Aaron Sandhu has one of the most interesting jobs from anyone I know. The variety of projects he’s been involved have taken him to amazing places in the world, such as Borneo, different places in India and (by the time of publishing this podcast) Zambia. He’s a great example of a person who has made a living of his passion.

In this episode we discuss modern day career building and the importance of networking when working as a freelancer. I also wanted to learn Aaron's secret to luring creativity and I think we got a tip we can all use. This was my first podcast and I hope you like it! If you have any feedback, you can tweet me @dinglecast.

[00:40] Intro
[00:52] Introducing Aaron
[01:56] Best bits of Flow Festival 2016
[04:16] How Bristol nests arts and creativity
[05:41] Personal networking as a freelancer
[08:19] Becoming a freelancer
[10:50] How working life and careers have changed by generations
[16:00] 5-year-plans. Are they still relevant or even possible?
[22:09] Why new is often scary and why it should be the opposite.
[26:30] How to lure creativity?
[31:21] Fascinating wildlife
[33:12] The Sunbear project in Borneo
[40:17] Wonders of India at BBC
[42:58] Aaron’s reading list

 

Links and books mentioned in podcast:
- India: Nature's Wonderland by BBC
- The Inner Game of Music by Barry Green, W. Timothy Gallwey
- Bird Sense: What It's Like to Be a Bird by Tim Birkhead
- American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis

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