Podcasts are a simple way to take in both education and inspiration while on the go. Whether you have a long commute to work or need something to keep you entertained on the treadmill, a podcast is a great way to kill time. Almost all podcasts are free and they are hosted on a slew of platforms. They have also become a leading form of marketing for businesses in various industries. Simply put, there is a podcast for everything so no matter what your interests are, there is something for you.

Our team at ADMIN came together to line up some of our favorite business-related podcasts to share with you. Here are the top 5 business podcasts we think you should be listening to:

ABOUT THE PODCAST: Tim Ferris, famously known as the author of the 4 Hour Work Week, shares his favorites on all topics such as business, investments, self-help, and art. His focus is finding tactics, tools, and routines that the audience can use to better their life in each of these areas.

WHY WE LISTEN: Along with his impressive list of guests and interesting interviews, Tim takes a positive approach and stays away from ‘gimmick’ material which keeps his content authentic.

ABOUT THE PODCAST: How I Built This is an interview series that showcases a behind the scenes look into some of the world’s best-known companies. Host, Guy Raz, will have guests go over how each business was built and will take you along the journey of each entrepreneur’s ups and downs.

WHY WE LISTEN: The variety! There are countless interviews with some of the top companies thriving in today’s markets. Whether you are listening to the creators of Airbnb or the founder of LinkedIn, you will be engrossed by their stories.

ABOUT THE PODCAST: The very popular Gary Vaynerchuk has been an advocate for using podcasts to promote business for a few years now. His podcast is a mashup of existing material that he has hosted on a variety of platforms. Episodes include the series #AskGaryVee where Gary will answer questions from fans and his new series #PodSessions which includes guests from all walks of life.

WHY WE LISTEN: Like most fans, we love Gary for his no-nonsense approach that he provides to all things business. He is confident in his work and passionate about helping others build a successful business. We find his podcast both insightful and inspiring.

ABOUT THE PODCAST: A decorated retired Navy SEAL officer, Jocko Willink coaches his audience on leadership and ownership. He uses his past experiences and stories from his time as a Navy SEAL to influence his actions as a leader and business owner today.

WHY WE LISTEN: Not only are his stories from his own past compelling, but his outlook on discipline and the role it plays in both life and business is nothing short of motivating. His discussion on creating winning behaviors and owning a positive mindset are beneficial in all aspects of business.

ABOUT THE PODCAST: This podcast is simply a collection of existing TED Talks that have been filmed; all of which are relating to business in some way or another. It showcases the stories and insights to some of the world’s greatest innovators, entrepreneurs, and business researchers.

WHY WE LISTEN: It feels like there are endless amounts of talks regarding almost every aspect of business on this podcast. It is refreshing to get a different perspective for each speaker on topics such as management, technology, economic growth and business development. The podcast is also a video version which allows you to watch the original talk if you are interested.


We want to know: What are some of your favorite business podcasts to listen to? Share them with us in the comment section below.