By Sara Jane Hess and David Grabowski
What’s up, podcasters? It’s SJ and David once more with extra podcasting information and updates! This is a wonderful manner to take a look at some exhibits we’ve been digging, in addition to make amends for pertinent trade information. You’ll be able to in all probability guess what the latter goes to be, particularly if you happen to clued into Apple’s newest podcast-related announcement. There’s quite a bit to dissect, however don’t fear, we’ve gotcha lined! 😁
And when you’ve got no concept who we’re, we’re the SPI Podcasts Crew: Sara Jane Hess (senior producer) and David Grabowski (producer). We’re the 2 individuals at Crew SPI devoted full-time to producing Pat’s exhibits and, more and more, some brand-new exhibits on the SPI Media community!
In case you missed it, we launched our first present two months in the past: Flops, a podcast about failure and find out how to overcome it. Extra on that beneath as a result of, to be completely trustworthy, we simply couldn’t assist ourselves.
Right here’s the thin!
four Unflinching Podcast Recs for Might 2021
Flops (SPI Media)
It might sound a bit of self-promotional to be touting our personal present on this little rundown. And it’s! However we’re so happy with Flops that we’re doing it anyway. That is the primary brand-new present (of many to come back) on the SPI Media community. We produced it alongside the present’s hosts, senior content material supervisor Karen Beattie and senior author Ray Sylvester. Oh, and David wrote the music!
Why create a present about failure? We felt that far too usually, the struggles that get us to the place we need to be go uncelebrated. However they’re simply as a lot part of the equation as the rest—and as any good NASA engineer is aware of, failure is an efficient factor. So we needed to highlight the failures of entrepreneurs, spotlight their learnings, and go on the knowledge to you, the listener.
Oh, and stick round till the tip of every episode for an (usually juicy) mini-failure story from a member of Crew SPI!
P.S. — If you wish to dive a bit of deeper into the Flops creation course of, be sure you learn this submit by Ray.
Beneficial episode: S1, E5: “The Tune of Remorse“
WorkLife with Adam Grant (TED)
Can we study to like our rivals? Can we flip frustration to good goal? American writer and psychologist Adam Grant definitely thinks so, or at the least his visitors do. WorkLife examines the minds of a few of the most uncommon professionals on the planet to offer listeners distinctive classes to take again to skilled life. From management classes from primates with Jane Goodall to Malcom Gladwell’s tackle questioning every little thing, this present is chock-full of huge names and large concepts.
Beneficial episode: “Constructing an Anti-Racist Office“
The Unintentional Artistic (Todd Henry)
The Unintentional Artistic sits on the intersection of enterprise and creativity—and as any entrepreneur is aware of, that’s an incredible place to be. Todd Henry, writer of The Unintentional Artistic, Die Empty, and Louder Than Phrases, interviews creatives and enterprise leaders. With actionable insights and top-notch visitors, this present is a wellspring of concepts on innovation, artistic considering, and extra.
Beneficial episode: “ALIEN Considering (with Cyril Bouquet)“
The Subsequent Huge Concept (Wondery)
Host Rufus Griscom provides a brand-new, groundbreaking concept each week, that includes heavyweight thought leaders like Adam Grant (see above) and Malcom Gladwell. The Subsequent Huge Concept covers an enormous vary of matters, so we wouldn’t label it a “enterprise podcast” per se, however there’s quite a bit that’s undoubtedly relevant. With episodes on every little thing from local weather change (and whether or not we are able to really style it) and why humor is a secret weapon, to predicting a post-COVID-19 society, we advocate a wholesome browse on this one.
Beneficial episode: “BEGINNERS: The Joys of Being an Novice“
Podcasting Information Might 2021
This month, we’ve got a grab-bag of tales that we really feel are price being attentive to. We’re sick of speaking about Apple and Spotify subscriptions, so you will not discover any of that right here. (In case you’re on the lookout for a roundup of these tales, try Nick Quah’s wonderful article at Scorching Pod.)
The most recent within the Reply All debacle
A number of months in the past, we wrote in regards to the reckoning taking place at Reply All. The podcast went on an indefinite hiatus, and has been quiet since February. That each one modified within the final days of April, when Reply All posted a brand new episode referred to as “The Take a look at Kitchen Revisited.” In it, hosts Emmanuel Dzotsi and Alex Goldman discuss by means of errors made by the Reply All group and the way they’re shaping the way forward for the present. The episode left us with extra questions than solutions, however we’re desirous to see what comes subsequent when regular publishing resumes on June 10.
Extra podcasts make the bounce to movie
We discover this one actually thrilling—one other nice, high-quality podcast is making the bounce to movie. It was not too long ago introduced that From Now, the podcast starring Richard Madden (Sport of Thrones) and Brian Cox (Succession), has been picked up by Amazon Studios. It wasn’t clear if the 2 will reprise their roles as twin brothers within the collection, however we’ll preserve our fingers crossed they do.
From Now is just the newest podcast to be picked up for an adaptation up to now 12 months. Others embody Pineapple Avenue and Crooked Media’s espionage-fueled collaboration Wind of Change (Hulu), Slate’s Sluggish Burn (Epix), and The New York Occasions‘s Good White Mother and father (HBO). It is a pattern that may solely develop within the subsequent few years, so anticipate extra.
Podcasting occasions are going again in-person in 2021
With an infection charges declining within the US, podcasting occasions are transferring again to in-person codecs. Most notably, the world’s largest podcast convention, Podcast Motion, will happen in Nashville this August. For individuals who favor to not journey, the convention can be providing digital tickets. Listed below are a few of the different 2021 occasions transferring again to in-person codecs:
PodFest Expo, June 10–13
PodcastCon, August 20–22
FinCon, September 22–25
That is all for us. See you on the market!
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