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12 of the Best Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

As an entrepreneur, it’s important to keep up with the latest trends and learn from others in your field. But you’ve also got so much else on your plate! You’re wearing all these different hats! You’re navigating the business world, designing, promoting, and looking for investments, besides everything else you have to do! It’s tough! We totally get that!

So how do you find the time to keep learning and leveling up your skills? Or when do you find the time to glean from the advice of experts?

One great way to do all of the above is by listening to podcasts. There are a number of fantastic podcasts out there specifically geared towards entrepreneurs. Podcasts make it easy to learn on the go! And the really great news for entrepreneurs is that some of the biggest players in the entrepreneurship game share their knowledge via podcasts!

And in this blog post, we will share our top 12 picks. So whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been in business for years, these podcasts will teach you something new and help you grow your business.

These podcasts are seriously top-notch! But don’t just take our word for it! We’ve included what some other fans love about these shows, too!*

1. The School of Greatness

First up, Lewis Howes is a New York Times best-selling author, 2x All-American athlete, keynote speaker, and entrepreneur. The School of Greatness shares inspiring interviews from the most successful people on the planet—world-renowned leaders in business, entertainment, sports, science, health, and literature—to inspire YOU to unlock your inner greatness and live your best life.

What fans are saying…

“Favorite Podcast! This podcast is the highlight of my morning routine— I listen every day when I’m getting ready for work. Lewis always has a good mix of content/spiritual focus so I have the opportunity to learn something new.”

“Amazing podcast! Targeting different topics from personal development and health to business growth and profitability! Also great choice of guests. Lewis is doing an incredible job as always!”

“Really love the podcast. Has a nice mix of self-development, business hacks, and health tips. Keep up the good work!”

Next, we’ve got something for all the Boss Babes out there!

2. The Bossbabe Podcast

Bossbabe is one of the largest online communities of ambitious women and female entrepreneurs in the world. With a digital presence of more than 3.6+ million followers, 380k+ subscribers, a high-value podcast, and the top online membership for female entrepreneurs – we’re passionate about creating content that supports ambitious women in building wealth + creating lives they love.

The Bossbabe Podcast is the place where we share the real, behind-the-scenes of building successful businesses, achieving peak performance, and learning how to balance it all.

Co-founders Natalie Ellis and Danielle Canty share their experiences candidly, inviting experts to join them on the show to give their insights. A combination of funny, raw, and actionable, this podcast is a must-listen for ambitious women creating success in their own way.

What fans are saying…

“Excellent practical advice!! Everybody gives out advice… but Natalie and Danielle actually detail, very clearly and with simple tips, WHAT things to do to keep your business moving forward and growing AND HOW to get them done. Do not miss this podcast!!”

“Love it! Feeling so overwhelmed starting a business & listening to the podcast really helps me realize where I should spend my time. Love it!”

“Confidence and hope. I love this podcast! Every episode brings so much value to my life. Not only does this podcast bring confidence in knowing there are other boss babes but it also gives me hope that I can reach high potential in being the best boss babe I can be!”

3. The Goal Digger Podcast

Another firm favorite in many entrepreneurs’ podcast players of choice, The Goal Digger Podcast

And it’s easy to see why!

Author of “How Are You, Really?” Jenna Kutcher is redefining what success means and how you can find more joy, ease, and peace in the pursuit of your goals.

What fans are saying…

“Refreshing, Authentic & Genuine. Thank you Jenna for providing a space full of honest conversations that truly provide insight, perspective, inspiration & support during our multiple seasons of life. So pleased to have been exposed to your content via Ed Mylett. Full of gratitude & appreciation.”

“Incredible podcast! This podcast is a truly inspiring listen! Jenna is uplifting and her holistic approach to success is transformational.”

4. The Tim Ferriss Show

Next up, another staple on any “entrepreneurship” list, is Tim Ferriss, and The Tim Ferriss Show.

Tim Ferriss is a self-experimenter and bestselling author, best known for The 4-Hour Workweek, which has been translated into 40+ languages. Newsweek calls him “the world’s best human guinea pig,” and The New York Times calls him “a cross between Jack Welch and a Buddhist monk.” In this show, he deconstructs world-class performers from eclectic areas (investing, chess, pro sports, etc.), digging deep to find the tools, tactics, and tricks that listeners can use.

What fans are saying…

“This podcast is a must-listen for anyone looking to expand their mindset and achieve success! Tim is an incredible host and each of his conversations with guests is truly inspiring.”

“Great information, entertaining and thought-provoking. Tim’s podcasts are awesome. He covers all different topics and provides relevant info for actionable next steps in life. It’s a great combination of entertainment, intellectual insight, and inspiration to go out and do something in the world.”

5. The Marie Forleo Podcast

Another entrepreneur staple is The Marie Forleo Podcast.

