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Conversations With Bacon shines a light into the thinking, approaches, and work of a diverse range of guests across business, technology, entertainment, and beyond. It is presented by Jono Bacon, who puts the Bacon in Conversations With Bacon.

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LATEST SHOWS

Dean Baratta On Intelligence and Security

Dean Baratta On Intelligence and Security

Dean Baratta comes on to talk about his fascinating career in working in intelligence, security, and protection. Communities are changing the way we do business. Discover a concrete framework for building powerful, productive communities and integrating them into your...

Sam Aaron On Live Coding Music

Sam Aaron On Live Coding Music

Sam Aaron, creator of Sonic Pi comes on to talk about live coding music. Communities are changing the way we do business. Discover a concrete framework for building powerful, productive communities and integrating them into your business. My new book, 'People Powered:...

David Spinks on Building Communities

David Spinks on Building Communities

David Spinks from CMX comes on to talk about how to build amazing communities and his brand new book. Communities are changing the way we do business. Discover a concrete framework for building powerful, productive communities and integrating them into your business....

David Jenyns on Building Amazing Business Systems

David Jenyns on Building Amazing Business Systems

At the heart of every business is people. People though, need to work together to get great results, and this requires the magical balance of business processes, systems, and workflow. The question is: where on earth do you begin in building these systems and...

Christina Voskoglou on Understanding Developers With Data

Christina Voskoglou on Understanding Developers With Data

Developers are a hot commodity that companies around the world are trying to do business with. Why? Because developers are enormously influential in which technologies are used at companies and how they are used. As such, many companies want to understand developers,...

Jillian Hufnagel on Building Culture and Growth in Teams

Jillian Hufnagel on Building Culture and Growth in Teams

Jillian Hufnagel is a successful business coach working with companies on topics like emotional agility and harmony in the workplace. Once a teacher and executive assistant, she subsequently became a leader in companies driving healthy emotional cultures. One such...

Michael Zipursky on Building an Incredible Consulting Business

Michael Zipursky on Building an Incredible Consulting Business

A while back when I was promoting People Powered, I was invited to go on a podcast all about consulting. As a consultant, it is rare that I get an opportunity to be interviewed about the business itself as opposed to the focus and subject of my work. Little did I know...

Lane Shackleton on Design, Product, and Coda

Lane Shackleton on Design, Product, and Coda

Recently I was introduced to Coda - a platform that aims to re-invent the document - bridging live data, views, and more to enable people to collaborate more effectively together. What really struck me, aside from the technology, is how well designed and delivered...

Allan Dib on Delivering Thoughtful Marketing

Allan Dib on Delivering Thoughtful Marketing

I first discovered Allan Dib when I read his book, 'The One Page Marketing Plan'. It was refreshing: there weren't the glitzy, sensationalist, unrealistic techniques that some of the marketing gurus use - it was simple, effective, practical advice. As such, I knew I...

Mark Shuttleworth on Life, Business, and Ubuntu

Mark Shuttleworth on Life, Business, and Ubuntu

Mark Shuttleworth has weaved a fascinating story in his life so far. He founded and sold his company, Thawte, was the first South African in space, created one of the most popular open source projects, Ubuntu, and has built a successful company, Canonical. There is...

Ian Tien on Mattermost, Messaging, and Building a Business

Ian Tien on Mattermost, Messaging, and Building a Business

There is little doubt that realtime discussion, collaboration, and chat has had a significant impact on businesses and communities. While Slack has risen as a dominant leader, open source powered Mattermost has gone on to grow more and more significantly as a powerful...

Marik Hazan on Psychedelics and Venture Capital

Marik Hazan on Psychedelics and Venture Capital

When I say the word "psychedelics", you probably think of hazy people tripping on suspicious substances at a Grateful Dead concert. Well, the story is much deeper than this, and it is a very interesting story indeed. It turns out there has been an enormous amount of...

Mike Dillard on Effective Marketing, Gurus, and Growth

Mike Dillard on Effective Marketing, Gurus, and Growth

In recent years, there has been an explosion in digital marketing. Bold claims of making thousands of dollars a day have been perpetuated by self-proclaimed marketing gurus. It all seems a bit much to my cynical British eye. This is why I was thrilled to have Mike...

Alyssa Miller From Snyk on the State of Open Source Security

Alyssa Miller From Snyk on the State of Open Source Security

Open Source has seen enormous growth in recent years, and this has shone the light on the security of the many different components in open source systems such as NPM, Linux, Kubernetes, Docker, and Debian. How do we ensure that the rapidly growing library of open...

David Siegel, CEO of Meetup, on the Future of Events and Communities

David Siegel, CEO of Meetup, on the Future of Events and Communities

Unless you have been living under a rock, you are probably familiar with Meetup. They have become the epicenter of how people organize local and online gatherings and have become a fixture for many people and organizations. David Siegel, CEO of Meetup, comes on...

David Finkel on Work/Life Balance and Staying Focused

David Finkel on Work/Life Balance and Staying Focused

Work/Life Balance. How is yours? Good? Decent? Middling? Let's be honest, most of us suck at it. Well, David Finkel doesn't. David is a Wall Street Journal bestselling author of 11 books and CEO of Maui Mastermind. His new book,  The Freedom Formula:...

Rahul Vohra on Superhuman, Game Theory, and Product/Market Fit

Rahul Vohra on Superhuman, Game Theory, and Product/Market Fit

Would you pay $30 a month for an email service, especially when Gmail is entirely free? I do. A while back I started using a service called Superhuman. It provides a blisteringly fast, keyboard-driven, experience for email power users. Their value prop is simple: the...

Jason Warner on GitHub and Leadership

Jason Warner on GitHub and Leadership

Jason Warner, SVP of Technology at GitHub comes on to not just talk about how GitHub builds GitHub, but what he sees as a key components of great leadership, and how his experiences and perspectives have shifted and evolved over the years.

Music in the show is ‘Game Change’ by Nick Miller. All shows are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial license.