10 podcasts that will spark creativity and confidence

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In need of some creative inspiration? Having trouble getting those creative juices flowing? Here are 10 podcasts to listen to spark some creative energy and confidence in your life.

The Happy Hour Show with Jamie Ivey:  This podcast by Jamie Ivey is one I look forward to listening to on a weekly basis. The faith-based podcast focuses on interviewing female trailblazers who have taken huge leaps of faith. She discusses everything from relationships, friendships, books, food, fear, confidence, loss, maintaining a work-life balance, and celebrating successes in life.

The Creative Empire ™ Podcast by Reina Pomeroy & Christina Scalera:  I discovered this podcast for creative entrepreneurs last year on Instagram. If you are looking to grow your business in 2018? This is the podcast for you. It's hosted by two female entrepreneurs.  They discuss everything from legal issues to marketing advice. During each episode, they interview a female entrepreneur about her success as a business owner.

The Strategy Hour by Think Creative Collective: I just discovered this podcast last month and I'm obsessed. The dynamic duo shares actionable strategies to help grow your business. They discuss the ups and downs of being an entrepreneur. Each podcast episode has tons of takeaways that will inspire you to start working on your branding right away.

Side Hustle Pro by Nicaila Matthews: This podcast is another one of my weekly listens. I discovered this podcast last summer when Mashable profiled the host Nicaila Matthews. I love this podcast because she features successful black females who went from having a side hustle to turning their passions into a full-time gig.

The Marie Forleo Podcast:Marie Forleo is a thought leader, entrepreneur, and life coach. Best known for her B-School, a program that helps aspiring entrepreneurs build their business. Her ultimate goal is to help you be the best you and achieve greater happiness in all areas of your life

The Goal Digger Podcast by Jenna Kutcher: I often discover podcast interviews when my favorite influencers and bloggers are being interviewed. I discovered this podcast when Lara Casey was being interviewed by Jenna Kutcher. The Goal Digger Podcast is for creative girl bosses. Her podcast is light-hearted and helps you tackle your goals along the way. 

Girl Boss Radio by Sophia Amoruso:Host Sophia Amoruso is best known for owning the online retailer, Nasty Gal. But she also has an awesome podcast that I’ve listened to for years. She inspires listeners to be a #girlboss with her candid interviews and life stories. She does a great job at selecting top female entrepreneurs who are disrupting a certain industry.

Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations: When I need an emotional uplift this is what I listen to. Oprah’s podcast is amazing and very inspirational. Each week she dives deep and interviews celebrities, athletes, pastors and best selling authors about their personal journeys through life. I recently got her book which takes snippets from the podcast.

Myleik Teele's Podcast: Listening to Myleik's podcast interview is like having a conversation with the sister you never had. She keeps the conversation honest and real and doesn't hold back on discussing life as a female entrepreneur. Her podcast is discusses everything from setting goals, staying motivated, being your best self, dating, relationship, and career advice.

Being Boss Podcast by Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon: Being Boss is a podcast for creative entrepreneurs. Hosts Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon share stories, interviews, and advice on how to boost your confidence, build your brand, avoid burning out, and being a boss in life.

What are your favorite podcasts? Tell me in the comments below.