Named by Oprah as a thought leader for the next generation and one of Inc.’s 500 fastest-growing companies, Marie Forleo’s goal is to help you become the person you most want to be.

In this show, Marie and her guests share actionable strategies for greater happiness, success, motivation, creativity, productivity, love, health, contribution, and fulfillment — often with a lot of laughs. From business, marketing, and career advice, to tackling failure, disappointment, and fear, to philanthropy and doing our part to make the world a more loving, just, and equitable place — we cover it all. Get inspired, grow stronger, and more confident, and create a business and life you genuinely love.

What fans are saying…

“Marie is your inner cheerleader, ready to get you hyped up and taking action! Inspiring, empowering, ALL the things for ANYONE on a personal improvement or entrepreneurial track.”

“The best!!! Marie is so authentic. The content is always practical, meaningful, and impactful. I so appreciate Marie and team Marie!! This podcast and her book will change your life if you allow it to… so grateful for Marie and her work!” 

6. How I Built This with Guy Raz

Another incredibly inspiring podcast for entrepreneurs, How I Built This with Guy Raz.

This one is filled to the brim with sound business advice and insight!

Guy Raz dives into the stories behind some of the world’s best-known companies. How I Built This weaves a narrative journey about innovators, entrepreneurs, and idealists—and the movements they built.

What fans are saying…

“Love the variety of subjects. Their broad scope of subject matters brings to light things I never knew I didn’t know but love hearing how they did … whatever!! Thank you for in-depth presentations that make me smile, laugh, think, ponder, and be inspired for the future for humans! Innovation, creativity, and courage to make things change! Love their stories!!”

“Endlessly satisfying. Enriching and stimulating dialogue taps into the nature of creative energy, belief in oneself, and the dynamics of collaborative partnerships. Offers fascinating insights into the world of business that apply to many diverse areas of human life. I’ve listened for years on NPR and only now am appreciating the program’s full scope.”

Next, let’s talk money…

7. So Money with Farnoosh Torabi

Need help with your finances? Find asking for help difficult or awkward? Then check out So Money with Farnoosh Torabi.

Named a Best Podcast By The New York Times, Time Magazine, Real Simple, and MSNBC *** Host Farnoosh Torabi is Editor-at-Large of CNET Money, an award-winning financial strategist, TV host, and bestselling author. So Money brings inspiring money strategies and stories straight from today’s financial leaders, bestselling authors, and entrepreneurs.

One day, hear an intimate money conversation with industry greats like Queen Latifah or Margaret Cho. Another day learn about the basics of cryptocurrency and its impact on our wallets. On Fridays, tune in as Farnoosh answers our most pressing financial questions. Advice and insights always delivered through a lens of equity, inclusivity, and the changing world we live in.

What fans are saying…

“Finance talk not boring or scary. I confess that if Farnoosh had a podcast about basket waving, I’d subscribe. Listening to Farnoosh is like spending time with a kind wiser older sister or friend. She makes me feel like no question is too dumb or complicated. Whatever the topic is, she has no-nonsense, easy-to-follow analysis. Personal finances can be confusing and overwhelming, but Farnoosh makes it less scary. I can finally talk about finances like I actually understand it.”

“All the financial advice I ever needed! I have been listening to the show for about two years now. The amount of practical advice and money wisdom that Farnoosh shares is truly priceless. One of the things I appreciate the most about the show is how accessible it is. If you are 25 or 65, making 50k or 200k, Farnoosh breaks down investing and financial planning in a way that is inclusive and exciting rather than frightening. This show has helped me navigate my finances transitioning from my 20s into my 30s and there is really an episode on everything.”

If you’re an entrepreneur in the online space, then The Smart Passive Income podcast is one to add to your list!

8. The Smart Passive Income Online Business and Blogging Podcast

Pat Flynn from The Smart Passive Income Blog reveals all of his online business and blogging strategies, income sources, and killer marketing tips and tricks so you can be ahead of the curve with your online business or blog.

Discover how you can create multiple passive income streams that work for you so that you can have the time and freedom to do what you love, whether it’s traveling the world, or just living comfortably at home. Since 2008, he’s been supporting his family with his many online businesses, and he’s been openly sharing his wins, his losses, and all the lessons in between with the community of energetic but humble entrepreneurs who follow him.

Self-proclaimed “crash test dummy of online business”, you’ll learn about building authority online, email marketing, building a team and outsourcing, content marketing, podcasting, search engine optimization, niche sites, social media strategies, how to get more traffic, creating online courses, affiliate marketing, and productivity tips so that you create something amazing without burning yourself out. It’s a mix of interviews, special co-hosts and solo shows from Pat you’re not going to want to miss.

What fans are saying…

“Highly informative and actionable advice. I really enjoy listening to this podcast each week. Pat brings on great guests and there is always something to learn from each episode. Just make sure to keep a notepad handy because there are always great takeaways!”

