Best Listening podcasts we could find (Updated August 2018)
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Listen Up!
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A podcast series where we show you how to get more out of the music you love. Listen Up! is presented by the New Haven Symphony Orchestra and the University of New Haven.
 
A weekly sports discussion from the online magazine Slate. Hang Up and Listen features Slate sports editor Josh Levin, writer Stefan Fatsis (author of A Few Seconds of Panic), and a selection of interesting guests from around the sports world.
 
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FT Listen to Lucy
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Financial Times management columnist Lucy Kellaway pokes fun at management fads and jargon, and celebrates the ups and downs of office life.
 
The aim of Adept English is to help you learn English through listening. We understand listening, and we know how to teach it. On our site you will learn how to listen in ways that are interesting and lead to learning success. No technical know how is required, just a computer, smart phone, tablet with an internet connection. We have lots of audio podcasts, at all difficulty levels, on many topics, suitable for all listeners.
 
Capturing the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today and preserve it for future generations.
 
A Conversational Music Podcast
 
Welcome to Listen for a Change - Personal Stories That Strengthen our Community. Eye-opening conversations between people in the community, recorded by OHEL Children's Home and Family Services
 
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The Big Listen
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There are tens of thousands of podcasts out there. So how do you know what to listen to? On The Big Listen — THE broadcast about podcasts from WAMU and NPR — host Lauren Ober introduces you to podcasts you might not have ever heard of, and gives you the inside scoop on shows you already love. Through interviews, listener recommendations, show snippets and more, The Big Listen helps you curate your perfect playlist.
 
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Quick to Listen
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Each week the editors of Christianity Today go beyond hashtags and hot-takes and set aside time to explore the reality behind a major cultural event.
 
A weekly programme that examines and dissects the world's media, how they operate and the stories they cover.
 
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Deep Listens
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A bi-weekly video game book club that takes a deep look at one game every episode. We discuss the literary elements, philosophical ideas, and game design decisions that make games great while keeping things funny and friendly. Tune in for some close readings of your favorite games!
 
Welcome to Night Vale creator Joseph Fink and the Mountain Goats singer/songwriter John Darnielle discuss what it means to be an artist, a fan, and both at once. They explore the stories behind the Mountain Goats' album All Hail West Texas, one song at time. Plus, brand new covers of each episode's song, from artists like Amanda Palmer, Andrew Bird, and Dessa. Episodes every other Thursday.
 
Supporting the Orthodox Community Since 1995!
 
Andrew Fiebert, Matt Giovanisci | Talking about stuff you should know on investing, business, debt, and real estate like: Planet Money, Freakonomics Radio, Dave Ramsey, Tim Ferriss, Reply All, Radiolab, Side Hustle School, Joe Rogan, Fresh Air, Startup
 
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Required Listening
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HowStuffWorks and the GRAMMY Museum team up to give listeners exclusive access to the most amazing music artists on the planet. Each week, we’ll blow people’s minds by providing an all-access pass to the artist inner circle.
 
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The Listening Post
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A weekly programme that examines and dissects the world's media, how they operate and the stories they cover.
 
Rethink music with The Listening Service. Tom Service presents a journey of imagination and insight, exploring how music works
 
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Watch And Listen
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Watch and Listen is a weekly podcast about watches, watchmaking, and the people that make the industry tick. Hosts Matt Farah, of The Smoking Tire ,and Cameron Weiss, watchmaker and the CEO of the Weiss Watch Company, Los Angeles, CA, will take you through the history of clocks and watchmaking, show what makes some of the most iconic watches just that, and discuss watch buying, maintaining, investing, and collecting at all price points. This podcast is available as a video as well, on YouTube.
 
The MaximumFun.org Listener Panel is a group of committed MaxFun listeners who help us evaluate our programming. From time to time, we'll ask you to listen to an episode of a new or existing MaximumFun.org program and offer us your thoughts and feedback. You can help us make our shows better!
 
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Listen
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Listen is dedicated to bringing you traditional stories told by some of the best Tellers in the World of Storytelling. Gather ’round and Listen to a story.
 
If you’re frustrated because you struggle to get the word out about your product or service, the Building a StoryBrand podcast will help. Fans of the podcast are ecstatic about the fun and entertaining way Donald Miller brings you practical advice about clarifying your message so customers will listen. Don and the StoryBrand team are the world's leading experts in harnessing the 2,000 year-old proven power of story formulas to get people talking about your brand. Get your message out, grow y ...
 
