Why Does the Localist Podcast Exist? Wrapping up Season One with Guest Interviewer Mike Rollwagen


This week on The Localist, Carrie is joined by the inimitable Mike Rollwagen — her dad. Mike guest hosts to ask Carrie some thought provoking questions about Season One, the evolution of the Localist brand, and much more. Mike and Carrie dive in with the original intent of the podcast and how that has shifted not only in response to the pandemic but as a holistic evolution of growth. Carrie elaborates on the Localist brand’s focus on community, and discusses all aspects of podcast guests, from reaching out, to scheduling, to the actual interview. Mike and Carrie then break down the hard work that goes into creating each episode, and Carrie gives a shout out to the people behind the scenes. Mike and Carrie wrap up with Carrie’s dream guest and some teasers for season two. 

Mentioned in this episode: 

Mike Rollwagen on The Localist: The Localist Live  

Susan Rollwagen on The Localist: Working with Family Members 

Susan Rollwagen on The Localist: How to Rejoin the Workforce

Susan Rollwagen on The Localist: How to Lead a Team During Quarantine

Courtenay Rollwagen on The Localist: Why Pay for Interior Design?

Russell Marbut on The Localist: When Your Spouse is Your Coworker

Church Street Coffee and Books 

The Tim Ferriss Show