Top Podcasts for Female Professionals

I can’t get enough of podcasts. Some choose true crime shows to listen to, my podcast of choice tends to be personal and professional development. Here are a few podcasts I highly recommend for my fellow women in business. And if you have recommendations, leave them in the comments!

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HBR: WOMEN AT WORK

Harvard Business Review’s podcast covers conversations about work and women’s place in it. HBR editors Amy Bernstein, Amy Gallo, and Nicole Torres interview experts on gender, tell stories about their own experiences, and give lots of practical advice to help you succeed in spite of the obstacles.

Recommended episode: “Step Into the Spotlight”


GREAT WOMEN OF BUSINESS

From Coco Chanel to Mrs. Fields, Julia Child to Martha Stewart, business-savvy women have fought sexism all the way to the executive suite. As a special limited-run series, Great Women of Business spotlights inspiring careers, savvy decisions, and catastrophic failures. Each episode tells a different woman's story, and teaches the business principles they used to find success.

Recommended episode: “Julia Child Investing In Oneself”


SECRETS OF WEALTHY WOMEN

Successful women executives, workplace pioneers, self-made entrepreneurs, industry trendsetters and money-savvy experts join host Veronica Dagher every Tuesday to reveal insights on how to get ahead, reach your goals, and achieve professional success.

Recommended episode: “Sarah LaFleur: Transforming the Working Woman”


BOSS FILES WITH POPPY HARLOW: CONVERSATIONS ABOUT BUSINESS, LEADERSHIP, AND INNOVATION

CNN's Poppy Harlow explores the journeys of business and global leaders. In-depth interviews with leadership advice from entrepreneurs, CEOs and innovators about what it takes to rise to the top.

Recommended episode: “Kara Swisher: Holding Big Tech Accountable”


SKIMM’D FROM THE COUCH

theSkimm's co-founders and co-CEOs, Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg, invite powerful female leaders to sit down and chat about everything from celebrating career wins to the worst advice they've ever received. It’s an inside look at what it’s really like on the road to success.

Recommended episode: “‘Compartmentalizing’– Valerie Jarrett, former Sr. Advisor to President Obama, on the key to maintaining friendships in the workplace”


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