These days, you don’t have to wait until you attend seminars or masterclasses before you enjoy really helpful insights from top industry experts and learn how to better run your business.
In fact, you can be driving or doing some exercise while you listen to people share a deep knowledge of diverse aspects of your business from marketing to finance to technology etc.
Listening to podcasts is essentially free, self-paced, and it does not require extra time from your busy schedule.
Now, there are hundreds and hundreds of podcasts you can listen to, but over the years, these five (5) podcasts have proven helpful to business owners and I think you should listen to them too.
Top 5 Business Podcasts For Small Business Owners
1. Business Wars
Business wars is a podcast from Wondery and hosted by David Brown.
It dramatizes “business rivalries” and through critical examination concludes the success or failure of such businesses.
So far, it has examined the rivalry between Coca-Cola and Pepsi, Netflix & Blockbuster, Uber & Lyft, etc.
There is no doubt that you would enjoy this podcast and the subtle lessons it teaches.
2. $100 MBA Show
This is a podcast hosted by Omar Zenhom that provides compact, practical knowledge for anyone in business.
Awarded Best of iTunes, The $100 MBA Show calls upon some of the industry’s top experts as guest teachers on the show to deliver fluff-free business lessons.
3. How I Built This
This podcast by Guy Raz dives into the stories behind some of the world’s best-known companies.
In each episode, you will find founders of some of the world’s most notable companies and brands share their stories of triumphs, failures, serendipity and insight.
If you’ve ever started a business from scratch or dreamed about it, then this series is for you.
StartUp is a documentary series about what it is like to start a business.
The show which launched in 2014 is hosted by Alex Blumberg and has won a Gracie Award and the Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism.
5. Business Breakdowns
This podcast dives deep into various businesses through conversations with industry experts, operators and investors.
Each episode explores the business model, competitive edge and how a single business operates.
Business breakdowns is a colossus podcast that is great for small business owners because it gives makes you knowledgeable of how other businesses operate and what makes them stand out.
Giving you insights, you can apply to your business.
To listen to any of these podcasts, you can simply search for them on Apple, Google, Amazon, Stitcher Podcasts.