Top 3 Podcast Episodes To Listen To This Week

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Need some podcast recommendations? Check out our episode picks of the week!

Here at Work It Daily, we understand the power of podcasts. We're all about forming good habits, and doing something every day to grow your career.

Listening to podcasts is a fun way to gain perspective, explore ideas, and learn something new. And, believe it or not, podcasts can also help you achieve career growth and success.

Want to build better habits and start "working it daily"? Give these three podcast episodes a listen.

"Dr. Vivek Murthy and Brené on Loneliness and Connection" (Unlocking Us with Brené Brown)

Work It Daily's podcast club episode recommendation (Unlocking Us with Bren\u00e9 Brown)

In this episode of Unlocking Us with Brené Brown, Brené talks to Dr. Vivek Murthy, a physician and the 19th Surgeon General of the United States, about loneliness (especially when you're surrounded by others) and the physical and emotional toll that social disconnection takes on us. Listen as they discuss Dr. Murthy's new book, and the importance of love and connection in this day and age.

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"#164 Dave Hollis on How to Stop Sabotaging Yourself" (Impact Theory)

Work It Daily's podcast club episode recommendation (Impact Theory)

Dave Hollis goes into incredible depth on the connections between failure, growth, and fulfillment on this episode of Impact Theory. As a former Disney executive, Dave Hollis has always questioned the hypotheses being put forward, both by self-appointed gurus and his own subconscious, and has been somewhat skeptical of self-help, but in the long run that skepticism has served him very well. Join him and Tom Bilyeu as they talk about combining incredible vulnerability and self-awareness with honesty to ultimately help you stop sabotaging yourself.

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"Laura Huang | Turning Adversity into Advantage" (The Unmistakable Creative Podcast)

Work It Daily's podcast club episode recommendation (The Unmistakable Creative Podcast)

Laura Huang is a professor at Harvard Business School. On this episode of The Unmistakable Creative Podcast, she dissects the topic of adversity and discusses how to turn adversity into advantage, walking us through her clear framework. Also, find out why she believes hard work and grit is the last thing we should focus on.

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Looking for another great podcast to listen to? Check out JT Talks Jobs! Join J.T. O'Donnell, Work It Daily's founder and CEO, as she provides industry-leading insights into job search and career growth.

Are you a podcast-enthusiast looking to achieve career success? Get inspired to grow your career today by joining Work It Daily's Podcast Club!

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