If you have a long commute to work like I do, you probably love podcasts. I’ve become increasingly addicted to podcasts and have found there’s something for just about every interest you might have. Working in the creative industry, I gravitate towards podcasts for just that, as well as series for entreprenuers, history-lovers and the occasional guilty pleasure storytelling.
Part Work, Part Party. Meet the WorkParty Podcast hosted by Create & Cultivate CEO and author of WorkParty™, Jaclyn Johnson. The weekly podcast breaks down the business of being a modern working women tackling topics from negotiation, honing your pitch and creating that killer tagline.
Each week, designer Savannah Hayes interviews other creative entrepreneurs (product designers, photographers, stylists, shop owners, bloggers, influencers & more) to talk all things business, from exact resources and initial capital sources to making your first hire and growing your team. Savannah dives into details about differentiating sales channels and revenue streams, how to drive traffic to your website and how to make digital marketing and social media work for you. In addition to best business practices, she teases out the books, apps and tech hacks that make these companies run more smoothly and the daily routines and habits that keep these entrepreneurs feeling grounded while running their businesses day to day. This is your own personal mastermind with the best in the business. If you’re ready to be inspired and make some life-altering moves in your company, join the movement!
Have you ever built something you really care about — or even just dream about it? You're not alone. Some say we're living through a golden age where the spirit of entrepreneurship is all around us. HIBT is a podcast that captures this spirit. It's about innovators, entrepreneurs, and idealists, and the stories behind the movements they built. Each episode is a narrative journey marked by triumphs, failures, serendipity and insight — told by the founders of some of the world's best known companies and brands. Longtime NPR correspondent and host Guy Raz speaks with change-makers and risk-takers, who tell stories about hustle, perseverance, and the sheer joy of creating something ... from nothing.
DNA. Artificial intelligence. Smartphones and 3D printers. Science and technology have transformed the world we live in. But how did we get here? It wasn’t by accident. Well, sometimes it was. It was also the result of hard work, teamwork, and competition. And incredibly surprising moments. Hosted by bestselling author Steven Johnson (“How We Got To Now”), American Innovations uses immersive scenes to tell the stories of the scientists, engineers, and ordinary people behind the greatest discoveries of the past century.
Hostess with the Mostess
Lizzie Post and Daniel Post Senning cousins and co-presidents of the Emily Post Institute answer your questions about etiquette in the 21st century in this weekly hour long podcast. With advice based on consideration, respect, and honesty, Awesome Etiquette guides listeners through everything from traditional etiquette quandaries to everyday and emerging issues in today’s world.
Guilty Pleasure Story-Telling
We’re at our most vulnerable when we go to our doctors. We trust the person at the other end of that scalpel. We trust the hospital. We trust the system. Dr. Christopher Duntsch was a neurosurgeon who radiated confidence. He claimed he was the best in Dallas. If you had back pain, and had tried everything else, Dr. Duntsch could give you the spine surgery that would take your pain away. But soon his patients started to experience complications. And all they had to protect them was a system ill equipped to stop the madness. From Wondery, the network behind the hit podcast Dirty John, DR. DEATH is about a medical system that failed to protect these patients at every possible turn. Reported and hosted by Laura Beil.
Debra Newell is a successful interior designer. She meets John Meehan, a handsome man who seems to check all the boxes: attentive, available, just back from a year in Iraq with Doctors Without Borders. But her family doesn’t like John, and they get entangled in an increasingly complex web of love, deception, forgiveness, denial, and ultimately, survival. Reported and hosted by Christopher Goffard from the L.A. Times.