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9 of the best podcasts for working mums

9 of the best podcasts for working mums

WORK180
WORK180Feb 26, 2020

Podcasts are a multi-taskers dream come true. They’re a convenient and efficient way of learning and expanding your mind, whether you’re at work, commuting or doing the dishes.

So when you’re in need of some words of wisdom, a download of the latest issues affecting women in the UK or just a dose of inspiration, try one of these eight podcasts for working mums:

Women at Work

Join Harvard Business Review editors and guests as they untangle some of the trickiest issues women face in the workplace, from navigating parental leave to getting greater recognition for your work. During 40+ episodes, you’ll hear personal stories and experiences, and receive plenty of practical advice to help you succeed at work.

https://open.spotify.com/show/2U2ylGfkalpvt9XXWjRFHW

Unsubscribe with Jada + Louise

If you’re in need of some inspiration, you’re in the right place. This podcast aims to empower people to unsubscribe from the negativity that commonly slips into day-to-day life and resubscribe to patterns of behaviour that will help you be the best version of yourself. Hear from an impressive line-up of female guests, including Vanessa Kingori, British Vogue’s first black female publishing director, and Gina Martin, who successfully campaigned to make upskirting illegal.

https://open.spotify.com/show/6Z9QGiwCiO6wL9Aa1reqi3

The Working Mother’s Mentor

Business strategist and executive coach Julie Finn’s podcast provides inspiration, actionable strategies and advice on leading a high impact life. Throughout the eight-episode series, she’s joined by executives, entrepreneurs and change markers, who share their secrets to creating a fulfilling professional and family life.

https://open.spotify.com/show/3L9hJYmz3ZHIzcn6gJDSX2

The High Low

If you’re after an entertaining wrap up of the week’s current affairs, pop culture stories and the biggest issues facing women in the UK and abroad, you can count on journalists Pandora Sykes and Dolly Alderton. The duo’s hugely popular weekly podcast The High Low is where you go to hear about serious things discussed lightly.

https://open.spotify.com/show/0B18kAABC9LPfH5K9l19cD

How To Fail with Elizabeth Day

Now up to season 6, this brilliantly funny, painfully honest podcast is an insightful celebration of things going wrong, offering some hard-earned advice on how to bounce back from failure. In each episode, London-based journalist Elizabeth Day invites a new guest to share their biggest failures and what they’ve learned from it.

https://open.spotify.com/show/4m7U7kNne0iu35HK571Ui8

Working Mother Radio

Hosted by working mother of two Bettina Bush, Working Mother Radio explores just about every topic affecting mothers and women in the workplace. There’s hundreds of episodes to listen to, covering everything from childrens’ health issues to career strategies.

https://www.ernlive.com/show/working-mother-radio/247

Beyond Burnout – Life Management for Working Moms

This podcast is a must for women struggling to balance their life, family and work. Created by psychiatrist Dr Tracey Marks, Beyond Burnout offers strategies to improve your physical and mental health, as well as your relationships.

https://open.spotify.com/show/66qWSh3jk0ec05BDEGdF5U

The Mothers Who Work

Created by UK lifestyle website Mothers Who Work, this podcast covers a broad range of topics impacting mums, from how to budget as a couple without fighting to practicing mindfulness in the workplace.

https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/podcasts-for-mums-mothers-who-work-for-mums-who-are/id437503001

Equality Talks

And of course, last but not least, our very own podcast 'Equality Talks'. A ten part series, Equality Talks shares inspirational and motivational stories from women in the workplace.

https://uk.work180.co/blog/episode-one-work180-is-changing-the-working-world

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