What to Expect as a Guest on My Worst Investment Podcast

Pre-Interview Checklist:

 Make sure the room is quiet, lock the door to prevent intrusions.

 Turn off the phone, Skype, apps, and ringers as well, close any unnecessary computer programs.

 Listen to the sound through your headset rather than from your computer speakers to avoid speaker feedback.

Get close to the mic, but slightly above it, so listeners don‘t hear your breath.

7 Question “My Worst Investment Ever” Podcast Script

 

Andrew: Hello Fellow Risk Takers and welcome to My Worst Investment Ever, “Stories of loss to keep you winning.” In our community, we know that to win in investing you must take risk, but to win big, you’ve got to reduce it. My name is Andrew Stotz from A. Stotz Investment Research, and I’m here with featured guest...

 

QUESTION 1: Are you ready to rock?!

 

*Andrew reads your bio*

 

QUESTION 2: Take a minute, fill in any further tidbits about your life.

 

QUESTION 3: Now it’s time to share your Worst Investment Ever! And since no one goes into their Worst Investment thinking it will be, tell us a bit about the circumstances leading up to it and then tell us your story.

 

QUESTION 4: What lessons did you learn from this experience?

 

Andrew: Now, let me summarize what I took away from your story and let me know if I missed anything.

 

QUESTION 5: Based on what you learned from this story, and what you continue to learn, what one action would you recommend our listeners take to avoid suffering the same fate?

 

QUESTION 6: Last question! What is your #1 goal for the next 12 months?

 

Andrew: All right listeners, there you have it, another story of loss to keep you winning. To find more stories like this, previous episodes, and resources to help you reduce your risk visit myworstinvestmentever.com. In addition, if you or someone you know has a story to tell just click on the social media or email icon of your choice in the upper right-hand corner of myworstinvestmentever.com and that will go directly to me.

 

Andrew: As we end, I want to thank you again for coming on the show. I know it’s painful talking about our losers, but our listeners are learning to win as a result.

 

QUESTION 7: Do you have any parting words to our audience?

 

Andrew: Well, that’s a wrap on another great story to help us create, grow, and protect our wealth. Fellow Risk Takers, I’ll see you on the upside!

A Few Things to Think About…

 

The details of the people and investment are not as critical as the story and the emotions, so you can keep the actual investment information private if you wish. Or you make it as public as you want.

 

Though the listeners may not be able to relate to your story fully, they will be able to relate to the FEELINGS (excitement, confidence, desperation, embarrassment, anger, etc.) you had before, during and after the mistake.

 

Also, remember that since the audience can’t see you, let’s work on an exciting delivery to keep them engaged.

 

Last thing is to relax and have fun.

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