Lifehacks for Entrepreneurs to Increase Productivity: Interview with Brandon Epstein

In the latest episode of the Building in Public Podcast I interviewed Brandon Epstein. Brandon is an expert in fitness for entrepreneurs. He runs the company and has a podcast called Entrepreneur Fitness. I think fitness is critically important for entrepreneurs, yet it’s commonly overlooked. I think it’s a major contributor to overall productivity. […]

How to Get 100 Customer Development Interviews the Easy Way

In the latest episode of the Building in Public Podcast, I interview Desi Saran of Lean Startup Machine and QuickMVP. We talk about Lean Startup methodology, how to build a minimum viable product and why it’s so important, asking the right customer development questions, and his favorite hack for getting 100 customer development interviews for […]

How to Break Out of Jail

I was going to jail. It was my last supper. A festive occasion. Tables were laden with food and my unconcerned friends and family were mingling amongst themselves. The policeman were feigning kindness. I could detect the insincerity behind those plastic smirks. The tension behind their manufactured socializing indicated that they were privy to the […]

SEO Like I’m 5 and Content Marketing with Matthew Capala

I interviewed my friend Matthew Capala on the latest episode of my podcast. Matthew is the author of SEO Like I’m 5, blogs at and is an adjunct professor at New York University. He has deep expertise in search engine optimization and content marketing and provided some extremely actionable and valuable advice on how […]

The Truth About Startup Accelerators

In the latest episode of my podcast, Building in Public, I interview Matt Cartagena, Co-Author of Accelerate: Founder Insights Into Accelerator Programs. In the interview we talk about who should apply to an accelerators, the value accelerators provide to startups, fundraising on Kickstarter, and content marketing. Read the transcript below, or listen to the audio […]

Podcasting and Networking with Content Marketing: An Interview with Nik Parks

The below post is a summary of an interview I did with @Nik_Parks, Co-Founder of Launching Creative, on my podcast, Building in Public. In the interview we talk content marketing, podcasting, networking on social media, self-publishing, and I even ask him a few customer development questions. Highlights below. To listen to the complete interview, check out the podcast […]

Customer Development in Public: 7 Lessons Learned

Earlier this month I started The Building in Public Podcast to share my experiences starting a business. The idea was to do documentary style coverage of my startup process starting from zero. Last week I conducted about a dozen customer development interviews. I asked a few of the people I was interviewing if they would allow me […]