With the summer months ahead, and with some transitions in the works for podcasting, radio, and me, this week’s post is a collection of opinion and information.
Monthly Archive: June 2016
The hours I’ve spet behind the keyboard recently, writing the 65 scripts I’ll need for my radio show’s first 13 weeks. reminded me of two words I learned when I began writing for radio 20 years ago: discipline and discipline.
Taking my podcast to radio has not made me a fan of failure. But every disappointing moment is also a teachable moment. Even this one.
Last week, in the midst of working through a period of prolonged frustration over my radio feature, I came upon an article by broadcast sales trainer Pat Bryson that upset everything.
After taping an ill-fated television special in 1969, legendary disc jockey Tom Donahue said of his co-host, Lloyd Thaxton, “The only thing Lloyd did when he opened his mouth was switch feet.” It took nearly half a century, but now I know what Donahue was talking about.