Newsletter: Practical and inspiring podcast recommendations

July 2023 Socials - Newsletter/ Events/ Content Share

It’s July, which means it’s time for our annual summer learning list. This year, we’re sharing favorite podcasts from our community of lifelong learners.

The content and tips found in many of these podcasts mirror what we value: practicality, inspiration, and what we call “calm achievement.” Calm achievement is our core operating principle: consistently doing great work for our clients, while managing ourselves and the business for long-term growth and sustainability.

We hope you find a new source of insight on the list below.

Podcasts to explore this summer:

  • HBR Presents: Coaching Real Leaders with Muriel Wilkins – real-life coaching sessions with leaders working to overcome professional challenges
  • Think Fast, Talk Smart – strategic communication techniques for public speaking, speaking off the cuff, and more
  • The Anxious Achiever – conversations about work and mental health and how to do both better
  • It Was Said with Jon Meacham – stories of some of America’s most important public speeches and how they shaped the nation
  • Hidden Brain with Shankar Vedantam – science and storytelling insights on the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, shape our choices, and direct our relationships
  • How To Be A Better Human – Comedian Chris Duffy and guests look in unexpected places for new ways we can improve and show up for one another
  • No Stupid Questions – Research psychologist and Grit author Angela Duckworth hosts her smartest friends in a space where they can ask each other as many “stupid questions” as they want about life and work
  • Small Biz Ahead – Covers a wide range of business topics and current events impacting businesses, including through interviews and conversations with business owners and thought leaders

Are there other podcasts you recommend?

I’d love to hear your answer. Contact us here to chat.


Precious Williams Owodunni | CEO & Founder of Mountaintop Consulting

This letter was originally published in Mountaintop Consulting’s monthly newsletter. You can read the full newsletter here.

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