5 Non-Legal Podcasts For Paralegals

A New Spin on Your Typical List of Paralegal Podcasts

There are already enough lists out there for the top podcasts for paralegals. That’s because there are not very many active podcasts for paralegals out there to choose from. We thought it was time to put together a list of podcasts that were motivational and career-related but not specific to the legal industry.

According to SEMRush (https://www.semrush.com/blog/podcast-stats/), people spend 15 billion hours listening to podcasts in 2021.  That was an increase of 3 million hours just two years ago.  Now that many of us are returning to the office (and unfortunately, back to a daily commute), we put together this list of five of our favorite career-related podcasts that put out weekly content on topics that are not related to the legal profession specifically, but that you might benefit from in your paralegal career.  

These are listed in no particular order of preference.

Happy Listening!

1. Beyond the To-Do List

https://beyondthetodolist.com

Erik Fisher’s podcast features guests who are experts at everything from virtual meetings, remote management, inbox zero, creativity, and more.  There are so many career tips in this one podcast.  If you only have time to listen to one of the podcasts listed here, this should be the one.

A SAMPLE OF SOME EPISODES INCLUDE:

The Myth of Multitasking

How You Can Be Your Best in Virtual Meetings

The Power of Writing for Clarity, Confidence and Purpose

Overcoming Overwhelm

2. The Brendon Show (formerly The Charged Life)

https://brendon.com/podcast/

Brendon Burchard is an expert in high performance in every aspect of your life.  This podcast will motivate you to want to live a charged life, personally and professionally.

A SAMPLE OF SOME EPISODES INCLUDE:

Health and Productivity Habits

Techniques for Relieving Stress and Tension

When People Don’t Support Me

How to Build Resilience in Tough Time‪s

Use Your Mind to Improve Your Da‪y

3. Lead to Win

https://michaelhyatt.com/leadtowin/

This is Michael Hyatt’s podcast on leadership and tools to succeed in any career path.  Check out the episode on “Blending an Ambitious Career With a Meaningful Life” in addition to the ones we’ve listed below.

A SAMPLE OF SOME EPISODES INCLUDE:

Using the Double Win to Beat Back Work That’s Out of Control

Why You Need to Spend Your Days on Paper

You Need a Goal, Not a Resolution

The Keys to Creating Habits That Last

4. The Productivity Podcast

https://productivityist.com/category/podcast/

Mike Vardy interviews productivity experts to give you powerful concepts, tips, tools, and tactics to get the most out of every day (so you can ENJOY more of your day!).

A sample of some episodes include:

Be Productive With Uncertainty

Peak Performing Flow

Purposeful Play

Calm Your Chaos

A World Without Email

5. Career Warrior Podcast

https://www.letseatgrandma.com/podcast/

Podcast host, Chris Villanueva, interviews experts in a variety of career topics, including job-hunting strategies, motivational advice, and how to avoid career pitfalls.

A SAMPLE OF SOME EPISODES INCLUDE:

The Anatomy of a Great Resume

Career Warrior Women:  Overcoming Doubt, Building Confidence, and Returning to Work

Make Perfectionism Your Friend Not Foe

How to Save Your Career Before It Dies

Announcement: Podcasts for Paralegals

“I think it’s time we start a Paralegal Podcast! One that gives weekly, actionable strategies that paralegals can use to fast-track their paralegal careers.” – Ann Pearson, Founder of Paralegal Boot Camp.

We are pleased to announce it’s happening soon! We’ve hired a podcast manager and are lining up our first few episodes. The Paralegal Boot Camp plans to launch its podcast later this summer. Sign up now to be the first to know when our podcast launches or if you have a topic suggestion.

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