Workshop Slide Deck (guided): Lifecycles in products, companies, and careers

Introduction This is a workshop session I designed and facilitated in Summer 2018 (annotated and abbreviated version, with some classroom exercises and notes included for other educators to reference). Here’s the Slideshare version, although this annotated one is far better of course 😉 I created this as part of the growth…

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On the guestlist: Making season 1 of the Tickets podcast

A few weeks ago I received an email from someone telling me they’d just finished the whole season of the Tickets podcast. There’s a mix of gratitude, pride, and slight trepidation in knowing someone has invested their time into something you’ve designed and created. In this case, it involved 10+…

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Tickets Podcast: SXSW’s Todd Hansen on live event programming and spotting talent & trends

Listen now:Apple Podcasts | Castbox | Overcast | Spotify | Stitcher | Acast | Google Play In the Spring of 1987, a group of music fans and journalists organized a small live event in Austin, Texas. They were pleasantly surprised by its success – around 700 people showed up. That first edition of South by SouthWest has become a 10 day conference…

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My Podcast Gear: recording, editing, and publishing

I’ve learned a lot from creating a podcast series: from asking good questions and improving my spoken delivery; to sales, marketing, and audio engineering. As much as podcasts are a hot trend right now and plenty of people are jumping on podcasting in part because of that, I do genuinely…

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