“GREAT SHOW! I really enjoy your show, after listening to a few episodes I was totally hooked, it has great direction, it deals with very instructive and interesting topics. I really love this program!”

“Motivational and Inspiring! Pat is motivational and inspiring. He always discusses relative topics which are great for new and aspiring entrepreneurs and investors!”

9. Hashtag Authentic – for creatives, entrepreneurs & dreamers online

Hashtag Authentic is the podcast for dreamers, makers, entrepreneurs and creatives who want to grow their online audience without having to sell their soul. If you’re looking to find a balance between brilliant marketing and gentle, human authenticity… If you’re determined to grow your business without spending the mortgage repayment on Facebook Ads… If you want to find your audience, and just possibly yourself, as well, in this digital world… then welcome to the community!

What fans are saying…

“SO SO helpful! As someone who is not super Instagram savvy this podcast has been a Godsend. Sara is such a wealth of knowledge on all things IG and her guests are brilliant!”

“Such a happy little podcast. Sarah’s podcast is so happy and lovely, while tackling some very serious business strategy concepts. Her guests are always interesting and I’ve found myself thinking about their interviews days later. I think this podcast is one for anyone – even if you aren’t a creative entrepreneur or maker. It opens your eyes to various entrepreneurs and makers to support with your business, and if nothing else to give a “like” on Instagram!”

10. Founder’s Journal

Next on the list, if you’re a fan of Morning Brew, then you’ll be pleased to know about this podcast…

Hi, I’m Alex Lieberman, co-founder and Executive Chairman of Morning Brew. Founder’s Journal is my personal audio diary where I give you, the business builder, the tools you need to think better, in order to build better, whether that’s building a business, a team, or a new product.

What fans are saying…

“Authentic. Actionable. Awesome. Everything Alex / Morning Brew creates is audience centric and that’s what I feel when listening to his podcast and reading his newsletter. Appreciate hearing his journey in progress in this journal-esque audio experience.”

“Alex and TMB are thoughtful. Every episode is an opportunity to check-in with your business and your leadership. I find it invaluable.”

“Great for aha moments. I’ve been a casual listener for a year or so and enjoy Alex’s insights and nuggets of wisdom. As an entrepreneur, I find Morning Brew as an essential listen for continuing education and enlightenment.”

11. Entrepreneurs on Fire

Next up, John Lee Dumas is a well-known name in the entrepreneur game, so it’s no real surprise that his podcast finds a spot on our list.

John Lee Dumas is the founder and host of the award winning podcast, Entrepreneurs On Fire. With over 100 million listens of his 3000+ episodes, JLD has turned Entrepreneurs On Fire into a media empire that generates over a million listens every month and 7-figures of NET annual revenue 8-years in a row.

What fans are saying…

“Incredible Knowledge Bombs Every Episode! You know that every time you tune into the Entrepreneurs on Fire podcast, John Lee Dumas and his guests are going to bring the fire and the BOOM! Keep up the good work.”

“Love the value bombs! This podcast features insights from a variety of guests with diverse perspectives on entrepreneurship. The value bombs are very helpful to guide listeners with diverse interests.”

“Inspiring Podcast! I love all the interviews with successful entrepreneurs! It is inspiring and provides lots of valuable information.”

12. Online Marketing Made Easy with Amy Porterfield

Finally, need a little online marketing guidance? Then Online Marketing Made Easy with Amy Porterfield podcast is the one you need!

Ever wish you had a business mentor with over a decade of experience whispering success secrets in your ear? That’s exactly what you’ll get when you tune into the top-ranked Online Marketing Made Easy Podcast with your host, 9 to 5er turned CEO of a multi-million dollar business, Amy Porterfield. Her specialty?

Breaking down big ideas and strategies into actionable step-by-step processes designed to get you results with a whole lot less stress. Tune in, get inspired, and get ready to discover why hundreds of thousands of online business owners turn to Amy for guidance when it comes to all things online business including digital courses, list building, social media, content, webinars, and so much more. Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur, have a comfy side-hustle, or are looking to take your business to the next level, each episode is designed to help you take immediate action on the most important strategies for starting and growing your online business today.

What fans are saying…

“Jam packed content. Love, love, love this podcast! Amy is full of years of valuable knowledge and I feel grateful to have found her podcast! I am a multi-passionate entrepreneur, working with my hands and headphones in my ears. I used to only listen to music (which, to be honest, started becoming a little lonely and depressing) but now I soak up all the goodness and information she freely gives on every podcast and educate myself on growing and scaling my business while physically doing it. She also has great questions for her guests and really digs in to better help her listeners obtain the most VALUABLE information from that person.”

*All reviews taken from Apple Podcasts unless otherwise stated.

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