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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 included every month in SUCCESS magazine, is now available as a weekly podcast. We feature fascinating interviews with prominent business, creative and thought leaders such as Tony Robbins, Richard Branson, Tim Ferriss and Barbara Corcoran, and include key takeaways designed to help you put information into action.

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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 TalksMel Robbins on the 5 Second Rule

What would you give to end self-doubt, fear and indecisiveness in just five seconds? Mel Robbins, SUCCESS contributing editor, CNN commentator and author of The Five Second Rule, says you that’s really all it takes. In this interview with SUCCESS.com’s Shelby Skrhak, Robbins reveals the low point in her life that helped her discover the 5-second rule and how you can build up the courage to change your life—in just five seconds. Read the complete shownotes

SUCCESS Talks Collection March 2017


SUCCESS TalksTerri Sjodin on What It Means to Be Scrappy

Being scrappy isn’t just about persistence. For Terri Sjodin, author of Scrappy: The Little Book About Choosing How to Play Big, scrappiness requires initiative, a bit of heart and a willingness to work hard and take risks. Our own scrappy Director of Digital Content Shelby Skrhak sits down with Sjodin to define scrappiness and how to use it to overcome the obstacles in your life. Plus, learn why scrappiness is only the first step. You have to take small, persistent steps toward your long-term goal, especially when you’re feeling discouraged. Read the complete shownotes

SUCCESS Talks Collection March 2017


SUCCESS TalksBrian Tracy on Building Confidence

Without self-confidence, you will not take action. Brian Tracy, CEO of Brian Tracy International and host of the best-selling audio program Psychology of Achievement, knows that action is the foundation to building a life worth living. In this interview with Shelby Skrhak, Tracy distinguishes between self-confidence and self-esteem, how to build confidence in your daily life, and why it’s important to understand that people were born to achieve increasingly difficult goals. Read the complete shownotes

SUCCESS Talks Collection March 2017


SUCCESS TalksJen Sincero on Being a Badass in Life

What does it take to become a badass? Jen Sincero, author of the best-selling book You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life, says it starts with being authentically and unapologetically our most real selves. Sincero dishes on how she transformed her life from broke and unhappy to confident and eager to take on whatever comes her way. SUCCESS Editor-in-Chief Josh Ellis and Sincero discuss real confidence, the dangers of ego and the importance of mindfulness when taking control of your life. Read the complete shownotes

SUCCESS Talks Collection December 2016


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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. 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


SUCCESS Insider podcast Ep. 50: Title FightEp. 50: Title Fight

This week we celebrate our 50th episode by sharing some insider information. Shelby goes behind the scenes in the making of a SUCCESS magazine feature as we step inside the boxing ring with co-host Josh Ellis as he challenges himself like he’s never done before. So grab a snack and settle in for a story that might just inspire you to take on your own life challenge today. Read the complete shownotes


Ep. 49: Quote or Gibberish? You Be the Judge

Hang in there baby. This week we are exploring the power of motivational quotes. Josh and Shelby share some of the most popular quotes out there, plus give their two cents as to why they are so popular. We discuss a study about “pseudo-profound” motivational quotes. Plus we have a little fun quizzing ourselves as to whether or not we can tell the difference between a real quote and a fake one. Read the complete shownotes


SUCCESS Insider podcast Ep. 48: 3 Ways to Make Your Resolution StickEp. 48: 3 Ways to Make Your Resolution Stick

Are you well on your way to achieving those goals for 2017? This week is part two in our series on New Year’s resolutions. Shelby and Josh discuss how they plan to keep their New Year’s resolutions. Plus, they share some great tips for how you can stay on top of your goals throughout the year. John Addison chimes in with three tips he suggests for staying resolute. And we chat with Alexa von Tobel, founder of the financial planning company Learnvest, about maintaining money resolutions. Read the complete shownotes


SUCCESS Insider podcast Ep. 47: 3 Tips for Making the Most of Your MoneyEp. 47: 3 Tips for Making the Most of Your Money

Money is always a hot button topic, especially at the beginning of the year. Josh and Shelby get personal about their financial experience. We talk to Kyle Taylor, founder and CEO of Penny Hoarder, one of the largest publications dedicated to helping you make the most of your money. And we share 8 ways you can be smarter with your finances starting today. Read the complete shownotes


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