6 Notable Business Podcasts you Need to Listen to in 2021
Podcasts are powerful; with your earbuds plugged into your ears, and a listening device that can go anywhere with you, you are guaranteed a listening session that can take your mind on a journey. Whether you are in a queue waiting for the BRT bus, or at the carwash waiting for your car to get cleaned, or on a leisure walk to your buddy’s house, podcasts follow you wherever you go. If you are a multi-tasker, there’s a chance you’ve got one or two podcasts on your device.
If you are a business owner – small or medium- or an entrepreneur who has hectic schedules and barely has time to read books and materials needed to help you thrive in your business, we recommend listening to business podcasts.
There’s a countless list of podcasts out there, below are our top 6 business podcasts that’ll improve your business and make you succeed in it this year, trust me, they are worth your listening ears.
How I Built This by Guy Raz
According to The New York Times, Guy Raz is one of the most popular podcasters in history. His podcast, How I Built This, is one of the most listened to in the world – heard by more than 14 million people each month – especially by business enthusiasts and entrepreneurs. It also delves into the stories behind some of the world’s best-known companies.
Guy Raz’s podcasts have had some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs and CEOs like Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Sara Blakely of Spanx, Aishetu Dozie of Bossy cosmetics, Herb Kelleher of Southwest Airlines, Tope Awotona of Calendly, and so on, share their failures, setbacks, and challenges. This is the right podcast for you if you want it real and honest.
Unfettered by Adebayo Adeleke
With real stories of failures, losses, tears, and wins from notable businessmen and women like Akash Patel, Tosin Oshinowo, Dr. Sam Adeyemi, from across different fields of businesses and careers, the Unfettered Podcast offers you unfiltered interviews capable of spurring you to action. The podcast focuses on igniting transformation in the lives of its listeners by inspiring them to take actionable steps.
The host is Adebayo Adeleke, a seasoned, combat veteran, and a retired US Army officer. Adebayo has profound knowledge and expertise in areas of risk management and security, supply chain management and logistics, leadership and geopolitics, diversity and inclusion, and emerging markets.
Brown Ambition by Mandi Woodruff and Tiffany Aliche
Brown Ambition is a weekly podcast about juggling life, career, and building wealth on your terms. The podcast focuses on building financial freedom, balancing your own life and career, and taking charge of your work and time. You would also find topics like how to invest your wedding funds, scale up your small business, how to save when it doesn’t seem like it’s enough, how to craft a personal investment strategy, and so on.
The hosts are Mandi Woodruff and Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche – both awesome financial reporters.
Entrepreneurs On Fire by John Lee Dumas
With guests that are truly on fire like Seth Godin, Tony Robbins, and Tim Ferriss, Entrepreneurship On Fire aims to educate young and upcoming entrepreneurs and to inspire them to greatness. John’s style of questioning produces excellent answers to help you get started on your business, and provide you with lots of inspiration for your entrepreneurial journey.
The podcast is hosted by John Dumas, and it has over 85 million downloads and 2,500 episodes – with new episodes every day, so you’re in for unlimited content to spur you into action.
The BizChix by Natalie Eckdahl
The BizChix is a podcast specially created for female entrepreneurs who are finding it hard to create a balance in their homes and in the business industry. A mother of three children, Natalie is a master’s degree holder in business administration and an expert in outsourcing at home and work. Through her podcasts, she offers solid business advice and helps women develop their growth-driven mindsets.
For the woman who is set to pursue her business this year, you should look to Natalie for some guidance and support, tailored specifically for you to overcome challenges you will face in your business or workplace.
Rise and Grind by Daymond John
Daymond John does not mince words when it comes to time management. He strongly believes that for you to be a successful entrepreneur, you have to rise and grind early as soon as possible. In his podcasts, he teaches people how to maximise their time effectively as much as they can. He believes the way we spend and use our 24 hours determines the progress of our businesses, and he teaches people how to get the most out of those 24 hours.
Daymond John is the Founder & CEO of FUBU.
These 6 podcasts will provide you with the needed information you need to start your business, develop and grow your entrepreneurial skills, and help you stay updated on the latest business trends.
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