ

#185 โ€” ๐Ÿ” Week in Review

Jan. 28, 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 (1-24/22 - 1/28/22)