This is the English Only Version of Zapp! English Listening. Learn *Real English* with Zapp! English Listening classes! This free audio podcast by Zappenglish.com contains English audio classes based entirely on real unscripted English conversations with native speakers. Each podcast comes with an accompanying ebook (containing a full transcript of the class and additional materials) which you can download at Zappenglish.com.
 
The Lancet (www.thelancet.com) is a weekly medical journal, renowned for the publication of high-quality peer-reviewed research and reviews from around the world. In the Podcasts our editors discuss journal highlights, including interviews with authors of key articles to provide context and insight to advancements in medicine and health worldwide.
 
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Do Listen Twice
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To celebrate the iTunes release of Mike Birbiglia's movie Don't Think Twice, host Ira Glass presents a podcast miniseries featuring his favorite stories that Birbiglia has told on This American Life over the years. https://itunes.com/dontthinktwice
 
This is non-profit channel which created to provide one the peaceful Buddha words. PEACE is ALL AROUND
 
Helping English learners move from the classroom into the real world!
 
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Listening In
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Listening In, hosted by the Colson Center's Warren Smith, features conversations with newsmakers and thought leaders. "Our goal is to explore topics as thoughtfully as possible," says WORLD Radio Executive Producer Nick Eicher. "It's more like NPR's 'Fresh Air,' but with a biblically objective Christian perspective." The Listening In podcast is posted each Friday.
 
Welcome to JLA, Japanese Listening Advanced!! Enhance your Japanese ability by listening to real, natural Japanese conversation. You can check script and learn new words and phrases which you might not find in dictionary! Listen to the sound, check the script, and learn advanced Japanese!!!Follow us on twitter or facebook too, so that you can find scripts too!
 
Listen to natural, unrehearsed French on a variety of topics recorded by native speakers in France and read along with the transcripts to improve your oral comprehension. Designed for students who want to learn the real spoken language of France as opposed to textbook language. Visit www.ielanguages.com/frenchlistening.html for transcripts
 
A podcast by Herbalist Natasha Richardson featuring interviews with herbalists on medicinal herbs and their many uses.
 
Every listener wonders about their favorite podcast hosts. Join Jeremy every Wednesday as he sits down with another host of the... Podcasts We Listen To Also, be sure to join the Facebook group!
 
It’s the most important news story of the decade - the investigation which could bring down US President Donald Trump. As new information breaks, Russia, If You’re Listening will put it in context. Who was Carter Page again? What does money laundering have to do with it? Why does Vladimir Putin hate Hillary Clinton? We’ll tell the whole story, character by character, bringing you up to date on everything you need to know in terms you can understand before the FBI start kicking in doors.
 
Listen and learn real conversational English
 
Josh and Joel love podcasts, and help you find your next favorite show amidst the mountain of junk. In depth reviews of podcasts big and small as well as discussion about podcasts and the work that goes into them.
 
New and compelling stories from Australia and around the world, told by some of our most popular and trusted historians. Step inside a time machine for an immersive journey through history, where stories of people, places and events bring the past vividly into our present world.
 
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Crucial Listening
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Experimental musicians and sound artists discuss the albums that are important to them. A bi-weekly podcast from ATTN:Magazine.
 
CK's Listen & Repeat English Podcast
 
Why do legend and lore fascinate us? Be they tales of ghosts that haunt our towns, myths of creatures that roam our forests or sightings of the unexplained in our skies, these stories have the power to both unite and enthrall people around the world. Listen with the Lights On is a deep dive into the mysterious, the occult and the unknown, and how it connects us.
 
If you love Chris Rose and Kevin Millar on MLB Network’s Intentional Talk, then you’ll love Intentional Talk: Caught Listening. Caught Listening will provide fans with an original continuation of the TV show’s antics, interviews, and everything in between. Subscribe and listen, every Wednesday, starting March 28th!
 
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Required Listening
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Required Listening is a weekly show show for and by web students and teachers. Learn what get's taught in the classroom, resources and tips for students and teachers, and the latest web news.
 
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Listen and Play
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Each programme includes familiar songs, rhymes, stories and sound discrimination games.
 
The Lancet Oncology is a monthly journal, renowned for the publication of high-quality peer reviewed research, reviews and analysis in cancer from around the world. In the monthly podcasts, editors of the journal discuss highlights of the current issue.
 
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Listening Post
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A weekly programme that examines and dissects the world's media.
 
The IELTS Test Prepcast is an IELTS podcast giving free lessons to IELTS Test candidates aiming for IELTS band scores 6, 7 or 8. High IELTS Test band scores are difficult to earn – even by native speakers of English. These Prepcasts help IELTS candidates improve their scores by teaching techniques for IELTS Reading, IELTS Writing, IELTS Listening and IELTS Speaking.
 
