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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.

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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 TalksJoshua Becker on Living a Minimalist Life

On a typical Saturday nearly nine years ago, Joshua Becker spent most of the day cleaning out the garage. In that moment, it occurred to him that his possessions weren’t making him happy, but actually keeping him from experiences that do bring happiness. Becker and Ellis talk about why we purchase new and bigger things to find happiness, finding what really brings us joy and fulfillment and how to simplify our lives down to the basics. Read the complete shownotes

SUCCESS TalksDaniel Goleman on High Performance Through Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is a buzzy phrase, but what does it really mean and how can we develop it? Best-selling author and internationally recognized psychologist Daniel Goleman says there are four parts to emotional intelligence: self-awareness, managing your emotions, noticing other people’s feelings and effectively managing your relationships. In this interview with Skrhak, Goleman dives into how much emotional intelligence affects our daily lives. Read the complete shownotes

SUCCESS TalksTim Ferriss on Turning Knowledge Into Action

Author of the best-seller The 4-Hour Workweek, Tim Ferris has met with and interviewed some of the biggest names in business, sports and entertainment. His mission is to learn from the world’s greatest achievers and share their wisdom to help you live your best life. In his newest book, Tools of Titans, Ferriss shares the secrets he’s collected throughout the years and breaks down what it means to be healthy, wealthy and wise. He joins SUCCESS Editor-in-Chief Josh Ellis to chat about the book, building resilience and why we are often the biggest obstacles to our own success. Read the complete shownotes

SUCCESS TalksMichelle Phan on Following Your Calling

It all began with a single YouTube video in 2007. Michelle Phan, co-founder of ipsy, a beauty subscription company valued at $500 million, author, YouTube beauty influencer with more than 1.1 billion lifetime views and owner of the revamped cosmetics line, EM, says passion is what fuels her. Passion to be authentic, genuine and share her message and creativity with the world. In this interview with SUCCESS.com’s Shelby Skrhak, Phan details how she constructed her own version of success by embracing the idea that opportunity is endless; we just have to be willing to fight for it. Read the complete shownotes

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


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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. 58: 5 Life Hacks for Living an Abundant Life

Ep. 58: 5 Life Hacks for Living an Abundant Life

Do you have an abundance mindset? Do you believe everything that you want in life is within your reach? Our world today offers an abundance of opportunities that allow you to live the exact life you want. All you have to do is seek it out. Josh and Shelby explore this idea on today’s episode, and Associate Editor Jamie Friendlander shares her story of how a video game opened her eyes to a new way of living. We also offer some tips from our very own John C. Maxwell on how to break free from a scarcity mindset into one of abundance.­­ Read the complete shownotes


SUCCESS Insider Ep. 57: Lewis Howes on What Makes a Leader Stand OutEp. 57: Lewis Howes on What Makes a Leader Stand Out

Leadership. It’s a common theme in the pages of SUCCESS and on this podcast. What makes a great leader? How can an emerging generation of young leaders who are living different paths to success from past generations lead effectively? Josh and Shelby explore these topics with author and fellow podcaster Lewis Howes on today’s episode. Plus, they share some timeless wisdom from Brian Tracy on the six qualities of a charismatic leader to compare how these traits apply to a new generation of leaders. Read the complete shownotes


SUCCESS Insider podcast Ep. 56: Generosity Can Extend Your LifeEp. 56: Generosity Can Extend Your Life

On this week’s episode, we explore the power of giving. More and more companies are doing their part and giving back to society. Josh and Shelby share a few of these companies and discuss conscious consumerism―how the way purchasing something you were already going to buy anyway can make a difference.  Plus, we give you seven science-based reasons why generosity is not just good for your soul but also for your health. Read the complete shownotes


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


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