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Feisworld Podcast and Blog is a platform created to celebrate stories from sung and unsung heroes.

Feisworld Podcast and Blog is a platform created to celebrate stories from sung and unsung heroes.
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Feisworld Podcast and Blog is a platform created to celebrate stories from sung and unsung heroes.

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@feisworld

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English


Episodes

[Rebroadcast] Krista Tippett and On Being: The Origin Stories

12/14/2018
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Krista Tippett (Peabody Award-winning broadcaster and New York Times bestselling author) reveals the different stages of her radio show On Being, from infancy to the enterprise it has become today. Success didn't come easy. She had to struggle and fight for years. Krista also opened up about her origin story. As a young girl, she was not a bookworm. At school, she signed up for a debate club, which changed her life forever. As a fellow podcaster and radio show host, I dug deep and found...

Duration:00:36:48

[Rebroadcast] Eli Schwamm: Real Empathy

12/7/2018
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Meet today's superhero, Eli Schwamm, who has appeared on an earlier episode of Feisworld in Episode 27 (nearly 3 years ago), where he introduced himself with a rap song he had written. That episode remains to be one of the most popular, most downloaded of all time. While in high school, Eli learned to produce music, had a near 4.0 GPA, and volunteered at Samaritans in Boston for a few years. He even went back there to continue his work during the summer when he’s in college. So where has...

Duration:00:52:51

[Rebroadcast] David Williamson: Ringmaster of Circus 1903

11/30/2018
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Do you believe in magic? For the first time ever, we welcomed a professional magician, David Williamson, to the Feisworld Podcast. David is currently touring in the US in a circus called Circus 1903, a brand new show from the producers of The Illusionists and the puppeteers of War Horse. It's a fun celebration of the golden age of circus. Their most recent stop was in Boston, MA. (Feisworld HQ!) I fell in love with David's performance instantly. The audience was naturally and completely...

Duration:00:56:07

[Rebroadcast] Jesse Macht: How Independent Musicians Can Make a Living & Build a Tribe

11/23/2018
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Jesse Macht (@jessemachtmusic) is a singer songwriter. His melodies are an abundance of stories overflowing with passion, vulnerability, empathy and honesty. In 2014, he released his sophomore album called Suitcase Heart after a scary health event and an unexpected breakup. In July 2016, Jesse successfully signed with Whattaguy Record and has been producing his junior album, to be released in Spring 2017. If you think this description fits a generic musician's story you’ve heard of before,...

Duration:01:01:39

Ep 184. Docuseries Mini 103: How to Put Together a Production Schedule

11/16/2018
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From clearing up your own schedule to negotiating time with your team, this episode goes deep into the subject of putting together a production schedule that's feasible for everyone involved. It's not an easy task. That's exactly why we need to talk about it. Learn more: www.feisworld.com/blog/103 Subscribe to this podcast and tell one more person who might be able to benefit from this series. Thank you!

Duration:00:14:02

[Rebroadcast] Gasya Akhmetova-Atherton: Inspiration from My Children

11/9/2018
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One of the most requested episode is here with Cirque du Soleil hand balancer, instagram sensation, Gasya Akhmetova-Atherton (@Gasya on Instagram). This is not only one of the very few long form content with Gasya, it is also a rare podcast interview with her. The last name, Atherton, may sound familiar to you. Gasya is married to Andrew Atherton, one of the Atherton Twins from Cirque du Soleil. Andi and Kevin together have performed for Cirque for 18 years, and they have appeared on an...

Duration:00:44:49

[Rebroadcast] BJ Miller: How do we reframe suffering and find our unique joy?

11/2/2018
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Dr. BJ Miller is a Palliative Care physician at the UCSF Medical Center. His Ted talk in 2015, What really matters at the end of life was watched by nearly 5 million people worldwide. Death has never been a popular subject, why would so many people want to listen? "BJ Miller thinks deeply about how to create a dignified, graceful end of life for his patients" because we need embrace the subjective. People are transformed by illness. Death is in fact part of life. It is one of the few things...

Ep 184. Docuseries Mini 102: How to Budget for a Docuseries

10/26/2018
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This is part of a Mini Series on Docuseries and Video Series Production. What is this episode (#102) about? How to budget for a docuseries or video series Link to the blog post with tools and resources associated with this episode: www.feisworld.com/blog/102 Who is this episode for? People who want to make a docuseries or a video series, but not sure how much their ideas will cost? If you haven’t listened to our Docuseries Mini 101, make sure to first check out that episode and begin...

Duration:00:11:57

Ep 183. Annette McDonald (Part 2): Stand Up to Domestic Violence and Transition to Independence

10/19/2018
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Annette McDonald founded an organization called Access Family Services in New Jersey that provides shelters and transitioning homes to women and children who are victims of domestic violence. Annette didn’t come from a wealthy background. She’s a single mom. Why would anyone want to pursue a career that has very financial gains? Find out why and how she does it for over 18 years. To learn more about Access Family Services, visit: https://afsnj.org/ October is Domestic Violence Awareness...

