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Pursue Your Dream With These 4 Inspiring Podcasts

February 18, 2016
Pursue Your Dreams With These 5 Inspiring Podcasts

If you have read any of my monthly book reviews, you know that I’m a huge fan of listening to audiobooks. What I’ve recently discovered is listening to podcasts when on the tube, running or cleaning the house (makes scrubbing the bath tub a bit more bearable lol).Pursue Your Dreams With These 5 Inspiring Podcasts

When I first starting to browse all the podcast categories – and there are hundreds – it was a question of where to start and what to listen to first. Below is my list of the top 5 podcasts I’m listening which are a great place to start if you are new to the world of podcasting to excel in your chosen career.

1 | THE LIVELY SHOW

My all time favourite podcast, Jess is upbeat, vibrant and very honest about her life and what she has learnt in life. The Lively Show is designed to uplift, inspire, and help you add a little extra intention to your everyday.

What • Interviews
Frequency • Bi-monthly
Best for • When you need a bit of inspiration and helps adds a little extra intention to your everyday.
Top listenEP#113: A huge does of life, business and relationship inspiration with Alex Ikonn

2 | THE HUSTLE SOLD SEPARATELY

Weekly podcast for creative entrepreneurs that documents the journey and the hustle it takes to achieve your goals. From Case Kenny of PRSUIT and Matt Gottesman from HDF Magazine. It documents the hustle of leaders and shakers and the hard work they put in behind the scenes to create their companies.

What • Interviews
Frequency •Weekly
Best for • When you need to be reminded that the hard work pays off and hearing of others hustle to reach the top
Top listenEP#16: Interview with Margarita McKidden Fashion and Fitness Entrepreneur – a no isn’t a no it’s a not now

3 | THE MINIMALISTS


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Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus discuss living a meaningful life with less stuff, helping people get past the things in your life to make room for life’s most important things – which aren’t things at all. This podcast covers some great strategies to help declutter your life that can be applied when there is a mountain of work to overcome. It provides strategies to figure what’s really important in your life versus what is just noise.

What • Conversations and caller questions
Frequency • Weekly
Best for • Living a meaningful life with less stuff
Top listenEP1 Declutter

4 | THE JAMES ALTUCHER SHOW

This shouldn’t be a surprise this podcast is on the list! James Altucher is a successful entrepreneur, investor, and the writer of 11 books including Choose Yourself!.  He has also lost all his money, made it back, lost it, made it back several times and openly discusses how he did it in this podcast along with interviews.

What • Conversations and interviews
Frequency • Weekly
Best for • A weekly dose of straightforward talking and interviews with successful entrepreneurs
Top listenEP 92 Andy Weir – The Martian – How to go from self-published to six figures

5 | Here’s The Thing

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Hosted by award-winning actor Alec Baldwin, Here’s The Thing gives the listener a unique look into the lives of artists like Dustin Hoffman, Sarah Jessica Parker, Mickey Rourke and much more.

What • Live interviews with actors and business people in Hollywood
Frequency • Monthly but seems to be irregular at the moment
Best for • Behind the scenes of Hollywood
Top listenDustin Hoffman and Edie Falco

IMPORTANT: Do you listen to Podcasts? Let me know in the comments below, I’m after some new ones to listen to!

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  • I haven’t listened to a podcast in a very long time. I would do so when I would ride to and from work, but now that I work from home I get busy with other things. I should get back to it. Some of the ones you listed sound very interesting.