Apr 1, 2018
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Today your no-bullsh*t podcast asks:
How do you manage separate identities and projects as a
- What do I do when I get overwhelmed with projects? Can I
combine them? Give up? Something in between?
- What happens to my audience when I change my mind? Do
they get mad? Do they leave?
- What happens when I do something I care about outside my usual
- How do I deal with all the crap that I’m trying to do for other
people that’s driving me crazy? How do I disappointing other
people without crushing my own soul?
Links to references made in the podcast:
- Why Jema also didn’t
run away with the circus, on top of never following through on
her intention to blog about circus school.
- I Just Discovered –
the website Jema made months ago, but has lingered in the “not as
important as Ticket 2 Blog, or Wanderlife.co, or HalfTheClothes.com.
Episode 4 – Which explains how long it takes to make
“evergreen” content (info that’s good for years and years).
And why consistency isn’t really that important.
Episode 3 – Where we talk about how your circle of influence is
not super enormous (which applies to this episode… the pressure of
“everyone” is going to be disappointed is 1- small, and 2-
Accountability Partner concept – the secret to doing
Wallet – Berna’s YouTube series about personal finance and how
to figure out the rules of money that nobody told us growing
– Berna’s big passion that she’s exploring everywhere she goes in
Episode 5 – where we talk about Warren Buffet’s 5/25 rule and
why it’s a solution to de-stress your whole life.
- Wanderlife.co – the project
Jema is doing instead of taking a break after Ticket 2 Blog launch
- Locations in the world responsible for today’s sound
- A super common pattern between male/female travel couples
- Why so many of our/your projects fail (and why it’s okay!)
- Jema’s answer to whether or not Berna should abandon ship
- When Jema usually announces a new project and why
- Why starting something doesn’t make you feel the way you think
- Berna realizes what actually happens to your audience (and why)
when you change projects
- Why beginner content producers get confused about content
production so easily.
- Why new content producers generally struggle to maintain
- The barrier that many new content makers hit, (that we hit with
this podcast!), and how to get over it.
- What it feels like to work on something when you don’t know (or
care about!) your why
- Jema’s (traumatic!) memories from baby blogger days &
Berna’s identical experiences
- How your audience feels when you show up. And when you
- What to do with the energy you have for a project that isn’t a
fit for your audience.
- Berna’s question about the travel blogger industry that Jema
was afraid to answer. But did.
- Berna’s revelations about the consequences of being a people
- Why being a people pleaser cuts you off from your actual sense
- What Berna’s going to do about her content-creator identity
- Berna’s (self-assigned) homework for this episode
- what Berna wants to talk about next week
- How listeners can get their Ticket 2 Blog fix between
- What Berna’s most dreading in her nomad life this week
- What Jema is dreading
- Hilarious out takes