Now that podcasts are taking over the world, you can find a podcast for any topic. Are you interested in songwriting? There’s a podcast for that. Film or pop culture? Loads. Horror stories? Unfortunately, plenty.
But since this is a career related blog, we are going to focus on the best career-boosting podcasts you should start listening right now. The following list consists of podcasts for advice, motivation and even a little zen and you can listen to these podcasts while driving, waiting for the starbucks barista to make your coffee or while stuck in traffic during rush hour.
1. The James Altucher Show
Altucher, a former hedge fund manager, and popular bestselling author dares to be different. His interviewing style is refreshing, blunt and honest with hard and challenging questions for guests such as Seth Godin, Tim Ferriss and Austin Kleon. If you want to hear his unconventional thoughts on why business schools are a scam or how to make millions in a year on YouTube, tune in and you will either be inspired or in fits of laughter.
2. The School of Greatness With Lewis Howes
Packed with motivational stories from various celebrities, business minds and athletes, Howes, the ex-athlete and New York Times bestselling author talks about qualities and traits that make people successful. His own unique way of turning things around is really inspiring; he can give you a new perspective to look at a job rejection or some negative criticism from your manager.
3. The Charged Life With Brendon Burchard
Burchard, a New York Times Bestselling author, and high-performance expert, gets deep into the force that makes us feel alive or how he calls it living a charged life. If you are looking for a healthy boost or improving your attitude towards life, then you really need to tune into his podcast; you could use it in your Monday morning routine to start off the week with a positive and energetic vibe.
4. Tara Brach
Is your boss infuriating you? Are you feeling stressed out at work? Did you have a disappointing start to this year? Well, worry no more; Tara Brach is here for you. Brach is a western teacher of Buddhist meditation whose podcasts are there to help you breathe better, help you relax, decrease your adrenaline rush and focus on the things you need to do in life.
5. This Is Your Life With Michael Hyatt
As an ex-CEO at a publishing house, Hyatt, offers extremely practical advice on how to increase your energy, turn into a morning person (I know, he is making miracles) or help you stop from being a perfectionist. No matter the career challenge you may have, there is a perfect podcast to help with your problem; there are six seasons of podcasts so there are plenty of episodes for you to listen to.
6. Being Boss With Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon
Are you a leader who wants to be the boss not only of your career but also your life? Then you need to listen to Being Boss by Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon right now. This successful podcast is aimed primarily at creative entrepreneurs, but it also has useful tips on how to create your own dream job, regardless its nature.
If you want to improve your career, the first step is to have the right mindset; the rest will soon follow. Do you know of any other career-boosting podcasts? Let us know below…