My Favorite Podcast Episodes

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Creation Date February 10th, 2020
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A list of some of my favorite podcast episodes. Not sure why music dominates thoughout.
  1. Dan Stevenson has lived in Oakland’s Eastlake neighborhood for 40 years. He says crime has been an issue for as long as he can remember, but he isn’t one to call the police. He’s a pretty “live and let live” kind of guy. Or he was. Before he finally got fed up and took matters into his own hands. We update a favorite episode with news and additional interviews. Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. If you haven't already, please review us on iTunes! It's an important way to help new listeners discover the show: iTunes.com/CriminalShow. Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Sign up for The Accomplice. If you'd like to introduce friends or family members to podcasts, we created a How to Listen guide based on frequently asked questions. Artwork by Julienne Alexander. Sponsors: Away For $20 off a suitcase, visit awaytravel.com/criminal and use promo code CRIMINAL during checkout. Betterhelp Get 10% off your first month with discount code CRIMINAL when you fill out a questionnaire at betterhelp.com/criminal Casper Get $100 toward select mattresses by visiting Casper.com/criminal and using criminal at checkout. Terms and conditions apply. Native Deodorant For 20% off your first purchase, visit nativedeodorant.com and use promo code CRIMINAL during checkout. The Real Real Shop in-store, online, or download the app, and get 20% off select items with the promo code REAL. Simplisafe Protect your home today and get free shipping at SimpliSafe.com/CRIMINAL Squarespace Try Squarespace.com/criminal for a free trial and when you’re ready to launch, use the offer code CRIMINAL to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain. Sun Basket Go to sunbasket.com/criminal to get up to $80 off today! Zola to start your free wedding website wand also get $50 registry on Zola, go to zola.com/criminal
  2. Episode 142: Author and entrepreneur, Derek Sivers describes his approach to living wealthy and happily whether earning a little or a lot. Guest Biography Derek Sivers is an American writer, musician, programmer and entrepreneur best known for being the founder and former president of CD Baby. More than anything, he wants to make lots of stuff. Derek enjoys working alone for 12 hours a day/6 days a week in his pursuit of making articles, books, websites, music, companies, systems, apps, and especially new ideas. He is known for saying no to almost everything so he can have lots of time for making. At the age of 14, Derek decided to be a successful musician. He was single-focused obsessed on this from the age of 14 to 29, waking up early to practice, staying up late to write, saying no to all distractions, and reading whatever he could to improve. At age 29, Derek "accidentally" started the company CD Baby that helped his musician friends sell CDs online which eventually became the largest seller of independent music on the Internet. In 2008, he sold the company; and as 100 percent owner, he utilized a strategy to donate the proceeds of $22 million to charity. Derek continues to learn lots of stuff, especially different approaches to thinking and living. He finds inspiration in reading non-fiction, living in many places around the world, and cutting out most things that most normal people do — like hanging out, watching TV, and partying. His writing, thoughts, and book notes can be found at www.sivers.org. In this episode, you'll learn: The difference between living a highly focused life vs making time to ponder and think. Interesting thoughts on money, wealth, and defining what's enough. Great book recommendations on the topic of money. Show notes: http://www.inspiredmoney.fm/142 Find more from our guest: Sivers.org Mentioned in this episode: TED Speaker: Derek Sivers Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us by Seth Godin The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell Enough: True Measures of Money, Business, and Life by John C. Bogle Derek Sivers Enough - by John Bogle Enough - by John Bogle How to Get Rich: One of the World's Greatest Entrepreneurs Shares His Secrets by Felix Dennis Derek Sivers book notes: How to Get Rich - by Felix Dennis How to Get Rich - by Felix Dennis Charitable remainder unitrust Stacking the Bricks: Build Your Business, One Win At A Time - Amy Hoy Seth Godin: In search of the minimum viable audience Seth Godin: The minimum viable audience The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future by Chris Guillebeau Anything You Want: 40 Lessons for a New Kind of Entrepreneur by Derek Sivers Runnymede Money Tip of the Week An excerpt from "6 things I wish I knew the day I started Berklee" at Sivers.org  Thanks for Listening! To share your thoughts: Leave a note in the comment section below. Share this show on Twitter or Facebook. Join us at the Inspired Money Makers groups at facebook and LinkedIn To help out the show: Leave an honest review on Apple Podcasts, Podchaser.com, or wherever you listen. Your ratings and reviews really help, and I read each one. Email me your address, and I'll mail you an autographed copy of Kimo West and Ken Emerson's CD, Slackers in Paradise. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts. Special thanks to Jim Kimo West for the music.
  3. A man in California is haunted by the memory of a pop song from his youth. He can remember the lyrics and the melody. But the song itself has vanished, completely scrubbed from the internet. PJ takes on the Super Tech Support case.Further Listening:Christian Lee Hutson’s music : https://open.spotify.com/track/3g8nKpXsQtXv0lcN4UGVGs
  4. Mike’s dream job of playing bass in a Chicago orchestra is within reach — if only he can conquer his nerves and master the audition. In this episode of How To!, we bring in Dr. Don Greene, a peak performance psychologist who’s worked with Wall Street traders and Olympic athletes, to see if he can help Mike perform his best under the spotlight. The secret? Jumping jacks, extra sleep, and watching reruns of The Office.Do you have a problem that needs solving? Have you found the advice on our podcast helpful? Send us a note at howto@slate.com or leave us a voicemail at 646-495-4001.Slate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast feeds. Sign up now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
  5. Sodajerker are joined by Nashville great Beth Nielsen Chapman to talk about her approach to songwriting and creativity, and what it's like to collaborate with artists like Willie Nelson, Neil Diamond and Elton John. Beth also tells the stories behind her classic country hits 'This Kiss' (Faith Hill), 'Strong Enough to Bend' (Tanya Tucker) and 'Five Minutes' (Lorrie Morgan) and details the writing processes behind beloved solo tracks like 'Life Holds On' and 'Sand and Water'.
  6. In 2004, Prince joined Tom Petty onstage at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony for what is now regarded as the institution’s greatest live performance. They were both first-ballot inductees—but their similarities go much deeper. On this month’s Hit Parade, we track the surprising parallels between two artists gone far too soon: from their fights with the music industry to their hits across genres and generations—and even the songs they gave to Stevie Nicks. Petty and Prince were category-defying, label-infuriating, and among the best pop songwriters of the late 20th century.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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