Free audio downloads: the works of the greatest minds of history, read by award-winning professional narrators.
 
You are "Listening in on LEEP" Forward Pediatric Development Clinic and therapeutic preschool and transitional kindergarten team of experts talking about topics parents and teachers care about. LEEP Forward has experts in the fields of Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language Pathology, Social Work, Developmental Therapy and Early Intervention.
 
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Watch Read Listen
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Join Annika and Luciano (Giovani) weekly as they catch each other up on their favourite watches, reads and listens from throughout the past week. Expect two nice goobers who are in love having a relaxed chat.
 
The Mysterious Old Radio Listening Society Podcast revisits the great horror and suspense shows from the golden age of radio, including tales from Suspense, Lights Out Everybody, The Witch’s Tale, The Shadow, and more. Each episode features a classic, or maybe-not-so classic story from the scary old-time radio vault, complete with historical notes and nerdy trivia. At the end of each podcast, your hosts, Tim, Joshua and Eric discuss the merits of the story and decide whether or not it stands ...
 
Improve listening and speaking skills using our English conversation lessons and tips to learn English
 
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Learn English 148 Podcast Speak English And Learn Why The English Have A Pudding On Their Roast DinnerA free learn English quickly podcast lesson from Adept English.Why not learn to speak English fluently and learn how to make a classic Yorkshire pudding to go with your roast dinner? This week the Adept English “listen & learn” podcast lesson t ...…
 
Your customers are leaving in droves. Today’s guest, Joey Coleman, has the research to back it up. So if you want to keep your customers and grow your business, don’t miss this episode. In it, Joey highlights the 8 phases of customer experience so you never lose another customer again. http://buildingastorybrand.com/110…
 
Work-life balance gets a lot of ink but how do you achieve it? We’ll show you an honest approach to work-life balance with Kevin Lawrence. Work-life balance has become one of those annoying buzzwords, but it does have merit. We’ll strip away the touchy-feely aspects of the concept and teach you how to achieve it. Shut Up Mind Body Green I enjoy ...…
 
Tom Service looks at how pieces of music end, and asks what endings mean. Are they mere framing devices, or can they suggest weightier thoughts of triumph, or conversely, of death? And what of the fading away so prevalent in pop music? From Beethoven's insistent affirmations to Tchaikovsky's bleak despair, from Haydn's witty farewells to Human ...…
 
Donald Trump's business flourished with the 80s real estate boom and bled money when the recession hit.These days no one really knows how much he really has.Why the secrecy?Today, the story of the Trump Organization, and when Russian money might have ended up in his pocket.
 
Calls are continuing to grow for the release of award-winning photographer and social activist Shahidul Alam who was detained by Bangladeshi police for "provocative comments" about student-led protests in the country.The protests that set this story into motion quickly morphed into something larger, more political. And with an election coming l ...…
 
Calls are continuing to grow for the release of award-winning photographer and social activist Shahidul Alam who was detained by Bangladeshi police for "provocative comments" about student-led protests in the country.The protests that set this story into motion quickly morphed into something larger, more political. And with an election coming l ...…
 
I'll be honest. I really had no idea if this piece was going to work or not. In the world of news, and in the world of meta-news which is the better way of describing our programme, we deal with the present. Sometimes we insert a voice-over that gives a bit of historical context - it usually comes two thirds of the way in to the piece (not to g ...…
 
I'll be honest. I really had no idea if this piece was going to work or not. In the world of news, and in the world of meta-news which is the better way of describing our programme, we deal with the present. Sometimes we insert a voice-over that gives a bit of historical context - it usually comes two thirds of the way in to the piece (not to g ...…
 
On The Listening Post this week: protests in Dhaka are about more than road safety, but the government will not let that message air. Plus, how the late Tom Wolfe inspires journalists today.Speaking the unspeakable in BangladeshIt is rare for traffic accidents to result in international headlines. But that is what happened in Bangladesh - where ...…
 
On The Listening Post this week: protests in Dhaka are about more than road safety, but the government will not let that message air. Plus, how the late Tom Wolfe inspires journalists today.Speaking the unspeakable in BangladeshIt is rare for traffic accidents to result in international headlines. But that is what happened in Bangladesh - where ...…
 
This week, Warren Smith talks with author and speaker Ken Boa about how to read a movie.
 
