In today’s loud world, it can be easy to feel unheard. This leads to a chorus of strained voices, all vying for attention. Do you ever take the time to really listen to what they’re saying?
On This Episode Of Should I Start A Podcast….
Megan Spencer listens before speaking.
With open ears, broadcaster and mindfulness meditation teacher Megan Spencer is a professional listener. She produced the award-winning podcast series From a Whisper to a Bang! It remembers Australian soldiers and their roles in WWII and is inspired by her grandfather’s handwritten memoirs as a prisoner of war in Germany. Megan shares meaningful messages from the past by listening deeply to real-life stories.
I spoke with Megan about how to be a good listener. She explains how conversations in your podcast require you to take your guest’s hand, but let them lead you. We also go over the basics of a solid framework. Know that feeling when no one is really listening to you? You could be making others feel that same way without even realising it. Take a moment to listen closely to what Megan has to say.
Other cool stuff in this episode:
- Tenacity in your podcast
- What it means to “hold the space” for someone
- Step into the shoes of your guest
- “Deep listening” and its benefits
- How to have necessary conversations
Links and Resources:
Check out Megan’s website
Listen to From a Whisper to a Bang!
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Author: Ronsley Vaz
Ronsley is the founder & chief day dreamer at AMPLIFY. He is an author, speaker & serial entrepreneur.
He has a Masters’ degree in Software Engineering and an MBA in Psychology and Leadership. He is known as the creator of We Are Podcast – the first Podcasting Conference in the Southern Hemisphere, and the host of The Bond Appetit Podcast and Should I Start a Podcast. He has an audience of over 3 million in 133 countries.