Updated: May 7
Part of the entrepreneurial mindset entails being a lifelong learner. Listening to podcasts is a great way to be constantly learning while simultaneously doing other tasks. Searching for podcasts can be a tiring process, so we wanted to go ahead and narrow it down to ten podcasts we think you would benefit from:
1. The Indicator by Planet Money
This podcast covers economy and business in creative and fun ways. Episodes are posted every weekday and each episode lasts from six to twenty minutes. This podcast focuses on current events, so you can get a quick dose of insight into work, business, the economy and more.
2. The Tim Ferriss Show
This podcast has been ranked as the best podcast in Apple on many occasions. It features interviews with experts and the host, Tim Ferriss, examines strategies they used to become successful entrepreneurs. Tim Ferriss is a self-experimenter and bestselling author, best known for The 4-Hour Workweek, which has been translated into 40+ languages.
3. Youpreneur FM
Who doesn't love a British accent? This is a weekly podcast by Chris Ducker that covers various topics such as how to market yourself. It introduces listeners to things such as personal branding. Each episode ranges from five minutes to one hour. Also, this podcast might be a good choice for you because it’s straightforward, good advice, and it offers resources.
4. Side Hustle School
In this podcast, Chris Guillebeau focuses on how to create a new source of income within 27 days without quitting your job. Also, you’ll hear stories from people who started as a side hustle and hear what they faced, how they overcome it, and the result. This podcast allows you to hear strategies, put them into action and gets you one step closer to being an entrepreneur.
This podcast is all about what it is really like to start a business (with the glitz and glamour removed). It also focuses on balancing entrepreneurship with parenthood. Each episode lasts for 30 minutes and will give you a good inside look as to what it really takes to be successful.
6. Entrepreneurs On Fire
In this podcast, John Lee Dumas interviews today’s successful entrepreneurs to inspire you on your personal journey of entrepreneurship. His first traditionally published book, "The Common Path to Uncommon Success" is the modern-day version of "Think and Grow Rich" with a revolutionary 17-step roadmap to financial freedom and fulfillment. Each episode lasts for 20 to 30 minutes.
7. Marketing Over Coffee
In this casual podcast, each episode comes packed with useful tips for an entrepreneur. Each episode is recorded and published every Thursday morning and lasts for 20 to 40 minutes. It covers topics such as social media, marketing, etc.
8. Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman
In this podcast, Reid Hoffman, the co-founder of LinkedIn, invites successful entrepreneurs to share the strategies that helped them become successful. So don't miss out on the opportunity to 'ditto' others' pre-tested strategies. The podcast talks about entrepreneurship, leadership, strategy, etc.
9. How I Built This
A classic. This podcast goes into the origins of some of the largest and most successful companies in the world, and it covers everything. Take notes, because if you employ the same strategies used by the companies in this podcast, your company just might become the 'next big thing'.
10. The Smart Passive Income Podcast
Pat Flynn is a self-proclaimed "crash test dummy of online business." In his podcast, you'll get educated on topics such as building authority online, email marketing, building a team and outsourcing, content marketing, podcasting, search engine optimization, niche sites, social media strategies, how to get more traffic and more.
Well, there you have it - all of these podcasts are great for any entrepreneur to listen to, and you can get useful nuggets of wisdom to push you closer to success.
About the Writer:
Cesar Gonzalez II is one of the TechFW marketing interns. He is a freshman at Cristo Rey Fort Worth College Prep and aspires to attend TCU for college.