Podcasts have quickly climbed the ranks as society’s preferred way to digest information; in fact, more than half of Americans listen to podcasts! Whether it’s for entertainment, to better ourselves, or indulge in our favorite topics, podcasts are the way to learn on the go.
Below, check out our top picks for podcasts that will inspire and spark new ideas for your business.
1. Beyond the To-Do List
Where most podcasts only focus on success, this one also focuses on failures and how to learn from them. Told through conversations with real people, the weekly chat details how to apply productivity tactics in your work and personal life, as well as how to choose the right projects, tasks, and goals.
Length: 30-60 minutes
Where: Apple, Google, Spotify
2. The Tim Ferriss Show
It’s often hailed as the No. 1 business podcast out there, and it’s not hard to see why. Each week Ferriss chats with world-class performers from all industries and from their conversations, extracts tactics, tools, and routines that you can use in your everyday life. A few of his famous friends include LeBron James, Whitney Cummings, Tony Robbins, and Vince Vaughn.
Length: 18-190 minutes
Where: Apple, Spotify, and Overcast
3. The $100 MBA
This fan-favorite podcast boasts a no-frills style to business; getting straight to the point from the moment you hit play. Offering practical business lessons for the real world, this daily podcast uses a student-centered focus to educate listeners on tips and best practices on marketing, tech, and business.
Length: 10-20 minutes
Where: Apple, Spotify, Stitcher
4. The GaryVee Audio Experience
The future is audio and voice focused, according to Gary Vaynerchuk, and his weekly podcasts are a tapestry of soundbites from his other works, including episodes of his AskGaryVee show, best highlights from his documentary video series, keynote speeches, and marketing and business interviews. Expand your business and your mind with these insightful and highly entertaining episodes.
Length: 11-75 minutes
Where: Apple, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, Spotify
5. Small Business Radio Show
Hosted by business expert Barry Moltz, this radio show shares his formula for helping small businesses navigate the craziness of business ownership and take their companies to the next level. Each episode is broken up into three segments, each featuring insights and tips from guests in various industries.
Length: 60 minutes
Where: Apple, Spotify, iHeart Radio, and Google
6. The Accidental Creative
Tackle topics like how to step outside your comfort zone and aligning your words and actions with this twice weekly, easily digestible podcast. Learn how to stay brilliant and thrive in life and at work in the time it takes to commute from the home to the office.
Length: 14-25 minutes
Where: Apple, Spotify, iHeart Radio
7. 10 Percent Happier with Dan Harris
Sure, this one doesn’t have to do with growing your business, but it does focus on the pursuit of peak mental health; which, affects making clear and successful business decisions. ABC News anchorman Dan Harris inspires mindfulness and forming healthy habits, through his conversations with various personalities and speaks on matters of the troubled heart and mind.
Length: 60-90 minutes
Where: Apple, Stitcher, and Spotify