Mark had a great b-day party with his friends at a 熱少. Very unlike the situation where Justin lives in California, there were no masks, no social distancing and instead friendly old Taiwanese men at t... (4 comments) πŸ”Š
Mark's week has been *fantastic*! Somehow, launching a 2nd productβ€”Phoenix Igniterβ€”seems to have had a great growth effect on his screencast business. He's also discovered a very much unexpected growt... (1 comment) πŸ”Š
Justin's been agonizing over the writing of the new Nugget Bootcamp material, but Mark's week has been great! Well, aside from a concerning injury related to a previous muscle tear he suffered pushing... (2 comments) πŸ”Š
Justin has been going deep on his bootcamp for new founders and pouring over two decades of notes from his own startups and those he's mentored. The most common failure mode that he's identified is fo... (no comments) πŸ”Š
Mark is now only about a week away from having both residency and a health card! On the biz side, revenue from Alchemist Camp is flat, basically where it was two months ago, but YouTube views and subs... (no comments) πŸ”Š
Mark cleared the final hurdle in his path to once again gain residency in Taiwan! The last month has been full of unusual challenges and he feels a renewed energy now that they're cleared. Alchemist ... (no comments) πŸ”Š
Everything is terrible for Justin, except that he's got a nice fireplace and enough logs to get through the snowy mountain weather. Mark's made great progress on dealing with all the immigration / ban... (no comments) πŸ”Š
The mad scramble isn't over. Mark's bank closed his account, due to no action of his own. That sucks since he's halfway across the world during a pandemic. It was a rough couple of weeks, but ultimate... (no comments) πŸ”Š
Due to a sudden change in local immigration rules, Mark has to scramble to either get a resident visa or find a new place to live. He's made surprisingly good progress in the past couple of days. Jus... (no comments) πŸ”Š
Recorded on 2020-03-11 Justin has made a breakthrough! After years of effort, he's *finally* found a way to keep his blood sugar low with a diet he can sustain. Mark is cautiously optimistic but want... (no comments) πŸ”Š
Justin has a work-related trip to Denver coming up and Mark is getting tired of being under the CDC order to wear a mask. He estimates there's a 95% chance the virus will not be contained and 45+ stat... (no comments) πŸ”Š
Upon returning from Japan, Mark was ordered by the CDC to wear a mask when in public for the next 14 days, which completely derailed his running plans. He managed to get three screencasts recorded, su... (no comments) πŸ”Š
Video version is at: https://youtu.be/9Z3tJVUdo-k Mark's made good progress on his goals and has mostly built the MVP for the site for this podcast and has made two tutorials for Alchemist Camp out o... (no comments) πŸ”Š
This episode Justin and Mark start rough with shape for the show. Crystallization is happening! Since Mark wants to know how Justin gets traffic to Speak, or *any* of his projects, that becomes the m... (no comments) πŸ”Š
This episode Mark goes over his basic signup flow for new customers. One goal is to give users an incentive to sign up and another is to get more information to segment new signups and suggest appropr... (1 comment) πŸ”Š
This show is an experiment. It's part podcast and part mastermind video chat. Justin Vincent is a co-host of the Techzing podcast, runs the Nugget Academy for entrepreneurs and has bootstrapped many,... (2 comments) πŸ”Š