Entrepreneurs are constantly looking for new skills and knowledge to make their businesses prosper. These skills are acquired in many different ways, whether talking to mentors, reading books, or... listening to podcasts!
Podcasts are fantastic, especially for those who have a busy schedule. You can listen to them while you wash the dishes, walk the dog, take your children to school...
There are several types of podcasts to suit all tastes. In fact, there were over 2,000,000 podcasts as of April 2021, and many of them focus on business and entrepreneurship.
So fasten your seatbelts as we are about to fly over 5 podcasts that you should listen to this year for inspiration and insight:
#1: The Tim Ferriss Show
Bestselling author Tim Ferris created a show that has had more than 6 million downloads, and was ranked #1 out of over 500,000 podcasts. His podcast has a wide range of guests, including scientists, athletes, actors and, of course, high-level businessmen. This is a varied podcast, as you'll find business tips, but also lifestyle tips, book recommendations, plus fascinating conversations and stories with top guests.
#2: How I Built This
If you like podcasts with a storytelling approach, this is for you! In 30-minute episodes, Guy Raz tells the stories of the most successful companies in the world. Have you ever wondered how big brands got started? Guy tells you all about it, interviewing founders of well-known companies and trying to get deeper into their story.
#3: Entrepreneurs on Fire
“Entrepreneurs on Fire” is an award-winning podcast created by John Dumas. This is a daily interview-based podcast that will motivate you to pursue your goals. You will never be uninspired as the guests are successful entrepreneurs!
#4: The GaryVee Audio Experience
You probably know Gary Vaynerchuk, as he is an incredibly successful entrepreneur who created his $60 million business and became an entrepreneurial influencer by investing in his personal brand. In his podcast you'll find a mix of content, from episodes of the show #AskGaryVee, tips on marketing and business, interviews and chats by the fireplace, among others!
#5: The BizChix
Last but not least, a podcast dedicated to the ladies. Voiced by career coach Natalie Eckdahl, The BizChix offers women entrepreneurs tailored advice specifically for the challenges women face in today's workplace.