Digital Minimalism & Podcasting | Could You Achieve More by Doing Less?
Cal Newport’s book ‘Digital Minimalism’ prompts some interesting questions about the podcasting medium
How Can Podcasters Cope With Impostor Syndrome?
Ever asked yourself “Who am I to be talking about this subject?”
I Speak Too Fast! How Can I Slow Down My Podcast Delivery?
One of my biggest podcasting weaknesses, and around presenting in general, is that I speak too fast. Or, at least, if I’m prone to. It’s something I’m aware of and have worked a lot over the years to avoid. Going by today’s question, it looks like I’m not alone! Here’s something that came in from…
What if my Friends and Family Don’t Care About my Podcast?
For 10 long years, I worked in banking & finance. Back then, I didn’t really know what I wanted to do with my life, until one vivid moment at the photocopier when I wondered what kind of media courses colleges offered these days. Before I knew it, I’d enrolled in a 2-year Radio class,…
Dealing With bad Reviews | #6 Hang Up Your Hangups
Introduction | Episode 1 | Episode 2 | Episode 3 | Episode 4 | Episode 5 | Episode 6 Dealing With Bad Reviews – Turning a Negative Into a Positive I embarked on a writing challenge at the start of the year. My plan is to write a new 100-word story every day. Initially, I…
What if nobody listens to me? | #5 Hang Up Your Hangups
Introduction | Episode 1 | Episode 2 | Episode 3 | Episode 4 | Episode 5 | Episode 6 Series 2 Episode 5 – The real fear that can hold you back. The Sound of Silence – My Narrative Experiment I’ve been a bit self-conscious about using audio and video platforms. But I decided to give…
What if People Don’t Like Me? | #4 Hang Up Your Hangups
Introduction | Episode 1 | Episode 2 | Episode 3 | Episode 4 | Episode 5 | Episode 6 There’s no getting away from it, I like to be liked. There are people in life who don’t care what people think of them; I’m just not one of them. Here’s the thing, I’d like to…
I’m Boring | #3 Hang Up Your Hangups
Introduction | Episode 1 | Episode 2 | Episode 3 | Episode 4 | Episode 5 | Episode 6 Boring Myself I had that most excellent experience, recently, of being asked to come on someone else’s show. Caroline McKenna, the host of The Charity Peeks Podcast, asked me to introduce the concept of storytelling for…
I’m No Expert | #2 Hang Up Your Hangups
Introduction | Episode 1 | Episode 2 | Episode 3 | Episode 4 | Episode 5 | Episode 6 “I’m a writer.” Three short and simple words. Why is it then, that I still find that phrase difficult to say? It could be because many of my friends have been professional writers for years. Perhaps…
I Hate My Voice | #1 Hang Up Your Hangups
Every so often mum would bring out the tape-deck, pop in the tape and hit the play button. After a bit of rustling, a high-pitched voice started telling the story of the Battle of Hastings. Of course, that voice was mine. Mum thought it was hilarious to share it. A cruel and unusual torture. Why?…
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