10 top business podcasts

Love learning, hate reading? Listen on.

by Adam Gale
Last Updated: 02 Sep 2019

Video may have killed the radio star, but podcasters are doing just fine. Perfect for broadening your mind while stuck in traffic or wedged between commuters on the 7.36am to Waterloo, these on-demand shows are particularly popular among busy business people with an appetite for learning.

For those among you who prefer to absorb your insights aurally, Management Today has pulled together a selection of top recordings for your enjoyment.


The Tim Ferriss Show

Tim Ferris

Weekly

There have been over 400 million downloads of Ferriss's podcasts, which interview high performers in a given area, from Marc Andreessen (investing) to Arnold Schwarzenneger (bodybuilding/acting).

Hashtag Authentic - A Podcast For Creatives

Sara Tasker

Monthly

Instagrammers, bloggers and others share tips to help you grow your online influence.

How I Built This Business

BSN

Monthly

Every week, a different entrepreneur tells their start-up story.

Money Box

BBC

Twice weekly

A go-to personal finance guide.

Seth Godin's Start-up School

Earwolf

2012-3

Dot com entrepreneur and bestselling author Godin put together this 15-part series a few years back, exploring how to create your dream business.

The Ziglar Show

Aware Broadcasting

Twice weekly

Productivity and personal growth are the themes of this podcast, looking to continue the legacy of author Zig Ziglar.

Swindled

A Concerned Citizen

Monthly

The business podcast equivalent of true crime, featuring fraudsters, con artists and corporate evil.

The Bottom Line

BBC

Weekly

Evan Davies's channel examines the big issues of the day, from Brexit to the future of commercial aviation.

The Productivity Show

Asian Efficiency

Weekly

Get more out of your day without burning out with these helpful tips.

The World of Business

BBC

Weekly

Featuring growing industries and corporate success stories throughout the world.


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