As summer comes to an end, it’s important to focus on the things that push us forward so that the coming months are productive and progressive! Whether your priorities are on improving your personal life, work success or a combination of both, here are some inspiring and motivating podcasts that are sure to be a positive influence:
NPR’S How I Built This
If you’ve ever wondered how some of the most successful brands got their start, this podcast is a must. Host Guy Raz interviews top entrepreneurs on the inspirational stories behind how they built their company and the impact this has had on the world.
DNA of a Maker
Is leadership and a drive for success in your DNA? This podcast interviews high-achieving women to examine their unique attributes and what makes them especially influential. It will inspire you to take a look at your own superpowers and how you too can use them to your advantage.
The Lively Show
In this podcast, female entrepreneur Jess Lively gives advice on how to add to your life. Covering a variety of topics, the successful business woman uplifts and inspires to help her listeners find their “Inner Voice”.
Happier with Gretchen Rubin
Interested in being happier, healthier, creative and more productive? Best selling author Gretchen Rubin shares tips on how to create a happier life through an exploration of human nature and examples of exceptional success.
This is a great podcast for creatives, business owners and entrepreneurs who are looking to take control of their work and live life on their own terms. Emily Thompson and guests talk about what it takes to be a boss and the habits needed to grow a business.
NYT’s The Daily
Running smooth operations requires a sufficient knowledge of current events. The Daily relays The New York Time’s reports of the day with interviews from journalists to keep you updated on what’s happening in the world.
TED Talks Daily
This top-rated podcast by TED covers the latest topics surfacing thought-provoking ideas by the world’s leading thinkers and creators. This daily talk will help to open your mind to new perspectives, ideas and curiosities.
Superwomen with Rebecca Minkoff
In this podcast, fashion designer and boss-woman Rebecca Minkoff talks to women from all walks of life to share their secrets on what life is really like behind-the-scenes. She uncovers vulnerability, strength, loss and how to make the world a better place.
Off The Gram
Woman’s Day Magazine’s Content Chief, Meaghan Murphy, and friends share what life is really like off Instagram. Covering topics like social media, self-care and being a girlboss, Off The Gram navigates challenging landscapes and how to live your best life with the help of weekly special guests.
The Goal Digger
This live-workshop style business podcast is perfect for anyone looking to redefine success or chase bigger dreams. Interviewing a variety of experts on topics like marketing, branding and inspiration, The Goal Digger will show you how to not only set goals but more importantly achieve them.
Taking a few minutes out of your day to tune into these shows will help to open your mind to new possibilities and find the encouragement you need to succeed.