Podcasts for Your Side Hustle

Podcasts have surged in popularity and a new one seems to launch daily. There are hundreds to choose from and the topics are endless, meaning there’s sure to be something that will meet your interest, whatever they may be. With so many to choose from here a few worth checking out and giving some time in your headphones. We hear talk of mentors all the time, however actually having one isn’t easy to obtain. If you don’t have access to a mentor, or your ideal mentor podcasts, put them in your pocket with these business-savvy podcasts. 

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My Taught You by Myleik Teele – The founder of Curlbox presents hard truths for anyone wanting to pursue professional success- it is not limited to entrepreneurship. This podcast doesn’t have fancy intro music and editing; it’s Myleik, her mic, and her priceless advice. When she adds someone else to the mix for her interviews it’s even more amazing and there are always countless gems of advice to take away. 

Must Listen: END of ‘16 My Friends Don’t Support Me & More

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Side Hustle Pro- The name says it all. If you have a side passion-project this podcast helps guide you to making it a profitable business while balancing a full-time job. With a mix of the creator's personal experiences and interviews with fellow side hustlers, you get not only inspiration but actionable advice and steps to implement into your own business. 

Must Listen: How to Explode your Social Media Audience with 5 Steps and Zero Dollars

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How I Built This- NPR is a podcast GOAT, can they do anything wrong? How I Built This features interviews with major company and brand founders and discusses their journey to success from idea to execution and life after success. Companies include Buzzfeed, Starbucks, Airbnb, and more. NPR has access to some big names and if you’ve ever wanted a peek into the mind of some major movers and shakers this gives you more than that. 

Must Listen: Power Rangers by Haim Saban- enjoy the nostalgia along with the business journey

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Hashtags and Stilettos- Creator Sakita Holley sums it up perfectly: it’s like having your own personal publicist in your pocket. Sakita works in PR and owns a successful firm, much like Myleik her podcast format is simple and the simplicity it’s appreciated. The content is too good to be lost in fluff. 

Must Listen: The Sakita Method to Creating Your Own Luck

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Conversations with Courtney- Courtney is a fellow NYC entrepreneur who any millennial dream chaser can relate to. The podcast is short, sweet and to the point. With so many podcasts lasting an hour or more it makes getting through them all quite a task. These episodes are all under 15 minutes and break down personal and professional life easily. 

Must Listen: Failed Entrepreneur

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