Things I’ve Learned from Podcasts – #10

The second 2017 installment in my series of posts about podcast episodes I’ve listened to recently offers some important takeaways for you.

Create Your Own Life with Jeremy Ryan Slate, #91 – How to Get Referrals

In this episode, Slate talks about how podcasting has really helped him understand how to get referrals. While most of the episode talks about how he got started in podcasting and some of the great people he’s had the chance to interview, here are the important takeaways about getting customer referrals. Continue reading

What I Learned Recently from Podcast Episodes

I find podcasts to be great not only for fun or inspiration, but also to gain ideas and insights. I listen to podcasts when exercising, eating lunch, or making dinner, and when traveling on long bus trips or flights.podcast_sm

There are thousands of podcasts available to listen to, on any topic you can imagine. I’m starting a new occasional series for my blog that will highlight my takeaways from podcasts I’ve recently enjoyed.

I won’t be reviewing podcasts in the way that book reviewers or film reviewers discuss what they liked or didn’t like about a particular podcast. It is my goal simply to share a few valuable bites of knowledge or insight that I gained.

Here are three episodes I listened to recently.


  1. From Scratch: A Show about the Entrepreneurial Life – In this episode, host Jessica Harris interviews Peter Diamandis, founder of the XPRIZE Foundation.

My takeaways:

Diamantis recounted that, with his business to manufacture inexpensive launch vehicles, he and his team were “never able to capitalize the company fully” and ended up selling it off.  Following that disappointment, Diamantis was trying to finish getting his pilot’s license. A friend of his gave him a copy of Charles Lindberg’s biography to inspire him to finish the process.

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