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Podcasts are a great way to add a little knowledge boost to your daily routine. Whether you’re on your way to work, having breakfast, or about to hit the cross trainer, listening to podcasts is a great way to get motivation and learn new things while you’re on the go.
Here are our top picks that will help you walk that road to success like the unstoppable powerhouse you are:
1. Why we have too few women leaders
In this iconic fifteen minute TED Talk, Sheryl Sandberg explains why there are few women leaders in business and what we can do to aim higher in our professional careers. Sheryl’s world-famous Lean In movement has helped propel thousands of women towards their dream careers and this talk is the perfect opportunity to start thinking about how to craft your journey to the top!
2. Women of The Hour
Lena Dunham and Buzzfeed’s podcast features women at the top of their games, discussing themes such as bodies, friendship, love, and their careers. This podcast will boost you back on track, with honest conversations surrounding the women that have changed the shape of their industry. If you need more motivation, check out our story about Marissa Webb here!
3. The Tim Ferriss Show
Tim Ferriss is simply awe-inspiring. His book, ‘The Four Hour Work Week’ is a must-read for anyone thinking of optimising their time and leading a more fulfilling career. His podcast? Even better.
4. Embrace Adversity
Kim Ingleby’s humbling TED talk has encouraged thousands of women to aspire harder by choosing the one special word that will give them strength through adversity. A former triathlon competitor, Kim’s experience with Weil’s disease and her battle to overcome daily processes is nothing short of inspiring.
5. The Key to Success? Grit.
This is one of the first TED Talks I ever listened to and it was enough to make me a TED addict! In this 6 minute talk, Angela Lee Duckworth explains that grit, more than IQ, can be an even greater indicator of success. If you’re looking for a fascinating talk to propel you into successful habits, read our article on the 8 habits of successful people you can master in 15 minutes and then, listen to this!
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