Even if you’re not an entrepreneur, chances are you know that every minute matters and cannot be wasted. Commuting to and from work is the perfect time to listen to podcasts, as they are a great way of keeping in touch with the business world, inspire new projects and develop new strategies of your own. The following are a variety of podcasts that are perfect for the entrepreneurial spirit and are useful for a variety of different industries. Best of all, most are updated daily and a perfect length for small commutes!
Entrepreneur on Fire
Awarded the title “Best of iTunes,” Entrepreneur on Fire is possibly the most popular podcast in its category. Every day, host John Lee Dumas interviews a successful entrepreneur, outlining the ups and downs of their business journey. John has interviewed over a thousand business leaders across a wide variety of fields. Seth Godin, Gary Vaynerchuk, Barbara Corcoran, Tim Ferriss, Brian Tracy to name a few!
Where to start: Entrepreneur on Fire has their very own “Podcast Matchmaker” new listeners can utilize!
This week in startups
American Internet entrepreneur Jason Calacanis talks shop twice a week with the biggest founders, CEO’s and investors in the tech industry. From Mark Cuban to Travis Kalanick, This Week in Startups is a valuable podcast for anyone who is looking to create a company in the tech industry. Expect outrageous stories, epic failures, and admirable successes.
Where to start: Skateboarder Tony Hawk & investor Chris Sacca
The Fizzle Show
Corbett, Chase, Caleb, and Barrett are some of the most engaging hosts around. Never a dull moment with these four! Their show is very accessible and packed full of in-depth analysis of business strategies, concepts, and listener questions. It stands out from other podcasts because it gives listeners the tools they need to succeed, and because of its four very different perspectives on everything and anything entrepreneurial.
Where to start: How to Create a Compelling Elevator Pitch (FS018)
The Tropical MBA
Every Thursday, The Tropical MBA is downloaded in over 100 countries worldwide. This podcast focuses on those who want to shed the regular 9-5 office setting, and travel the world while running a business. “Sure, we wanted to build wealth, but we also wanted to be free from offices,” explain hosts Dan Andrews and Ian Schoen. “We wanted to take months to live in foreign countries, to find time to pursue our interests, and to try and keep in mind the wide variety of motivations we had in the first place.” Wouldn’t that be nice?!
Where to start: A Roadmap (with Case Study) For Replacing Your Salary in Less Than 6 Months
The $100 MBA
If you’re looking for a quick listen, The $100 MBA promises to “help listeners get better at business with our daily 10-minute business lessons for the real world.” Host Omar Zenhom jam packs each podcast with industry leader interviews, how-to’s, conversations on hot business topics on marketing, technology and more. Last year, it was named one of the best podcast on iTunes and was one of the most downloaded Business podcasts on Apple’s platform.
Where to start: How to Sell Through Content Marketing