Systems vs. goals. The system behind my startup interview podcast

Here I walk you through the system that my podcast The.Connecting.Dots.Podcast is based on. What would make this project a success even if it fails? What I like about this question is obviously that you cap the downside and increase the benefits even if the project doesn't succeed in an obvious sense like money or…

3 basic but crucial lessons for interview podcasts

Here I want to share crucial lessons for interview podcasts that I learned from doing my podcast for over a year: a podcast on a wide variety of subjects with long-form conversations. By now I did over 30 interviews for The Connecting Dots Podcast. The following 3 lessons are simple. Some may read them and…

Good startup questions for interview podcasts

After more than 30 episodes of my interview podcast, The Connecting Dots Podcast, I collected a big amount of startup questions. Let me share what questions worked for my interview podcast: The importance of follow-up questions! Those questions below just offer a gateway into stories, experiences and points of view that you have to take.…

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…

3 steps to a professional 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. Invest a little more money in good microphones My first mistake in podcasting was buying two Shure SM48s. They cost ca. 50 €. I bought mics from the…