94. How to Evaluate Your Creative Content with Marion Abrams
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“You can give as much information and coaching by pointing out what works as you can by pointing out what doesn’t work.”Marion Abrams

On this episode of The Leadership Locker, podcast host and consultant Marion Abrams joins Rich to discuss how to evaluate and get the right vibe for you creative content. Listen in as Rich and Marion talk about how to choose which medium to tell your story, accountability and resistance, and the fine line between persuasion and manipulation. Marion also shares the story of how she went from behind the scenes to hosting her own show, and the lengths she went to get an interview with Richard Branson.

Marion Abrams helps brands and organizations find their most compelling stories and tell them in the right places. She hosts the Grounded Content podcast, produces the Spartan Up! podcast, as well as coaching podcast hosts.

  • 00:19 – Introduction
  • 02:48 – Marion history with podcasting
  • 04:12 – Moving from behind the scenes to in front of the mic
  • 07:53 – Marion’s public challenges
  • 11:18 – Making the Spartan Up Podcast
  • 15:39 – The episodes that were never published
  • 18:04 – How to choose which medium to tell your story
  • 19:49 – Helping different kinds of personalities tell their stories
  • 22:41 – Mental resistance
  • 24:37 – Coaching the best performance out of people
  • 28:08 – Marion’s history with film and video
  • 32:28 – How to get the right vibe for your content
  • 34:21 – Accountability and resistance
  • 37:25 – The shadiness of “guest-facing monetization”
  • 40:36 – The fine line between persuasion and manipulation
  • 42:49 – Where to find Marion online
  • 43:39 – Rich’s closing remarks

Grounded Content Podcast

Spartan Up! Podcast

The War of Art by Stephen Pressfield

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