In the Recorded Content podcast episode, “The journey to becoming a co-host for your company’s show,” hosts Justin Brown, Sarah Strid, and Joe Michalowski discuss the process and ideas behind creating The Role Forward podcast. They delve into the challenges and learnings of co-hosting a show, particularly when one of the hosts is an executive with a busy schedule.
The episode emphasizes the importance of consistency and creating an attractive guest list. It highlights the role of the host in making the guest comfortable and the importance of letting the guest be the focal point of the conversation. The hosts also discuss the evolution of Joe Michalowski’s role from a moderator to a co-host, and how his curiosity and ability to ask insightful questions have added value to the show.
The episode also shares insights into the preparation process for a busy executive to host a podcast episode, the synergy between a subject matter expert and the moderator, and the realization that as a podcast host, you often know more about the topics you are covering than you think. It provides valuable insights for anyone looking to start a podcast or improve their hosting skills.