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Great Podcasts and Programs: What our coaches are listening to and watching...

Updated: Apr 11

by Stephanie Bickel

Great Podcasts

Lee Guthrie: New Yorker Fiction

This is a monthly reading and conversation with the New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman. This is a great way to get exposure to a lot of different writers and storytelling approaches. It is also good for people wanting to elevate their vocabulary.

Stephanie Bickel: Lou Diamond

Lou invites interesting people on his show. Great vocal style: professional yet conversational. His mission is to help people build relationships, and he is a great role model for how to develop trust with podcast followers.

A weekly exploration of all the things Jonathan Van Ness (Queer Eye) is curious about. He speaks with experts on many interesting topics.

Stephanie Bickel: Elegant Warrior

Heather Hansen is the "Elegant Warrior". She interviews guests discussing how they define elegance and how they maintain it in times of trial. I find her style captivating.

Emma Anderson: Black Orphan

A Fan Podcast dedicated to the BBC America show Orphan Black. It discusses news, cast, and episodes. It is great for people who are obsessed with Orphan Black. Orphan Black follows the story of a group of identical looking women as they try to discover their connections to one another.

Jeannine Scheffler: Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead

Part road trip, part self-help manifesto, Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead defies the traditional documentary format to present an unconventional and uplifting story of two men from different worlds who each realize that the only person who can save them is themselves. Great show if you want to motivate cleaner, greener eating.

A podcast focused on exploring leadership in the connecting world. It invites leaders to tell stories, reflect, and discuss their views on: disruptions in industry and society, how they are leading transformations considering these disruptions, and brave leadership to drive transformation. Their topics during Q2 and Q3 of 2020 were especially insightful. It is important that everyone has a board of advisors. Who are your top 3?

Martina Potratz: All My Relations

A podcast hosted by Matika Wilbur (Swinomish and Tulalip) and Adrienne Keene (Cherokee Nation) to explore our relationships— relationships to land, to our creatural relatives, and to one another. It is a wonderful way to expand your sensitivity, understanding, and appreciation for indigenous people and especially Native Americans.

Adriana Talhari: The Theory of Everything

Starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones, this is the extraordinary story of love between the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, and his tireless first wife Jane. Here is the trailer.


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