Why should people listen to you versus the other 250,000 podcasts?
I don’t want to be the idiot that just nods his head, hoping people will like him. But if I don’t get to ask when I’m curious, then I’ll never be able to properly listen.
The key is to do the best with what you have today.
Cheryl Strayed wrote for years before having a bestselling book. She knew the important thing was writing every day.
My big concern was that going on a cruise would be like going to Vegas, except on water instead of in a desert.
My guests are the way I learn. That is why I do a podcast.
I am down on copycats and trend followers. I like podcasting too much and value my own sanity (and the sanity of other awesome people) too much to think that the world needs us to collectively waste time on other people’s self-indulgent personal brand building.
There is a dirty little secret in podcasting. Amidst all of the industry collaboration and the explosive demand for different types of shows, podcast hosts hold something close to the vest. What we do is selfish.
We have no idea what we’re doing.
I want to know! Now!