A show about entrepreneurship, product design, and the ups and downs of running a small indie business. Hosted by Dan Provost, Myke Hurley and Tom Gerhardt.
24: Everybody Was on Probation
Feb 16 • 41 min
Dealing with big disruptions, and hiring people.
23: Scratching and Clawing
Jan 19 • 32 min
Studio Neat are trying a new way to advertise, and Dan has done some maths.
22: Goals for 2017
Jan 7 • 45 min
The guys discuss their plans for the coming year.
21: The Way it Goes
Dec 8, 2016 • 29 min
This week Tom and Dan tell Myke the story of the _Canopy_, before giving an update on _Glif_ production.
20: Cold and Squashy
Oct 27, 2016 • 29 min
Dan and Tom had to pull down a video, Myke wants the new Glif to help him make video.
19: Smushed by the Gears of Industry
Sep 29, 2016 • 39 min
Some would say this episode features a smorgasbord of updates.
18: No Cool Cheap Screwdrivers
Sep 17, 2016 • 46 min
Let’s talk about Studio Neat’s new product – The Material Dock.
17: Three Honda Civics
Aug 31, 2016 • 31 min
How do you make injection molded products, and how do Apple product announcements affect businesses?
Aug 10, 2016 • 27 min
Myke quizzes Dan and Tom on what has become Studio Neat’s most successful Kickstarter campaign to date.
15: The New Glif
Jul 18, 2016 • 35 min
Here we go again! Listen as Tom and Dan show Myke the new Glif just before they get ready to launch the Kickstarter campaign, then hear how it’s going 5 hours in.
14: Top Tools
Jun 24, 2016 • 45 min
Tom asks Myke and Dan to join him in picking three things that they love to use to get work done.
13: Anything But “What’s In a Name?”
May 17, 2016 • 35 min
This time Myke, Dan, and Tom discuss how they come up with names for their projects, what they do to build a brand around them, and how they try to protect them.
12: The Conference Racket
Apr 21, 2016 • 39 min
This week, the terrific trio discuss the benefit of attending conferences, and how they decide which to attend.
11: The Time In-Between
Apr 1, 2016 • 49 min
This time, the guys talk about dealing with the time in-between an idea feeling ready, and when you launch it to the public.
10: The Press
Mar 17, 2016 • 30 min
What is it like to get good press, and how do you go about getting on the radar of journalists?
9: Asking for Money
Feb 21, 2016 • 49 min
This time the guys talk about a Kickstarter Myke is currently running for The Pen Addict podcast. They discuss what makes this Kickstarter different, and how Myke views this in regards to the rest of his business.
Jan 28, 2016 • 50 min
A trip to the Apple Store sparks a discussion on Packaging. The guys discuss the importance of good packaging, and why it’s important to delight your customers. Make sure to stick around for the aftershow, so you can hear why the…
7: Work/Life Balance
Jan 8, 2016 • 47 min
This time Dan, Tom, and Myke share their thoughts about how they balance their work and their personal lives, as well as seeing how their businesses differ when it comes to office hours.
Dec 11, 2015 • 42 min
This time, Dan and Tom talk about the apps they make, and why they have a rather unique strategy for building them.
5: The Holiday Season
Nov 25, 2015 • 33 min
This time Dan and Tom talk about the effect that the Holiday Season has on their business, and the decisions they make as a company to be ready for it.
4: How The Money Comes In
Nov 12, 2015 • 48 min
Tom and Dan talk with Myke about the routes they choose for people to buy their products, and how this can effect design decisions. They also give an update on the manufacturing process of the Apple TV Stand.
Oct 28, 2015 • 40 min
Tom and Dan talk a little about the failure of the Obi campaign, and what they learned from it. Then, they discuss their latest project, and their plans moving forward.
Oct 5, 2015 • 38 min
What does it sound like to launch a Kickstarter project? How does it feel to deal with something unexpected? That’s what we explore this week.
Sep 21, 2015 • 20 min
For our first episode we introduce you to Studio Neat and Obi, taking a look at where the idea for a ‘Smart Laser Toy for Pets’ came from.
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