• 5 years ago

5 Female-Led Podcasts to Boost Your Career

5 Female-Led Podcasts to Boost Your Career

When you want to be successful in your work, family and social life, it can get pretty overwhelming – right? Instead of feeling helpless, you have to push through – and listening to similar stories from confident women is one of the best ways to do it.

That’s why we love “Power Podcasts”. Power Podcasts are female-led podcasts that offer stories, anecdotes, and real-world advice for women and by women. It takes grit, dedication, and a whole lot of confidence to succeed in life, so we need to all stick together and learn from one another. There is something so beautiful and empowering about hearing the stories, career advice, struggles and triumphs of people we know and admire. The most gratifying aspect of these podcasts is we can all relate to them personally and professionally.

We know you’re busy, but even the busiest and most successful women make time to listen to tips from people they admire. And these power podcasts certainly prove that.

Ahead, the podcasts to make you a badass at your career.

1. Ctrl Alt Delete

Everyone in our office loves this podcast by the former social media editor for British Glamour, Emma Gannon. On the podcasts, Gannon connects with her guests about their relationship with the Internet. The podcast has the same name as her book, Ctrl Alt Delete published by Ebury Penguin Random House ($14) and has had well over two million downloads since launch. She’s had some incredible guests so far including Lena Dunham, Gillian Anderson, Elizabeth Gilbert, Zoella and loads more.

2. Millennial Money with Shannah Game Compton

Hosted by Shannah Compton Game, Millennial Money is a personal finance, investing, and entrepreneurship community. What we love most about this podcast is that inspires action. Listeners have become personal finance rock stars themselves – paying off credit card debt and student loans, buying their first home, starting awesome businesses, and mastering their budget in a way that works for them. Check it out to learn more about how to  take control of your financial future.

3. #GirlBoss Radio” with Sophia Amoruso

Have you read the book #GIRLBOSS? If you’re like millions of other woman, the answer is probably, “I’ve read it over and over again.” This podcast is like having that book read to you by Sophie Amoruso her self. #GirlBoss Radio”  is hosted by Amoruso herself. This woman is a powerhouse – in fact, she is “my one person you could have lunch with.” In this podcast, Amoruso interviews incredible female founders, businesswoman, and thought-leaders who offer up their journey and layout just what it took for them to create their success. It’s almost like having her sit next to you. Have a listen!

4. Skimm’d From the Couch

TheSkimm‘s co-founders and co-CEOs Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg  launched a new podcast called ‘Skimm’d From the Couch.” Seeing that the founders started their company from a couch, in this podcast, the founders talk to female entrepreneurs on, yup, you guessed it, a couch – to hear the real version of how they “got off the couch.” Their first episode features an interview with Bumble’s founder and CEO, and they promise many more on-the-couch “no B.S.” conversations with influential career women to come.

5.The goop Podcast

Led by Gwyneth Paltrow and the Chief Content Officer of goop. Whether you’re interested in creativity, self awareness or just want to listen to Gwyn chat with Oprah, this new podcast is awesome.

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