Ray and Jock discuss the pros and cons of a MBA, and whether the approach taken in med school for training doctors is a useful analogy.
Ray and Jock are joined by Janna Bastow, CEO and co-founder of ProdPad and co-founder of Mind The Product. They discuss the unique challenges of running two rapidly-growing startups at the same time, the dangers of the agency trap, and support networks for entrepreneurs.
Ray shares some big news about the book with Jock. They talk fast food and convenience store infrastructure as a service, and why Sainsbury’s and Deliveroo would be a merger made in heaven.
Ray and Jock talk about Warren Buffett’s $1m wager on a passive investment strategy, ethical funds and legendary car testing ground, the Nurburgring.
Ray and Jock are joined by TikTok sensation Max McCann for a revealing interview in which he shares the long, hard path to becoming an overnight success, and how he keeps his positive attitude when faced with trolling.
Ray and Jock delve into Eric Ries’s long-term stock exchange and wonder whether the magic’s being taken out of space travel.
Ray and Jock talk about David and Goliath stories from boxing, overestimating your competitors, and getting to the truth of why in user research.
Ray and Jock discuss whether it’s right to exploit psychological biases to gain an advantage, and where the line is between aiming big and claiming you’ve already got there.
Ray and Jock discuss the good and bad types of fear and how we respond to them, why we’re uncomfortable with our own success, and making the risky, mundane.
Ray and Jock discuss Mark McCormack’s paradox of wanting more work, not less, Zoom fatigue, and knowing which tasks to say ‘yes’ to.
Ray and Jock are joined by co-founder and CTO of GiveVision Stan Karpenko. They discuss the most valuable skill university can teach, what’s critical for a successful product, and the constraints on our freedom of choice.
Ray and Jock discuss the pros and cons of herd mentality in trading, uncover why NFTs are valuable, and reveal the downside of scratching your own itch.
Ray and Jock discuss the best approach for pulling back from a bad decision and why sunk cost fallacy makes it so tricky, why the invention of the Post-It note was not serendipity, and how to measure true progress.
Ray and Jock discuss life hacks for your credit score, how to get a mortgage with adverse credit, and how much companies like Experian and Equifax know about you.
This week Ray and Jock are joined by Ludo Lacay, co-founder of pet insurance startup Napo, to talk about professional poker, the struggles of becoming a co-founder, and applying his experience from Facebook.
Ray and Jock discuss whether organisations without hierarchy are more successful, how Disney’s The Mandalorian pioneered new filming techniques, and marvel how photocopiers once saved the day.
Ray and Jock discuss the key learning points on leadership and decision-making from a recent interview with Spotify’s Daniel Ek on The Twenty Minute VC.
Ray and Jock explain why customer success doesn’t just start when you take their money, and discuss whether we’re all going to flock back to the office after COVID-19.
This week Ray and Jock are discussing career progression, the dirty secret of why people lie about washing their hands and how to connect more deeply with people.
This week Ray and Jock are joined by Tim Meadowcroft to talk about tacit knowledge, why startups can shake themselves apart as they grow, and how physicists and computer scientists gamed roulette in Las Vegas.