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4 Podcasts Every Small Business Owner & Entrepreneur Should Listen To

When you’re driving, working out, or using your headphones at work, what are your favorite things to listen to?



Have you ever tried podcasts?

Podcasts have exploded in popularity in recent years. Nowadays, you can log into Spotify, Google Play, Apple iTunes, and other apps to listen to podcasts when you want, wherever you want about a variety of topics and genres.

As a small business owner or entrepreneur, there are a few podcasts worth checking out which cover topics related to every aspect of your business.

Here are four podcasts every small business owner and entrepreneur should listen to.


1) Planet Money

Planet Money

An NPR podcast, Planet Money describes itself as “The Economy Explained.” For ten years, this podcast has looked at all facets of our economy on both a microeconomic and a macroeconomic level to help people understand it and how it affects our everyday lives.

From exploring what influences the price of water, to investigating the benefits (and pitfalls) of an open office setup and what a tariff actually looks like, Planet Money will give you unique insights into the global economy and its impact on your business.


2) MarketPlace


Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal is another podcast that examines current happenings in the economy and reports the latest in financial news.

This fun podcast takes some of the most complicated topics out there and breaks them down into easily-download bites so that you can stay up-to-date on the economic forces that shape our lives.


3) How I Built This

How I Built This

How better to learn how to build a successful business than to hear directly from some of the world’s most successful business owners?

In the NPR podcast How I Built This, Guy Raz interviews the faces behind businesses of all kinds including Lonely Planet, Slack, Lululemon, and Honest Tea. Get inspired by entrepreneurs and their stories and how they got to where they are today.


4) EntreLeadership

EntreLeadership Podcast

The EntreLeadership podcast provides free leadership advice from the world’s best experts.

With topics spanning from how to innovate for business growth to how to build teams and improve your business’s culture, this is definitely not a podcast to miss if you’re a small business owner or entrepreneur.