By now you should be talking advantage of a number of great podcasts that are available for your listening pleasure. Here are 3 I think you’ll really enjoy:
- Malcolm does a masterful job reexamining things from the past (one of my favorite episodes is from season 2 and it will make you wish you had some french fries from the 80’s — McDonald’s Broke My Heart).
- Erwin is simply a brilliant, intelligent, challenging communicator. He just recently started the Battle Ready podcast with his son, Aaron. You can find his weekly sermon’s online at Mosaic.
- If you enjoy movies you’ll love the Mad About Movies podcast (these guys are very insightful and entertaining).
Your turn… What are some other podcasts we should check out?
Leaders are learners and should always be looking for ways to grow. One of the things I do on a regular basis is listen to all types of podcasts (this is a habit everyone should create since there are so many incredible podcasts available). Here are three I believe every leader should listen to:
- Michael Hyatt, Your Leadership Mentor, has a plethora of resources designed to help you win at work, succeed at life, and lead with confidence. You will love his new podcast!
- Donald Miller’s StoryBrand Podcast and resources are designed to help you clarify your message so customers will listen. His resources provide tons of value and insights. Make sure you pick up a copy of his new book, Building a StoryBrand.
- Jeff Brown’s Read to Lead Podcast is designed to give you quick overview of great books. Dig into his archives to find some real jewels. Episode 188 is a great one to start with as Jeff interviews Clay Scroggins to talk about the book, How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge.
Your turn… What are some other podcasts others should check out?
I love to listen to podcasts when I workout in the mornings and as I go through the day (I usually have one going every time I get in the car by myself). Of the more than 3 dozen I subscribe to, here are 3 of my favorites:
Your turn… What are some of your favorite podcasts to listen to?
Podcasts are one of my favorite ways to learn. I love that they are free and on demand (you can listen and learn any time you want to). Here are 3 you should check out:
- Craig Groeschel Leadership Podcast
In this podcast, you’ll get timely insights from Craig and his guests to make the most of your leadership potential, you’ll learn to solve problems in new ways, and you’ll be empowered to take your next steps in leading others.
- The Carey Nieuwhof Leadership Podcast
Ever wish you could have a conversation with some of the top leaders in ministry today? Well, that’s what this leadership podcast is designed to bring you.
- Building a Story Brand with Donald Miller
This podcast will help you clarify your message and grow your business.
Your turn… What are some of your favorite podcasts?
If you’re looking for wisdom on how to better manage money, start listening to these podcasts on a regular basis (and practice what you learn):
- The Dave Ramsey Show
Millions listen to The Dave Ramsey Show every day for common-sense talk on money. Listeners are also tuning in to hear real callers share real stories about their lives and families. They call the show in desperate need of help. They call to celebrate. And if you listen closely enough, you’ll hear a story much like yours. Hope has a home on the radio—and now it has a home online. Tune in today!
- Chris Brown’s True Stewardship
Chris Brown’s True Stewardship is a daily call-in radio show and podcast hosted by Ramsey Personality Chris Brown. Chris provides biblical insight and expert advice to callers with questions related to handling money–including debt, wealth, retirement, and more.
- Chris Hogan’s Retire Inspired Podcast
Subscribe to stay motivated and learn how to create the retirement you have always dreamed of from America’s voice on retirement. Download free resources from each episode to help keep you on track.
Your turn… Let me know how these resources impact the way you handle money.
Here are 3 podcasts I think you might enjoy:
- The RobCast | Rob Bell
As I’ve mentioned before, I don’t agree with everything Rob says but I do enjoy listening to him.
- This Is Your Life | Michael Hyatt
Here is a description of Michael’s podcast, “This Is Your Life™ is a weekly podcast dedicated to intentional leadership. My goal is to help you live with more passion, work with greater focus, and lead with extraordinary influence.” As usual, Michael shares lots of practical knowledge.
- Newsworthy with Norsworthy | Luke Norsworthy
This is my new favorite podcast! Luke is a great interviewer who has some fun and insightful conversations with amazing people as he explores a lot of relevant topics (check his archives out).
Your turn… If you know someone who would be blessed by these resources, share them with them today and/or via Social Media.
This will be my last post for a few weeks (I plan to resume after the Holidays but probably not until early February as I’ll be tied up with planning a big Men’s Conference with Donald Miller and Bob Goff). So, as I close out this year I thought you would be blessed with some thoughts from a recent Leadership Podcast by Michael Hyatt. This episode focuses on the 3 forces that shape character. I’ll mention them here and encourage you to go and check out the complete episode (by the way, if you don’t already follow Michael Hyatt; do yourself a favor and start today — he consistently provides great resources focusing on Intentional Leadership).
There are three forces that shape who we are at the core of our being:
- The input we consume.
- The relationships we pursue.
- The habits we acquire.
Your turn… You can listen to, watch, or read the transcript from this podcast here. What resonates with you from this podcast?
Leaders are learners… I believe every leader would benefit by regularly listening to Andy Stanley’s Leadership Podcast. Here are 3 messages every leader should listen to:
Your turn… Share your thoughts on these messages and/or on others you’ve heard Andy share.
Here are 3 sermon series I’ve been listening to lately that I think you would enjoy:
What if there was a way to keep all your New Year’s resolutions? What if you didn’t have to wave the white flag of surrender to the giants in your life? If you’re tired of losing the same battles over and over again, our series Sticks and Stones will teach you five secrets to make your resolutions more than words.
Major resolutions and huge goals. We want big change and we want it now. But maybe taking life in a new direction has a lot more to do with the little things. Let’s learn how to embrace intentionality in Small Things, Big Difference.
This series focuses on the importance of God’s Word in our lives. Make sure you check out the 31 day devotional that goes along with the series, Gateway Devotions: It Is Written.
Your turn… What are some sermon series you’ve found helpful lately?
Here are 3 APPS I believe you would enjoy using:
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Erich’s note: I recently started using SlideShark and love how it works. The Multiply APP makes it easier for you to access and use the discipleship resources and material available from The Multiply Movement. I use the Podcasts APP every day to listen to some great sermon podcasts.
Your turn… What are some other APPS you believe others would enjoy using?