Jake and Jonathan

Jake Knapp & Jonathan Courtney

Jake and Jonathan (formally Product Breakfast Club) is a behind the scenes look at how some of the best companies in the world design their products. Jake Knapp, NY Times best-selling author of "Sprint", has helped companies like Slack, Nest and 23andMe build successful products. Jonathan Courtney, co-founder of AJ&Smart, has worked with companies like RedBull, eBay and the United Nations, to help them build better products faster. In this new, exciting podcast, the two of them have teamed up to discuss things like product design, innovation and productivity.

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Jonathan is back for a final episode. 💦 Season 1 comes to a close. ⛵️ Hot new consoles. 🎮Secret new course..?! 👀Microsoft acquires Bethesda Softworks in $7.5B dealPlayStation®5 | Play Has No Limits | PlayStationThe all-new Xbox Series X | XboxThe new Xbox Series X and Series S controller: All you need to knowAJ&Smart Newsletter: Product Design & Innovation straight to your inbox.The Boys (Prime)The Magicians Trilogy Boxed SetAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass:ajsmart.com/masterclass 👀Buy Sprint! 📘Buy Make Time! 📗The HostsJonathan Courtney: Instagram, Twitter, AJ&Smart, Innovation Hackers, jonathancourtneyux.comJake Knapp: jakeknapp.com, The Sprint book, Make Time book, TwitterRate the show on iTunes 💦💦💦💦💦Write in with your thoughts: pbc@ajsmart.comSubscribe to the show: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Overcast, PocketCasts, Castro, SoundCloud, Spotify, YouTube

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Oct 2020

53 min 53 sec

LinksMicrosoft Encarta (Wikipedia)LEGOLEGO IdeasLEGO Idea (formerly Cuusoo) (Wikipedia)LEGO minifigure (Wikipedia)RhinoLEGO VoltronLEGO NASA Apollo Saturn VDK LEGO BooksLEGO Women of NASAAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass:ajsmart.com/masterclass 👀Buy Sprint! 📘Buy Make Time! 📗The HostsJonathan Courtney: Instagram, Twitter, AJ&Smart, Innovation Hackers, jonathancourtneyux.comJake Knapp: jakeknapp.com, The Sprint book, Make Time book, TwitterRate the show on iTunes 💦💦💦💦💦Write in with your thoughts: pbc@ajsmart.comSubscribe to the show: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Overcast, PocketCasts, Castro, SoundCloud, Spotify, YouTube

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Sep 2020

1 hr 15 min

Jake’s moving to an Island. 🏝 Digging  ditch witches. 🧙‍♀️ Why don’t schools teach you how to cook? 👨‍🍳1000 reviews of Sprint! 🔥A $100,000 logo..?! 🤑The Cube at 10: Why Apple's eye-catching desktop floppedApple’s latest eventBook: The Workshopper Playbook ✨Book: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappCourse: AJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint MasterclassCourse: Make Time CourseJake & JonathanRate the show on Apple PodcastsJake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

Sep 2020

32 min 31 sec

Language pet peeves. 🇺🇸 Why Jake is not a great business partner for John. 📈 How Jake REALLY feels about the Design Sprint Masterclass. 😱 Miro vs Mural vs Google Slides. 🥊 Jake take about a new business idea 💡 thesprintbook.com/bootcampPreziMuralMiroBook: The Workshopper Playbook ✨Book: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappCourse: AJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint MasterclassCourse: Make Time CourseJake & JonathanRate the show on Apple PodcastsJake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Sep 2020

55 min 50 sec

John interviews Ruben Flores-Martinez, CEO of CashDrop. 💸 They talk about innovating on business models. 💡 Creating a mission-driven startup. 🧐 Enabling the next wave of eCommerce. 🛍 And the hidden power of LinkedIn. 🧳thesprintbook.com/bootcampSimon Sinek: Start with WhyCashDropCashDrop on InstagramBook: The Workshopper Playbook ✨Book: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappCourse: AJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint MasterclassCourse: Make Time CourseJake & JonathanRate the show on Apple PodcastsJake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Sep 2020

