(season 5 episode 6)
Podcasting from Cork Ireland.
There is a clock ticking during this episode …
“People can hear their life ticking away…” says Roger.
“Your time gets more valuable the longer you live …” says Roger.
“I’m charged out at a much higher rate than you Roger …” says Paul.
Elliott Erwitt, the photographer – how does he think?
Coffee chat comes next.
No coffee company sponsors Business Jazz – “we’re not attractive enough yet” says Paul
Gary Vaynerchuk went ranting yesterday – says Roger.
“The contrast between your two personalities is significant” says Paul
Parents shouldn’t impose their dreams on their children …
At the beginning of his business career Gary Vaynerchuk worked in the family business. He was living his parents’ dream – wasn’t he?
“Gary took the conventional route” says Paul.
“I knew his father, I played golf with his father, mixed foursomes with his parents …” says Paul.
“Call him on Skype” says Paul.
Casey Neistat , the You Tuber, doesn’t like being asleep – Roger says.
FOMO = fear of missing out
“How is this at all relevant Roger …? –
Gary Vaynerchuk is a trombone says Paul
Customer service plea by Roger
“sounds like sloppy stuff” says Paul.
“I’m really going to enjoy things when I retire” – Paul sounds horrified as he reports that he’s heard many people saying this.
“Let’s try and think of the others” pleads Paul to Roger.
“You’ll end up in a job you hate …” Roger says
“After work I can go to opera” says Paul
“It’s not the end of the world to be in a job your don’t like” says Paul.
Paul gives a sermon on “Suck it up“.
“You are become the most amazing stoic …” intones Roger.
Clever use of rhyme perhaps.
8 hours a day = 1/3 of your life, says mathematician Roger.
Business Jazz Podcast is for people who like their job and for people who don’t like their job. This is an equal opportunity podcast.
“Are you absolutely sure this is the right job for you?” = a great question for a consultant to use.
“Are you absolutely sure you’re on the right planet?” (as Elan Musk says)
Gary Vaynerchuk’s life summarised by Roger …
“We can tell a story” says Paul – as he starts to speak about a job he began ages ago.
How Paul learned a lot from bad experiences in London.
“I’m distracted by the ticking clock … ” blurts Paul.
Roger takes his turn at telling a story.
You can connect with Paul & Roger – “Personally on line” – at showandtellcommunications.net
– the next episode will sound very different