NARJ145: A Desire to Not Disappoint

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narj-artworkThis week the kingly content for your ears comes from Chris, who is contemplating cutbacks. Everyone makes mistakes in life, and it’s no different in business. But the best thing to do is acknowledge them and learn from them.

Quotes

  • “Consistency is key and content is king.”
  • “Learn to be honest with yourself.”
  • “Get the robots in your house.”

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NARJ144: Cold Open

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narj-artworkChris and Joel do one of those pre-show things… a trailer? Foreplay? You know, the talking before the show. Joel also interviews Chris about Gutenberg, the new WordPress editor that is currently in development. Chris talks about why it’s happening and what it can bring to WordPress.

Quotes

  • “I feel so much more in tune with my own exhaustion than I ever have before.”
  • “Anything where you’re hiring an agency, absolutely Gutenberg should be part of your plan.”
  • “Right now you’re building to a moving target.”
  • “It is absolutely designed to simplify a lot of those experiences and make it so you don’t need a developer, but it also does make it necessary to hire a developer if you want to step outside those confines.”

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NARJ143: Slippy to Slippery

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narj-artworkLindsay apologizes for getting this one up a bit late! But now you can finally listen to Joel’s review of the incredibly fresh and never-before-reviewed iPhone X!

Quotes

  • “I’m increasingly old, I’ve noticed.”
  • “If by ‘partying’ you mean watching episodes of Fraiser on Netflix, then the answer is profoundly yes.”

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NARJ142: Plan The Thing

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narj-artworkThis week, Chris calls in Joel from Moncton. They talk about how best to harness your motivation, enthusiasm, and energy for a task or project. Rather than just doing the dang thing, plan the dang thing first!

And just a heads up – no episode next week! But if you have questions please feel free to send them in for the following week.

Quotes

  • “I am extremely comfortable with losing grip on the things I once loved and cared about.”
  • “Use that energy to plan rather than to execute.”

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NARJ141: Finding Balance

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narj-artworkFinding the balance between work and rest is much more difficult than it sounds. This week Chris and Joel pick apart this topic to discuss what they’ve done right and wrong in the pursuit of balance and why it is so important to business and entrepreneurs in particular.

Quotes

  • “I don’t want it to be 90 degrees anywhere. That’s too many degrees, everyone knows.”
  • “I balance it by not balancing it and just constantly overworking and burning myself out.”
  • “If it’s something you’re not doing but it’s bothering you, is it possible you just shouldn’t worry about doing it?”
  • “Do the things that matter and divide the work evenly.”

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