Being a female entrepreneur can range from feeling like you are on top of the world to feeling panicked and overwhelmed.
By: Tatiana Cortes
Securing effective mentors is vital for business success, helping you to stay aligned with your vision and motivated. Mentorship can come in many forms and it doesn’t always have to be a direct transaction between you and another person. Podcasts remain one of the greatest sources for entrepreneurs, offering mentorship and guidance. These are some of the most useful ones to listen to if you’re a female entrepreneur:
1. Women Taking the Lead
A mixed-format podcast created and hosted by business coach, author and speaker Jodi Flynn. Jodi is a business coach who helps high performing clients achieve their goals and overcome obstacles. Her podcasts consist of a mixture of interviews with female business owners and guidance from herself – Exposing learning lessons from established business leaders, learning how to reprogram fear and doubt to your advantage, and overcoming mental blocks.
2. Being Boss
Hosted by friends and colleagues, Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon, this podcast offers tips for developing a positive mindset and navigate that self-employed life. Episodes such as “Rest for Productivity” and “Word of Mouth Marketing” are gold mines of advice for those who are just starting out.
3. The Strategy Hour
Provides you with actionable strategies and killer marketing tips to grow your creative business. Abagail Pumphrey and Emylee Williams, from Think Creative Collective share all the ins and outs of their experience growing a successful online business. Their episodes cover a wide range of topics such as growing an online audience, email automation, diversifying your products and offers, generating more sales online, social media, outsourcing, and how to treat your passion like a real business.
4. Girlboss Radio
Created by Sophia Amoruso, Girlboss Radio offers conversations and advice from boundary-pushing women who’ve made their mark, sharing their life learned lessons. Vulnerable and honest conversations that humanize the known, champion the unknown, and laugh a little at the absurdity of life.
5. So Money
Hosted by the award-winning financial strategist, Farnoosh Torabi. The show brings inspiring money strategies. It also tells inspiring stories from today’s top business minds, authors and influencers. You get to hear their financial journeys and how they master their money today. Learn about financial philosophies, wins, failures and habits.
6. Goal Digger
In her podcast, Jenna Kutcher, will provide you with productivity tips, social media strategies, business hacks, and inspirational stories that can help you design your dream career. She also shares her best-kept secrets, it’s your turn to hear from the experts, get inspired, and tackle your biggest goals along the way.
7. Radical Self Trust
Katie Linder is an academic, entrepreneur and author. This isn’t just one podcast, but a channel that features a range of podcasts on entrepreneurship. “Make your Way” co-hosted with Sarah Langworthy, and “Life Work Q&A” is particularly recommended for entrepreneurs and freelancers.
8. Brand New Nation
Hosted by Dani and Kriss, who interview content creators doing what they love for a living. If you have questions about building your personal brand, growing your followers, and starting your business online, this is the podcast for you. You’ll hear from today’s largest and most unique personal brands. Bloggers, YouTubers, photographers, writers, and TV personalities – Each guest shares three pointing turns in their lives.
9. She did it her way
A women's perspective on starting or growing a company - Every week, Amanda Boleyn, talks with a successful female entrepreneur who shares the ups and downs of their journey to create their own business. She is on a mission to help more women succeed and break into the entrepreneurial world.
10. Creative Empire
Reina and Christina bring you up close with the influencers you dream of meeting at conferences and workshops. You’ll get to hear teaching episodes and mentoring that guides you through common problems you might face as a creative business owner. They offer up solutions to help you through these struggles and give you a jumpstart on building your own empire!