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Five Favorite Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

Five Favorite Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

Every year since the creation of the first podcast in 2004, the medium has steadily grown in availability and popularity. Today, podcasts are easily accessed through a variety of platforms, including websites and mobile apps such as Spotify, Stitcher, and Spreaker, covering a vast spectrum of topics and content. Podcasts offer a wealth of information through a convenient platform that allows for listening at any time – during a workout, on your commute, or while relaxing after dinner. Many business leaders rely on podcasts for the latest industry news, professional development discussions, compelling case studies, and inspiration. Here are five favorite podcasts for entrepreneurs.

Consistently rated among the top business podcasts, The Tim Ferris Show features interviews with guests across numerous industries, including business, entertainment, and sports. The conversations offer practical, easily implemented suggestions and routines for personal and professional success. Tim Ferris is the highly acclaimed author of The 4-Hour Workweek and other groundbreaking books. Bonus: Subscribe to Tim’s newsletter for exclusive content and freebies.


Hosted by New York Times best selling author and CEO Rachel Hollis, the RISE Podcast offers “tangible and tactical tools for your life and business” through conversations with business leaders and other influential guests. Recent episodes include “Serving Your community with Your Business with Charis Jones,” “How to Change Your Mindset with Gretchen Rubin,” and “Stop Procrastinating!

John Lee Dumas hosts Entrepreneurs on Fire, an award-winning podcast that delivers “the inspiration and strategies you need to FIRE UP your entrepreneurial journey and create the life you’ve always dreamed of.” The podcast features interviews with more than 2,000 successful entrepreneurs, with new episodes posted several times a week.

With something for every business-minded professional, offers short, informative, and memorable episodes, most under 30 minutes. Recent topics include “Creating Loyal Customers with Dheerja Kaur of theSkimm,” “How to Tell Meaningful Product Stories,” and “Mental Models for Product Managers.”

While not technically categorized as a business podcast, the Life is Good Ping Podcast is hosted by two highly-recognized and successful entrepreneurs, brothers Bert and John Jacobs of the Life is Good company. The podcast, launched earlier this summer, celebrates “the power of optimism” and features interviews with influential artists, athletes, philanthropists, and more, including Ringo Starr, Aly Raisman, and Katie Couric.

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