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039  Vernon Ross | Pick Your Guests Wisely

In today’s episode of Podcast Junkies, Harry Duran talks to The Social Strategy’s Vernon Ross interview. Together, they discuss the importance of maintaining real life values and sticking with your gut. Despite cries of selfishness, Ross insists on being choosy over who he interviews, and understands totally the way that podcasts and interviews can get you the information you want so that you can further your own learning.

Show Highlights

  • 00:44 – Harry Duran gives some background information about today’s guest, Vernon Ross of The Social Strategy.
  • 05:03 – The way you interact with your guests can lead to a host of other opportunities.
  • 10:07 – Use the skills you already have to get where you want to be – just be adaptable.
  • 17:03 – Setting a deadline makes your goal seem physical, real and possible.
  • 19:36 – Vernon talks about getting started in a world where social media was just beginning.
  • 26:46 – Making money from something that interests you really is possible.
  • 31:02 – Harry and Vernon reminisce about some of the old-school technologies they grew up with.
  • 33:03 – Giving people information directly doesn’t always work. Let them think for themselves.
  • 39:50 – It’s not enough to just be popular in writing. You have to have examples of you speaking.
  • 44:16 – You really do get out all of the effort that you put in.
  • 50:16 – The Clouds and The Dirt; an interesting philosophy by Gary Vaynerchuk.
  • 53:53 – Not everything goes to plan when recording, but work at it.
  • 56:00 – How to set yourself apart as a good interviewer.
  • 59:21 – Further yourself by talking to people who are further than you.
  • 01:02:18 – How is the rest of the year looking for podcasting?

 

FULL SHOW NOTES: http://www.podcastjunkies.com/39

In today’s episode of Podcast Junkies, Harry Duran talks to The Social Strategy’s Vernon Ross interview. Together, they discuss the importance of maintaining real life values and sticking with your gut. Despite cries of selfishness, Ross insists on being choosy over who he interviews, and understands totally the way that podcasts and interviews can get you the information you want so that you can further your own learning.

FULL SHOW NOTES: http://bit.ly/pcjnk_39

Direct download: Podcast-Junkies-Vernon-Ross-Interview.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:53am EDT

038  Justin Sisley | Choose Lesser-Known Entrepreneurs Every Time

Justin Sisley Interview of Driven to Better Podcast is today’s Podcast Junkie for a very good reason – as an entrepreneur himself, he knows the stresses and challenges, and has chosen to highlight and celebrate the up and coming ideas of other ‘new and noteworthy’ businesspeople. In the episode, he also talks about how to find your niche guests, his own path to becoming an entrepreneur and why maybe he’ll never figure out the iTunes algorithm.

Show Highlights

  • 00:25 – Harry Duran introduces today’s guest, Justin Sisley – host of Driven to Better podcast.
  • 05:00 – What’s the impetus for becoming an entrepreneur?
  • 09:34 – Justin talks about the motivation for choosing lesser-known entrepreneurs as his guests.
  • 13:28 – What are the difficulties linked with guests who have never been on a podcast before?
  • 15:35 – An insight into some ‘interesting’ entrepreneurial ideas!
  • 21:16 – Reddit can be a great starting point for finding guests.
  • 24:35 – You’ve made the effort to network – don’t lose those connections.
  • 29:36 – Does anyone understand how the iTunes algorithm works?
  • 33:17 – There are so many variations of entrepreneurship; why limit yourself?
  • 37:37 – Figure out where to introduce structure to your day and watch your productivity grow.
  • 43:08 – The path to being an entrepreneur definitely isn’t easy or straightforward.
  • 49:52 – Natural-sounding conversations start with a genuine interest in your guests.

 

FULL SHOW NOTES: http://www.podcastjunkies.com/38

Direct download: Podcast-Junkies-Justin-Sisley-Interview.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:27am EDT

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