As a busy professional and mom, I find it nearly impossible to carve out time to read for pleasure, let alone for personal growth.
Thankfully, I’ve discovered that there are other ways to continue learning that don’t require me to magically invent the 30-hour day.
According to USA Today, podcasts have quietly become mainstream, and thanks to smartphones they are easy to listen in the car, on a train, on a plane, while folding laundry or when working out. Apple alone boasts more than a billion podcast subscribers on iTunes.
Taking advantage of the significant amount of time I spend alone in the car and on airplanes, I’ve become addicted to podcasts. Reluctant at first to give up listening to music on my commute, podcasts have become the norm and fill the information void, both personally and professionally, that I experienced for a long time.