59 min 39 sec

Are books really effective in changing behavior and habits? 🐒 What would Jake change about Make Time? 🤔 Should books be evergreen? ☘️What if books weren’t written to be page-turners? 😴 Podcasts are boring. 😩The cash trucks of Malcolm Gladwell. 💰 Podcast ads. 🎙Book: This Is MarketingBook: The Checklist ManifestoBook: DecisiveBook: Getting RealBook: Getting Things DoneBook: SwitchBook: Storytelling with DataScratchCharles DuhiggMalcolm GladwellPod Save AmericaBook: The Workshopper Playbook ✨Book: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappCourse: AJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint MasterclassCourse: Make Time CourseJake & JonathanRate the show on Apple PodcastsJake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Aug 2020

43 min 38 sec

The App Store woes hit John. 🎭 Epic Fortnite drama. 🕺 Make Time app coming…?! ⏰ Can Sprint be too SLOW at times..?! 😱 Apple's 1984 adFortnite's 1984 spoof adTheSprintBook.comSend in thoughts to hey@jakeknapp.comBook: The Workshopper Playbook ✨Book: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappCourse: AJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint MasterclassCourse: Make Time CourseJake & JonathanRate the show on Apple PodcastsJake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Aug 2020

1 hr 3 min

Jake & Jonathan discuss charming men. 👱‍♂Jonathan will (get in) touch with himself on vacation. 🤏 Jake chases a mystery smell. 💨 Books. 📚 Frodo Saggins. 🧙‍♂️ Why alcohol is bad for you. 🍷 How to name products.  🤔Brand Sprint. 🏃‍♂️Book: The Magicians: A NovelBook: Hyperion Book 2The Three-Hour Brand SprintBook: The Workshopper Playbook ✨Book: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappCourse: AJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint MasterclassCourse: Make Time CourseJake & JonathanRate the show on Apple PodcastsJake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Aug 2020

37 min 24 sec

Hand condoms. 🧤 Torso condoms. 👕 Jake’s dancing bootcamp. 🕺 Jonathan spends 30k on a secret weapon to build his bigness. 🧠Toto Japanese ToiletsBook: HyperionBook: The Workshopper Playbook ✨Book: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappCourse: AJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint MasterclassCourse: Make Time CourseJake & JonathanRate the show on Apple PodcastsJake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Aug 2020

39 min 57 sec

(Recast) Jake and Jonathan finally get the recognition they deserve by the people at InVision! 😎 A designer-y discuss of toilets. 🚽 How hospitality skills and working in a restaurant make you a better designer. 🤵 Farts. 💨 And some boooooooks! 📚Book: Design Is How It Works: How the Smartest Companies Turn Products into Icons by Jay GreeneAce HotelBook: Setting the Table: The Transforming Power of Hospitality in Business Paperback by Danny MeyerOur 15 favorite design podcasts | InVision BlogPowell's BooksBook: Recursion: A Novel Hardcover  | Blake CrouchBook: Wool | Hugh HoweyBook: Bird Box: A Novel | Josh MalermanBook: The Road | Cormac McCarthyBook: The Workshopper Playbook ✨Book: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappCourse: AJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint MasterclassCourse: Make Time CourseJake & JonathanRate the show on Apple PodcastsJake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Aug 2020

40 min 58 sec

Rats. 🐀 You’ll get eaten by rats if you don’t register for Jake’s upcoming July 29th bootcamp! 🧀  Hobey Blobbins is killing it. 🕺🏻 German TV is dark but also white. 📺  An AI can write better than Jake..?!? 🤖  LEGO & Nintendo CUTENESS!! 🧸 Register for Jake’s new 4-hour July 29th bootcamp: thesprintbook.com/bootcampTony Robbins Unleash The Power Within Virtual EventTwo Comma Club LIVEDark | NetflixAvatar The Last Airbender | NetflixLostOpenAI's GPT-3 may be the biggest thing since bitcoinLego made a 2,600-piece replica of playing Mario on the NES - The VergeLEGO FORMA: Add a Splash of Creativity to Your DayBook: The Workshopper Playbook ✨Book: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappCourse: AJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint MasterclassCourse: Make Time CourseJake & JonathanRate the show on Apple PodcastsJake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Jul 2020

25 min 46 sec

How to manage your energy & time like a BOSS. 🕺 Experimenting with Jake-ier online trainings. 👀 Kettlebells. 🎱 Coffee. ☕️ Alcohol. 🍷 People fun. 🌈Remote Brand Sprint Templatethesprintbook.com/bootcampThe 4-Hour WorkweekBook: The RoadBook: The WallBook: So You Want to Talk About RaceBook: The Workshopper Playbook ✨Book: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappCourse: AJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint MasterclassCourse: Make Time CourseJake & JonathanRate the show on Apple PodcastsJake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Jul 2020

