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Founder's Corner #28 A System for Managing Your Podcasting Priorities

Founder’s Corner #28 Personal Growth: A System for Managing Your Podcasting Priorities

I always try to share openly and honestly here on The Founder’s Corner. And today’s post is no different. Because, real talk, the podcasting journey is not an easy one! And I dive into an aspect of that in today’s post. Because we’re all about personal growth – as a podcaster, entrepreneur, mom – you name it! And a big aspect of personal growth is learning to manage your podcasting priorities, along with all your other responsibilities, but that’s often easier said than done. So today, I want to share something that has really helped me in the Personal Growth Department, particularly when it comes to managing my podcasting priorities. And I want to share that system with you today!

But first…

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Now, let’s dive into today’s post!

How Do You Balance Your Podcasting Priorities?

Today, I wanted to dive into a topic that hits close to home for many of us: balancing the multitude of hats we wear in our podcasting journey.

Let’s face it… podcasting isn’t just a walk in the park!

a system for managing your podcasting priorities

It’s a multifaceted endeavor that requires us to be not only content creators but also marketers, strategists, and project managers, all rolled into one! 

And for most of us, podcasting isn’t our sole focus; it’s a passion project or a side gig that complements our existing ventures.

So, how do we manage to juggle all these different hats without dropping the ball on any of them?

Well, let’s break it down together.

First things first: you can’t have more than one “priority”!

That might sound counterintuitive in a world where we’re constantly told to multitask. But the truth is, trying to focus on too many things at once only leads to mediocre results across the board.

Instead, identify the one thing that matters most to you right now, and make that your top priority.

But hey, you might be wondering, 

“How do other podcasters manage to do it all?”

Here’s the secret: they have the right systems or teams in place to support them.

Now, if you’re a solopreneur, building a team might not be feasible at the moment. That’s where having a foolproof system comes into play.

Let’s break down the components of a solid system for managing your podcasting priorities.

A System for Managing Your Podcasting Priorities

1. Define the Goals 

Take some time to clarify what you want to achieve with your podcast.

Are you looking to:

  • Grow your audience?
  • Establish yourself as an expert in your niche?
  • Generate revenue?

Once you have a clear vision of your goals, you can align your efforts accordingly.

2. Start with One 

Trying to tackle everything at once is a recipe for failure. 

Instead, focus on one aspect of your podcasting journey at a time.

Whether it’s launching a new series, revamping your branding, or implementing a marketing strategy, choose one priority and give it your full attention until you see results!

3. Optimize and Pivot 

Now that you’ve chosen the priority you want to focus on, it’s time to optimize it with a system!

Find ways to automate the process so that it runs like clockwork.

From there you can now pivot and shift your focus to the next priority, or the next hat that you want to wear on your podcasting journey.

Podcasting Priorities Set Straight!

Remember! Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither is a successful podcast!

It’s okay to take things one step at a time and give yourself grace along the way. So define your priorities, implement effective systems, and stay adaptable, and you will successfully juggle your podcasting hats without dropping the ball.

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