Asking "Dumb" Questions with Christopher Linnane

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Nov 30 2023 • 36 mins

Today, Stuart and Chris Linnane discuss Chris' podcast The Parlor Room, and what it's like to talk to experts. Chris lives his life surrounding himself with smart people on purpose. For some people, that can lead to imposter syndrome. Chris uses it to motivate him to do better. He also talks about his background in music, what makes The Parlor Room stand out from other podcasts, and the value of video in podcasting.

Chris Linnane is the creative director of Harvard Business School Online (HBS Online). In The Parlor Room,  Chris sits down with HBS faculty to discuss business education in a way that’s both entertaining and insightful. The Parlor Room is your key to breaking down academic theory without sacrificing depth—all while gaining practical takeaways for navigating the business world.

If you have any questions about this episode or want to get some of the resources we mentioned, head over to Castos.com/podcast. And as always, if you’re enjoying the show please share it with someone who you think would enjoy it as well. It is your continued support that will help us continue to help others. Thank you so much! Never miss another show by subscribing at castos.com/subscribe.

Today you’ll learn about:

  • “Never be the best guitar player in the room”
  • How Chris’ creative background led him to his podcast
  • The anonymity of creating music versus podcasting
  • Dealing with imposter syndrome
  • The Parlor Room and what makes it different from other podcasts
  • Chris’ thoughts about AI and the future
  • Truly trying and truly failing and how it can help people grow
  • Making audio for video and how video can give a podcast more personality
  • Microphones for newbie podcasters

Resources/Links:

Christopher Linnane LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christopherlinnane/

The Parlor Room: https://online.hbs.edu/podcast/

Castos Academy: https://academy.castos.com/

Castos, private podcast: https://academy.castos.co

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