This is part 1 of a 5 part series on starting to podcast.
How do you start a podcast? As any podcast, You start with an idea from there you have to get your proverbial ducks in a row.
First you need to have an idea. These ideas can be anything. but there are some keys to help keep you from being like 90% of the other podcasts. That is you need the drive some people call it passion. How ever you pronounce it you have to have to know that it is that lights your buttons. Many times talking about your work will not… well… work because most people do not have that drive.now if you are working at your dream job and you love every single angle of that job then go ahead.
Most of us the best thing to do is to pay attention to what your actions are. and note when you really get worked up about a specific topic. That one thing that really gets your creative juices moving. That topic you just will not shut up about and you eyes shine brightly, and you get jazzed; that is the topic you want to podcast about.
Now The video helps a good bit but it still really doesn’t help explain how to really dig down to find your passion. Many people have to make a few different attempts to be able catch the true essence of what really gets their engien going. Entrepreneur has a great article that throws outseveral suggestions one how to find what you are truely passionate about.
Then the Great Self-help blog Life hacker put out an article on how to find your passion. They throw out in the great way that only Life Hacker can, a wealth of information makes it next to impossible to ignore. Some tips they recommend Read about that topic, and Practice your passion.
Finding that passion can be elusive. You want and should find it. That passion is one thing that halps make you vocation, a vacation and keeps the burn out down to a minimum, and help you to be twice as productive with half the effort.
So Do you know what your passion is? How did you find your passion? Comment below and let us know.