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EP 39 - How Lenny Rachitsky's $500k/Year Newsletter Became a Must-Read for Entrepreneurs

EP 39 - How Lenny Rachitsky's $500k/Year Newsletter Became a Must-Read for Entrepreneurs

Good Time Show by Aarthi and Sriram 25 March 2023

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Based in San Francisco, Lenny Rachitsky is a Product specialist with a strong focus on growth. He spent seven years at Airbnb, where he started as a Product Manager in 2012 and later became a Product lead for supply growth. Lenny now works as a writer, investor, and consultant for product growth. He creates content on Substack, YouTube, and other podcasting platforms. Subscribe to Lenny's newsletter: https://www.lennyrachitsky.com/ 🎙️ The Good Times Show: Aarthi Ramamurthy and Sriram Krishnan host conversations with leading builders, and CEOs and reveal what it takes to make it to the inside.

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What it takes to be a top 1% creator - Cleo Abram

In this episode of the Good Time Show, Aarthi and Sriram talked to Cleo Abram, a top creator on YouTube and TikTok, on her journey from Vox to being a full-time creator, how to be good on camera, how she made the now iconic videos on F1, artificial wombs etc. and why she's optimistic about the future!

26 July 2022


Building a new country, Elon Musk, predicting the pandemic, transhumanism, crypto and India and more - Balaji Srinivasan

Building a new country, Elon Musk, predicting the pandemic, transhumanism, crypto and India and more - Balaji Srinivasan

In this episode of The Good Time Show, Aarthi and Sriram talked to Balaji Srinivasan, who is a tech founder, former CTO of Coinbase, multi-disciplinarian thinker and the author of The Network State (thenetworkstate.com). We covered a wide variety of topics ranging from transhumanism, what it takes to build a new country, how Balaji predicted the first and second order effects of the pandemic, why he's bullish on Indians, future of crypto, his productivity tips, thoughts on Elon Musk and Andrew Huberman and a lot more. Enjoy!

20 July 2022


From dropout to Apple engineer, overcoming addiction and building an OS from scratch - Andreas Kling

From dropout to Apple engineer, overcoming addiction and building an OS from scratch - Andreas Kling

In this episode of the Good Time Show, Aarthi and Sriram talk to Andreas Kling who has a remarkable story from discovering his love for building things at a young age, his career at Apple, struggles with addiction, and the creation of Serenity OS -- which he is building from scratch, in public.

5 July 2022


Metta World Peace - Kobe, the brawl, cultivating a winning mindset, mental health and technology

Metta World Peace - Kobe, the brawl, cultivating a winning mindset, mental health and technology

On this episode of The Good Time Show, Aarthi and Sriram interviewed the one and only NBA Champion Metta World Peace (fka Ron Artest). Metta is an amazing human being - warm, genuine, optimistic with a fantastic second career building a technology company and being a founder. We covered some great Kobe stories, lessons on winning the NBA championship, the brawl (IYKYK), cultivating a winning mindset and overcoming obstacles, on mental health and building a tech company.

29 June 2022


Politics In The Workplace With Special Guest Marc Andreessen

Politics In The Workplace With Special Guest Marc Andreessen

In this episode of The Good Time Show, Aarthi and Sriram covered a timely yet tricky topic - politics in the workplace - with special guest, Marc Andreessen. We covered the history of politics at work, with companies like IBM, where we are currently, advice for founders and startups as they think about setting policies on "bringing your whole self to work" and more.

29 June 2022


NFTs, crypto communities and the new Creator Economy

NFTs, crypto communities and the new Creator Economy

In this episode of the Good Time Show, Aarthi and Sriram covered what it takes to build an NFT project, how to think about community and culture in web3, aligning incentives between creators and community and how crypto unlocks a new creator economy. Our special guests were Justin Blau, the founder and CEO of Royal, a web3 company revolutionizing the music industry, and Nass and Stephane, crypto builders and founders of Rebels, a new NFT project.

29 June 2022


Insights From Coinbase On The Future Of Crypto - Brian Armstrong

Insights From Coinbase On The Future Of Crypto - Brian Armstrong

On this episode of The Good Time Show, we interviewed Brian Armstrong, the founder and CEO of Coinbase, along with our usual guests, Marc Andreessen and Steven Sinofsky. We covered the current crypto market, the economic downturn and what it means for web3, on building a mission driven organization and whether it was ok to bring politics to the workplace, and advice for founders building companies and fundraising in this current economic climate.

28 June 2022


What The Market Downturn Means For Founders, VCs, And Web3

What The Market Downturn Means For Founders, VCs, And Web3

On this episode of The Good Time Show, Aarthi and Sriram cover the current economic conditions and what it means for technology startups and founders, as well as what it could mean for the future of Web3. We interviewed some of the best people in the business - Marc Andreessen and David George from a16z, former Microsoft exec and author Steven Sinofsky, veteran founder and investor Elad Gil, as well as Coinbase exec turned startup founder Dan Romero.

28 June 2022


Marc Andreessen on the economy, crypto, memes and more

Marc Andreessen on the economy, crypto, memes and more

On this episode of the Good Time Show, we have our special guests - Marc Andreessen and Steven Sinofsky - joining us. We covered memes and meme culture, Marc's latest set of tweets on The Current Thing, on not eating bugs/living in pods, and on the current economy and what it means for all of us.

28 June 2022

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