Rank #1: EP24: The Daily Habits of the Most Productive People
Ever wonder how your coworker gets so much done in so little time? They know the secret to being your most productive self. In this episode Josh and Shelby talk with productivity expert and author Laura Vanderkam about taking advantage of your weekends and how tracking your time can be a difference maker. Plus they share the three myths that are killing your productivity, and what you can do to overcome your limited time.
Rank #2: EP25: Secrets for a Happy Brain
The Dalai Lama once said that, “Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” Shelby and Josh set out to prove the Dalai Lama right, starting with Josh’s decision to just be happy, a discussion about what makes for a happy brain and an interview with best selling author and positive psychologist Shawn Achor about strategies for intentional happiness and the power it has to bring about big change.
Rank #3: EP 80: 6 Success Habits of High Performers
This week we are focused on helping you boost your performance and discuss the new issue of the magazine. SUCCESS contributing editor Amy Anderson joins us to talk about what she learned about being her best during her time with Brendon Burchard, the world’s leading high performance trainer. Plus we hear from Brendon himself with a clip from the audio version of his new book, High Performance Habits.
Rank #4: EP35: 5 Characteristics of Highly Successful People
Do you ever wonder what puts the truly successful people ahead of the game? Characteristics of the highly successful are always a hot topic. On this week’s episode Josh and Shelby reveal the most common characteristics of successful people and share who they admire most. Leadership Editor John Addison shares the characteristics that every leader should possess. And a member of the success team joins in the conversation about what makes this week’s topic so fascinating.
Rank #5: EP78: Daily Habits to Help You Bounce Back
On this week’s episode, we explore the skill of resilience. When we experience failure, set-backs or tough times we need to be able to bounce back. Josh and Shelby talk about the science of resilience and get insights from Dr. Andrew Shatte on the topic. Josh shares about his recent tests of resiliency, and we give you some daily habits that can help you bounce back whenever you need to.
Rank #6: EP67: Boost Self-Belief with These 10 Steps
What do you believe in? Belief is the foundation for so many things in our lives. On this week’s episode, Josh and Shelby give you a sneak peak at this month’s issue of SUCCESS focused on the power of belief. They sit down with cover figure Bishop T.D. Jakes for a quick chat. Associate Editor Jamie Friedlander reads an excerpt from her moving story Me of Little Faith. And Josh and and Shelby go through some action steps you can take to bolster your self-belief.
Rank #7: EP66: 5 Keys to a Healthier Brain
True health and wellness starts with a healthy brain. On this week’s episode Josh and Shelby focus on the brain. They chat with Dr. Daniel Amen, one of the world’s foremost experts on brain research, about why a healthy lifestyle starts with the brain and how we can practice good brain health daily. Plus, Josh and Shelby share how a simple 5-minute exercise can be your key to a healthier brain.
Rank #8: EP41: Tony Robbins Lives a Beautiful Life
The first issue of SUCCESS for 2017 is available and Josh and Shelby are diving into some behind the scenes of this special edition, featuring Tony Robbins. They discuss the Netflix documentary on Robbins, I am not Your Guru, and get the 411 from contributing editor Michael Mooney on what it was like to spend a day with the man himself. We hear an exclusive clip from our SUCCESS Talks interview with Robbins and point out some of the best takeaways he had to share. Plus we end with a big announcement about SUCCESS Talks and SUCCESS magazine.
Rank #9: EP86: How to Innovate Your Way to Success
On this week’s episode Josh and Shelby discuss why innovation is essential for success. They clarify what innovation means in an entrepreneurial sense and talk about how they have innovated in different ways here at SUCCESS. We chat with Chris Denson, host of the podcast Innovation Crush, about lessons he’s learned interviewing some of the world’s most daring and innovative people. And we share some wisdom from John C. Maxwell on how to create a culture of innovation as a team leader.
Rank #10: EP26.5: Effective Habits
Here's a quick brush-up on the 7 habits of highly effective people as outlined by Stephen Covey.
Rank #11: EP61: How to Organize Your World the Marie Kondo Way
Have you konmari’ed your life? Shelby sits down in person with best-selling author and business woman Marie Kondo – and her translator – to discuss ways to find joy in simple living. Plus, Josh and Shelby discuss the konmari method of organizing and how it can improve your life.
Rank #12: EP19: SUCCESS Chat with Mel Robbins
Uber, Etsy, Upwork, eBay—if you’ve transacted on one of these platforms, then this episode is for you. In this month’s SUCCESS magazine, the editors tackle the growing entrepreneurship trend of what’s been called the gig economy or sharing economy. Shelby and Josh explain why we’re calling it the YouEconomy and what it means to the way we work, play and live our lives. Plus we get time with best selling author and SUCCESS contributing editor Mel Robbins who knows a thing or two about taking control of your life and mapping your own destiny.
Rank #13: EP29: The Art of Mentorship with Kevin O'Leary
On this week’s episode we reveal a secret to success: having a mentor. Learning from others and developing deep, valuable relationships is key to any success. Josh and Shelby sit down with Shark Tank investor Kevin O’Leary to find out how he mentors the entrepreneurs he invests in. On the subject, we also pull a clip from the archives of the personal development icon Jim Rohn. And we discuss the ways, once you find a mentor, that you can put their time and knowledge to good use.
Rank #14: EP52: Tips for Boosting Your Confidence
Confidence is the theme for SUCCESS this month, so we are talking about why it’s important to speak up for yourself and how you can stand your ground no matter the situation. First up Shelby and Josh take a beating from internet commenters and live to tell the tale. Then we hear from Christy Wright, author of the new book Business Boutique, about how women in particular can speak up in a business setting. And we take some tips on asserting ourselves from author Sophia Dembling.
Rank #15: EP71: The Problem with Millennials Is...
Those gosh darn kids these days….this week Josh and Shelby sit down for a roundtable discussion about millennials with some of our very own millennials from the SUCCESS team. We hear from Tom Bilyeu about his interview with cover figure, leadership expert and millennial researcher Simon Sinek. And we dive into the mail bag for letter from a listener who shares his story about how he got back up after hitting rock bottom.
Rank #16: EP83: The Best Apps to Help You Get Stuff Done
This week we explore ways that technology can help you be more productive. Espree Devora of WeAreLATech and the Women in Tech Podcast joins us and shares some of her favorite apps for delegating work and getting things done faster. And Josh and Shelby highlight a few of the more popular apps that can help you focus by managing your time, workout your brain, get you moving physically and even gamify your productivity.
Rank #17: EP28.5: Stay Sharp
Improve your brain's sharpness and help prevent brain aging by following these 5 simple guidelines.
Rank #18: EP84.5: Be Stress Free
Learn the secrets to a stress-free life.
Rank #19: EP17: Face Your Fears
92% of what we worry about never happens, so why are we so afraid to face our fears? In this episode, Shelby and Josh sit down with SUCCESS associate editor Jamie Friedlander who tried to conquer her fear of public speaking by taking on standup comedy. Plus we reveal our biggest fears and how we faced them head on… or not. And then we take a look at the science behind our most basic instincts of fight or flight in a conversation with Jeff Wise, the author of Extreme Fear: The Science of Your Mind in Danger.
Rank #20: EP37: The 27 Types of Difficult People
It’s a simple fact of reality: Not everyone is a peach. We all have to deal with difficult people from time to time. On this week’s episode, Josh and Shelby dive into the types of difficult personalities you’re likely to encounter, and how to handle them. And they chat with Connie Podesta about how to identify if YOU are the difficult person, plus more specifics on the true definition of being difficult.