Has your new year’s resolution to read more books failed 3 years in a row? This year, try these 3 podcasts instead. A hands-free way to learn something new, and you can listen pretty much anywhere, from your commute to the office or while making dinner. The best part: way less time required than reading an entire book (episodes are 20 minutes to an hour). High ROI guaranteed.
- Legal Marketing Association (LMA) Podcast. Each episode focuses on a hot topic in the world of legal marketing and business development and features a panel of experts on said topic. Launched in 2016, this podcast is about 20 episodes in, so you can start with the most relevant to you – or binge listen (may require giving up your usual Netflix series). Notable episode: Episode 11.
- Bloomberg Law's Big Law Business Podcast. "The business of law, and news and information about the largest U.S. law firms, with Josh Block and Casey Sullivan." Notable episode: Hogan Lovells' CEO & Akin Gump's Chair Interview Each Other.
- Art of Charm Podcast. Tagged as a lifestyle podcast, but can be used as a professional development tool. Top-notch coaching from articulate host Jordan Harbinger (a former lawyer) on how to improve your communication skills, business savvy, and other important things. Notable episode: 674: What to Do If You're Stuck.