In this previous blog, we listed 5 great podcasts for entrepreneurs. And, since listening to podcasts is a great way to get the inspiration you need as a businessman/-woman, we’ve gathered 5 more podcasts you should listen to.
1. The Tim Ferriss Show
Tim Ferriss, author of The 4-Hour Workweek, transformed the way entrepreneurs and professionals manage their time and productivity. In The Tim Ferriss Show, he brings the same engaging content with the help of guests like Seth Godin, Jamie Foxx, Elizabeth Gilbert, and Adam Grant. Each episode revolves around examining the tactics and strategies that high-performing people employ to be successful in business, sports, and arts.
If you want to become a better leader, you should listen to EntreLeadership, a podcast series featuring guests like John C. Maxwell and Simon Sinek. The series tackles topics ranging from company culture to money and is hosted by Ken Coleman, who masterfully leads interviews, bringing out deep insights and practical advice that will benefit every businessman or -woman.
Tip: download our whitepaper on growing as a leader to improve your leadership skills.
Why listen to podcasts?
Nearly 3 out every 4 podcast consumers say they enjoy tuning in to podcasts to learn new things and do so on a monthly basis. Podcasts are also a form of entertainment and a source of news and inspiration for listeners.
3. Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders
If you want to learn from entrepreneurs you admire, try Stanford University’s podcast series, titled Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders. With guests including renowned Stanford faculty and well-known venture capitalists, the episodes have serious value and knowledge packed in 60-minute chunks.
Tip: the first episode you should listen to is the one featuring Tesla-founder Elon Musk. You can listen to it here.
4. She Did It Her Way
By offering a woman entrepreneur’s viewpoint, business consultant Amanda Boleyn’s podcast, She Did It Her Way, helps businesswomen with the advice, inspiration, and motivation to start, grow and succeed in their own business. The podcast series explores topics unique to women entrepreneurs and provides actionable guidance.
The growing popularity of podcasts
Podcast have grown rapidly in popularity over the last 2 years. In February 2018, there were just 500,000 active podcasts. As of January 2020, there are 850,000 active podcasts and more than 30 million podcast episodes!
5. How to Start a Startup
As the title suggests, this podcast series is ideal when you’re serious about launching a business. How to Start a Startup delivers a crash course consisting of 20 episodes and features lectures from notable investors and entrepreneurs. Adora Cheung, Sam Altman, and Peter Thiel explore business strategy, scaling, sales & marketing, building products and more.
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