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The Best Podcasts For Career Inspiration

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Whether you’re searching for inspiration or want advice on work/life balance, podcasts are a goldmine of information. From interviews with CEOs to talking you through the experience you’ll need in order to move forward in your career, SL contributor Sarah Rocker has rounded up the best to download...

Girlboss Radio with Sophia Amoruso

Founder of Nasty Gal Sophia Amoruso was named one of Forbes’ richest self-made women in the world in 2016, and her best-selling autobiography #GIRLBOSS was recently adapted into a television series by Netflix, so she’s no stranger to the limelight. In each episode of her podcast, Sophia interviews successful women on their career journey, whether that be a creative or business venture.

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My Big Idea

One to listen to if you’re interested in starting your own business, My Big Idea is a must-download for career inspiration. Created by freelance journalist and previous editor of ASOS magazine Danielle Radojcin, she speaks to women in the UK who have become successful through innovation and determination.

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TED Talks

Regardless of where you are in your career or what you're hoping to learn, TED talks is worth checking out. The non-profit organization is devoted to imparting knowledge and wisdom on a range of subjects from racism to whether you see yourself as an introvert or extrovert. Listen for a range of advice including how to be a better manager and how to improve your working relationships. Download the audio for your commute.

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The Call with Erica Williams Simon

The Call is Man Repeller’s podcast, hosted by writer and former political strategist Erica Williams Simon. Erica chats to successful women about their careers, the challenges they’ve faced and some of the revelations they’ve had along the way. Our pick is the interview with staff writer for The New York Times, Jenna Wortham, who also hosts her own podcast Still Processing.

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The James Altucher Show

Tune in to hear from investor, former hedge fund manager and successful author James Altucher interview all types of leaders from Seth Godin to Tim Ferriss. Direct, stimulating and a must-listen if you want to find out more about being an entrepreneur.  

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Tara Brach

Need to better manage stress or improve your concentration? Tara Brach’s podcast will help. As a leading western teacher of Buddhist meditation, she shares her talks on Buddhists teachings and the practice of mindfulness for promoting inner calm and coping with stress.

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