Are you using your time to study more while driving? When you’re exercising? Or, what about while you’re working on the house or making your dinner?
Whatever you’re doing in your spare time, it’s generally quite difficult to read a book, in the majority of the time your mind is distracted by other things.
What better way to get as much as you can from the top minds in the world than listening to podcasts traveling!
You can access this amazing educational resource on almost any smartphone, so there’s no reason not to put on a pair of headphones and get into learning.
And, the best part is that they’re all completely free.
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Here’s my list of 14 top picks I hope you enjoy!
1. Foundr Podcast – Nathan Chan
Nathan has gone from working a typical 9-5 job Monday-Friday and then started one of the largest (and most popular!) entrepreneurs digital magazines on the planet interviewing entrepreneurs like Richard Branson and Arianna Huffington.
In addition to the magazine, his publisher has also created podcasts that feature highly successful Foundr’s from all over the globe, including Seth Godin, Barbara Corcoran, and Marie Forleo.
2. Entrepreneur on Fire – John Lee Dumas
Entrepreneur on Fire is a podcast that has over 1 million downloads a month. Entrepreneur on Fire podcast has more than 1 million downloads per month and is a DAILY podcast!
In John’s interviews of successful entrepreneurs around the world, John includes a “lightning round” in which the entrepreneurs are asked six questions in order to gain the most value from the interview.
3. The #AskGaryVeeShow – Gary Vaynerchuk
Gary Vaynerchuk has gone from expanding his family’s business from $3 million to a $60 million business within just 5 years to becoming the owner of Vaynermedia, which is a digital agency with more than 500 employees. Gary invests in other companies like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and Uber.
The podcast “#AskGaryVee” has Gary spending between 15 and 30 minutes in an episode to answer questions on entrepreneurialism, social media, and family-owned companies.
4. The School of Greatness – Lewis Howes
Lewis Howes is a former professional athlete who has become a lifestyle businessman. After a knee injury put an end to his football career, Lewis went from broke to establishing a multi-million-dollar online media business.
Through his show, The School of Greatness, Lewis interviews some of the most innovative business minds, world-class athletes, and prominent stars on the planet.
5. StartupCamp”Dale Partridge” Dale Partridge
Dale Partridge is the founder of Sevenly.org and StartupCamp. Dale is featured on the covers of Entrepreneur Magazine, Fox News, NBC, Forbes, and the LA Times.
Each week Dale interviews a successful entrepreneur and discusses topics like developing strong ideas, launching businesses that are successful, branding, and creating business models that provide the founders with freedom.
6. The Smart Passive Income Podcast Pat Flynn Pat Flynn
Pat is famous by Pat is well-known for his Smart Passive Income blog. On his show, Pat reveals how he can earn a six-figure income working just an hour a week.
He discusses his blog and online business strategies, including marketing strategies, tips for marketing, and income sources.
Pats also have interviews with successful entrepreneurs from all over the globe.
7. Addicted 2 Success Joel Brown Joel Brown
Joel Brown owns Addicted2success.com, one of the top motivation and inspiration blogs in the world.
Interviewees on the podcast are Deepak Chopra, Gary Vaynerchuk, Tony Robbins, Simon Sinek as well as Grant Cardone.
8. Tim Ferriss Show – The Tim Ferriss Show – Tim Ferriss
Famous for his best-selling book, The 4-hour Workweek, Tim finds the tools, techniques, strategies, and tips used by world-class performers to excel in their field.
9. Cardone Zone – Grant Cardone
Sales specialist Grant Cardone is well known for his best-selling books like “the 10-X Rule” as well as “sell to be sold.”
The Cardone Zone is Grant’s way of helping you achieve a higher level of success in your daily life, your work or career, as well as with your money.
10. The Art Of Charm Jordan Harbinger
In this podcast, you’ll be taught how to boost your professional life, confidence, lifestyle, and love-life with top experts, from business and life-hackers Tim Ferriss, Ramit Sethi, and Noah Kagan to Seth Godin, Simon Sinek, Olivia Fox, The Art of Charm team, and many more. This is one of my favorite podcast listens – make sure you check it a spin!
11. The MFCEO Project The MFCEO Project Andy Frisella
Let me tell you the truth about this… Andy keeps his words real! This is his no BS entrepreneurial/motivational podcast featuring him, his co-host and sidekick Vaughn Kohler, and weekly guest entrepreneur millionaires who will be sharing their lessons for success.
12. A $100 MBA Show The $100 MBA Show Omar Zenhom
The show was selected as one of the iTunes Best of 2014 podcasts. The $100 MBA Show features a brand new type of business podcast that lets you will be able to improve your business through daily 10-minute business classes that are relevant to the real world.
The no-frills, 10-minute episodes are jam-packed with the business-focused training that you’re looking for. Omar Zenhom shares some of the most effective business lessons, ideas, as well as examples and ideas the inside of The 100-$100 MBA training and the community.
13. London Real Brian Rose Brian Rose
London Real is a video talk show that features many of the interesting people on earth. Every week Brian interviews someone who is at the most successful in their field and provides an inside look at the process they used to achieve their success, as well as how you can improve your wealth, health, and relationships to the next step.
14. Joe Rogan Experience – The Joe Rogan Experience – Joe Rogan
Okay, this is obviously an entrepreneur-specific item, but it’s still a good read and definitely worth adding to the list.
The Joe Rogan Experience podcast is a long-form conversation with comedian UFC color commentary, as well as actor Joe Rogan with friends and guests including actors, comedians, musicians, MMA instructors, commentators, writers, artists, as well as porn starlets. Joe Rogan Experience was Joe Rogan Experience was voted the best comedy podcast in 2012 by iTunes.
Wrapping IT UP
Note of caution. Do not allow this list to overtake you. The first instinct is to subscribe to these all simultaneously to absorb all they provide – since they’re amazing; however, do not!
Don’t let yourself be overwhelmed by overwhelmed information. Start with a few and tune in regularly. After that, you can gradually introduce each week one to mix the mix and build up the awesomeness.