Podcasts are a great way to listen and learn things while busy doing something else – driving that long commute for example.
Or you can listen while exercising or doing chores around the house.
What’s great about the podcasts we’ve shared below is that these motivate as well as entertain. With a variety of styles, you’re sure to find something to enjoy from this list.
Please vote for your favorite ones and feel free to add new ones!
The Tim Ferris Show
With 300+ shows and counting, Tim Ferris has been around for a while and had plenty to say. But he also knows when to listen where it counts.
He's interviewed famous and exciting people from all walks of life – from Four-star General Stan McChrystal to business guru Seth Godin or even celebs like Amanda Palmer and Jamie Foxx.
You never know what you're going to hear when you tune in, but it's always going to leave you feeling pumped when the show is over.
10% Happier with Dan Harris
You might remember Dan Harris as being the ABC reporter who had a panic attack on Good Morning America. Most people would not find a way to leverage that into a podcast, but he has – and very successfully too. Not only that, you know the quality is there because ABC is the one who puts out each episode.
Highly motivational, Dan Harris asks famous people, successful in their fields, what would make them 10% Happier.
The Tony Robbins Podcast
Tony Robbins is a well-known guru of motivation, leadership, and business acumen.
In his podcast, he asks the question, “Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one?"
While he doesn't have the body of work some of these other podcasts have, what shows he does have are chock full of wisdom and interesting stories guaranteed to motivate.
Optimal Living Daily
If you only have a few minutes to devote to a podcast, then this is the show for you. With more than 1000 shows to choose from, each only about ten minutes in length this is the perfect podcast for people who like to snack on content. Host Justin Malik reads blogs of motivational material, giving out nuggets of wisdom to digest that is just the thing to motivate your day.
Giant Self Happier You Podcast
Giant Self’s Happier You podcast helps people consciously carve out their own destiny.
In each episode we’ll give you 3 action steps that you can take right now to have a positive impact in your daily life.
Your Giant Self is all that you can be to best serve yourself and your world.