54 min 26 sec

Is Apple DOOMED..?! ☠️ Quarantine month #4. ☢️ A design review of the new macOS icons. 🎨 Something broke in Jonathan’s brain. 🧠 The curse of the entrepreneur. 🧖The Last of Us IIApple Design Awards 2020The Comeback of Fun in Visual DesignBook: The Surrender ExperimentBook: Letting GoBook: AwarenessBook: DareBook: Ego Is the EnemyBook: The Untethered SoulBook: The Workshopper Playbook ✨Book: Sprint by Jake KnappCourse: AJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint MasterclassCourse: Make Time CourseJake & JonathanRate the show on Apple PodcastsJake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Jul 2020

55 min 9 sec

Tech politics & big tech. 👻 How AJ&Smart is dealing with the Facebook situation. 🤔Hey vs Superhuman. 🦸‍♂️ What you should do early in your career vs later. 👨‍💻Book binging & recommendations. 📚Therapy for dudes. 🛋Hey.comSuperhumanBook: The Surrender ExperimentBook: Letting GoBook: AwarenessBetter HelpBook: The Workshopper Playbook ✨Book: Sprint by Jake KnappCourse: AJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint MasterclassCourse: Make Time CourseJake & JonathanRate the show on Apple PodcastsJake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Jul 2020

41 min 36 sec

Crotchless shorts. 🩳 Jonathan (re)reads Make Time 📖 and buys a new SECRET domain name. 👀 A recommendation for the best books EVER written for making money online. 🔥 A discussion of the news. 🗞Book: Make Time by Jake KnappHyperion Cantos Book SeriesBook: Traffic SecretsPS5 Book: Flow: The Psychology of Optimal ExperienceThe MandalorianStar Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)Book: So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma OluoBook: The Laws of Human NatureBook: The Workshopper Playbook ✨Book: Sprint by Jake KnappCourse: AJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint MasterclassCourse: Make Time CourseJake & JonathanRate the show on Apple PodcastsJake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Jun 2020

53 min 27 sec

This episode is a replay of an interview from many moons ago, but chances are you haven’t listened to it.  Sarah Cooper is an ex-Google Docs design lead and super talented comedian! You should totally Check out Sarah on Twitter — she’s been doing some VERY interesting stuff. 😂LinksBook: 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings: How to Get By Without Even Trying by Sarah Cooper | Amazon.comSarah on TwitterSarah Cooper10 Tricks to Appear Smart During Meetings | MediumSarah Cooper booksThe Cooper ReviewBook: The Workshopper Playbook ✨Book: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappCourse: AJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint MasterclassCourse: Make Time CourseJake & JonathanRate the show on Apple PodcastsJake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Jun 2020

28 min 43 sec

Keyboards. F*#$ racism. Taking time to understand instead of following the crowd. Messages from the future. A special teaser for those who stick to the end. 👽LinksReflections on the Color of My Skin | Neil Degrasse Tyson (YouTube)Samuel Sinyangwe’s tweet threadBrené with Ibram X. Kendi on How to Be an AntiracistNew Super Mario Bros.™ U DeluxeMario Kart™ 8 DeluxeThe Last of Us Part IIBook: The Workshopper Playbook ✨Book: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappCourse: AJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint MasterclassCourse: Make Time CourseJake & JonathanRate the show on Apple PodcastsJake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Jun 2020

54 min 35 sec

Jake & Jonathan discuss the current situation in the U.S.

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Jun 2020

27 min 36 sec

Trump. Gender politics. Super serious. Secret Apple product LEAK. You are Batman. 🦇LinksKevin RoseJason FriedSarah CooperFacebook Says It Will Permanently Shift Tens Of Thousands Of Jobs To Remote Work | The VergeBook: The Workshopper Playbook ✨Make Time CourseMake Time NewsletterJake’s newsletterJonathan’s InstagramBook: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Jake & JonathanRate the show on Apple PodcastsJake on Twitter (@jakek)Jake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Jun 2020

