“You have to be afraid of failing, but you should do it anyway” - Alex Blumberg

Sitting down with Dominique Wilkins and Kelly AuCoin, Alex Blumberg explains his love of storytelling, the importance of curiosity and stretching beyond your comfort zone to follow what you love.

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Season two of “The Dominant Ones” continues with more great interviews by our host, NBA All-Star Dominique Wilkins. In this episode, we welcome journalist Alex Blumberg.

Sitting down with Dominique Wilkins and Kelly AuCoin, the audio storyteller, entrepreneur and founder of Gimlet Media, explains his love of storytelling, the importance of curiosity and stretching beyond your comfort zone to follow what you love.

Delving deep into his work on radio and podcasting, the journalist admits that curiosity is his biggest motivator both personally and professionally, especially when he’s afraid of what might come next. His biggest takeaway? Keep asking questions, keep trying to understand and looking for new challenges. 

 

Check out the latest episode of the “Dominant Ones” and follow Alex Blumberg’s journey from his work in “This American Life” to the launch of Gimlet Media, it’s sale to Spotify and what’s coming next in the podcasting world. 

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