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106: Burnout

Arvid talks about his experiences with burnout.

105: What Founders Can Learn From the Facebook Outage

Arvid talks about reframing outages into opportunities.

104: Copycats and Endurance

Arvid talks about how to deal with copycats and our own self-talk.

103: Audience-building is not Community-Building

Arvid talks about honesty and why a community is not an audience.

102: Pivoting in Public: Risks and Opportunities

Arvid talks about what makes a public pivot a good (or a bad) idea.

101: Why Reading Fiction Is Important for Entrepreneurs

Arvid talks about how adding fiction to the mix improved his empathy.

100: Consistency, Accountability, and Perseverance

Arvid talks about what it took to get to 100 episodes.

99: Of Tangibility and Lawnmowers

Arvid talks about tangible results and delayed feedback for SaaS founders.

98: The Creeping Nature of Stress for a SaaS Founder

Arvid talks about his stressful experiences running FeedbackPanda.

97: Why Competition is Good For Business

Arvid talks about the benefits of competition and what you can learn from them.

96: Hyrum's Law

Arvid talks about what happens when people use your product in unexpected ways.

95: What Watching Gamers Fail for Days Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship

Arvid talks about World of Warcraft and what entrepreneurs can learn from it.

94: How to Kill Your Business

Arvid talks about problem inversion and what you can learn from trying to kill your business.

93: Conversations are at the Core of Engagement

Arvid talks about what to engage with — and what to avoid.

92: The Myth of the Immediate Payoff

Arvid talks about finite and infinite games — and why that matters.

91: Say Thank You

Arvid talks about gratitude and how to make the people you care about feel it.

90: Competition Isn't Always a Business

Arvid talks about competitive alternatives and what they look like.

89: Selfish vs. Selfless: Self-Promotion in Communities

Arvid talks about why not all self-promotion is evil and how to get it right.

88: Properties of an Interesting Problem

Arvid talks about critical problems and how to detect them.

87: The Line Between Stealing and Being Inspired

Arvid talks about how far being inspired by competitors can take your business — and when to stop.

86: Audience-Building and Relatable Content

Arvid talks about how to balance the remarkable and the relatable when it comes to content.

85: Platform Risk and the Three Kinds of Audiences

Arvid launched a book. He also talks about platform risk and how to avoid it.

84: Impostor Syndrome and Building Capital

Arvid talks about why your unique personal story matters when you build an audience.

83: Entrepreneurship, Job Security, and Wealth Creation

Arvid talks about employment, entrepreneurship, and owning the fruits of your labor.

82: Accountability Systems for Founders

Arvid talks about building in public, mentorship, masterminds, and how to stay accountable.

81: All That Glitters Is Not Gold: Navigating Bootstrapping Advice

Arvid shares his frameworks for listening to advice.

80: SaaS, Self-Talk, and Many Small Bets

Arvid talks about how he deals with negative self-talk.

79: Audience Graduation

Arvid talks about what happens when your followers "graduate" from your audience — and how to avoid it.

78: Lifetime Deals and SaaS Businesses

Arvid talks about Lifetime Deals, and how you can run one without breaking your business.

77: The Goals of Audience-Building

Arvid talks about building a personal / professional brand and the the 3 pillars of growth.

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