The job of the interviewer, or: my critique of Kanye on the Joe Rogan Experience

Kanye West was on the Joe Rogan Experience (JRE), which is likely the biggest interview podcast on the planet. Kanye didn't do any interviews for a long time before coming on the JRE. https://open.spotify.com/episode/0OrHFgKhoainuuJ9CBrw37?si=R-yomSlbQ02s0P1CB0GiPg My expectations and those of many others were high. Unfortunately the interview doesn't live up to my expectations. Here are some…

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…

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…

Biggest life 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.…