Looking for something to inspire you and keep you motivated? Well, think of this article as our recipe to help you scale your business like a pro and kickstart 2021 with a bang! And yes, you guessed it right! We’ve got a list of awesome podcasts for you to listen to. Excited? You should be.
Here we go with our top 25 business podcasts of the year.
We’re starting this list with a podcast hosted by John Lee Dumas, an entrepreneur who’s definitely on fire! With over 2,000 episodes featuring some of the most notable industry giants like Gary Vaynerchuk, Seth Godin, Tim Ferris, and Tony Robbins, this podcast has been instrumental in helping inspire and educate young entrepreneurs. Plus, we should mention that they roll out new episodes every single day, so you’ll always have something to look forward to.
Looking for a podcast that will help you get to your dreams? Casanova Brook’s Dream Nation podcast is just that and more! New episodes roll out twice each week, with industry experts getting on the show to reveal proven mindset, marketing & relationship secrets to help dreamers create the life they deserve despite challenges. Hosted by a man who’s been through tough times himself—losing his mom, job, and home almost all at the same time, and even surviving Stage 4 cancer—this podcast is definitely worth streaming to, especially if you feel like you’ve hit rock bottom and need to find your way back up.
We know you want to have a look at all the financial transactions that take place behind the scenes of the entertainment and sports industries. This podcast will do just that for you. Hosted by Rashad Bilal and Troy Millings, Earn Your Leisure is more than just your average business podcast. It not only highlights the backstories of entrepreneurs, it also breaks down business models and examines the latest financial trends. Think of this show as your college business class mixed with pop culture. And if that sounds exciting, you better go ahead and check these guys out now.
Ever wondered how the truly wealthy people got to where they are right now? This podcast answers the question for you. Featuring some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs of our time, host Pat Flynn reveals in his Smart Passive Income the top secrets and strategies on how you can build your wealth by building multiple passive income streams (you guessed it!). Tune in to the show weekly to get access to every new episode.
With the majority of the businesses making the transition from brick-and-mortar stores to online shops, the Internet is fast becoming pretty crowded, don’t you think? This means it can be quite a challenge getting your brand to stand out online. But don’t worry! There are ways for you to achieve that without having to resort to sleazy tricks. Hosted by Ralph Burns and Amanda Powel, the Perpetual Traffic podcast reveals cutting-edge strategies on how you can acquire the right leads and increase your business sales through paid traffic and more. New episodes premiere each week, so make sure you don’t miss any!
6. Goal Digger
In this world, there are gold diggers, and then there are the goal diggers. And if you are one of the latter, this business podcast is for you. Hosted by Jenna Kutcher, the Goal Digger podcast features all the latest hacks you need to learn to exponentially scale your online business. Plus, you get to hear from the who’s who of the digital marketing world. We’re talking about experts like Amy Porterfield, Jamie Ivey, Melyssa Griffin, Lori Harder, Cathy Heller, and so much more. So if you’re looking for digital marketing advice that works, check this podcast out.
In this top-rated business podcast, host Andrew Warner interviews founders of globally successful companies to provide listeners with expert advice, tips, and strategies on how to overcome challenges as entrepreneurs. And yes, we’re talking about huge companies like Pixar, LinkedIn, Groupon, and Wikipedia, among others. And with almost 2,000 podcasts on the list, you’ll never run out of ideas to listen to.
Need solid advice on how to build your online brand presence? These guys right here are the people you should listen to. Whether you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or still building your online business, entrepreneurs Chalene and Brock Johnson know more than just a thing or two about how you can scale your business using the Internet. Each episode is packed with lessons and tips from established entrepreneurs who have successfully created and transformed their platforms into cash-generating systems. Definitely something you should check out.
If you know the book Rich Dad Poor Dad, which we’re sure you do, then you most likely have heard about its best-selling author, Robert Kiyosaki. And if you’re tuning in to his Rich Dad Radio Show for the first time, we’re here to let you know that this guy is not going to give you conventional advice on matters of personal finance, investing, and business. Get ready for his straightforward approach to challenge all that you know about money, and even about personal development. So if you’re looking for some get-rich-quick ideas, you better move on to the next podcast instead.
Tune in to Amy Porterfield’s Online Marketing Made Easy episodes and learn more about starting your own online business and the digital marketing strategies you can implement to grow your audience reach and increase your sales. In her podcast, Amy tackles different subjects relevant to marketing and branding and offers actionable information you can use to get your business running from the ground up.
11. Foundr Magazine
If you’re one of those people who want to start a business but are not sure how to go about it, you are not alone. Nathan Chan, the host of the Foundr Magazine podcast also had to start from knowing nothing about becoming an entrepreneur. In fact, he used to be that 9-5 person doing the job he hated simply because he felt like he had no choice. Obviously, things changed somewhere along the way, and in this show, he tells us how he (and many other successful entrepreneurs) have made the transition and built their business empires from the ground up. This is not your average entrepreneur podcast. So if you’re a fan of real talk and solid business advice, this podcast is definitely worth streaming to.
12. Marketing School
If you want to keep yourself posted on the latest digital marketing tips, tricks, and trends, this is the podcast you’re looking for. Hosted by Neil Patel and Eric Siu, the Marketing School podcast is just that, your virtual school bringing you actionable marketing tips daily so you continue to scale your business. So whether you’re already an established business or you’re still building one from the ground up, this podcast is for you.
13. Business Wars
Who says business isn’t war? We’re not talking about guns, but you get what we mean right? We’re talking about Netflix vs. HBO. Nike vs. Adidas. Competition. In this one-of-a-kind podcast, host David Brown tells the story behind the success and failures of companies, and how investors and executives compete in the game for money and attention. Plus, it also tells the tale of how these battles shape the way we buy and even how we live.
