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5: The Bro Mistake (or, “Zack with a K”)

This week, on Make New Mistakes, we welcome our first guest into our little corner office: Amanda McLoughlin, business and digital media extraordinaire. We’ve known Amanda since the beginning of LeakyCon, so we all spend some time talking about building our small businesses out of early Internet communities. For our question of the week, we focus on when it’s time to cut off a business relationship, specifically with bros of a certain type. For Mistakes in the News, Melissa and Taekia talk through that unfortunate Microsoft leak. Finally, all of us give our self care go-tos of this week.

Amanda McLoughlin is the creator and CEO of Multitude, an independent podcast collective, consultancy, and production studio in NYC. You can find Amanda on her website, amandamcloughlin.com, and on Twitter to find out more about her work on the podcasts Join the PartySpirits, and Waystation.

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4: Don’t Read the Comments

This week, on Make New Mistakes, we issue a strong directive: for the sake of your sanity, don’t read the comments. Melissa and Taekia discuss what it’s like to provide a big service to so many people, and see your customers process it publicly on social media. We do know, however, that you will read the comments. We have strategies for wading through the deluge of comments, and how to integrate them, respond to them, or ignore them. For Mistakes in the News, we see how New Coke relates to our conventions, and a ridiculous medical mistake. Finally, we just came back from Con of Thrones so we have some fun on-site mistakes to report, and we’re getting our self care back on track. 

Follow us on Twitter and Instagram tell us about your new mistakes! Also, check out our website for links to Mistakes in the News. We’re actively looking for new questions, so please send us anything you’ve been wondering about to newmistakespod@gmail.com.

3: Everyone Can See You

This week, on Make New Mistakes, we ponder the question: what happens when everyone can see your mistake? Event planning has made us experts in public mistakes. Want to learn more about audience psychology? We have mistakes that we made and learned from and bring that knowledge to you. For Mistakes in the News, we talk about what large piles of money do and don’t mean for a business’s success. Finally, we tell you about our most recent mistakes and our self-care go-tos. Here’s Taekia’s self-care playlist of the moment.  

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Episode 2: That Time I Made Someone Cry

This week on Make New Mistakes: Crying at work, when it happens, why it happens, what to do when it happens, and what to do when you’ve caused it. Plus, Mistakes in the News, a new segment!

Hosts:

Melissa Anelli
Taekia Blackwell

Stories discussed:

“We Were Wrong”: Behind Fox’s ‘Dark Phoenix’ Debacle

Ali Stroker’s Tony Win Is a Huge Step for Performers With Disabilities

McDonald’s Used a Known Data Model To Make Forecasts. Then the Toronto Raptors Taught It a Wonderful, Painful Lesson

Episode 1: How Dare You Assert Yourself?

Episode one is about assertion! We talk about when you assert yourself, when it’s time to play bad cop, when it’s time to stop the conversation, and of course, the mistakes we’ve made asserting ourselves along the way.

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