Learn English 147 Podcast Practicing Listening To English Is Just Like Touch TypingA free learn English quickly podcast lesson from Adept English released weekly EVERY Monday and ThursdayAlthough touch typing is a valuable skill, this English language lesson uses this type of mental ability as an example to explain how your brain recalls vocabu ...…
 
A year in the life of a tiny Mallee town in South Australia.
 
This week was the first year anniversary of the alt-right’s violent rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Over the course of that weekend, attendees and counter-demonstrators engaged in violent confrontations and one alt-right member drove a car into a crowd, killing a woman and injuring dozens more.The city has subsequently elected a new mayor a ...…
 
Last November, the Russian government-sponsored news outlets, RT and Sputnik News, registered as foreign agents in the US at the orders of the Department of Justice. Soon after, a congressional committee stripped them of their accreditation to report from the US Congress. These moves followed allegations by US intelligence agencies that the org ...…
 
Last November, the Russian government-sponsored news outlets, RT and Sputnik News, registered as foreign agents in the US at the orders of the Department of Justice. Soon after, a congressional committee stripped them of their accreditation to report from the US Congress. These moves followed allegations by US intelligence agencies that the org ...…
 
In this episode, recorded by popular request, we explore the world of pilots watches! The first mens wrist watches were for pilots, racing drivers, and rail men, and they typically featured large, clear numerals, and oversized dials. We look at watches from IWC, Cartier, Breitling, and more. This episode is available as a video! Get it at: http ...…
 
On The Listening Post this week: An undercover sting exposes the Indian media giants willing to peddle propaganda dressed up as news, for a fee. Plus, the US government's global media operation.Caught on camera: Indian media outlets and paid newsIn India this week, newspapers and television channels were conspicuously silent on a story that sho ...…
 
On The Listening Post this week: An undercover sting exposes the Indian media giants willing to peddle propaganda dressed up as news, for a fee. Plus, the US government's global media operation.Caught on camera: Indian media outlets and paid newsIn India this week, newspapers and television channels were conspicuously silent on a story that sho ...…
 
This week Jeremy talks to Tim O'Brien of the Shaping Opinion podcast. Shaping Opinion is a podcast about how marketing shapes the opinions of the public. But it's much more than that! A little history, a little marketing, and a lot of human nature. The guys talk about all this and a lot more! Follow Shaping Opinion on Twitter @ShapingOpinion Fi ...…
 
In this episode Gino, Pete, and Billy take some listener emails, discuss Sisyphus Reborn and Port of Call, and debate whether games can replicate the experience of a short story.
 
On The Listening Post this week: Which came first? Public support for far-right movements or media coverage of them? Plus, Ethiopia's new prime minister and the hope for media reform.Grappling with the far right on the UK's airwavesIn seeking to explain the rise of far-right, anti-immigration movements in countries like Great Britain, many are ...…
 
On The Listening Post this week: Which came first? Public support for far-right movements or media coverage of them? Plus, Ethiopia's new prime minister and the hope for media reform.Grappling with the far right on the UK's airwavesIn seeking to explain the rise of far-right, anti-immigration movements in countries like Great Britain, many are ...…
 
From France's National Front to Germany's Alternative for Germany (AfD) to the neo-Nazis of Golden Dawn in Greece, far-right populists are grabbing the headlines and seem to be on the rise across Europe.A recent academic study suggests right-wing anti-immigration political parties such as the UK Independence Party (UKIP) owe more of their succe ...…
 
From France's National Front to Germany's Alternative for Germany (AfD) to the neo-Nazis of Golden Dawn in Greece, far-right populists are grabbing the headlines and seem to be on the rise across Europe.A recent academic study suggests right-wing anti-immigration political parties such as the UK Independence Party (UKIP) owe more of their succe ...…
 
We talk a lot about “trust” in our businesses. But a lot of us are getting it wrong. On this episode, Oxford lecturer and bestselling author Rachel Botsman joins us for a fascinating look at how trust works in the business world, how it’s changing, and what we need to do to keep up. http://buildingastorybrand.com/109…
 
Learn English 146 Podcast Learn English By Listening About Famous Monks In ThailandA free learn English quickly podcast lesson from Adept English.Although the, now famous, boys who became trapped in the caves inside the six-mile Tham Luang cave in the Doi Nang Non mountain range are free.Their story continues as they are caught in the glare of ...…
 
The media loves to talk about the economy in a broad sense but what does it mean for us individually? We’ll explain how the current economy is affecting your wallet. There are four major economic topics that are generating most of the ink in the past several months. What’s happening in the current economy and should we worry? Debt There are two ...…
 
