5 Podcasts That Will Help Make Your Workday Better

With the professional landscape changing as fast as it has, it’s understandable that people feel a little uncertain about their path right now. The past couple of years have given rise to multiple movements and changes in “office” culture. From debates around virtual and hybrid; to ‘quiet quitting’ and ‘quiet firing’—the dynamics in and around the workplace, whether you’re an employee or an entrepreneur, are evolving by the day.

Instagram overruns with advice and relatable content (we’ve all been in the millennial coworker reels blackhole), but not everything can be packed meaningfully in a one minute video. Whether you’re in need of some fresh organisational skills, or looking for a new perspective, or just want to learn from the stories of past achievers, our edit of podcasts spans the range. Check them out, you might find (more than) a few to add to your morning commute playlist.

The New Way We Work

5 Podcasts That Will Help Make Your Workday Better, The New Way We Work

Hosted by Fast Company deputy editor Kate Davis, the weekly podcast focuses on the shifts and movements in work culture as we know it—listen in for discussions on ambition, lessons on innovations from business owners and founders, find out what gives a career meaning, and tips on how to survive the oncoming recession.

Available on Apple Podcasts and Spotify

Think Fast, Talk Smart

5 Podcasts That Will Help Make Your Workday Better, Think Fast Talk Smart

Ever wonder how some people just seem like naturally good public speakers? Or how that colleague manages to talk their way out of every sticky situation with your boss? Matt Abrahams, lecturer in strategic communication at Stanford Graduate School of Business, delves into common issues and shares tools that will help you better your communication in all aspects of work.

Available on Apple Podcasts and Spotify

Cost To Company

5 Podcasts That Will Help Make Your Workday Better, Cost To Company

From the team behind The Ken, Cost to Company, a weekly podcast, delves into the Indian work landscape by breaking down relevant subjects. From the risks of an overinflated job title to the Indian Gen-Z’s expectations from a workspace, the hosts offer quick, incisive commentary on buzzing issues of the moment.

Available on Apple Podcasts and Spotify

Best Laid Plans

5 Podcasts That Will Help Make Your Workday Better, Best Laid Plans

Now is about the time that you start looking longingly at new planners and diaries, promising to be better organised in the coming year, as the chaos of the pre-holiday/pre-wedding season ensues all around you. Host Sarah Hart-Unger tackles real-life questions submitted by listeners, and shares her best tips on organising and planning anything: from that big summer vacation to your daily routine.

Available on Apple Podcasts and Spotify

HBR Ideacast

5 Podcasts That Will Help Make Your Workday Better, HBR Ideacast

Harvard Business Review’s IdeaCast is a great one for when you’re feeling a little stuck and low on motivation. The episodes feature prominent names from across industries—expect to hear from NASA’s head of science on leading missions that could fail spectacularly, to Rolling Stone’s founding editor on cultivating creative talent, and everything in between.

Available on Apple Podcasts and Spotify