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Top 5 Podcast Episodes of 2021

December 14, 2021 • Confidence

It’s time to count down my top 5 podcast episodes of 2021 from my Game Changers with Molly Fletcher podcast. These were the most downloaded and talked about episodes of the year. So, if you’re hitting the gym, jumping in the car, or relaxing over the holidays and looking for something to listen to –subscribe to my podcast and check these episodes out first!

#1 Episode: Priyanka Chopra Jonas on Embracing Your Ambition

The top podcast episode of 2021 features Priyanka Chopra Jonas. Priyanka is a multifaceted talent and global star with more than 55 films to her credit. She’s an actor, producer, investor and philanthropist. Now she’s adding author to her credentials with her new memoir, Unfinished. Priyanka made her American TV debut on the hit drama Quantico on ABC, making history as the first Indian-born actor to star as the lead of a TV drama series. She’s been featured on the cover of Time Magazine’s coveted “Time 100” issue and recognized as one of Forbes’ Most Powerful Women.

In this episode, we talk about embracing your ambition, taking ownership of your career, and the power in choosing to reinvent yourself. If you need to light a little fire, go for it!

“Confidence is something… that you have to have in your backpack that you can take out when you need it.”

#2 Episode: Dansby Swanson on How to Improve Your Mental Approach

Dansby Swanson is one of baseball’s brightest young stars. A former #1 draft pick, Dansby plays shortstop for his hometown team, the Atlanta Braves. In the shortened 2020 season, he put together the best stats of his career as the Braves fell just short of the World Series. Off the field, he is the founder of the lifestyle brand and movement, AllThingsLoyal, showcasing the culture of Atlanta.

In this episode, we dig into the mindset of peak performance and the importance of mental health. Dansby shares the techniques like journaling, therapy and brainspotting that help him strengthen his mental game. Listen if you want to get inside of the mindset of a champion.

“We didn’t have expectations, we just had standards.”

#3 Episode: Katty Kay on How To Build Your Confidence

Confidence. We all want it. We all need it. But how do we build it? Katty Kay is the author of The Confidence Code and The Confidence Code for Girlsand has spent years researching and studying the science of confidence.

On this episode, we look at how a lack of confidence—particularly for women in the workplace– impacts our leadership, success and fulfillment. In our conversation, Katty shares the magic formula for confidence: act more, think less and be authentic. Listen if you need a confidence boost (but have no idea where to begin!)

“Confidence is the stuff that turns thoughts into action.”

#4 Episode: Dr. Robert Cialdini on The 7 Principles of Influence

What leads someone to say “yes” to a request? It might not be what you think. Dr. Robert Cialdini has spent his entire career researching the science of influence. His books, Influence and Pre-suasion, have sold more than 5 million copies and his principles have become a cornerstone for sales and marketing professionals. But the reality is, we can all benefit by understanding the science of influence.

In this episode, you’ll learn how to become more persuasive by employing these 7 simple techniques. Listen if you love learning new skills to help you up your game as a leader.

“When you ask for an opinion, you get a critic. When you ask for advice, you get a partner.”

#5 Episode: Kirk Herbstreit on Love What You Do

Kirk Herbstreit is the face of college football, serving as an analyst for College GameDay and Saturday Night Football. In his new memoir, Out of the Pocket, Kirk takes us inside the locker room—to the practice fields, meeting rooms and stadiums. And he also opens up about the personal challenges he overcame.

In this episode, we talk about what happens when your dream blows up, taking a chance to pursue your passion, and never compromising what matters most. Listen if you have a dream you want to pursue –or if you’re a college football fan!

The Molly Fletcher Company inspires leaders, teams and organizations to up their game. A keynote speaker and author, Molly draws on her decades of experiences working as a sports agent. Her company offers training and coaching programs to help leaders unleash their potential, including: Game Changer Negotiation Training, which teaches business people a framework for successful negotiating; The Energized Leader training, which teaches people how to manage their energy to achieve focus and freedom; and a monthly coaching program, Game Changer Leadership Huddles, to help members recharge their purpose and mindset. Sign up to receive our newsletter, subscribe to the Game Changers with Molly Fletcher podcast, and watch her TED Talk on The Secrets to a Champion Mindset.



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