Being an entrepreneur can feel super lonely at times. Long days of working from home, staring at a computer screen, chasing inspiration, creating programs and trying to explain to your friends and family that, yes, you are actually working.
It’s hard to find other people who “get it”. The truth is that no one will ever understand or care about your business as much as you do. So what’s the secret for curing the lonely days, finding inspiration, and getting good advice that will help you grow your business?
Not only do podcasts fill the silence, but they do it in a productive way. Your ears probably have a lot more free time than your eyes do, so plug in your headphones and learn something that will advance your business
These are our favourite podcasts to listen to while working out, washing the dishes, going for walks, meal prepping, and of course while we build meal plans for our clients.
For when you want industry-specific advice. This podcast is by wellness entrepreneurs for wellness entrepreneurs, so you know there’s going to be a lot of gold. It’s hard to find a podcast where pretty much every single episode resonates, but this one is always relevant and helpful for nutritionists, dieticians, health coaches, naturopaths and other health professionals.
Who doesn’t love a good TED Talk? These podcast episodes are short, to-the-point, and they are sure to inspire you as a wellness professional. You’ll hear from amazing scientists who are doing research that will impact the future of the healthcare industry, plus a lot of this knowledge can be incorporated into your own practice.
For when you want some no-nonsense guidance. Lori Kennedy is a powerful personality in the online wellness business space, and her podcast is as dynamic as she is. Topics range from the logistics of launching an online program, to personal anecdotes about being a mom while building a business.
For when you need an injection of self-love. “Stop waiting until you are happy and go out and earn it!” This is the key message in fitness expert, Lori Harder’s podcast. It's all about getting inspired to take action that will ultimately get you closer to where you want to be in your life and in your business. This show will help you realize the mindset issues that are holding you back while also providing tools to move forward.
For when you need to support your own health. Entrepreneurship can be hard on the body, even for wellness entrepreneurs. Naturopathic Doctor, Meghan Walker, covers issues like burnout, nutrition, and healing the body naturally while also featuring inspirational wellness professionals from various backgrounds.
For when you need more pep in your step. You might spend your day obsessing over health hacks, but have you hacked your happiness? The great thing about happiness is that you already have the ingredients; you just need a good recipe. Gretchen Rubin is a happiness expert, sharing tools that will help you get happier right away.
For when you want to dream big. Tim Ferriss has become a household name (okay, maybe just in entrepreneurial households) by publishing massively inspirational books like The 4-Hour Workweek, Tools of Titans, and more. On his show, he interviews high-preforming entrepreneurs to motivate, inspire, and help you dream bigger for your business.
For when you want to laugh while you learn. The Skinny Confidential is a lifestyle blog with a massive following, and a strong focus on health and beauty. In between listening to Lauryn Evarts and Michael Bosstick's hilarious banter, you’ll get to hear from big names in the wellness space. Common themes are branding, turning your side hustle into a main gig, and creating insanely valuable content for your audience.
For when you want to talk content and marketing. Jenna Kutcher speaks to the ‘creative girlboss,’ a category that is relevant to many wellness entrepreneurs. Jenna is known for providing insanely valuable free content, which builds real trust between her business and her audience. This podcast provides all the tips and advice you need to help you cultivate the same level of trust in your own business. The greatest thing about the advice on this show is that it’s super actionable, so you can implement the strategies immediately.
Listen to these podcasts every week and watch your inspiration and productivity soar. If you have favourite show that we missed, leave us a comment so we can subscribe!