Pulitzer Prize-winning BuzzFeed journalist Mark Schoofs is behind some of the biggest investigations into Russia's influence in Western Democracies.Last year, his team at BuzzFeed revealed in a six part series that Russia had been assassinating people in the UK for over a decade.And the British Government did nothing about it.Want to get in tou ...…
 
Tom Service investigates the link between music and colour ahead of Prom 45 and Stravinsky’s colourful folk-ballet Petrushka.A piece of music can be 'dark' or 'bright' or we could be singing the 'Blues' - but what does that mean? Professor Jamie Ward - an expert in synaesthesia - is on hand to help. Tom delves into a world of musical colour fro ...…
 
Former FBI director James Comey is both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton's biggest nightmare.He's the grandson of a cop with a dogged commitment to integrity, independence and note taking.But could his integrity be what cost Hillary Clinton the election? And did it cause Donald Trump to commit a crime?…
 
Whether it's a liver transplant, a wheelchair, or a son with unusual interests
 
When Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed delivered his inauguration speech on April 2, 2018, the bold rhetoric suggested a political revolution for the East African nation."You could take it as a sort of Obama moment for Ethiopians," says Tamrat G Giorgis, the managing editor of the Addis Fortune newspaper, referring to the former US president ...…
 
When Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed delivered his inauguration speech on April 2, 2018, the bold rhetoric suggested a political revolution for the East African nation."You could take it as a sort of Obama moment for Ethiopians," says Tamrat G Giorgis, the managing editor of the Addis Fortune newspaper, referring to the former US president ...…
 
This week, WORLD Radio's J.C. Derrick talks with pastor and author Matt Chandler.
 
In this episode Gino, Billy, and Devin discuss the upcoming fantasy mashup: Guildmaster's Guide to Ravnica. We discuss how MTG and D&D might blend in this upcoming D&D expansion. We also guess D&D spell or MTG spell and talk about our favorite guilds.
 
Learn English 145 Podcast Learn English By Listening Amazing Places To Visit In LondonA free learn English quickly podcast lesson from Adept English released weekly EVERY Monday and ThursdayWhether you drink alcohol or not there is a cocktail that will suit your taste. This spoken English lesson talks about a cool location in London where you c ...…
 
Note: Listeners interested in the issues raised by the Bill Hybels allegations may also be interested in Episode 102: When You Hear Sexual Misconduct Allegations About Your Pastor or Episode 80: Supporting the Opposite Gender in the Christian Workplace.Last year, Willow Creek Community Church founder and lead pastor Bill Hybels announced he was ...…
 
GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriter Aloe Blacc made his major label debut with his album 'Lift Your Spirit' in 2014, while his track "Wake Me Up," a collaboration with EDM artist Avicii, reached the top 5 on the Billboard chart and other top charts around the world. Most recently, he served as the guide in the short film "America's Musical Journ ...…
 
In this episode, joined by Nick Farrell of DC Vintage Watches, we discuss the complete corporate and manufacturing history of Tag Heuer, known simply as Heuer before 1985. From its conception, the brand has focused on innovation in precise time keeping, eschewing pushing the boundaries of complication in favor of the boundaries of precision; at ...…
 
This week Jeremy talks to Jeff Adamec, host of the Changing Hearts and Minds podcast. Jeff is a former Green Beret who received the Silver Star, four Bronze Stars, and an Army Commendation Medal for Valor! The guys discuss Jeff's career, his efforts to help veterans ease their transition into civilian life, the value of seeking help when you ne ...…
 
Welcome to another edition of MLB Network's Intentional Talk: Caught Listening. This week, Chris and Kevin welcome Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis to the show. Kipnis talks about what it was like to be called up to The Show, what it is like to play for Terry Francona, and most importantly, what he wears when he sleeps. Got questio ...…
 
Learn English 144 Podcast Learn English By Listening About Sparkling English WineA free learn English quickly podcast lesson from Adept English.This listen & learn English lesson talks about wine whilst giving you an opportunity to listen to a native British English speaker. There are a number of countries throughout the world that are famed fo ...…
 
A vibrant company culture is a silver bullet for success. But how does culture work? What makes it gel? On this episode, we talk with NYT bestselling author Daniel Coyle, who unpacks 3 traits of great cultures and how we can develop them in our businesses. http://buildingastorybrand.com/108
 
Buying a home is still the American dream for many people but with home prices going up and up, how can you save up for a house without sleeping in your car? With the median home price in the U.S. at $188,900, it seems impossible. How the hell does someone save up for a house? It’s the American Dream Buying a home is such a part of the American ...…
 
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