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This is the Startup Junkies Podcast. These are the stories of the people that are afflicted with creating the next great products and services that are going to change lives - not just in America, but worldwide. We're going to tell the stories of the next great beer producer, products and apparel makers, and the stories of people that don't accept the status quo and that want to make things better. 

Welcome to the Startup Junkies Podcast.

Nov 15, 2021

269: Taking Notes on the Changing Work Environment with Phil Libin

 

Summary

 

Welcome back to the podcast!

 

We are the Startup Junkies, and this is episode 269. Our hosts for this episode contain the usual Jeff Amerine, Caleb Talley, and Davis McEntire and are also joined by the prodigal son himself, Matthew Ward! We had the pleasure of talking to Phil Libin who is a serial entrepreneur and just a fun guy! We laughed, chatted, and got to dive into his latest ventures, Mmhmm and All Turtles. 

 

Don't miss this one, tune in!

 

Shownotes

 

(1:31) Introducing Phil Libin 

(3:33) Why move to Bentonville, Arkansas?

(6:41) Genesis and future casting for Mmhmm

(12:24) All Turtles Philosophy

(18:15) Out of Office vs. In-Person Benefits

(21:08) Commentary of Evolving VC World

(30:37) Paradigm Shifts in Apple, AI, and Machine Learning. 

(35:39) Advice to Younger Self

(38:13) Wrap Up

 

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Jeff Amerine

Davis McEntire

Caleb Talley

Phil Libin

Mmhmm

All Turtles

 

Quotes

 

"Quality of life improves quality of work and quality of work improves quality of life."

(8:16) - Phil Libin

 

"We're never going back to anything, we're going forward. We're not going back to the way things were... We are going forward to the way things should be."

(19:13) - Phil Libin

 

"I care about brilliant people having a chance to show their brilliance and make high impact products. And I don't want them to waste their time making startups first."

(25:25)

 

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