By Stanley Xu
Take time to enjoy some podcasts, whether it be educational or entertaining content. Listening to podcasts not only is a way to relax but can also provide inspiration. Discover one about finance or budgeting, learning a new language or skill, along with other unlimited topics. Here are some podcasts worth listening to:
An entertaining duo, Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme reflect on topics like productivity, personal finance, establishing goals, and even starting your own podcast. In one of their latest episodes, the two share their advice on handling tab overload, organizing bookmarks, and useful extension tools such as Workona. The podcast just concluded last year, following their previous project, College Info Geek, which is also worth checking out.
TED Talks have reached millions of people worldwide, aiming to “find some space in your day to change your perspectives, ignite your curiosity, and learn something new.” Five days a week, TED Talks Daily uploads the latest presentations in audio. A recent episode explores the innovative idea and movement of using biomaterials to make fashion sustainable by limiting the use of leather. Join Elise Hu for influential ideas given by the world’s leaders and thinkers.
Also, check out 6 Must-Watch Ted Talks for a More Productive Life!
Hosted by Gregg Clunis, Tiny Leaps, Big Changes focuses on personal development and prioritization.
The podcast shares countless effective methods to limit procrastination and boost your productivity. Gregg partners with Christie Arscott in a podcast just over a week ago discussing the topic of strategic risk-taking. Listen now to jumpstart your journey to reaching your goals.
Stuff You Should Know covers various topics of interest that will leave you craving for more. This podcast is great for curing boredom, working out, or listening right before bed. Their latest topics include astral projection, human intelligence, and Silly String. Josh Clark and Chuck Bryant are two amazing hosts who share their insights and research through 40-60 minute episodes. As you get ready for another day at school, queue up Stuff You Should Know to get your day going with interesting facts you might not have known before.
The Simply Soft Skills Podcast shares interviews of those who display soft skills such as communication, leadership, and creativity. These soft skills are normally not taught in school but are critical for establishing relationships, problem-solving, and building a solid foundation for our future. A few interviewed guests include Andy Jiang, a TikTok star and influencer who provides tips and advice on social media use, as well as Dhruv Pai, the co-founder of Teens Helping Seniors, who presents guidance on starting your own program or organization. Join Allison Xu and special guests to learn more.