You’re not escaping work just because you’re passionate about something.Ben Greenman
This conversation is proof that you don’t need Big Name Guests to make a good podcast.
Today I’m joined by Ben Greenman (@iambenforreal). Ben Greeman is a graphic designer and writer. Ben’s been reading my blog and listening to the show for awhile now. He always leaves insightful comments and so I thought I’d have him on the show for a chat. He crushed all expectations. Our talk lasted for 2 hours. It felt like 2 seconds.
In this episode we cover…
- How did Ben discover the digital creator culture? (6:00)
- Twitter reflects what your life (12:00)
- What makes writing difficult? (17:00)
- Why publish, even after you become ‘successful’? (28:00)
- Creativity is a service (30:00)
- Value-market-fit > product-market-fit (36:00)
- Never manipulate your interests for the sake of a trend (38:00)
- “You’re not escaping work just because you’re passionate about something” (42:00)
- “What is this influx of influencers doing to our actual desires?” (50:00)
- The infinite staircase problem (57:00)
- Reverse engineering my goals (59:00)
- Variety is a niche (1:05:00)
- Health, wealth, wisdom, what about fun? (1:00:00)
- Bands are good marketers (1:17:00)
- Fans want to hear the band progress (1:22:00)
- Self-help and philosophy (1:26:00)
- History isn’t multiple choice (1:35:00)
- Is optimism a sign of intelligence? (1:42:00)
Cheers, and here’s to your good health.
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