I love learning and I try to do it every day. I love reading latest blog posts, but sometimes I just don’t have the time to sit down and read.
That’s why I’m so grateful for podcasts.
Podcasts deliver amazing information in a very accessible format and, since I’m trying to walk every day, are perfect to be consumed on a go.
Here are 5 podcasts I listen to every week. They are all different and awesome in their own way. They come out once a week, so you can have an episode to listen to each day of the week.
A weekly podcast by the most awesome guy in the whole world, Paul Jarvis, this 5-10 min per episode piece of amazing delivers every time.
Paul, who’s been a freelancer (he is an amazing web designer) for almost 20 years, talks about business and creativity and life of being a freelancer, or simply running an online business. He delivers his thoughts in a short and to the point manner, and his sense of humor is awesome.
Paul covers topics like being an introvert and a freelancer, how to say no to clients, how to market yourself, how to deal with difficult customers, about skills the freelancers should have and more.
I love Paul’s ‘no-bull’ style and concrete advise that comes from the years of personal experience. He is not about the hype, just real stuff.
Paul also has another podcast that he runs with Jason Zook, Invisible Office Hours, make sure to check it out as well.
Created by James Wedmore at the beginning of 2016, The Mind Your Business Podcast is a unique combination of business advice and metaphysical (think Law of Attraction, intuition, mindset, visualization) as it all applies to your online business.
James Wedmore and his co-host Phoebe Mroczek discuss a variety of topics: how to find your business sweet spot, how to manage your time, how to have a customer-centric mindset, how to manifest, how to have systems in your business, how to deal with negative people and more.
Podcast episodes come out 1-2 times a week with interviews, answers to customer questions and personal insight. The positivity that oozes from James and Phoebe is contagious and I always end up with a smile and uplifted spirits just listening to them.
I love how unique the combination of the topics is on this podcast. James and Phoebe don’t shy away from their personal worldviews and show how practical the “woo-woo” stuff can be.
This fem show is run by Mariah Coz and Megann Minns of Femtrepreneur. These ladies really know what they are talking about. Mariah has several profitable businesses under her belt (off-line and on-line) , with her latest business going 7 figures and Megan is a tech, process and productivity wiz who helped Mariah to take her business to new heights.
This podcast is brand new with 9 episodes as of October 2016, but every episode is loaded with incredibly useful information and Mariah and Megan are totally kicking butts. The podcast is available in audio format or on YouTube, where you can see Mariah and Megan as they record their show.
The Femtrepreneur Show focuses on creating a successful online business selling online courses and so the episodes are really focused on this subject, delivering gems that you wouldn’t find anywhere else. Mariah and Megan are funny, honest, silly and as real as they come.
Some of my favorite episodes are “Why would somebody pay for my course if there’s so much free information online?”, “How to successfully have more tha one course with Sarah Morgan” and “Who will actually buy my course? Where to find your audience”.
I simply love this podcast and its host Elise Blaha Cripe. The podcast is about running a creative business online and offline, being creative, balancing family and business and more. Elise is lovely, sweet and a pleasure to listen to. Her gentle approach, genuine interest in her guests and their stories and her personal take on running the business is refreshing and uplifting.
Podcast features interviews with creatives from all industries: bloggers, dress-makers, writers, painters, stationery makers, consultants and others. Elise also does episodes where it’s just her and her take on a question. Her podcast has covered a wide variety of topics like building a consulting business, finding your passion, doing side hustle growing an audience, running a brick and mortar business, growing business organically, working smarter not harder, brainstorming projects and other great subjects.
Elise ran a successful online business selling handmade items and is currently focused on her well-known product, Get To Work Book (I use it myself), a paper daily planner and goal setting workbook. Through these ventures, Elise is well experienced with running business online selling digital products and also running a warehouse with her current physical products. She is a wealth of knowledge and an awesome human being.
I have first heard about Natalie Sisson, who runs The Suitcase Entrepreneur from my writer friend, Kayla Thomas. She was raving about Natalie’s podcast and so I gave it a listen. Natalie’s main message, Freedom, instantly resonated with me. That was what I wanted, freedom to do what I want, when I wanted, where I wanted.
Natalie was traveling the world, running her business out of suitcase and helping people find “freedom in business and adventure in life”. It sounded amazing to me and so you bet, I have subscribed to her podcast and have been her listener and follower ever since. Very recently, I had a privilege to spend a day with Natalie in her mastermind, getting an amazing insight, learning tons and hanging out with other awesome entrepreneurs.
On her podcast, Natalie talks about running an online business as a path to personal freedom, whatever freedom means to you. Your freedom might be all bout traveling all the time, or being able to work from home and see your kids more, it might be about doing this project you’ve always wanted or finding yourself and your purpose. Great interviews and personal insights on this weekly podcast will help you find your perfect customer, streamline your processes, refine your offerings, conquer social media, manage your time better, build a team, use the best tools in the industry, and of course, create more freedom.
Natalie is on a mission to “help 1,000,000+ entrepreneurs create true freedom in life by 2020″. Amazing cause, if you ask me. She also offers a The Freedom Plan program that helps you take action and build a business you can take anywhere.
So, there you have it, 5 fantastic podcasts I listen to every week! Subscribe to these weekly shows and find yourself discovering amazing information and insights every day of the week.