22 min 49 sec

There’s an ACTUAL topic this week! 💦 Work from home, the good and the bad. 🏡 Benefits of office work. 🏢 Farts. 💨LinksTwitter, Square Announce Work From Home Forever Option: What Are The Risks?Mark Zuckerberg on taking his massive workforce remoteBook: The Workshopper Playbook ✨Make Time CourseMake Time NewsletterJake’s newsletterJonathan’s InstagramBook: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Jake & JonathanRate the show on Apple PodcastsJake on Twitter (@jakek)Jake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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May 2020

40 min 41 sec

Star Wars. 💫 Connection issues. Famous Irish people. ☘️ Life after Corona. 🦠 Gandalf update. 🧙‍♂️ Advice to junior designers. 👶LinksWhat life after lockdown might look like | CNBC Reports (YouTube)Book: The Lean StartupDesign Life podcastChris Do Redesigns Our Logo! (For FREE) (YouTube)MacBook Pro 13"Book: The Workshopper Playbook ✨Make Time CourseMake Time NewsletterJake’s newsletterJonathan’s InstagramBook: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Jake & JonathanRate the show on Apple PodcastsJake on Twitter (@jakek)Jake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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May 2020

52 min 16 sec

German lockdown is over. 💃 Authenticity over caution. 😌 Why most designers are angry. 😤 Big Gandalf update. 🧙‍♂️ Soaking in the pandemic. 🦠 Fetish dinner. 🍽 Handling layoffs. 😕 And a little bonus at the end. 🎶Links@gildy on InstagramPool Party by Rudy WillinghamUser Research is Overrated | Jonathan CourtneyBook: Power of MomentsYou’re Likely to Get the CoronavirusBook: The Workshopper Playbook ✨Make Time CourseMake Time NewsletterJake’s newsletterJonathan’s InstagramBook: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Jake & JonathanRate the show on Apple PodcastsJake on Twitter (@jakek)Jake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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May 2020

58 min 25 sec

Remote school life. 🏫 The glory of being home alone. 🛀 Fortnite. 🔫 Jonathan is (not) sexist. 💁‍♂️ LinksBook: The Workshopper Playbook ✨Travis Scott’s first Fortnite concert was surreal and spectacularMake Time CourseMake Time NewsletterJake’s newsletterJonathan’s InstagramBook: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Jake & Jonathan:Rate the show on Apple PodcastsJake on Twitter (@jakek)Jake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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May 2020

38 min 11 sec

Jonathan is zen. 😌 Jake published a Remote Sprint Guide. ✍️ The economy in times of Corona. 🦠Links:Book: The Workshopper Playbook ✨Book: Good Strategy Bad StrategyVolkswagen California BeachMake Time CourseMake Time NewsletterJake’s newsletterJonathan’s InstagramBook: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Jake & Jonathan:Rate the show on Apple PodcastsJake on Twitter (@jakek)Jake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Apr 2020

33 min 32 sec

LinksGet on the waiting list for Jonathan’s book: The Workshopper PlaybookBook: How to Double Your Profits in Six Months or LessPoolside.fmreMarkable 2Book: Endymion (Hyperion Cantos, Book 3)Book: Annihilation: A NovelMake Time CourseMake Time NewsletterJake’s newsletterJonathan’s InstagramBook: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Jake & Jonathan:Rate the show on Apple PodcastsJake on Twitter (@jakek)Jake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Apr 2020

41 min 44 sec

Links:Book: The Power of MomentsDalgona coffeeAJ&Smart’s Remote Design Sprint Guide ✨Animal CrossingBook: Hyperion CollectionBook: The BodyMake Time CourseMake Time NewsletterJake’s newsletterJonathan’s InstagramBook: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Jake & Jonathan:Rate the show on Apple PodcastsJake on Twitter (@jakek)Jake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Apr 2020

53 min 47 sec

Links:ajsmart.com/newsletterworkshopper.comEdgeLEGO Pirates of Barracuda BayQWSTION BagsAnimal CrossingMake Time CourseMake Time NewsletterJake’s newsletterJonathan’s InstagramBook: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Jake & Jonathan:Rate the show on Apple PodcastsJake on Twitter (@jakek)Jake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Apr 2020

48 min 24 sec

Links:Apple’s New iPad Pro & Magic KeyboardAnimal CrossingHalf-Life AlyxDoom EternalCoronavirus: The Hammer and the DanceAJ&Smart Interviews Jason Fried about Remote Work Secrets (YouTube)Better HelpBook: Dare: The New Way to End Anxiety and Stop Panic AttacksMake Time CourseMake Time NewsletterJake’s newsletterJonathan’s InstagramBook: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Jake & Jonathan:Rate the show on Apple PodcastsJake on Twitter (@jakek)Jake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Mar 2020

