Going Deep With Aaron Watson

Going Deep With Aaron Watson

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Could you tell us your name and the name of your podcast?
Going Deep with Aaron Watson Aaron Watson

What is the premise of your show?
Exploring the career paths that they don’t teach you in school. Adaptive and entrepreneurial.

What type of person would love listening to your show?
Any young person trying to figure out what they want to do for a career. 

What compelled you to start podcasting?
I was only 23 years old and wanted to talk to people who wouldn’t give me the time of day. 

Where is the podcast based?
Pittsburgh

Could you name your three favourite podcasts and explain why they are your favourites?

 1. Common Sense with Dan Carlin
well-reasoned perspective on politics and significant news

 2. Conversations with Tyler
Tyler Cowen is one of the smartest people I’ve come across and has fantastic guests.

 3. Epicenter
Great way to learn about companies innovating on the blockchain.

Could you share a single podcast episode that you love that isn’t your own and explain why?
The Knowledge Project by Shane Parrish Episode 17: Rory Sutherland on The Psychology of Advertising, Complex Evolved Systems, Reading, Decision Making. 

Amazing insight from a master of advertising. Interesting opinions and perspective from a voice you don’t often hear from.  

What is your favourite personal podcast episode to date?
131 Larry Gioia - Connecting 101

What’s one notable insight you uncovered doing your podcast?
Your network is so valuable. It will open doors and help you level up. 

I also like the quote from my interview with Photographer Edmund Fraser. He said something along the lines of … ‘As a white English man, you have very little to ad culturally.’ I think he’s probably right.

What book or learning resource would you recommend to people?
Antifragile by Nassim Taleb

What’s one lesson you’ve learnt along the way that has made your podcast better?Do your research and be an active listener. Don’t be a robotic interviewer. 

What equipment would you recommend people use to get started in podcasting?ATR 2100, Audiobox i2, a good backpack  

What tools or tips do you have to make the process of podcasting easier?
Get on a consistent schedule and never break the habit.

Can you share what techniques use to grow the listenership of your show?I go on other shows, build an email list, use FB ads.

If you could interview anyone, who would you interview and why? (If not an interview show) What would be a dream podcast episode for you?
Bill Simmons  

How do you currently monetise your podcast if you do at all?
Speaking and Consulting. 

Favourite Quote & Why
Winners do what losers won’t. 

Where is the best place for people to reach you?
Twitter or Facebook. 


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