Episode 1: Authenticity at Scale with Baratunde Thurston

 
 

In this episode I am joined by Baratunde Thurston. We discuss how Baratunde was able to create such a unique career path, stand-up comedy, perseverance, entrepreneurship, Cultivated Wit, the importance of STEM education, why comedy is an important communication tool, and authenticity.

 

I am joined in Office Hours by Jonathan Yarbor from NodecraftNodecraft is a company that creates and runs game servers and he wrote in wanting to know the best ways he can acquire new customers as a bootstrapped company.

 

Check out Cultivated Wit's music video for The Art of Blowing Minds: Why We Need More Teachers.

 

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