59 min 18 sec

Links:Animal CrossingBetter HelpBook: Dare: The New Way to End Anxiety and Stop Panic AttacksMake Time CourseMake Time NewsletterJake’s newsletterJonathan’s InstagramBook: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Jake & Jonathan:Rate the show on Apple PodcastsJake on Twitter (@jakek)Jake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Mar 2020

36 min 41 sec

Links:Book: Obstacle is the WayWaking Ned DevineJumanji: Welcome to JungleThor: RagnarokThe IT CrowdBlack BooksThe Legend of Zelda: Breath of the WildSpirited AwayMy Neighbor TotoroStudio Ghibli MuseumBook: Fahrenheit 451Youtube: MonstroFreedom: Block Websites, Apps, and the InternetStayFocusedMake Time CourseMake Time NewsletterJake’s newsletterJonathan’s InstagramBook: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Jake & Jonathan:Rate the show on Apple PodcastsJake on Twitter (@jakek)Jake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Mar 2020

52 min 25 sec

Links:Gary VeeJoin the conversation in Jonathan’s LinkedIn postBook: Obstacle is the WayMake Time CourseMake Time NewsletterJake’s newsletterJonathan’s InstagramBook: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Jake & Jonathan:Rate the show on Apple PodcastsJake on Twitter (@jakek)Jake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Mar 2020

22 min 51 sec

Links:Jake’s upcoming workshopsBusiness to ButtonsiToday.chDesign BetterBook: AnnihilationBook: 1984Book: The RoadBook: Song of Ice Fire 1–3Book: Earthsea SeriesBook: Hyperion 1 & 2Book: PermafrostBook: I am LegendBook: Cabin at the End of the WorldMake Time CourseMake Time NewsletterJake’s newsletterJonathan’s InstagramBook: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Jake & Jonathan:Rate the show on Apple PodcastsJake on Twitter (@jakek)Jake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Mar 2020

28 min 46 sec

Links:Make Time CourseMake Time NewsletterJake’s newsletterJonathan’s InstagramBook: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Jake & Jonathan:Rate the show on Apple PodcastsJake on Twitter (@jakek)Jake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Feb 2020

41 min 5 sec

Links:ajsmart.com/masterclassFrom Business to ButtonsiToday.chFunnel Hacking Liveajsmart.com/live-traininghey.comSuper HumanFlipchart.itBook: AwarenessJake’s newsletterJonathan’s InstagramBook: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Jake & Jonathan:Rate the show on Apple PodcastsJake on Twitter (@jakek)Jake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Feb 2020

47 min 54 sec

Links:ajsmart.com/masterclassFrom Business to ButtonsiToday.chFunnel Hacking LiveJake’s newsletterJonathan’s InstagramBook: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Jake & Jonathan:Rate the show on Apple PodcastsJake on Twitter (@jakek)Jake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Feb 2020

57 min 13 sec

(Recast of ep.64) This is a big one! This might just be the BEST EPISODE YET!! Why, you ask..? Because Jake & Jonathan are joined by none other than the legendary Kevin Rose. Jonathan doesn’t even bother talking for most of the episode because he just wants Kevin and Jake to keep talking! Here’s some of the stuff they cover:4:30 Getting into products9:00 dealing with failure and trying crazy things15:00 being too early to a market18:25 gut feeling vs market research and talking to users23:00 ideas vs execution and getting started27:00 VR31:00 the entrepreneur eyes36:00 school & daydreaming42:45 Kevin’s favorite digital & physical products49:00 finding balanceLinks:Kevin Rose — Wikipedia@kevinrose on Twitter@kevinrose on InstagramThe Kevin Rose ShowKevin’s investments (Angel.co)DiggRevision3MilkZero — Fasting TrackerOak — Meditation & BreathingGoogle Ventures (GV)True VenturesBlue Bottle CoffeeNextdoor—The private social network for your neighborhood communityThe Random Show PodcastTiinyStewart Butterfield—WikipediaBurbnSalesforce.comOculus RiftOculus GoHTC ViveSamsung Gear VRMicrosoft HoloLensNintendo SwitchOura RingUV-B lamps—WikipediaDailyArt—Daily Dose of Art HistoryThe Wim Hoff MethodHost Defense — Stamets 7 Multi Mushroom Capsules—Amazon.comBuy Sprint! 📘🏃‍♀️Buy Make Time! 📗⏰AJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass:ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Jake & Jonathan:Rate the show on Apple PodcastsJake on Twitter (@jakek)Jake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Feb 2020

