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Product People

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A podcast focused on great products and the people who make them


EP46: Chase Reeves has important things to discuss

This week, I’m joined by a man. A man named Chase Reeves. We’re going to talk about the business they’re building over there at

Chase and I both like to talk, so this is a two-parter! This is part 1.


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Notable quotes

“There’s a lot of drama and pasta in how you say JavaScript.”

“I was a self-taught, no lessons webby designer guy.”

“My first freelance gig was with Corbett Bar; by the time I was done his website, we were in partnership discussions.”

“That church background steeps you into existential questions: and these lead to creative endeavours. It also gives you lots of opportunities to be creative.”

“The tip is, be willing to be an apprentice underneath someone who’s more advanced than you.”

“With partners: waste as much time as you can, just talking. Get on the phone and just talk.”

“There’s something humanizing in just talking to someone; hearing their voice.”

“Do your creative stuff in the morning. In the afternoon do customer support, email, meetings.”

“Good for you Ryan!”

Show notes

Chase Reeves on Twitter

Chase Reeves’ blog

His old blog: Write to Mean

Chase Reeves on Adam Clark’s the Gently Madd

Kevin Rose’s conversation with Ryan Carson (Foundation)

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