157: Watermelon

The story behind the first artifact of the secret Project Purple, and Nozbe’s first big piece of open-source code: WatermelonDB. What it is, why we spent more than a year developing it, and what was the process of releasing it at React Native EU.

150: Three years in

Learning from three years of The Podcast. Keeping it short, sticking to audio, some stats, and feedback from our listeners!

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148: Don’t spend it all

Thoughts on saving money. We discuss two different approaches to money when you’re young. And then we talk about ETFs — the simplest, least risky way to invest money in stock markets.

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146: Magic of Tidying Up

Why living in a simple, minimalistic space is efficient, frugal, and good for psychological well-being.

And more importantly: how to get there. (Hint: it’s an emotionally daunting journey, but well worth it!)

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145: Don't say that

A real snapshot of how we work together. Michael is working on a presentation about remote work for infoShare, and we iterate on the draft, together, live.

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143: How to spend money

Exploring the domain of personal finance: analyzing your spending, how to save money efficiently, why (saving on things you don't care about so you can spend on things you do), and Michael's rant on young people.

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142: Aliens among us

Questioning the format, purpose, length, and need for the semi-annual Nozbe Reunion — the only time when our remote company is in one physical location. More learning from our mistakes, old and new. And how to let go.

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141: Nozbe at Nozbe

This week, we explain, in detail, do we use Nozbe (the app) at Nozbe (the company). Why not all projects have a specific goal and end, a company message board, how to organize work and communication in a software development team, and how to semi-automate complex procedures with templates.

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139: First tasks first

Radek explains his best system yet for planning the day and week to squeeze as much deep work as possible. 

First tasks first, then the frog, radio silence until 10am, plan the next day early, manage energy levels, and keep a stash of backup tasks. Easy!

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138: Leap of faith

A meandering discusson on advantages of semi-nomadic lifestyle, the brokenness of companies, changing paradigms, always taking the blame, and being immunized by experience.

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