A show about entrepreneurship, product design, and the ups and downs of running a small indie business.



Latest Episodes

#79: An Ever-Widening Funnel

April 21st, 2022 · 51 minutes

Myke, Tom, and Dan chat about forecasting costs and inventory management. Some listener feedback prompts a brief Movie Corner, and then we attempt to create a new iPhone-gate controversy in Dan’s Tech Corner.

#78: Daylight Adjustment Number

March 24th, 2022 · 66 minutes

Myke, Tom, and Dan discuss the orange Mark One, and the new Mac Studio and Studio Display. Then, having triumphantly solved the temperature scale in the previous episode, the trio move to fixing Daylight Saving(s) Time.

#77: Frozen, Comfortable, Bubble

February 23rd, 2022 · 60 minutes

Myke, Tom, and Dan chat about Mark Two, discuss supply chain woes, and then dive into two, yes two, Dan’s Tech Corners.

#76: Tom’s Future Corner

January 12th, 2022 · 54 minutes

Myke, Tom, and Dan chat some more about Facebook advertising, how Mark Two fulfillment is going, the future of product design for small businesses, and Sir Jony Ive’s Terra Carta seal.

#75: We Got to Finish Something

December 16th, 2021 · 52 minutes

Myke, Tom, and Dan chat about a surprise high production Highball ad, the beginning of Mark Two shipments, and the Cortex Mark One pen.

#74: Biannual Holiday Gift Giving Guide(lines)

November 18th, 2021 · 55 minutes

Myke, Tom, and Dan each select 3 items they think would make good gifts this holiday season.

#73: I Am Very Particular About Hat Shape

October 20th, 2021 · 68 minutes

Myke, Tom, and Dan chat about their Mailchimp woes, new Studio Neat hats, Instagram, Mark Two, and the new MacBook Pros.

#72: All Roads Lead to a Heat Sealed Pouch

September 22nd, 2021 · 59 minutes

Myke, Tom, and Dan chat about one of their manufacturers shutting down, optimizing packaging, accepting imperfection, and merciless fundraising.

#71: Glue Flange

August 18th, 2021 · 35 minutes

Myke, Tom, and Dan chat about the new Panopad and Totebook Mini, give an update on Mark Two production, then reminisce about the salad days of getting iPods 4 free.

#70: Limited Edition

June 30th, 2021 · 55 minutes

Myke, Tom and Dan talk about the launch of Studio Neat Limited with the blue Mark One, thoughts on Instagram and advertising, and an update on Mark Two.