There is a clear resurgence of interest in podcasts during the pandemic with Spotify reporting an upward trend in public consumption, according to CNN. Frankly, we’re not surprised. As our lives continue to change shape, many of us find the need to relearn and unlearn a few things. This is especially true for entrepreneurs whose businesses have been disrupted by current events. Not sure how to navigate this new normal? Here’s a list of self-help podcasts might just give you the boost you need:
A Bit of Optimism
Simon Sinek is known for his insights about effective leadership—his book Leaders Eat Last is a favorite here at PesoMatters. Recently, he started his own podcast, connecting with audiences through through-provoking episodes that cover courage, gratitude, and service, among others. His voice is exactly what we need to hear in these trying times.
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Unlocking Us With Brené Brown
Lecturer, researcher, and author Brené Brown has a gift for zeroing in on the crux of the matter and offering damn good advice, the kind that switches something in your brain without making you feel like you’ve somehow messed up. Every episode of Unlocking Us With Brené Brown feels like you’re having a conversation with a friend who genuinely gets it, and tackles subjects like shame, vulnerability, and representation with different guests.
The Tim Ferriss Show
The Tim Ferriss Show is one of the top business podcasts among more than half a million podcasts on Apple Podcasts. Tune in as the man interviews amazing leaders, including TOMS founder Blake Mycoskie and business strategist Tony Robbins, and analyzes their formula for success.
Happier With Gretchen Rubin
Long after her bestselling book, The Happiness Project, sparked Happiness Project groups all over the world, the author, together with her sister and co-host, continues to help listeners navigate their own path to happiness, offering tips and sharing personal experiences through her podcast.