There are a lot of different things to figure out before starting a podcast. One of them is how you will set yourself up do the work to continue and to be creative when things get difficult or it takes longer to get things done than you'd hoped.
Here's what I did to make it easier when I was just getting started. And, while I've tweaked some things over the last 5 years and more than 250 podcast episodes, I'm still following the same basic things I laid out for myself before I got started.
My Podcast: Engaging Missions
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