A quick scroll through your Instagram feed can be exactly what you need to refresh and reset when you’re feeling a little sluggish at work. The key is to follow accounts that regularly post beautiful and inspirational content. Start with these five, and get ready to rock your workday.



Foundr began as a digital magazine for young entrepreneurs and has since grown into a multi-faceted digital media business. The people at Foundr regularly post inspirational quotes to give you the push you need when you’re feeling less than motivated. But be warned, 9-5ers… their focus on entrepreneurship may motivate you to leave your cubicle and start that business you’ve been thinking about.


Marie Forleo

Insta_MariaForleoSelf-described as “part business strategist, part marketing maven and part spiritual ass-kicker with a side of hip-hop swagger,” Marie Forleo is a dancer-turned-entrepreneur with a massive Instagram following. Get a glimpse into her life, from the obligatory brunch pics of eggy avocado toast to clever thoughts on success.

If you need more than an Instagram fix, check out her MarieTV channel on YouTube. Our fave for workday inspiration? “How to Do it All” promises to restore your sanity. Sign us up. 


Tyra Banks


As if Tyra’s story of going from being a Super Model to a multi-business tycoon wasn’t inspiring enough, she also has a stunning Instagram feed. Tyra has built an outstanding personal brand, and stays committed to that brand through the quotes, images, and concepts that she shares on Instagram. A perfect balance of serious and goofy, she is the one to follow when you need to stay focused and excited about whatever work that you may be doing.




Still not sure what you want to do when you grow up? Levo, your “career copilot” will help you figure that out. Start by following them on Instagram for beautifully clean, simple images and thoughtful pep talks. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself reaching for your iPhone to download their clever career app, as well.



Lean In

Instagram Lean InEver since Sheryl Sandberg’s bestseller Lean In was published in 2013, there has been a national conversation around women, work, and leadership. LeanIn.org is a platform committed to supporting women as they achieve their goals. Follow their Instagram and watch your feed fill up with powerful women doing incredible things.