My rule of thumb for my favorite personal podcast projects is about the length of time as an average conversation you might have with someone at a party.
Fifteen minutes, max I tell my guests. Some are done in seven; others in twenty.
I just had this conversation with someone yesterday who wanted me to produce a branded podcast. We didn’t talk money, but I’ll bet I left six figures on the table. Instead, we did a deep dive search and put together a list where the brand could be guests and/or advertise on existing podcasts.
I stopped writing here because for me, it became a grievance whetstone. I don’t want to be that person. I want to be curious and explore curiosity, make observations a million people have made before but haven’t seen through my eyes.
I’ll get back there some day. Thanks for breaking a tiny streak of light through the wall.
When I write, most of my stuff is written as a character of myself. Even this comment, the character Gérard Mclean is writing as Gérard Mclean I hear he’s got a HUGE ego; the character of me, not me. I’m pretty shy and introverted. Nobody who reads me online knows me, they just know my character. It works for both of us.
Of course… but many don’t care to wade through the FEEDBACK TOOLS, which may or may not be the same as READER feedback. The best reader (only, really) are those who buy the author’s book. Royalities are the best feedback…
1 clap = I was here
11 claps = I read your thing
50 claps = I loved your thing
There is no scale between 11–50. But I dunno what it all means, I just needed to give myself structure just in case someone asked.
Bacteria isn’t programmed by human beings to understand human behavior. Bacteria don’t wrestle with ethical issues…. like “should I kill this other life form or not?” It kills another life form only if it threatens its existence. Human beings kill other human being because they choose to. Those choices will find their way into algorithms AI use to…