10 Podcasts Every Business Owner Should Subscribe To

While it would be great to find the time to read up on industry trends and business best practices, or inspiring acts of entrepreneurship, the bad news is that sometimes there simply aren’t enough hours in the day!

The good news is there are plenty of podcasts out there that can offer all the business hints and tips you need so you can simply soak in the information while doing the daily commute or eating lunch.

And the best news is we’ve done the hard work for you and picked out the 10 podcasts that we think every business owner should subscribe to. So in no particular order, here goes…

While it would be great to find the time to read up on industry trends and business best practices, or inspiring acts of entrepreneurship, the bad news is that sometimes there simply aren’t enough hours in the day!

The good news is there are plenty of podcasts out there that can offer all the business hints and tips you need so you can simply soak in the information while doing the daily commute or eating lunch.

And the best news is we’ve done the hard work for you and picked out the 10 podcasts that we think every business owner should subscribe to. So in no particular order, here goes…

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Changeability-Podcast-GraphicChangeability

The brainchild of Kathryn Bryant and Julian Illman, this well-paced, self-help podcast is a must if you’re looking to make the best of your business and your life. The usual topics and business jargon make way for subjects like psychology, feelings and how to manage your mind.

Unlike other business podcasts, it looks at ways in which you can improve your business by improving yourself, encouraging you to take ownership of your actions, and looking at how your decisions affect those around you.

As told by nomadsAs Told by Nomads

If digital marketing is your thing – or indeed, you’d like it to be – then Tayo Rockson’s podcast is well worth a listen. His interviews with entrepreneurs and ‘global nomads’ give great insights on topics ranging from: diversity in media, to communicating cross-culturally, to building an online community.

mixergyMixergy

If you’re a relatively new start-up, then Mixergy is a must. Andrew Warner’s podcast features interviews with some heavy-hitting entrepreneurs who impart the pearls of wisdom they’ve picked up over the years. After all, business isn’t all about the success stories and there are valuable lessons to be learned from failure.

new-business-podcastThe New Business Podcast

If you’re after simple, no-nonsense, practical advice to grow your business and help make you better at what you do, then look no further than Chris Ducker’s podcast. Each episode is full of invaluable takeaways that are applicable to any type of venture, along with tips on how you can use of multiple platforms and techniques to take your business to the next level.

Triple-Your-Clients-with-Andy-BrownTriple Your Clients

Andy Brown’s podcast comes with a pretty bold claim, and while he can’t guarantee to increase your business three-fold, this rapid-fire offering serves up plenty of practical advice to help drive more leads online and attract a steady and consistent stream of new clients.

Each episode draws upon Andy’s actual experiences as a Google Adwords’ consultant and tapping into this insight could really make a difference to how you market your business online and attract customers.

Tips from a marketing rebelTips From a Marketing Rebel

One of the problems with being in business is there are far too many people out there who are happy to help you to part with your money while offering little in return. John Carlton is an entrepreneur who’s all too aware of this and his podcast offers up some quirky insights into how to avoid scammers and perfect your sales pitch.

beyond to do listBeyond the To-Do List

Increasing productivity has to be high on the list of even the most successful business owners, and if productivity is a problem for you, then Erik Fisher’s award-winning podcast could be the answer to some, if not all, of your problems. Fisher interviews a range of guests from across the business world on topics from workflow to project management and the everyday battle with your email inbox.

Mad-Marketing-PodcastMad Marketing Podcast

One of the problems with business and business podcasts is the amount of jargon that gets banded about – so if you’re looking to cut through the fluff and abandon the buzz-words, Marcus Sheridan’s off-the-cuff, personal and well-paced podcast will hit every note. It’s definitely worth trawling the archives as there are some real nuggets that could make a tangible difference to how you run your business.

crazy is a complimentCrazy is a Compliment

Linda Rottenburg’s podcast comes straight out of Stanford and will resonate with anyone who has been talked down from an off-the-wall business idea. Linda discusses how we generate ideas and why you should never be put off dreaming up what you think will be the next big thing just because those around you think it’s crazy. It also has some great discussion on driving entrepreneurship into emerging markets.

TimFerrissShowThe Tim Ferris Show

If you’ve not heard of Tim Ferris, then it’s high time you did – and this podcast offers the perfect introduction. The author of the best-selling The Four-Hour Work Week sees Ferris interviewing business people who aren’t necessarily your typical podcast contributors but offer up bags of useful insight and advice. This podcast is ideal if you’re open to new ideas and more lateral thinking.