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#21: Lyle McKeany — Memoirs, messiness, and the meandering path to finding your writing voice

Lyle McKeany goes straight to the uncomfortable areas of life, quickly. It's what makes his writing so approachable, and unexpectedly funny at times. Lyle writes a wee...

#20: Charlie Bleecker: How to write and publish every week, writing under a pseudonym, and the journey to write a novel

In this episode, we chat with writer Charlie Bleecker, who is the lead mentor for David Perell's online writing course, Write of Passage. We chat with Charlie about he...

#19: Our 12 favourite apps to live and work better

In this episode, we each share 6 apps that we love and consistently use.

#18: Jesse Desjardins – Who do you want to be a hero to?

Simply put, Jesse Desjardins radiates good vibes. Less simply, Jesse led the team behind Tourism Australia, has helped entrepreneurs and corporate leaders on business ...

#17: Book Review – The Four Agreements (Don Miguel Ruiz) and Conspiracy (Ryan Holiday)

This week, we picked a book each and shared our thoughts and aha moments on them. They happened to be on vastly different topics.

#16: Charlene Wang – Embracing your true self

This week we have Charlene Wang on the show to tell us all about her upcoming book (Model Breakers) as well as the LivingOS Fellowship: a transformational group coachi...

#15: Being a minimalist entrepreneur

This week, we started off talking about Nate's daily routine and then dove into what being a minimalist entrepreneur entails. We also touched on communities and Nate's...

#14: Tim Coil – How to get started in crypto

In this episode, we chat with Tim Coil about the fundamentals of Bitcoin and the blockchain, what are some low risk ways to get started in cryptocurrency, and where to...

#13: The pros and cons of cohort-based online courses

This week, we shared our views on the cohort-based online courses that we've gone through over the last one year. We also rated each out of five!

#12: Max Nussenbaum – The tension between being a founder and an artist

This week, we had Max Nussenbaum on the show as our first ever guest! Max currently runs the Writer Fellowship over at On Deck and writes a weekly newsletter called My...

#11: Leadership lessons from Ted Lasso

This week, we shared our thoughts and takeaways from Season #1 of Ted Lasso: a sitcom television series starring Jason Sudeikis.

#10: Tools for thought

This week, we took a deep dive into our technology stacks and discussed the tools and apps we use to capture and create knowledge.

#9: How to find topics to write about

On this first episode of Season 2, we go through our process of finding topics and ideas to write about (or other creative outputs for that matter). We also touch on s...

#8: Mind mapping, authentic creativity, and passion projects

This is the Season 1 Finale as we wrap up 8 weeks of On Deck Writer Fellowship. We talked about mind maps (and where they come in during the creative process), persona...

#7: Being average, blue zones, the art of editing, and design for non-designers

On this episode, we talked about embracing being average, fulfillment, and the blue zones concept. We also talked about our ideal writing audiences where Nate dove dee...

#6: Solitude, showing up, and personal finances

This week we chatted about big tasks vs. small tasks (and which one to tackle first) and the importance of solitude and spending time on our own. We also talked about ...

#5: Staying productive during an election, habit stacking, The Octopus Teacher, and the Pomodoro technique

This week we chat about balancing our schedules and productivity during an election, using habit stacking and the Pomodoro technique. We also talk about our experi...

#4: Newsletters, personal blogs, illustrations, productivity, collaboration and telling good stories

We talked about a lot in this episode! From the process for publishing our newsletters, to the metrics we track and why we've been doing it every week for the last 6 m...

#3: Getting feedback, gaining clarity from writing, and being present

We talk about our second week at On Deck Writer Fellowship, the process of giving and receiving feedback and how writing and speaking are connected.

#2: Newsletters, creativity, our writing process, choosing your niche, and ODW1

We talk about our writing process, the origin stories of our newsletters, and our first week during the On Deck Writer Fellowship.

#1: Who we are, why we're recording our conversations, and of course ODW1

We talk about our backgrounds, why we're starting a podcast, and our excitement for the inaugural On Deck Writer Fellowship

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