My Favorite Podcasts

by | Aug 11, 2017

Here is a list of some of the podcasts I enjoy in my not so ample free time. I tend to listen to these as part of my morning routine, driving, or part of my evening routine. It also helps the time go by faster when I am doing dreaded chores around the house like washing dishes or folding laundry. Feel free to check them out and share your favorites!


Finance

 

Becoming Referable

By Stephen Wershing
Becoming Referable is a bi-weekly podcast that will help you increase referrals. Each episode focuses on actionable ideas that you can use in your business – right away. Your hosts are referral and client engagement experts, Stephen Wershing and Julie Littlechild and, along with their guests, they’ll share current research, evidence-based strategies, and insights from experts from within financial services and beyond.

Financial Advisor Success

By Michael Kitces
The Financial Advisor Success podcast brings you real success stories and insights from the most successful financial advisors, and leading industry consultants, about how to take your advisory business to the next level. Get a glimpse of what it’s like behind the scenes building a successful advisory business, and how entrepreneurial advisors navigate the inevitable highs, and lows, of growing a firm. Whether you’re a new financial advisor trying to get started on the right foot, or an experienced advisor who’s hit a wall, we’re here to give you the insights and inspiration you need to break through and reach the level of success you want to achieve.

XYPN Radio

By Alan Moore and Michael Kitces
With an honest and forward-thinking perspective, host Alan Moore, various guests, and occasional co-host Michael Kitces, deliver insights and knowledge to advisors in the financial planning industry who want to build better businesses that serve Gen X and Gen Y clients. Through the expertise of leaders in the field and case studies from financial planners like you, the discovery of how you can serve your own generation to help them achieve their financial goals starts today


Business

 

The Accidental Creative

By Todd Henry
The Accidental Creative podcast shares how to build practical, everyday practices that help you stay prolific, brilliant and healthy in life and work. Host Todd Henry (author of the books The Accidental Creative, Die Empty, and Louder Than Words) interviews artists, authors, and business leaders, and offers tips for how to thrive in life and work.

The Productivityist Podcast

By Mike Vardy
Hosted by productivity strategist Mike Vardy, The Productivityist Podcast is a weekly show that discusses tips, tools, tactics, and tricks that are designed to help you take your productivity, time management, goals, to do lists, habits, and workflow to new heights – both at work and at home. If you’re looking to focus your efforts on getting the right things done and start living the good life, then this weekly conversational podcast – crafted in the tradition of Slate’s Working, Back to Work, and HBR IdeaCast – is for you.

Small Business Boss

By Maggie Patterson & Brittany Becher
Small Business Boss takes you behind-the-scenes of running a small business with a focus on fluff-free lessons to help you grow your own business and get paid. If you work with clients, this show will show you how to find, book and wow your clients, while tackling the big issues that come with running a business from money to hiring to productivity.


Faith

 

Be Still Be Free

By Sara, Monica, and Amber
Be still and know that He is God. And after you know Him, be free to BE. Fresh, honest and real life conversations about what it means to BE instead of DO. Be Still Be Free seeks to elevate the minds of women through inspiring words and refreshing truthfulness. (And lots of laughter and coffee.)

Focus on the Family

By Jim Daly and John Fuller
Focus on the Family is a half-hour daily dose of encouragement and advice for the family with Jim Daly and John Fuller. Focus on the Family began airing in 1977. It is now carried daily on 2,000 radio outlets in the United States and has become one of today’s most recognized Christian radio programs.

 


Family & Self

 

Happier

By Gretchen Rubin
Gretchen Rubin is HAPPIER, and she wants you to be happier too. The #1 bestselling author of The Happiness Project and Better Than Before gets more personal than ever as she brings her practical, manageable advice about happiness and good habits to this lively, thought-provoking podcast. Gretchen’s cohost and guinea pig is her younger sister, Elizabeth Craft, a TV writer and producer living in Los Angeles, who (lovingly) refers to Gretchen as her happiness bully.

Marriage Is Funny

By Jessie Artigue & Gerard Brown
These are honest conversations from a married couple who is trying to figure it out like everybody else. The best recipe for a healthy marriage is the right mix of love + laughter, and we believe that talking things out and tight bear hugs fix [almost] everything. Join us on the journey and we’ll show you that there is humor in every mess.

Motivating Mom

By Lisa Druxman
Lisa Druxman is ready to motivate you! It is her passion to raise healthy moms so that they can raise healthy kids in a healthy world. Get out of overwhelm and get in to living your best life as a mom! Join us as we inspire you each week to eat clean, live fit and be happy! We will talk food, fitness, life balance and living with purpose and passion. Lisa will bring on a variety of guests and will answer your questions! This is a weekly podcast.

The Chalene Show

By Chalene Johnson
Tips, resources, interviews and practical steps to help you improve energy, balance, organization, health, fitness, relationships, focus, faith, and happiness. Each episode is designed to give you strategies and simple steps you can implement today to become a better, more balanced, happier version of yourself.

The James Altucher Show

By James Altucher
James Altucher is a successful entrepreneur, investor, board member, and the writer of 11 books including the recent WSJ Bestseller, “Choose Yourself!” (foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter). He has started and sold several companies for eight figure exits. He’s on the board of a billion revenue company, has written for The Financial Times, The New York Observer, and over a dozen popular websites for the past 15 years. He’s run several hedge funds, venture capital funds, and is a successful angel investor in technology, energy, and biotech. He has also lost all his money, made it back, lost it, made it back several times and openly discusses how he did it in his columns and books.

Meet Crystal

Crystal Lee Butler, MBA
Crystal Lee Butler, MBA is a creative marketer and results-oriented business consultant with over a decade of experience collaborating with independent advisors. At Crystal Marketing Solutions, she delivers exceptional insights for financial professionals enabling them to create a consistent marketing presence so they can focus on the things that matter most to them.
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