#232: Cliff Ravenscraft On Hamilton, Typecasting, and Ambition

Part One of Two

Cliff Ravenscraft is the king of helping people start their own podcast. He’s helped thousands of people do it. But wait – there’s more…

#232- Cliff

This is fascinating conversation ended up being so far-ranging, we had to make it two episodes. We’ll discover…

  • Why typecasting is not necessarily a bad thing.
  • How the musical Hamilton changed Cliff’s life – and so many others.
  • The nature of ambition, service, and selfishness.
  • And so much more!

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Why I Ditched Pop-ups On My Blog

The End of Interruption

I just eliminated popups from my website, even though they are very effective tools for building email lists. In fact, there are few email list building tools that are as effective as popups.

Pop-ups

Why then did I make a sudden, site-wide change and eliminate popups? Do I believe they no longer “work”? It’s more complicated than that. Here’s the story…

The Single Most Important Subject You Could Study

The Gravity of Government

There is one subject more important than any other earthly subject. It involves everyone. And it dictates the lives of billions. But most people overlook it as an academic exercise reserved for the scholastic elite.

The Gravity of Government (1)

Politics deal with life and death on a daily basis. I’m not talking about dictators or genocides. I’m talking about the root of all government power on the earth, democratic included: controlling people by threat of violence.

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Got a Pebble in Your Shoe?

Have you ever had a pebble in your shoe? From time to time I’ll be out hiking and a pebble flips up and lands in my boot. Of course, I could stay home and sit on the couch and avoid the possibility of getting a pebble in my boot, but then I’d miss out on so much enjoyment in life!

Pebble In Your Shoe

Instead, I choose to go out hiking and occasionally get a pebble in my boot. Sometimes, if I’m in a hurry, I try to ignore the pebble. And before I know it, this tiny particle of rock or twig is causing me to walk with a limp. This bothersome pebble is irritating, annoying and impairing my ability to walk and enjoy the beauty around me