214 Chhavi Sachdev | India’s 2nd Podcaster Ever

India’s 2nd Podcaster Ever with Chhavi Sachdev

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Here’s the Recap:

Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast journalist, editor, consultant and podcast producer, Chhavi Sachdev. Chhavi is the founder of Sonologue Podcasting, a podcast consultancy, training, and production house that helps individuals and organizations understand, create, and finesse world-class podcasts. In this episode, Harry and Chhavi discuss the genesis of her podcast journey and how she became the premiere podcast authority in the entire country of India. Chhavi recalls her first experiences coming to America as well as her thirst for knowledge and continued education. Harry and Chhavi discuss the most recent books Chhavi has read and share their own recommendations with each other and the audience. Finally, Chhavi talks about the current political and socioeconomic climate that we live in and how her approach has changed throughout these trying times.

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What We Covered:

  • 07:13 – Chhavi’s educational background and the genesis of her podcast journey
  • 11:35 – Blazing a trail for podcasters in India
  • 19:00 – What motivated Chhavi to start podcasting and observations she has made about the podcast industry
  • 26:56 – Chhavi speaks to podcast trends in India
  • 31:05 – Chhavi’s background and roots
  • 33:28 – Where Chhavi gets her drive and motivation
  • 36:33 – Chhavi’s passion for books
  • 40:54 – Chhavi recalls her first experiences in the U.S.
  • 44:04 – Chhavi shares her greatest support system, her father
  • 45:44 – What is something that Chhavi has changed his mind about recently
  • 48:51 – What is the most misunderstood thing about Chhavi
  • 49:46 – Harry thanks Chhavi for joining the show
  • 50:30 – Where listeners can follow Chhavi


Links Mentioned

FullCast Website

Focusrite Website

Podcast Junkies Junkies Facebook Group

Chhavi’s LinkedIn

Chhavi’s Twitter – @chhavi

Chhavi’s Instagram – @chhavi_sachdev

Chhavi’s Website

Podcast Movement

Books Mentioned

The Murrow Boys: Pioneers on the Front Lines of Broadcast Journalism

Transcription: A Novel

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don’t

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