Whether you’re the head of a family business that’s endured for decades or an entrepreneur who recently launched a startup, there’s always more to learn about running a successful business. Knowledge is power!
With the pandemic postponing or canceling most conferences and in-person training sessions, we thought we’d mention a few of our favorite business podcasts. Accessible anywhere and on the go, podcasts are a great resource whether you’re looking for inspiration, advice, coaching, case studies, statistics, or just pure entertainment.
Podcast Recommendation #1: Rise
New York Times best-selling author and entrepreneur Rachel Hollis hosts Rise, described on Stitcher as “the ultimate podcast for anyone looking for more joy and purpose in their lives.” Released every Tuesday, Hollis’ podcast focuses on topics like health, motivation, and “leveling up” your life, and features interviews with a variety of top performers, including business powerhouses and personal development leaders.
Why we recommend it: Hollis is an incredible motivator and frequently discusses the challenges entrepreneurs and small business owners face. You’ll finish each episode with valuable takeaways that you can immediately start applying to your real-life and business.
Podcast Recommendation #2: Breaking Down Your Business
“How do I make more money without driving myself nuts?”
“Why can’t I hire competent employees?”
In the Breaking Down Your Business podcast, hosts Brad Farris, an engineer turned small business consultant, and serial entrepreneur Jill Salzman tackle complex small business questions like these. Episodes feature interviews with entrepreneurs in various industries who answer the questions on every business owner’s mind.
Why we recommend it: You’re busy, and this podcast keeps it short – about 20 minutes. Most episodes feature useful tools to help small business owners conquer daily challenges.
Podcast Recommendation #3: Marketing School
If you’ve ever Googled a marketing question, you’ve probably come across an article by Neil Patel, a multi-millionaire digital marketing entrepreneur and co-founder of Crazy Egg, Hello Bar, and KISSmetrics. Patel’s helped companies like Amazon, NBC, GM, HP, and Viacom grow their revenue. For Marketing School, Patel teams up with fellow digital marketing expert Eric Siu to provide 10 minutes of actionable marketing advice every single day.
Why we recommend it: Patel and Siu are geniuses for keeping each episode to 10 minutes! You can get to work right away with their straightforward tips on how to take your business to the next level.
Podcast Recommendation #4: Business Unusual
You probably recognize Barbara Corcoran from ABC’s “Shark Tank.” In Business Unusual, the real estate mogul answers questions from listeners who call her 888-Barbara line. Corcoran says she achieved her success with “street smarts and a lot of courage,” and the podcast features eight minutes of her talking about how to make things happen in your life and business.
Why we recommend it: It’s another short one, and Corcoran’s advice about all aspects of business is always spot on. She’s able to communicate a lot of information in a very clear cut, down to earth way, and you can even send her a question that she may answer in a future episode!
Podcast Recommendation #5: The GaryVee Audio Experience
Gary Veynerchuk, A.K.A. GaryVee, is a ubiquitous entrepreneur, author, vlogger, and motivational speaker whose rise to fame began with a 20-minute daily YouTube show. His podcast, The GaryVee Audio Experience, includes “a mix of my #AskGaryVee show episodes, keynote speeches on marketing and business, segments from my WEEKLYVEE video series, interviews and fireside chats I've given, as well as new and current thoughts I record originally for this audio experience!”
Why we recommend it: GaryVee offers practical advice to help businesses grow and scale, and he’s always entertaining while doing it. He frequently answers user-submitted questions and always offers evidence to back up everything he says.
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