1 hr 7 min

Jake’s back! Cat tongues are disgusting. Please listen to this podcast naked. Gandalf update. 🧙‍♂️Links:Check out Jake’s upcoming workshops 🔥Make Time CourseBook: SuperintelligenceBook: Life 3.0Funnel Hacking Live 2020Book: House of SunsBook: There ThereBook: ExhalationThe Lifecycle of Software Objects ReviewTropical IslandsJake’s newsletterJonathan’s InstagramBook: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Jake & Jonathan:Rate the show on Apple PodcastsJake on Twitter (@jakek)Jake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Jan 2020

54 min 3 sec

Jonathan takes you on another LonelyCast today. Yoga class update. 🧘‍♂️ How the Strategy Sprint works. 🔥 Zuck is a genius. And how people you hate can boost your career. 🤬LinksAthletic GreensMT masking tapeAeropressZuck’s 2020 plansGaryVee#CES2020: Primordial Soup of Innovation | Steven SinofskyJake’s newsletterJonathan’s InstagramBook: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Jake & Jonathan:Rate the show on Apple PodcastsJake on Twitter (@jakek)Jake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Jan 2020

32 min 26 sec

Is being an introvert better for designers..?! And, what’s a Strategy Sprint..? Also, some crazy tech from CES. An embarrassing yoga experience. One of the co-hosts is going vegan—sort of. New year’s resolutions.LinksFunnel Hacking Liveneon.lifeLess—Alcohol TrackerMike MaserZero FastingWorkshopper.comBook: Blue Ocean StrategyBook: Good Strategy Bad StrategyBook: House of SunsBook: EssentialismJason (Editor of this podcast)Jake’s newsletterJonathan’s InstagramBook: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Jake & Jonathan:Rate the show on Apple PodcastsJake on Twitter (@jakek)Jake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Jan 2020

43 min 41 sec

Very holidays! Jonathan reads listener emails to Jake—or tries too. He’s drunk. Some good o’l career advice. A special call-in from a special someone! Biggest learnings in 2019. Being candid is hard. And—of course—a Gandalf update.Happy Holidays everyone! 🎊Links:Blade Runner 2049FigmaBook: The Obstacle is the WayBook: Ego is the EnemyBook: AwarenessBook: Radical CandorJake’s newsletterJonathan’s InstagramBook: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Jake & Jonathan:Rate the show on Apple PodcastsJake on Twitter (@jakek)Jake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Dec 2019

37 min 25 sec

You have a problem in your mouth. Jonathan’s wife hurt her tail in a fight. Jake’s cat is high on drugs and walking backwards.LinksBest Fiction BooksThe HobbitAncillary Justice11/22/63The Fifth SeasonThe Fifth ScienceRecursionThe BodyThe Cabin at the End of the WorldI Am LegendBest Non-Fiction BooksThe Ends of the WorldSuperintelligenceEgo Is The EnemyAwarenessBest Business BooksMillion Dollar SpeakingLost & FounderGood Strategy Bad StrategyBlitzscalingBest BreakfastsThe Daily FeastLolóBest PodcastsCongratulations with Chris D’EliaMy Brother, My Brother and MeAdam Buxton PodcastJake & JonathanBest MoviesMad Max: Fury RoadThor RagnorokSpider-Man: Into the Spider-VerseCrazy Rich AsiansBest TV ShowsStranger Things 3Walking DeadChernobylFear the Walking DeadBest Video GamesSuper Mario Maker 2Untitled Goose GameOvercookedThe Legend of Zelda: Link’s AwakeningBaba Is YouControlDeath StrandingThe Usual StuffJake’s newsletterJonathan’s InstagramBook: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Jake & Jonathan:Rate the show on Apple PodcastsJake on Twitter (@jakek)Jake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Dec 2019

