10 podcasts that every entrepreneur needs to listen to

If you are an entrepreneur, manager or trying to get a business off the ground, then these 10 podcasts are essential listening 

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Have you always dreamed of owning your own business?

Of being your own boss?


In times such as these, it might be difficult if you are an entrepreneur or are hoping to become one. However, there is help and guidance in the land of podcasts.

There are hours upon hours of inspirational listening material from some of the world's most successful individuals. If you are struggling right now and need an extra push, then these ten podcasts might just be what you need.

The Tim Ferriss Show

Tim Ferriss is a self-experimenter and best-selling author of The 4-Hour Workweek which has been translated into over 40 languages. His podcast sees him talking to high-flyers in a range of different fields including investment and pro sport. A great podcast for tools and tactics that listeners can use in their own lives.

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The School of Greatness


With over 500 episodes and more than 40 million downloads, this is one of the most popular podcasts for business inspiration. Host Lewis Howes speaks with some of the world's most brilliant business minds and celebrities.

This Week in Startups

Each week Jason Calacanis and a rotating group of guest experts brings listeners the latest on worst, most outrageous and interesting stories from the world of web companies.



If you want to learn directly from proven entreprenuers then head straight for this podcast. In over 1000 interviews, host Andrew Warner delves into the failure and successes of some of the world's best business names.

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Minding My Black Business

Hosted by Dr. JaNaè Taylor, this is a podcast exclusively for Black entrepreneurs who are looking to engage, inform, and support other Black entrepreneurs as they manage the business of work. The podcast looks at facing hurdles, such as identifying your audience, managing others' racial biases, while remaining dedicated to your vision and your products as you progress.

The GaryVee Audio Experience


Love him or hate him, Gary Vaynerchuk does not hold back. The entrepreneur, CEO, investor, vlogger, and public speaker's podcast has a mix of #AskGaryVee show episodes, keynote speeches on marketing and business, segments from his WEEKLYVEE video series and interviews.

She Did It Her Way

Hosted by Amanda Boleyn, this podcast dives into the most important questions about starting a business. She interviews some amazing women who have also gone out and done it their way including Amy Porterfield, Julie Solomon and many more.

Side Hustle Pro

Join Nicaila Matthews Okome for her weekly podcast that helps you learn actionable strategies to start small and get going in your business, no matter what stage you are at. It also features interviews with inspiring Black women entrepreneurs including interviews with Myleik Teele of CurlBox and Lisa Price of Carol's Daughter.


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How They Made Their Millions

Hosted by Vijay Peduru, this podcast is about the amazing stories of the millionaires and billionaires of the world. It delves deep into the career trajectories of people such as Mark Zuckerburg and Jeff Bezos.

The James Altucher Show

The James Altucher Show is one of iTune's most successful podcasts. He interviews the world’s leading peak performers in every area of life, but instead of giving you the typical success story, James digs deeper to find the “Choose Yourself” story — the moment when someone rises up from personal struggle to reinvent themselves.


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