Do you enjoy listening to podcasts? We do too! There’s a huge variety out there on all sorts of topics including business, technology, comedy, health and social media to name just a few. There’s something for everyone.
Being avid podcast listeners ourselves, we wanted to share with you 8 of our favourite podcasts by women, for women. We recommend listening to these on your morning walk, while cooking dinner or when you’re in need of a little motivation to kickstart your week!
BABES TALKING BUSINESS by Lauren Kerr and Chani Thompson
Rebranded as a vlogcast, Lauren and Chani are the perfect gateway into the world of business. They’re discussions are educational and eye-opening, touching on a variety of topics including startups, leadership, email growth and side hustles, plus fascinating interviews with world-class entrepreneurs! If you’re looking for an informative podcast that feels more like you’re having a chat with your girlfriends, Babes Talking Business is for you.
Our favourite episode is ‘Episode 60: Everything you need to know to master clubhouse’. If you enjoyed our latest article on Clubhouse, you’ll definitely want to check out this episode! There’s also a FREE cheat sheet up for grabs…
STARTUP CREATIVE by Kaylene Langford
Are you a small business owner who’s just starting out? Want to find a community who understands your struggles and can offer advice? The answer is StartUp Creative! Sharing stories about the highs and lows of being your own boss, this podcast is the best guide on how to overcome imposter syndrome, how to scale your business and most importantly, how to be brave and believe in yourself.
Want to know which episode to start with? We recommend ‘What to do when you want to quit’, a guaranteed motivational boost!
GAME CHANGERS | PERSONAL BRANDING & BUSINESS ADVICE by Erin May Henry
Are you thinking about leaving your 9-5 and starting your own YouTube channel or Instagram business? If the answer is yes then you NEED this podcast! Game Changers is an honest insight into branding, influencing and developing a success-focused mindset. Erin touches on storytelling, authenticity and money management with special guests from a variety of different career paths.
Our favourite episode is ‘Episode 50: A Full Social Media Strategy for Beginners with Morgan McGregor’, the ultimate guide on growth, online trends, advertising and analytics. We were definitely there with a notebook and pen jotting down all of Erin and Morgan’s advice!
THE GOAL DIGGER PODCAST by Jenna Kutcher
Jenna is like a friend guiding you through your journey to success, both professionally and personally. Offering you relatable anecdotes, social media hacks and business advice, you’ll finish each episode with a fresh perspective and motivation to build your dream life!
We recommend the episode ‘Why Giving Your Team More Freedom Leads to Better Results’; it’s all about figuring out your leadership style and embracing team culture.
THE BOSSBABE PODCAST by Natalie Ellis and Dr. Danielle Canty
Imposter syndrome, turning your side hustle into a business, finding purpose and what it truly takes to go viral are just some of the topics covered in The BossBabe Podcast. There are longer and more informative episodes but also mini episodes with actionable advice, perfect for when you only have a quick 15 minutes to spare to get your morning inspiration in!
An episode that stands out for us is ‘The Real (Lonely) Journey of Entrepreneurship That No One’s Talking About’ where Natalie and Danielle get candid about their struggles.
HER OWN BOSS
A podcast created by 6 graduates, sharing their insight and top tips on starting your own business and finding your inner entrepreneur. Are you in need of a confidence boost? Looking for advice on how to get ahead of your marketing career? Her Own Boss has got you covered!
We particularly enjoyed their episode titled ‘Minisode: How to succeed in job interviews with Sophie Miller’. It includes actionable tips on how to prepare for important job interviews and leave a good impression!
BLACK GIRL FINANCE by Selina Flavius
Money and finances can be a daunting subject to delve into but Black Girl Finance turns it into something accessible and easy! Selina offers the best budgeting hacks and how to manage your money when you’re a self-employed creative. It’s fascinating and informative (and will turn you into your own accountant in no time!)
Our favourite episode is ‘Are you a creative? Have you been told to get a “real” job?’ It touches on what a ‘starving artist’ is, pay gaps within the creative industry and the pressure to earn money from a skill that’s severely undervalued.
WOMEN IN BUSINESS: INSPIRATIONAL STORIES ON WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS by Dr. Cortney Baker
Award-winning CEO and author, Dr. Cortney Baker offers life-changing pearls of wisdom in her podcast. Women In Business highlights entrepreneurs and business leaders who have grown their own companies and overcame obstacles along the way. If you’re looking for practical advice with no sugarcoating, this is the podcast for you.
Not sure which episode to start with? We highly recommend Episode 186 titled ‘Being A Fashion Influencer For Women Over 40 | Eris Busbee With Busbee Style.’
Still on the lookout for more female-run podcasts? Introducing CANDESCENT’s Podcast Playlist, a selection of our favourite episodes all in one place! Follow CANDESCENT over on Spotify so you never miss an update.
Are there any podcasts that you would recommend? Drop us a message on social media and let us know your favourites! @WeAreCandescent