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Within one year, SUCCESS launched two motivational podcasts that are both staples of the iTunes Top 150 podcast chart and continue to climb to meteoric success.

Though officially launched in October 2016, SUCCESS Talks has been a cornerstone of SUCCESS magazine's coverage since the magazine's relaunch in 2008. SUCCESS personalities interview the most intriguing authors, experts and celebrities to discover their keys to success. 

Launched in late March 2016, SUCCESS Insider debuted in the iTunes top 100 Business chart and appeared on iTunes New & Noteworthy list within 24 hours of launch. In eight months, SUCCESS Insider hit a milestone with one million total downloads. 

SUCCESS Talks podcast

SUCCESS Talks, the popular audio program once found exclusively in the monthly SUCCESS magazine, is now available as a weekly podcast. Released every Thursday, SUCCESS Talks features a single in-depth interview with prominent business, creative and thought leaders such as Tony Robbins, Richard Branson, Tim Ferriss and Barbara Corcoran, which are sure to inspire great ideas in you! 

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SUCCESS TalksMargie Warrell on Making Your Mark

What do you do when you feel stuck? Margie Warrell, fear expert and author of Make Your Mark: A Guidebook for the Bravehearted, says we often have all of the answers to life’s big questions. Sometimes we just need time and reflection to bring those answers to light. SUCCESS Editor-in-Chief Josh Ellis and Warrell discuss living bravely, finding your passion and making a deep assessment of your current goals. Read the complete shownotes


SUCCESS TalksMark Manson on the Subtle Art of Not Giving an “Eff”

In a hyper-connected world measured in likes and retweets, Mark Manson swims upstream. The author and blogger writes “self-help for people who hate self-help.” In this brutally honest interview with SUCCESS Editor-in-Chief Josh Ellis, Manson explains why we need to stop trying to be happy all of the time. Instead embrace failure, rejection and insecurities, because there is no such thing as life without struggle or suffering. Read the complete shownotes


SUCCESS TalksSarah Robb O’Hagan on Making Your Decisions Right

A routine is safe, solid and reliable. No one knew that more than Sarah Robb O’Hagan, former global president of the sports brand behemoth Gatorade. That is until she began exploring the idea of extreme living, a concept she details in her new book, Extreme You. Extremers, as O’Hagan calls them, are people living out their personal potential, whatever that might be. Dive into this interview with SUCCESS.com’s Shelby Skrhak and discover why taking big risks is vital to finding your best life. Read the complete shownotes


SUCCESS TalksJJ Virgin on Leaning Into Challenges

While JJ Virgin was working on her New York Times best-seller The Virgin Diet, her 16-year-old son was struck by a hit-and-run driver and so critically injured that his odds of surviving were miniscule. Virgin has opened up about the traumatic time in her life in her recent book, Miracle Mindset. SUCCESS.com’s Shelby Skrhak sits down with Virgin to learn how she found the energy, strength and courage to overcome a challenge that could have crippled her. Read the complete shownotes


SUCCESS TalksJocko Willink on Forward Progress through Discipline

Although he spent 20 years rising through the ranks of the U.S. Navy SEALs, Jocko Willink says toughness isn’t just about mental or physical strength. After translating his leadership lessons from the battlefield to the boardroom, he launched Echelon Front, a business and leadership strategy company where he is a leadership instructor, speaker and executive coach. SUCCESS Editor-in-Chief Josh Ellis discovers the three fundamental principles of tough leadership, the power of humility, and why motivation is fleeting and shouldn’t be trusted to propel you forward. Read the complete shownotes


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SUCCESS Insider podcast

Every week on SUCCESS Insider, SUCCESS.com’s Shelby Skrhak and SUCCESS magazine’s Josh Ellis discuss the latest trends in personal empowerment, entrepreneurship and career development. We break down self-improvement topics such as fear, failure, productivity, confidence and more to discuss the challenges we all face, interview experts on those topics and highlight tangible steps that'll help them on their journey.

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SUCCESS Insider podcast Ep. 55: 3 Questions You Need to Ask YourselfEp. 55: 3 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself

On today’s episode, Josh and Shelby sit down with best-selling author and leading high-performance coach Brendon Burchard to discuss the power of Coach John Wooden’s Pyramid of Success. They explore how Burchard changed his life using Coach’s principles, and they dive deep into how the Pyramid can be a life-changing resource for you, as it has been for so many others. Read the complete shownotes


Ep. 54: How to Be Tough Like Jocko WillinkEp. 54: How to Be Tough Like Jocko Willink

Do you act tough or are you actually tough? We explore that topic in the pages of this month’s issue of SUCCESS magazine and on this episode of SUCCESS Insider. SUCCESS Editor at Large Michael Mooney visits the studio to talk about the time he spent with our cover guy, the super tough former Navy SEAL turned leadership expert, author and podcaster Jocko Willink. Plus, we share 10 exercises you can do to build your mental toughness, starting today. Read the complete shownotes


Ep. 53: Top 10 Personal Growth PodcastsEp. 53: Top 10 Personal Growth Podcasts

On this week’s episode, Josh and Shelby discuss the power of learning on the go and why podcasts are the future of personal growth. We hear from a few of the leading podcasters about why they feel the same, and Josh and Shelby share their favorite podcasts for you to listen to while you commute, clean or whenever you have time to spare. Read the complete shownotes


Ep. 52: Tips for Boosting Your Confidence

Confidence is the theme for SUCCESS magazine 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. Read the complete shownotes


SUCCESS Insider podcast Ep. 51: Negotiate Your Way Through LifeEp. 51: Negotiate Your Way Through Life

Everything is negotiable. At least that is what SUCCESS Managing Editor Jesus Jimenez learned. On this week’s episode Josh and Shelby explore the need for negotiation skills in our everyday lives. They chat with Jimenez about how he learned to bargain for everything, including toilet paper. They “go for no” with authors and experts on the word, Andrea Waltz and Richard Fenton. Plus they share some great tips for negotiating within your personal and professional relationships. Read the complete shownotes


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