About Episode 56: My wife is one hell of a podcaster.


Since I met my wife nearly 20 years and she has witnessed me trying a number of creative outlets and hobbies. At one point I immersed myself in model painting. I even tried teaching myself to play piano, buying book after book. Then the next time it was starting a youth lacrosse program in our home town. For my entire life I’ve hyper focused on so many things and she’s been beside me every step of the way. I can’t speak for her but I do know that for most of my ventures she definitely rolled her eyes or dropped subtle hints that I was not being reasonable with my time. That time has become a hot commodity as we’ve grown in our careers and the kids have gotten older and more involved in activities.

My wife has participated in a bunch of podcasts with me and this month she joined me on another podcast with Jess Branas, host of the Drinks With Jess Podcast. You can find a link to her show on the “Are You Listening?” page of this site. I’ve been on a few shows so far but this was Megan’s first guest spot and she nailed it. I did not ask her if she was nervous about it and she would never tell me. I definitely would have been. Most of us look for ourselves in our lifemate, trying to find all the traits that we have. Birds of a feather flock together but truthfully, opposites attract. Megan has been by my side for so many successes and failures for the past 20 years. Anything she has said has always been honest (brutally sometimes) and sincere in helping me be my best. It is a gift I have been given and after almost two and half years of this podcast craziness, she still supports me and the show. It’s her never waivering confidence that I find most attractive.

I ask anyone who has taken the time to read this, to take a step back. Look closely to your partner and whether it makes sense to you or not, try to understand where their passions are. Personal fulfillment almost was lost before I started this podcast. I lost sight of my creative passion after having kids. Don’t let your partner lose sight of themselves and I ask you to do the same. We choose to live our life together, sometimes giving up too much of ourselves to live it. You will never be able to give your all to someone unless you give the most to yourself. Some say that is selfishness. I say its balance in this rocky world of us. Love you Meg. You are one hell of a podcaster.

The TDI Podcast Episode 056: Wake up, honey! We have a podcast to do.

We are all about changing it up on the way to 200 episodes. In episode 56, Nick G. and his wife Megan do what comes absolutely normal. Start a Saturday morning with a cup of hot coffee and catching up with the news on the interwebs. Some days you gotta take a break and get caught up on crazy with the one you love.

We’ve recently been having a ton of fun with Jess Branas from the Drinks With Jess Podcast. She’s the bee’s knees so check her show out and stay tuned for episode 54 of her show on iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/drinks-with-jess/id1110443263?mt=2

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The TDI Podcast: MiniSode 055.5

A bit mushy in this one, Nick G. reflects on a special gift received from a fan, the gift of new experiences with real family, and the gift of a future date night with his wife. It’s a MiniSode, what do you expect?

IT IS OFFICIAL!!! The Dependent Independent Podcast now has an official website on the introwebs!!! Go to www.thedependentindependent.com to STREAM the show, WATCH our videos, CONNECT with Nick G., and find the show EVERYWHERE, all in one place.

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About Episode 55 – What it really means.

It was a long time coming but I knew eventually we would have Larry Errera, the most passionate local fan of the podcast, on the show as a co-host. Let me take a moment to ensure Larry’s original podcast family on The Idiot’s Podcast that no papers have been signed to make him an ongoing co-host on the show. I understand that Larry took some friendly ball-busting from his crew this week. The reality is that I’ve always considered every connection on the show to be a co-host. Just like the show, I didn’t get this far in life alone. On my show, if I had a guest that would imply that it’s my job to host them, and that is way to much responsibility for me. I love sharing the opportunity of connecting with my co-hosts and that sharing usually goes both ways.

Making meaningful connections was my intention from the get go but at the start I never looked to connections happening outside of the show. Co-hosts are discovered through the growth of the show. As the show has grown, so has our listener base, which is extremely rewarding. The gift that growth gives me is connecting with fans that love the show and become huge advocates for it. Larry is one of those people.

Even though we live in the same town and Larry is familiar with friends I have, he likes the show for what it is. He doesn’t listen as a courtesy. When I launched the show that was never my expectation. I figured if I could listen years from now all this would be worth it. You can never choose who you impact when you put yourself out there. You always have to embrace it when it happens. I’ve learned to do that more and more and look at it more as a gift. I appreciate that very much.

Thanks for listening, Larry, and thanks again for the gift.

The TDI Podcast Episode 055: Hey intern! Get me a coffee and a microphone!

Joined by the official GODFATHER of the Dependent Independent Podcast, Shmo the Intern (Larry Errera) swings by the TDI Studios to share his story. From professional wrestling, to radio broadcasting, to drug trafficking, Nick G. takes a moment to connect and listen to the most fascinating TDI fan on the planet! Everyone has a story and you GOTTA listen to his.

The “Are You Listening?” podcast for Eps. 55 is The CareerMetis Podcast hosted by Nissan Ahamed. Every week Nissar interviews career experts, practitioners and professionals sharing ideas that can help you accelerate your job search and help you find your dream job. Find Nissar’s show all the places you find this show or CHECK IT OUT on iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/careermetis-com/id1121447733?mt=2

Listen the Larry aka Shmo the Intern in his natural habitat on The Idiots Show broadcasting everyone Monday night at 6:30 on www.WildFireRadio.com and LISTEN to all their previous shows on iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-idiots/id1059887178?mt=2

Go to www.thedependentindependent.com to STREAM the show, WATCH our videos, CONNECT with Nick G., and find the show EVERYWHERE, all in one place.

SHARE and RATE our show!  The TDI Podcast can be downloaded and streamed on almost every podcast player out there, on both Android and iOs.

TO MAKE IT EASY TO FIND, click on these links to find the show on: iTunesStitcherOvercastOur Host Feed on LIBSYN.Com, & GooglePlay Store

FOLLOW THE COMMUNITY on FACEBOOK at the The Dependent Independent Podcast Page 

SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE Channel! We have past MiniSodes every other Thursday. Check out Nick G.’s SUBSCRIBER videos on our YouTube Channel on The Dependent Independent Podcast YouTube Channel

Follow Nick G. on Twitter: @Dependent_Nick 

Email the Show thedependentindependent@gmail.com
Check out this new podcast episode!