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E164: How much is too much?

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How do you manage the balance between fun and professionalism. Get insider tips on preserving your brand’s message without compromising entertainment. Don’t let your podcast turn into a fiction story; we’re carving the path back to value!

Key Points
• Fun versus message in podcasts
• Pivot or reboot an off-track show
• Strategies for show value consistency
• Impact of too much fun on content
• Balance fun with a co-host or format change

Best Quotes
00:15 – 00:23 • “Once you’ve lost the message, then you’re spending too much time in the meta conversation and not on the topic of the show.”
00:27 – 00:39 • “If you’ve got a show that is tracking well, that is achieving results and it’s not what you thought it was, that’s one thing, and that’s relatively common in fact.”
01:19 – 01:33 • “If you can’t get back to that from where you’re at, this is where you might close that, that version of the show, call it, you know, a new season or hit the reboot button and rebrand the show.”
01:44 – 01:48 • “Be mindful when it comes to the sort of too much fun element.”
02:24 – 02:39 • “It’ll be very, very difficult for you to look back on that episode and create show notes that don’t read like a cartoon or a fiction story or something like that.”