3 founders from Frankfurt you should know

For the Connecting.Dots.Podcast I dive deep into the life and expertise of my guests. I connect the dots with them in their life’s story and key changing moments to understand their drive to start a business, to change careers etc.. Why do they do what they do? Why are they the way they are? That is what I want to find out on my podcast. In September 2020 you will hear 3 fascinating founders from Frankfurt. They are ambitious and innovative. They are strong women. You will hear a lot about them and their startups in the next years. On…

Joe Rogan Experience moves exclusively to Spotify. 4 thoughts on the future of Spotify and podcasting.

Joe Rogan has signed an exclusive licensing deal with Spotify. So his podcast the Joe Rogan Experience (JRE) will be available on Spotify starting September 1st, 2020. At first the JRE will also be on all other podcast platforms. At the end of 2020 the full audio and video episodes of the JRE will be available exclusively on Spotify. Only highlight clips will continue to be uploaded to Youtube. Joe and his team will continue to have full creative freedom over the podcast. In a chat with my brother right after the announcement I estimated the purchase to be worth…

The 3 most important factors of a good sounding podcast

My podcast didn’t sound good at first. Now it does. So let me share the 3 most important factors to consider for a better sounding podcast: 1. the microphones you use My first mistake in podcasting was buying two Shure SM48s. They cost ca. 50 €. I bought mics from the brand Shure because it’s one of the most famous microphone brands. I bought the SM48 because it was cheap(er). The other option I had in mind was the Shure SM58 which cost ca. 100 € a piece. I finally bought two SM58s and I should’ve gone with that option…

biggest lessons from my favorite podcasts (2016-19)

Since I just started my own podcast, I thought I’d share this list that I have been writing very deliberately since 2016. I take good care of it. It’s a list of my favorite exchanges in podcast interviews. They are worth listening to because they are very thoughtful, contain interesting tricks and tactics for life. Some of them are convincing because of their brutal honesty. I keep this list in my note-taking app called Evernote. I find myself searching through this list again and again looking for bits of conversations that I liked particularly much. I just scribbled down the…