Successful business owners and entrepreneurs make the best use of their time, whether they are in the office or on the go. Listening to business podcasts during commute is a convenient way to keep up with business trends and insights from industry experts from around the world. Plus – they’re free!
Here are five business podcasts readers should check out – just click on the podcast names in the headers.
Named the Apple iTunes Best of 2016 podcast, angel investor and #1 New York Times best-selling author Tim Ferriss speaks with leaders and experts across various industries on how they attained success in their field. Former guests include Richard Branson, Seth Godin, Malcom Gladwell, Tony Robbins and even celebrities like Jamie Foxx and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Importantly, each podcast carries a strong, practical lesson for any aspiring entrepreneur to take away.
Entrepreneur, investor and internet personality Gary Vaynerchuk has built his personal brand with social media, most notably through #AskGaryVee, where Gary answers viewer-submitted questions about everything from marketing, social media and entrepreneurship.
The Gary Vee Audio Experience podcast contains a mix of #AskGaryVee show episodes, keynote speeches on marketing and business, segments from his DAILYVEE video series, interviews and fireside chats, as well as other original content.
Hosted by Gimlet CEO Alex Blumberg and former FiveThirtyEight editor Lisa Chow, StartUp follows the journey of Blumberg as he shares his lessons on the job as the CEO of a start-up.
His candid views on the highs and lows of entrepreneurship are refreshing, and ultimately empowering for business owners looking to get some perspective on what it’s really like to get a business off the ground.
For something a little more bite-sized, Marketing School’s ten-minute podcast provides a unique, pragmatic online marketing tip each episode. Neil Patel and Eric Siu cover topics ranging from social media to search engine optimization to content marketing. This podcast is an excellent resource, particularly for small and medium business owners looking to optimize their marketing budgets.
5. Planet Money
NPR’s “Planet Money” is informative, well-researched, yet never ceases to be accessible even for those that may not consider themselves a “numbers person.” Twice a week, the team brings a report from trending topics in business and finance from around the world. Recent episodes like “Hard Work is Irrelevant,”, “The Benefits of Bankruptcy” and “The Bank War” are hard-hitting, in-depth, and entertaining.
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