Are you hoping to get better at your job? Would you like to advance your career? Could you use some extra advice? Here are seven professional development podcasts you should be listening to.
1. Accidental Creative
Hosted by founder Todd Henry, Accidental Creative’s podcast strives to help creative people do brilliant work. Subjects range from “Dealing with a Difficult Organization” to “Pursuing Your Creative Calling.” There’s something for everyone in this insightful series
2. Career Cloud
Career Cloud offers career advice for the 21st-century job hunter. Downloaded over 2,500 times per day, this popular podcast features resume writers, career coaches, recruiters and job seekers. Along with resume and interview tips, the show also addresses topics such as how to leverage social media in your employment search.
3. The Charged Life
As one of the world’s leading high-performance coaches, Brendon Burchard challenges listeners to tap into the human drives that make us feel alive and live a charged life. In his podcast, The Charged Life, Burchard shares what he’s struggling with, working on and marching towards. Episodes on subjects such as productivity, health and personal transformation, are both motivational and instructional.
4. The James Altucher Show
Former hedge-fund manager and bestselling author, James Altucher, talk to some of the world’s greatest “Choose Yourselfers,” innovators and peak performers on The James Altucher Show. Guests include Mark Cuban, Sir Richard Branson, William Shatner, Arianna Huffington, Ray Dalio, Tony Hawk and Tyra Banks. Altucher’s blunt, refreshing, and honest episodes will inspire you and make you laugh out loud.
5. Lead to Win
Whether you’re a CEO, middle manager or entry–level employee, Lead to Win provides actionable insights allowing you to win at work and succeed at life. Produced by Michael Hyatt & Company, a leadership development firm, this podcast covers themes ranging from personal development to team leadership to intentional influence.
6. Safe for Work
Safe for Work seeks to help people find happiness in their career while successfully navigating all those tricky on-the-job situations. Hosts Liz Dolan and Rico Gagliano give tips on everything from keeping sane in your home office to handling a coworker who pushes your buttons. The show refers to itself as, “lively and fun… just like your work life should be.”
7. The School of Greatness
After overcoming a personal tragedy and a career-ending football injury, Lewis Howes transformed himself into a New York Times bestselling author and lifestyle entrepreneur. The School of Greatness features “inspiring stories from the most brilliant business minds, world-class athletes and influential celebrities on the planet to help you find out what makes great people great.” Recent episodes include “Build from the Ground Up,” “Become Friends with Fear” and “Why Money and Success Isn’t Always the Answer.”
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