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Interview Tips
with AM Radio Host Buck Buckner

Buck Buckner didn’t just happen …

He got where he is by interviewing well.

In this video, Buck unveils some of his top interview tips. Probably his biggest secret is just being confident, and being himself. If you’re confident in life (but not too over confident), a lot of things fall in place. Someone recently told me, if you want to do well on an interview — be prepared to get some wrong. That’s where practice comes in. Other things to keep in mind: Maybe the best advice is to not do what Buck says. Just because it works for Buck, don’t expect to have the same result. Moral of the story: Don’t expect to nail your first interview (unless you’re Buck Buckner).

“Campfire Break” Factor
The breaks that tie the campfire together

Woven through all our campfire talks …

Are a series of “campfire breaks.”

Campfire breaks explained

What exactly is a campfire break? Think of them as commercials, although not for any economic gain. The idea is this: Instead of serving you up one long talk (that might cause some of you to fall asleep), we’ve broken our campfire talks into little bite-size chunks. That gives you the discretion to listen to the whole thing, or pick and choice the parts you want.

And for us, it allows a modular approach. We can mix and max short videos to get the large and small messages across. Even more than that, we think the combination of long-form talk and with quick-hit breaks helps adds a dynamic element to our campfire events.

Art of Slowing Down
And why the Tortoise always wins

What’s the right speed …

When you’re driving through nature?

Getting there fast is overrated

Answer: Somewhere between the velocity of the Tortoise and the Hare. And if we’ve learned anything from that fable: Going slower actually gets you there first. (Just ask the poor hare – he’s never won once! Once of these days the Hare is going to wisen up and challenge the Tortoise to a sprint.)

Reminder: Wherever you drive, forget to to keep a vigilant eye out for both, especially in roads that traverse conservation lands. Rabbits and turtles call those places home, and both too frequently are common roadkill.

Other advantages of going slow?

  • It increases your time to think and decompress.
  • More quality radio and audio book listening time.
  • You lead by example by showing other people how to drive.
  • Driving the speed limit is safer.
  • You probably save on gas.

P.S. And if run across any litter, pick it up. It does a place well to see it litter free.