57 min 12 sec

Saggy Balls Awards. Gandalf Award. Deep Impact Award. Aaaaaand Product of the Yearrrrr!!Links:The Legend of Zelda™: Link’s AwakeningNintendo SwitchZoom RecorderAirPodsFigmaCybertruckScratch — Imagine, Program, ShareBook: Scratch Programming Playground: Learn to Program by Making Cool Games by Al SweigartThermoMixSuperhumanRoborockEOFrom Business to ButtonsAir Jordan 4Nike SNKRSHorizon StudiosAllBirds Tree ToppersSuper Mario Maker 2LG C9 OLED TVBook: Good Strategy Bad StrategyBook: Made to StickBook: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Jake & Jonathan:Rate the show on Apple PodcastsJake on Twitter (@jakek)Jake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Dec 2019

49 min 26 sec

Nintendo’s Ring. Tesla’s Cybertruck. Cute baby vomit. Ganalf awards. People fun.LinksNintendo Ring Fit AdventureHalf-life 3 TrailerCybertruckDeath StrandingGoogle StadiaBook: I Am LegendBook: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Jake & Jonathan:Rate the show on Apple PodcastsJake on Twitter (@jakek)Jake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Dec 2019

36 min 9 sec

BLACK FRIDAY SALE! Go to ajsmart.com/ww to get a 53% discount on the official Design Sprint course made by Jake & Jonathan themselves! 🤑Jake and Jonathan talk about how they’ve been moaning for months. Jonathan has even started to track his mood with an app! Jake gives a juicy Gandalf updates. A Strategy Sprint? The future of computing is you staring into nothing. Why do people go to fake dinners during conferences? And, should Jake write a book about giving awesome presentations..?LinksWorkshopper Wednesday: ajsmart.com/wwMacBook Pro 16-inch model—Applepitch.ioBook: Million Dollar Speaking by Alan WeisBook: Million Dollar Consulting by Alan WeisDan OlsenBook: Made to StickDeath Stranding Trailer 3MoodPathJake’s newsletterJonathan’s InstagramBook: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Jake & Jonathan:Rate the show on Apple PodcastsJake on Twitter (@jakek)Jake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Nov 2019

53 min 23 sec

Jake and Jonathan talk talk about coughing while flying business class and getting results from your coughs. Jake is in Barcelona and doesn’t want to eat alone. Next, they talk about Big Boy AirPods™. A video game featuring a fetus. Lastly, some book & tv show recommendations.Links:Restaurante SalamancaAirPods ProSeeMad MaxBook: Awareness The Perils and Opportunities of Reality by Anthony De MelloWestworldDeath Stranding reviewsBook: Cabin at the End of the WorldBook: Fifth SeasonBook: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Jake & Jonathan:Rate the show on Apple PodcastsJake on Twitter (@jakek)Jake’s newsletterJonathan on Instagram (@jicecream)Say nice things to Jake and Jonathan: pbc@ajsmart.com

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Nov 2019

44 min 1 sec

MERCH! Get your t-shirt here: teespring.com/stores/jakejonathan. Jake and Jonathan talk talk about…nothing in specific really.😅 But that’s what the podcast is about anyway, right..?! Enjoy! 😘P.S. If you really want to know, they talk about the idea of going back to a normal job and having a boss after being independent.Links:MERCH DROP! Buy the limited-time Jake & Jonathan t-shirt here: teespring.com/stores/jakejonathan .Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee—Joel HodgsonMystery Science Theater 3000Comedy CellarTripItJake’s newsletterJonathan’s InstagramBook: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Your Hosts:Rate the show on Apple PodcastsFollow Jake Knapp on Twitter: @jakekFollow Jonathan Courtney on Instagram: @jicecreamFollow AJ&Smart on Instagram: @ajsmartdesignWrite into the podcast: pbc@ajsmart.comPodcast editing by Jason Sanderson: PodcastTech.comShow notes by @amrkhalifehFollow the podcast on Medium

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Nov 2019

38 min 59 sec

MERCH! Get your t-shirt here: teespring.com/stores/jakejonathan. Jake and Jonathan talk about the abundance mindset_and why it makes business sense in the longterm. Also, designers with a scarcity mindset won’t get very far. There’s a ton of money in workshopping. How much should you charge for a Design Sprint? Finally, are you an _entitled designer..? If you are, learn how to be a guide instead.LinksMERCH DROP! Buy the limited-time Jake & Jonathan t-shirt here: teespring.com/stores/jakejonathan .Book: Dark Matter by Blake Crouch—Amazon.comBook: Recursion by Blake Crouch—Amazon.comBook: The Road by Cormac McCarthyDouglas FergusonBook: The Ends of the WorldGaryVee (Instagram)Chris Do (Instagram)Mike Monteiro—F*ck You Pay MeJake’s newsletterJonathan’s InstagramBook: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Your Hosts:Rate the show on Apple PodcastsFollow Jake Knapp on Twitter: @jakekFollow Jonathan Courtney on Instagram: @jicecreamFollow AJ&Smart on Instagram: @ajsmartdesignWrite into the podcast: pbc@ajsmart.comPodcast editing by Jason Sanderson: PodcastTech.comShow notes by @amrkhalifehFollow the podcast on Medium