Duration:00:25:34

Ep 182. Annette McDonald (Part 1): Stand Up to Domestic Violence and Transition to Independence

10/19/2018
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Annette McDonald founded an organization called Access Family Services in New Jersey that provides shelters and transitioning homes to women and children who are victims of domestic violence. Annette didn’t come from a wealthy background. She’s a single mom. Why would anyone want to pursue a career that has very financial gains? Find out why and how she does it for over 18 years. To learn more about Access Family Services, visit: https://afsnj.org/ October is Domestic Violence Awareness...

Duration:00:29:31

Ep 180. New Mini Series - How to Make Your First Docuseries

10/12/2018
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In 2018, I bootstrapped the production of the first Feisworld Docuseries. It is the most challenging and rewarding project I’ve ever accomplished. Docuseries (aka episodic documentaries) share many elements in common with documentary. If you’ve been “cooking” some ideas, this series could help make it a reality. From ideation, planning to budgeting, traveling on the road, post-production, marketing, festival submissions, working with distributors, I’m going to cover many topics throughout...

Duration:00:06:58

Ep 179. Nonstop Dan (Part 2): How You Can Travel the World on Below-Average Income

10/5/2018
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Nonstop Dan started his YouTube channel at age of 12. Since then, he continued to produce engaging content on YouTube (226K subscribers as of October 2018) and travel around the world (often in first and business class) while earning a below-average income (i.e. based on US income average as of 2018). By the way, he’s only 20 years old! Who is this guy? How does he do it? Exactly. This is why I had to invite Nonstop Dan to the podcast. This podcast is for you if you want to start...

Duration:00:27:38

Ep 178. Nonstop Dan (Part 1): How You Can Travel the World on Below Average Income

10/5/2018
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Nonstop Dan started his YouTube channel at age of 12. Since then, he continued to produce engaging content on YouTube (226K subscribers as of October 2018) and travel around the world (often in first and business class) while earning a below-average income (i.e. based on US income average as of 2018). By the way, he’s only 20 years old! Who is this guy? How does he do it? Exactly. This is why I had to invite Nonstop Dan to the podcast. This podcast is for you if you want to start...

Duration:00:35:56

Ep 177. Jordan Harbinger (Part 2): Rebuilding a Podcast from the Ground Up

9/28/2018
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Show Notes (Part 2) with Jordan Harbinger [31:00] When you do outreach, do you do it yourself or do you have a team doing it for you? [35:00] Jordan discussing skills needed to do outreach and sales. Shares tips. [37:00] How do you strategically get people on your show? What are your steps for them to accept? [40:00] Why is it worth it to you to be a podcaster and grow your network? [43:00] What’s your opinion between seeking and exploiting a niche vs targeting a broader...

Duration:00:30:41

Ep 176. Jordan Harbinger (Part 1): Rebuilding a Podcast from the Ground Up

9/28/2018
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Guest: Jordan Harbinger Show Notes (Part 1) [07:00] How was your experience and things learn when you moved from being at the top vs starting the Harbinger show? [09:00] How do you reach out to your network and keep it alive and active? How’s your today’s routine different from before? [14:00] What are Gmail roulette and your texting system? [16:00] Fei and Jordan discussing about reaching out to people constantly and the benefits of doing it. [20:00] How was the process of starting a...

Duration:00:29:58

Ep 175 (Mini): Hey I'm back from shooting the Feisworld Docuseries!

9/22/2018
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Hi guys, I'm a day late in launching this episode! I'm back in Boston for a few weeks from part one of the Feisworld Docuseries after spending two weeks traveling across America. (Part two will take place in Seattle, WA) during the second week of October. I want to thank YOU for all your support! This short episode is for you , which is a recap of what I've learned and how I've felt being on the road for 2 weeks producing the docuseries. xx, Fei

Duration:00:18:33

Ep 174 (Mini): 8 Questions with Fei Wu from Feisworld Podcast

9/14/2018
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Blogger and artist Kristin Huntley asked me 8 questions in preparation for her blog. I recorded an audio piece with my answers for these questions, which is the episode you are listening to. To read Kristin Huntley's blog post, visit: http://kristinhuntley.com/the-world-according-to-fei-wu/ Thank you for being here! Fei

Duration:00:31:23

Ep 173 (Mini): One Hidden Gem to Increase Podcast or Blog Engagement with ZERO Budget

9/7/2018
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When I started Feisworld Podcast in 2014, I knew very little about audio production, but I did know a thing or two about growing an audience (thanks to 12 years of working as a digital producer). In recent conversations with other podcasters, I casually unveiled a tactic I’ve been using since the inception of Feisworld to increase my podcast awareness and engagement. Most people have not heard of me, and I love interviewing unsung heroes, "getting the word out" isn't trivial. I hate...

Duration:00:16:38

Ep 172. Aaron Keith Hawkins (Part 2): From SWAT Team to Podcaster and Entrepreneur

8/31/2018
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Aaron Keith Hawkins is the host of Unbreakable Success podcast. He is a high-performance coach who loves working with entrepreneurs and those looking to create a powerful impact with their business and life. He works empathetically and strategically to draw out his client's ability to create transformational changes to their sense of identity. He graduated from the FBI National Academy and has spent over 2 decades as a public servant. He's currently a Police Captain, still serving his New...

Duration:00:31:59