The Theory of Constraints

This week, we discuss the theory of constraints: A mental model for deciding what to focus on as an entrepreneur.

Topics this week:
  • We're using a tool called ZipMessage to collect listener questions. If there's something you'd like us to discuss on the podcast, leave us an audio recording of your question at
  • Less Annoying CRM had a good April.
  • LACRM's average account size is going up slightly, but it's having a significant impact on revenue.
  • We discuss the theory of constraints, and how Rick can apply it to his next project.
  • We talk about interviewing software engineers, especially when people with different experience levels will be applying for the same position.
  • Rick finished a book on taking notes, and he gets it now.
  • Rick is enjoying the "two co-founders chatting" style podcasts (like this one)
  • Rick set up Coinbase and Robinhood accounts for fun.
  • We talk a bit more about the basecamp drama now that more news has come out.
The Theory of Constraints
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