Morning commutes are universally awful. There may be nothing worse than finding yourself stuck in traffic purgatory and listening to a subpar talk radio show as you wait for the car in front of you to inch forward. Unfortunately, there isn’t much to be done about the traffic situation – however, you can improve your commute experience by switching that grating talk radio station over to an entertaining business podcast. Be engaged during your morning commute; try one of these informative and addictive podcasts!
Hosted by entrepreneur Andrew Warner, Mixergy offers listeners the chance to learn business tactics from internationally-acclaimed entrepreneurs. Better yet, Warner mixes and arranges his episodes as though they were individual lessons within a course; over the course of this series, regular listeners could feasibly learn the foundational basics of getting a company off of the ground.
Prepare to be inspired! In each EOFire episode, host John Lee Dumas profiles and interviews high-flying entrepreneurs. Listening will motivate you – daily! Dumas uploads a new episode daily, so regular listeners can look forward to hearing new, inspiring stories every morning.
Jocko Willink doesn’t share inspirational stories or high-flying motivational pieces – but he does teach his listeners valuable lessons about practicality. As a retired Navy SEAL, Jocko approaches his program with the intent to guide his listeners towards effective business leadership by providing episodes that impart lessons about leadership, discipline, and hard work. In 2016, Apple even noted the Jocko Podcast as one of the top podcasts available. Put it on during your morning commute!
With former guests such as Arnold Schwarzenegger, Peter Thiel, and Jamie Foxx, Tim Ferriss’s podcast isn’t one to miss. Ferriss himself is a bestselling business author and investor who makes it his mission to provide his listeners with solid advice on how to bolster their entrepreneurial careers and boost their businesses above the competition.
One of the hardest parts of launching a business is figuring out how to fund it. The Full Ratchet’s host, Nick Moran, conceptualized this podcast when he found himself struggling to find useful, actionable advice on how to invest. In each episode, Moran interviews industry leaders and provides his listeners with the opportunity to learn how investors approach business funding – and how aspiring business owners should pitch their ideas for success.
Produced by HubSpot, the Growth Show offers advice and trade lessons to business owners who want to take their company to the next level. The show often features guests who have successfully transitioned their company from a small to large business venture and provides further insight into how owners should strategize their own upsize.