Ideas to Income Interview: Ethan Siegel, Part 3

Weekday Wisdom Episode 76

Ideas to Income Interviews

Ethan Siegel, Astrophysicist, Science Writer and Author

Today’s episode is the third and final segment of my conversation with Dr. Ethan Siegel, an astrophysicist and science fiction fan who is bringing his passions together and turning them into a source of income.

Ethan Siegel on the Weekday Wisdom with Carma Spence Par 3

In today’s video (and audio) below, Dr. Siegel and I talk about:

  • The importance of building your platform to showcase your expertise
  • That passion alone isn’t enough, you need “applied passion”
  • Building your expertise by “filling in your weak spots”
  • Finding allies and collaborators who will help you reach your goal
  • Why you need to build your personal brand
  • It’s OK if others are doing something similar to what you’re doing

Dr. Siegel’s insights are interesting in part because he’s merged two passions — space science and science fiction — into a personal brand that helps him more fully express himself in the world while making a living doing what he loves.

This episode runs a little longer than my “10 minutes or less” rule, but for good reason. This is juicy stuff!

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About the author

Carma Spence is an international best selling author and award-winning speaker who helps women, introverts and shy people vanquish Mind Goblins, unleash their content creation superpowers and communicate their message with confidence so that they can create meaningful and fulfilling legacies.

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