Do you have big dreams of becoming an entrepreneur? Perhaps you’ve got a few ideas, or maybe even made a start already? Whichever stage you are at, it’s well worth getting some top advice from those who’ve ditched the 9-5 and made it happen. These five podcasts are an excellent starting point for some great guidance and secret tips.
1. Being MotherHustler
In this fantastic podcast, your host Kareen Mills, mother of two, talks you through her entrepreneurial journey. Kareen runs a 50 million dollar financial institution not to mention also having a few side hustles on the go! In each episode, you’ll get yourself all the hacks and info about juggling family and entrepreneurial life. Tune in for some great discussions on pushing past your fear and insecurities; owning your identity and more! Each week Kareen interviews a different inspiring entrepreneur with a new story of challenge and success to share.
StartUp is hosted by Lisa Chow and Alex Blumberg of Gimlet Media. Hosts provide you with their personal entrepreneurial stories along with the tales of a range of special guests. In this show, you’ll get the inside scoop on what it’s really like to start a business, with a discussion of the bad days as well as the good. Recent episodes have included interviews with guests such as Aline Brosh McKenna, Esther Perel and Ira Glass. Wannabe entrepreneurs with plenty of dreams won’t want to miss these pearls of wisdom.
3 . The Employment Law & HR Podcast
This podcast is brought to you by Alison Colley, where you’ll learn everything about employment Law, from recruiting and managing staff to alcohol misuse, wellbeing and women’s equality. Alison dives into the latest workplace legal topics, keeping you well and truly in the loop. Recent episodes have included tips on having difficult conversations; the ins and outs of the Equality Act; disciplinary procedures and more. When you are in the process of starting your own business, it’s a good idea to get yourself an experienced lawyer. Firm such as Karlin Law Firm, offer a wealth of expertise in business law and beyond.
4. The Smart Woman Show
The Smart Woman Show is brought to you by Tara Oldridge, providing a space for both women and men to share tactics on mentorship, lifestyle and business. With Tara, you’ll hear all about ‘building resilience with empowerment’ and ‘becoming an elite performer’. The female entrepreneurs are on the rise, and it’s about time to listen up to their stories. For plenty of motivation, inspiration and business hacks you won’t want to miss this one.
Mixergy offers you thousands of interviews with some amazing entrepreneurs from all over. Each week Andrew Warner interviews a new guest, to bring you some motivational tales of setbacks and wins. Mixergy is a show that finds humanity and inspiration in those difficult conversations. Themes range from ‘making content come alive’ to creating your own app. Mixergy really is the place to be for budding entrepreneurs. Recent guests have included Dane Maxwell of Paperless Pipeline and Williams Sonoma of California Closets.
With all of these podcasts to listen to, you’ll get all the mentorship you need to rise to the top. It’s these kinds of stories that inspire us to keep on pushing to achieve our goals. Why not make 2020 the year that you give your career a boost?