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Nov 2019

52 min 49 sec

Jake and Jonathan talk about how babies suck but they’re a good investment. Jonathan talks astrophysics. Jake tells Jonathan how to get out of funk. Aaaand music recommendations. Because.Links:MERCH DROP! Buy the limited-time Jake & Jonathan t-shirt here: teespring.com/stores/jakejonathan .Brian CoxInterstellarThe War on DrugsLord Huron — Strange Trails — Full AlbumDreyma — AskjaDreyma — MývatnaMetallica-Master Of Puppets (Lyrics)Hurry up, we’re dreaming — M83Aphex Twin — Selected Ambient Works 85–92Angel Olsen — All Mirrors (Official Video)CHROMATICS “I’M ON FIRE” (Music Video)The Rolling Stones — Honky Tonk WomenBleached — Heartbeat AwaySleater-KinneyDavid BowieThe Raconteurs — “Help Me Stranger” (Official Music Video)The 1975The KillersBook: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Your Hosts:Rate the show on Apple PodcastsFollow Jake Knapp on Twitter: @jakekFollow Jonathan Courtney on Instagram: @jicecreamFollow AJ&Smart on Instagram: @ajsmartdesignWrite into the podcast: pbc@ajsmart.comPodcast editing by Jason Sanderson: PodcastTech.comShow notes by @amrkhalifehFollow the podcast on Medium

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Oct 2019

31 min 57 sec

New MERCH is here! Get your limited-time time tee now. 1000 sticks. Jake and Jonathan talk about cooking robots, funny videos, and how designers can work on things that matter.Links:MERCH DROP! Buy the limited-time Jake & Jonathan t-shirt here: teespring.com/stores/jakejonathanWorkshopper.comMore Cowbell | SNLClassic Will Ferrell Outtakes | Eastbound & Down Season 1Key & Peele | McCringleberry’s Excessive CelebrationThermoMixDescriptPitchEverything Amazon announced at its Alexa event | TechCrunchBook: The Ends of the WorldBook: Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is HardBook: The Power of MomentsBook: Made to StickBook: DecisiveBook: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Your Hosts:Rate the show on Apple PodcastsFollow Jake Knapp on Twitter: @jakekFollow Jonathan Courtney on Instagram or Twitter: @jicecreamFollow AJ&Smart on Instagram or Twitter: @ajsmartdesignWrite into the podcast: pbc@ajsmart.comPodcast editing by Jason Sanderson: PodcastTech.comShow notes by @amrkhalifehFollow the podcast on Medium

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Oct 2019

57 min 56 sec

WE MADE IT! Episode 100! First, a celebration is in order! 🎊 Then we find out Jake is a control freak. Then Jonathan teaches Jake about the power of delegation and life changing magic of getting a personal assistant. Then cities are rated with sticks.Links:Buy a ticket to one of Jake’s upcoming workshopsAJ&Smart’s Level Up: Run, Grow, and Sustain a Successful 7-Figure Client BusinessRamit Sethi’s Delegate and DoneThe “Burner List” — My simple, paper-based system for focused to-dos | Jake KnappVoltage ControlBook: Beyond the Prototype by Douglas FergusonRyan WarrenderAdam KopecWorkshopper.comTeachable.comN26Book: Sprint by Jake KnappBook: Make Time by Jake KnappAJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: ajsmart.com/masterclass 🥇😯Your Hosts:Rate the show on Apple PodcastsFollow Jake Knapp on Twitter: @jakekFollow Jonathan Courtney on Instagram or Twitter: @jicecreamFollow AJ&Smart on Instagram or Twitter: @ajsmartdesignWrite into the podcast: pbc@ajsmart.comPodcast editing by Jason Sanderson: PodcastTech.comShow notes by @amrkhalifehFollow the podcast on Medium

Oct 2019

1 hr 2 min