If you are one of the 1.6 million Australians that download audio or video podcasts, then you will understand the many benefits. Not only are they free entertainment, but you can also listen to them anywhere and learn about almost any subject or industry without having to pick up a pen! Podcasts also have a positive effect on your day-to-day life; the information you consume can make you more conversational and assist in forming a view on current matters.
Unpack your lunch, grab your headphones, step away from your desk, laptop or job site and get educated; in a way that fuels the rest of your workday. Listen to the top 5 podcasts for business inspiration, brain-building and all things to do with the working world.
The Working Life
Lisa Leong assists in navigating your way through tough times, searching for the sunshine within the working world. 'From the quirky to the somewhat controversial, experts in the world of work share their ideas, experiments and fast fails, that you can apply to your career.' Lisa says, 'We're cheaper than therapy and more fun than LinkedIn, think of us as your digital water cooler.' Ranging from 6mins to 25mins, there is something for everyone to enjoy on their daily lunch break.
Building Better Humans Project
Glenn Azar is a former soldier, boxer and Helicopter Evacuation Medic who now runs an adventure business called Adventure Professionals. Azar has created a podcast full of inspirational tips and advice to help you conquer your life, one day at a time. He uses his background, knowledge and lived experiences to share authentic tips that are useful, usable and implementable. With all episodes being less than 10 minutes long, it will give you an immediate boost in every area of your life.
Tradies in Business
Warrick Bidwell and Nicole Cox host the Tradies in Business podcast – focused around the lives of tradies and blue-collar contractors within Australia. Bidwell and Cox were both born into tradie families and have firsthand experience with all the pressures that come with being part of the trade industry. Warwick and Nicole interview many guests on a range of topics such as marketing, finance, HR, legal issues, midst, motivation, physical and mental health, industry updates and more!
How to Be Awesome at Your Job
The majority of us want to get more fun, wins, meaning, and money from our jobs; this show helps develop your skills for any situation that requires thinking and collaborating. Each week, Pete Mockaitis' interviews thought-leaders and result-getters to discover specific, actionable insights that boost work performance. Their stories and advice teach professionals to sharpen their skills and provide them with the food for thought they need to flourish at work.
'Boost your time/energy management, leadership, confidence, career opportunities and fulfilment — while still getting home earlier.' The show has over 10,000,000 downloads and mentions in The New York Times, Forbes and Linkedin Learning.
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