2:05 – Are podcasters narcissistic?
4:00 – Quit being fake. Be who you are, be real, and that will connect with people.
6:00 – Tim Paige still struggles with finding his own voice and what his audience wants.
7:10 – Sometimes copying your idols will give you a jump start on developing your own voice.
9:30 – What are some of the constraints podcasters are facing?
11:30 – You want to keep your podcast raw and natural, but you should also have a framework around it.
13:40 – Have a plan with your podcast and keep going.
16:45 – Don't be afraid to reach out and ask for help.
18:45 – Do podcasters fear that they'll become narcissistic?
23:50 – Podcasters want to add a new voice or opinion into the community that no one else seems to be covering.
24:40 – How humble are podcasters?
29:05 – Podcasters can be very open and transparent about how they think and it might rub people the wrong way.
33:45 – Podcasts give people an outlet to connect with others while they're working at home.
39:45 – Bringing vulnerability to a podcast also let's listeners be vulnerable too.
43:45 – Imposter syndrome can creep up on podcasters.
45:40 – I hate my voice!
52:05 - You'll know pretty quickly if your content is worth while based on listener feedback.
56:20 – Having a podcast doesn't make you an expert.
61:00 – How do the real experts get started?
63:20 – Are podcasts trying to manipulate us? This isn't anything new.
“Stop the fake crap; be who you are. There's nothing wrong with going out there and saying I'm new at this.”
“One of the hardest things podcasters have to cope with initially is we have to become incredibly comfortable with ourselves.”
“The level of vulnerability that we can bring to the table then in turn allows our listeners to feel vulnerable.”
Mentioned In This Episode:
Mentioned In This Episode: Dan Andrews – Tropical MBA | Pat Flynn – The Smart Passive Income | John Lee Dumas - Entrepreneur On Fire | Dan Miller - 48 Days | Tim Paige – ConversionCast | Matt DuBiel – WCKG | Rob Walch of Libsyn | Daniel J. Lewis – Noodle.mx Network | Radiolab | Freakonomics | Marc Maron - WTF | Chris Hardwick – Nerdist | Cliff Ravenscraft – Podcast Answer Man | David Hooper – RED Podcast | Jordan Harbinger – The Art of Charm | David McRaney – You Are Not So Smart | Jason Cabassi – The Walking Dead Cast | Alisa & Tony DiLorenzo – ONE Extraordinary Marriage | Ben Krueger – Authority Engine | Jason Hartman – Hartman Media