Jul 27, 2020
Today we revisit the topic of Impostor Syndrome (something we talked about in episode 627), as you won't believe who has impostor syndrome (the whole, "Why would anyone listen to me???).
We also share what your favorite episode is and why (some pretty amazing answers thanks to all who participated).
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Because of My Podcast - I Got to Interview Tony Danza
Willam shares the hoops he had to jump through to get Tony Danza on his podcast. Listen to the episode at
In the docuseries Garth Brooks - The Road I'm On there is a great segment where you learn Garth is the top-selling solo artist of all time, and at the same time is hiding in his hotel room afraid nobody will show up to his concert in central park (they did, almost 1 million people did - making it the largest concert in central park).
Nothing you start ends up where you thought it would. (think about that and I believe you'll find it is true). We worry about failure. I'm listening to a book on Audible called Exactly Where To Start by Philip M Jones. He makes a great point about failure and mistakes.
First, understand the difference between a failure and a mistake. A mistake is incorrectly doing something that you knew specifically how you were supposed to do. A failure is trying something you've not tried before, and it working out differently than you hoped for. Seeing these differences instantly empowers a difference in your acceptance between the two and possibly helps you become more excited about your future failures. - Philip M Jones Exactly Where to Start Get the Audio Book For Free
Take a second and list all of the hard things (or things you perceived as hard at the time) that you have accomplished. You've done more than you think.
While this wasn't planned, I love that many of these episodes involved people trying something new, or stepping out of their comfort zone. Thanks to all who participated:
Veronica -Fat Loss Success Stories
Anthony -Route 66 Podcast
Dave - Dealing With My Grief
Curtis -Retrozest Podcast
York - Poetic Earthlings.com
Scott Amazing Maine Podcast
Bill Monroe - Stroke Cast
Matt - The Author Inside You
Dave - The School of Podcasting
With so many people answering this month's question who have been doing this a while, How do you keep going? (or why haven't you quit)? For those who have NOT started a podcast yet, What is holding you back? Go to www.schoolofpodcasting.com/question to answer before August 28th, 2020.
00:56 Because of My Podcast -
03:20 Join the School of Podcasting Worry Free
04:21 You Won't Believe Who Has impostor Syndrome
10:09 Overcoming Impostor Syndrome
13:05 Mistakes vs Failure
15:39 What is your favorite episode of your podcast
40:26 August Question of the Month
44:09 What is coming