The popularity of podcasts has grown immensely over the past few years, making it one of the fastest-growing digital formats favoured by a variety of demographics. The most notable use of podcasts is as a learning platform, particularly amongst those business orientated, with thousands available providing advice and lessons on how to establish, grow and successfully run a business. Their audio nature means podcasts are perfect for multitasking; whether you're on your daily commute, cooking dinner or making your morning coffee before you start work, podcasts provide on-the-go convenient learning accessible anytime and anywhere.
As a hub of entrepreneurs, we at Mill Studio Business Centre know how busy life can get. To save you time and give you quick and easy access to a variety of insightful content at the touch of a button, we have compiled a list of what we think are the best business podcasts for entrepreneurs, ready when you are. If you're looking to expand your knowledge and learn something new or simply want to get inspired, there's something for you on this list!
Our Best Business Podcasts to set the Foundations:
As home to many startup businesses, where best for us to kick off our list of best business podcasts for entrepreneurs than with a valuable crash course for all those that seriously want to kick start their business plan and put it into action! Featuring 20 lectures from notable figures within the business realm to inform you of all things startup, a range of topics are explored from creating your strategy to building your product. If this course is good enough to be taught at Stanford then it's good enough to be featured on Mill Studios blog!
So you’ve recently started up your own business and things are just starting to come together, but now comes the hard part; growing your business above and beyond the level needed for it to operate and be classed a success. The Growth Show places heavy emphasis on the active growth phase and expansion of businesses throughout its episodes, providing advice from guests operating within a variety of backgrounds on how to encourage and enable steady, stable business growth.
Identified as one of the best business podcasts on Forbes "The 12 Best Podcasts for Entrepreneurs" list, Amanda Boleyn offers her advice to all entrepreneurs on how to start, grow and succeed in their unique business venture. Not only does she provide great advice for all listening Amanda also covers topics unique to women entrepreneurs, providing insight and advice for the potential challenges women may face in a seemingly male-dominated career path. Weekly episodes cover topics from business strategies, the transition to full-time ownership, productivity hacks and more.
Our Favourite Inspirational Podcasts:
How I built this is a quality podcast belonging to the NRP in which Guy Raz will take you on a deep dive of some of the most well known and distinct organisations that have taken over the world. Through interviews with industry leaders and visionaries fronting businesses amongst the likes of Instagram, Starbucks, and Rolling Stones you can hear first hand what it takes to propel a business to global success, filling you with inspiration and an even bigger drive for success.
The StartUp is a documentary series following the real-life stories of how entrepreneurs have built their businesses up and pushed through the conflicts and emotional struggles to become what they are today. This podcast also places emphasis on writing a business plan and the successful distribution of roles needed to succeed, something every entrepreneur needs to be well versed in should they want to reach the ranks of the very people featured in StartUp. The StartUp is the winner of multiple awards and has even been turned into a TV series, showing why it is truly deserving of a spot on Mill Studios best business podcasts.
Following the success of its influential videos from expert speakers, TedTalks has now expanded its reach into the podcast world, and if their videos are anything to go by its a guarantee that this series is going to be nothing less than insightful and inspirational for all listening. Life can get hectic at times so these 15-minute episode instalments are perfect for even the busiest budding entrepreneur.
We recommend listening to these on your morning commute to inspire you and prepare for your day ahead; you’ll want your journey to work to never end!
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