This is your chance to get schooled by the masters of business themselves. Hosted by Bloomberg Opinion columnist Barry Ritholtz himself, this Masters in Business podcast looks at the people and ideas that shape markets, investing, and business. If you want to keep yourself posted on the latest trends and business news and get reliable business advice, then trust us. This guy is worth listening to.
15. The $100MBA Show
You’re looking at one of the top business podcasts to have premiered on iTunes. Hosted by Omar Zenhom, The $100 MBA Show is your ultimate source of straight-to-the-point lessons and strategies to help you play the money game like the winners. Stream shows from the channel each week to get your regular dose of business training from industry experts themselves.
16. HBR Ideacast
Can’t get enough of Harvard Business Review? HBR Ideacast features exciting and in-depth interviews with thought leaders in the areas of business and management. Hosted by senior editors Curt Nickish and Alison Beard, this podcast features new episodes per week covering issues that affect businesses all around the world.
The podcast’s name says it all. In this exceptional podcast, host Brendon Burchard takes us behind the curtain, camera, and campaigns that determine the success (or failure) of brands and businesses. Featuring some of the world’s best marketers and influencers, the Marketing & Influence podcast teaches us how to effectively get your brand out there in front of your target consumers, and how you can tap into your power to scale your audience, monetize content, and shape campaigns and communities.
Do we actually still need to introduce this guy? We’re pretty sure you’ve heard about him and his show. This well-loved investor, CEO, and public speaker Gary Vaynerchuk is your ideal podcast host. Featuring interviews and discussions with leading entrepreneurs and visionaries, The GaryVee Audio Experience is your ultimate source of information on marketing and business. Tune in to the podcast to add to your wealth of business insights.
19. How I Built This
If you’re wondering how successful entrepreneurs built their business, this podcast by Guy Raz has all the answers you’ll ever need. Entrepreneurs like Canva founder Melanie Perkins and Jet Blue Airways founder David Neeleman have come on the show to tell their stories and provide insight into the challenges they faced and overcome to achieve their current level of success. New episodes of How I Built This premieres every week, so make sure to keep yourself posted!
We know you’re sick of boring business podcasts, so we’ve added this business podcast to our list! Hosted by your “hilarious & wicked smart bestie”, Angie Lee, this show is all about the Hows of marketing and business. So if you’re feeling stuck in a rut, unsure where to start, trying to get out of the 9-5 and start monetizing your social media, website, or podcast, you’re looking at the right podcast for you.
So you want to start your online business. Great! You build your website. You set up your social media accounts. You probably even start a podcast. You build the foundations. But now you’re lost. It feels as if you’ve already put everything out there but no money is coming in. What’s the missing piece? In this Marketing Your Business podcast, host Stu McLaren talks about the best marketing tactics and strategies to help you grow a loyal following and scale your business so you could earn more freedom in your personal life and impact more people in the process.
22. Masters of Scale
LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman is the host of this award-winning podcast, Masters of Scale. Featuring interviews and discussions with legendary industry leaders, Reid offers his listeners in-depth advice, insights, and analyses on how to operate and scale a business successfully. And being the co-founder of LinkedIn, we’re sure he knows what he’s talking about. Now here’s a podcast you don’t want to miss!
Ever heard of ClickFunnels? Yes? We’re pretty sure you have. Most websites have incorporated ClickFunnels into their systems, which is exactly how a lot of entrepreneurs have been able to scale their businesses online. But why are we even talking about ClickFunnels? Precisely because this guy right here, Russell Brunson, the host of Marketing Secrets, also happens to be the co-founder of the largest funnel creation software which is ClickFunnels.
And we’ll let you in on a secret. Did you know Russell Brunson made $100,000,000 from nothing in just three years? Now that’s a lot of zeros. Pretty cool, huh? Want to hear what he has to say about making crazy profit off your website the way he did? Then you better tune in to his podcast.
Meet Natalie and Danielle, hosts of the BossBabe podcast and co-founders of the BossBabe online community of ambitious women and female entrepreneurs. These ladies have helped grow BossBabe into one of the largest online communities, with over 10M hashtag users and 2.3M engaged followers, you can be sure that they do know how to build an online brand and reach a wider audience every time.
In this BossBabe podcast, Natalie and Danielle share everything that goes behind the scenes of building a business online from scratch. Plus, they also feature discussions with industry experts who share with us their insights on achieving business success in their own way. If you are a #bossbabe who wants a combination of funny and insightful episodes, then this is the podcast for you.
Tim Ferris is a hugely successful entrepreneur and author perhaps most notably known for his #1 New York Times bestseller book The 4-Hour Workweek. The Tim Ferriss Show has been named the #1 business podcast on Apple on numerous occasions and has garnered over 300 million downloads. Ferriss interviews “world-class” individuals and gives listeners insight into tactics, strategies, tools, and routines they can emulate to grow their businesses. He has interviewed a wide array of successful entrepreneurs and celebrities in numerous industries including Lebron James, Ray Dalio, Jon Favreau, Peter Thiel, and Malcolm Gladwell.
There are a lot of businesses out there. Hundreds. Thousands. Maybe even millions. But only a handful have built theirs as empires. What have these entrepreneurs done differently that you can start doing as well? In this podcast, Preston Pysh and Stig Brodersen interview and study world-renowned financial billionaires like Howard Marks and Warren Buffett to find out what their investment strategies are and how you can do the same. With such big names on the show, you know this is one you should listen to.