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SKLD Top 5: Podcasts

SKLD Top 5:

Each week we bring you some of our favorite things, whether it’s music, books, podcasts, or even ink pens! This week on “Top 5,” we present:

Our Top 5 Podcasts

Podcasts are the best. If you can imagine a topic, it likely exists in podcast form. We love to pop our airpods in and listen to a podcast while doing things around the house, while driving around town, or even at our desks while working. Whether you're a seasoned entrepreneur or just starting your journey, podcasts can offer valuable insights and advice to help you navigate this world. We've compiled a list of our top 5 podcasts that are consuming our playlist currently. These podcasts cover a range of topics, from leadership and management to work-life balance and accessibility, providing essential knowledge for anyone looking to grow their business and their life.


StartUp Podcast

The StartUp Podcast is a series about what it's really like to start a business. Produced by Gimlet Media, this podcast offers a behind-the-scenes look at the challenges and triumphs faced by entrepreneurs as they launch their startups. Each season follows a different startup's journey, providing valuable lessons and insights for anyone looking to start their own venture. It’s a unique peek into the world of startup– and definitely helps all of us newer businesses know we aren’t alone as we grind through the beginning!

Empire Building

Hosted by Seychelle Van Poole, Sarah Reynolds, and Wendy Papasan, Empire Building is all about how to have a bigger business AND a bigger life. We love seeing such strong and successful women and this one has been a favorite for quite a while. Though mostly geared toward real estate, the topics covered pertain to almost anyone: parenthood, conflict resolution, sales strategy, and so much more.

The Ed Mylett Show

Hosted by entrepreneur and peak-performance expert Ed Mylett, this show features interviews with some of the most successful people in the world. Through these conversations, listeners can gain valuable insights into leadership, personal development, and business growth strategies. And if you’ve ever listened to Ed Mylett before, you know he has a way of cutting straight through the BS.

Work Life with Adam Grant

Adam Grant is an organizational psychologist who dives into the minds of some of the world’s most unique or unusual professionals to find out how they improve their work life. Through interviews and conversation, Work Life with Adam Grant is a must-listen for anyone interested in building a successful business and find joy at the same time. With 100+ episodes, guests include everyone from Dolly Parton and Emmanuel Acho to a case study on Russia’s Zelensky and Putin. We are sure you will find some gems in this one!


Presented by 3Play Media, Allied is a podcast about accessibility. As a human and especially as a business owner, this podcast helps guide us and keep us up to date on the latest information and news related to accessibility, particularly in the workplace.

Whether you're just starting your entrepreneurial journey or looking for new ways to grow your business, these podcasts offer invaluable insights and advice. With a range of topics covered, from leadership and management to marketing and finance, there's something for everyone. So grab your headphones, hit subscribe, and let’s learn!

— Sara

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