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7 podcasts to lift your career game

Words by Delicia Smith

Thinking of starting out on your own? Got a killer business idea? Want to make your side hustle more of a regular gig? We got you!

When it comes to inspirational – and informative – career and business content, one of the easiest ways to get a healthy dose of motivation is simply by listening to a podcast.

So we’ve pulled together a curated collection of the best podcasts for startup founders, side hustlers and entrepreneurs.

Think of them as your secret knowledge weapons and oh-so easy ways to push you forward in your professional life.

So, grab your headphones! Here’s 7 podcasts to help kickstart your side hustle and set you up for success.

Startups and Unicorns

Tech startup founder and fanatic Belinda Agnew chats with entrepreneurs to discuss all things funding, scaling, talent, branding and the billon dollar dream. Don’t miss the ep with her energetic chat with Booby Tape founders Bianca and Bridgett, the Melbourne duo who caught Kim Kardashian’s eye.

Listen on Apple Podcasts and Spotify

Lady Startup Stories

Listen in on conversations about how female entrepreneurs built their businesses, big or small. Whether you dream of running your own gig or just fancy a snoop to see how other people have done it, join Georgia Love as she sits down with inspiring and successful female founders to discover how they did it from the ground up.

Listen on Apple Podcasts and Spotify

The BossBabe Podcast

BossBabe co-founders Natalie Ellis and Danielle Canty share the behind-the-scenes reality of building a successful business, achieving peak performance and learning how to balance all of the things. Packed with money making insights, social media hacks and secrets from women who are kicking their career goals. It’s funny, raw and actionable, and a must-listen for ambitious women creating success in their own way.

Listen on Apple Podcasts and Spotify

The Goal Digger Podcast

This one is especially great if you’re thinking of working for yourself or you’re in need of a career pivot. Each week host Jenna Kutcher brings productivity tips, social media strategies, business hacks, and inspirational stories that can help you design your dream career. There are eps on how to build your dream job, making money online, ditching the 9 to 5 to create passive income, growing your Instagram following, TikTok for personal branding and business growth. The list goes on.

Listen on Apple Podcasts and Spotify

So, I Quit My Day Job

Stories and lessons from ex celebrity publicist Cathrine Mahoney who quit her day job to become an author. On the podcast she speaks to others who have successfully made the leap to leave their jobs and followed their hearts for their advice. Guests so far include Keira Rumble, Ben Lucas, Amanda Keller and Sally Obermeder. So. Many. Juicy. Discussions. 

Listen on Apple Podcasts and Spotify

She Did It Her Way

This pod dives into all of your most important questions about starting a business and when to make the leap to full-time entrepreneur. Every week, host Amanda Boleyn delivers fresh content on productivity hacks and professional strategies. Along with sharing her business savvy tips, she interviews women who have also gone out and done it their way.

Listen on Apple Podcasts and Spotify

The Side Hustle Show

According to The Side Hustle Show’s host Nick Loper, you can build a successful side gig in your spare time. Listen in for business ideas, actionable tips to start a business, and killer strategies on how to turn your side-hustle dreams into a thriving gig. You’ll learn about the freedom of working for yourself and how you don’t need to build a high-flying startup to make money or create an awesome lifestyle.

Listen on Apple Podcasts and Spotify