Podcasts. If you’re not listening, you should be.
People turn to podcasts for entertainment, to catch up on the latest in pop culture, to learn about new things, or even to help better themselves in various avenues of life. It should be no surprise an increasing number of women are turning to podcasts to learn how to become more successful women. When it comes to running businesses and becoming true entrepreneurs, podcasts have a wealth of information. Here are 5 of our favorite female entrepreneurial podcasts for anyone looking for some business inspiration.
Women Taking the Lead
In the Women Taking the Lead weekly podcast, successful women sit down to chat with Jodi and discuss what it takes to be a successful leading lady. Jodi leads women in their journey to become successful businesswomen through the unique coaching system she designed herself. The podcast targets female listeners and encourages them to both recognize their own faults and limitations and leverage their strengths to ultimately become great leaders.
The podcast and entire coaching system focus on Type A personalities and making the most of them. Jodi talks about leveraging the good, the bad, and the ugly to become an effective leader.
Episode to Try: 100% Jodi: Burpees, Business & Boys
Why we love it: Jodi discusses being flexible in your goals and how adapting to change can actually be good for your goals. After all, life happens!
The Intrepid Entrepreneur
Kristen Carpenter-Ogden’s podcast, the Intrepid Entrepreneur, is another great podcast to listen to for any ladies who are looking to lead. This podcast aims to coach and help entrepreneurs who are just getting started but have the drive and determination to push their business to great heights.
One significant goal of the podcast is to keep people level headed through the overwhelming process of starting a business. Rather than getting caught up in the tasks associated with getting a business launched, Kristen helps to guide people in the growth of their business through the passion they have for what they do.
Episode to Try: The Art of Saying NO with Kristen Armstrong
Why we love it: Sometimes the pressure of meeting a certain goal can be overwhelming. Kristen talks about how learning to take a step back to regroup can make all the difference.
Being Boss is a podcast with two best friends, Kathleen and Emily, who have dubbed themselves the “Business Besties”. Each of these businesswomen knows what it takes to start up and keep a new business going. They started their podcast to talk through what it takes to become your own boss. Balancing life and work and the start of something new can be unnerving, so this was the focus of their early podcast episodes.
These women share the peaks and pitfalls of what it’s like to get started and what its like to remain successful while living life as a business owner. Kathleen and Emily maintain their own separate businesses but show that leaning on one another can be the secret to success.
Episode to Try: 188: Going from Boss to CEO
Why we love it: Kathleen and Emily break down the different types of CEOs and how their weaknesses can be addressed.
She Did It Her Way
In She Did It Her Way, Amanda Boleyn talks about how she left the corporate world, working a hectic 9-5 job, to focus on her own entrepreneurial journey. Her podcast focuses on ditching the 9-5 and functions as a tool for other aspiring businesswomen to learn how to become Leading Ladies.
By listening to her podcast, you are getting the push you know you need to jump from that constricting 9-5 world we all love to hate. Amanda recognizes the need to see a career as something more. She encourages her listeners to take steps towards freedom while working in the corporate world. Amanda strives to help women feel empowered enough to take the risk of diving fully into the business owning world and grabbing life by the horns.
Why we love it: Christina explains how she achieved exponential growth and became a true comeback kid!
The Strategy Hour podcast is hosted by Abagail and Emylee who founded the Think Creative Collective. These fierce females work to help you organize your chaotic mind and become your best self. Abagail and Emylee know making the choice to start a business is the most mind-boggling and overwhelming decision someone can make, yet it can also be the best decision, ever! Sometimes you just need some support and some tips in regards to time management, tools to use, marketing opportunities, etc.
Their pod helps listeners to fine tune all the details to truly strive toward actionable goals. With creative inspiration fueled by the knowledge that you are completely capable of success, each episode will provide useful nuggets whether you’re at square one or you’re an expert.
Episode to Try: 252 – Real Talk: Anxiety, Overwhelm, & Not Knowing What You Want
Why we love it: Here we get the validation that we are not alone. Repeat: YOU ARE NOT ALONE. Every business person goes through this anxious stage, and The Strategy Hour provides strategies to regroup and grow.
Podcasts can be a phenomenal way to start getting ready to launch your business. In a “man’s world”, women need to band together to help empower one another and realize their true potential.
Authored by: Cara Chatellier, Reporter, Smallbiztechnology.com
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