With my new commute to work over the past year, I spend about 2 hours a day in the car. Podcasts have become my best friend. It has turned my commute into cherished time in which I can reflect, learn and be inspired. Here are just a few of the podcasts that have moved me to grow.
We were turned onto this podcast by a colleague and fell in love with it. It is a great podcast to hear stories from women in business and all the twists and turns they took to "make it." Forbes contributor, author and entrepreneur Denise Restauri, invites you into her NYC apartment to tap into her conversations with successful women who are sharing vulnerable moments. From high points, to when good ideas go bad, to moments of sudden insight when you just know you have to risk it all. The podcast is no longer active, but you can still go through and listen to the archive of episodes.
Super Soul Conversations
What can I say? I love Oprah. I have been a big fan of Super Soul Sundays for a long time, so when they turned it into a podcast, it was even better. You hear Oprah’s personal selection of her interviews with thought-leaders, best-selling authors, spiritual luminaries, as well as health and wellness experts. All designed to light you up, guide you through life’s big questions and help bring you one step closer to your best self.
Skimm'd From The Couch
The wildly popular, theSkimm, just launched their weekly podcast and it has become an instant favorite of mine. theSkimm's co-founders and co-CEOs, Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg, started their company from a couch. Now they’re bringing it back to one, and inviting powerful female leaders to sit down and chat about everything from celebrating career wins to the worst advice they've ever received.
Marie Forleo Podcast
Marie Forleo has a piece of content for just about anything you need advice or guidance on. I have tuned into MarieTV and now with the podcast, I can listen to it on the go. Marie and her guests share actionable strategies for greater happiness, success, motivation, creativity, productivity, love, health, contribution and fulfillment — often with a lot of laughs. From business, marketing and career advice, to tackling failure, disappointment and fear, to philanthropy and doing our part to make the world a more loving, just and equitable place — they cover it all.
I have been a huge fan of Storycorps for years. I fell in love after seeing this animated video of the story of "Danny & Annie" an elderly couple reflecting back on their life and relationship. It is unbelievably heartwarming and reminds me of the power of storytelling and why we need to listen. Storycorps highlights stories of the heart. They are candid, unscripted conversations between two people about what's really important in life: love, loss, family, friendship.