7 Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

by Jul 15, 2019

If there’s one thing all entrepreneurs agree on, no matter the industry, it’s that you can never stop learning. These days, there are more options than ever to seek out actionable advice or creative business solutions thanks to the world of podcasts. Whether you listen at the start of your day, or press play when you step out for lunch, quite a few savvy podcasters are ready to give you some encouragement, a new problem-solving technique, or a look into the best, the worst, and the most unbelievable business-related news related stories.

Estimates vary, but there are likely over 700,000 podcasts available for selection, with over 29 million episodes to choose from. With those kinds of numbers, how is anyone supposed to make a decision? Here are a few ideas, in no particular order, to get your brain thriving and momentum going.

Kwik Brain Podcast

Jim Kwik is a world leader in speed-reading, memory improvement, brain performance, and accelerated learning. His goal is to help others live a life of greater power and productivity, and he does that partly through this fun, fast-paced show. Learn the brain and memory training techniques that Jim uses with some of his clients, including leading CEOs and celebrities.

Recent Episode: Protect Your Gray Matter

Jocko Podcast

Jocko Willink, a retired Navy Seal, focuses this show on discipline and leadership to help listeners take ownership of their business, relationships, and every day life. He has some interesting insights into leadership and management, and can definitely help boost courage and ambition.

Recent Episode: Fighting an Uphill Battle: The PATH w/ Medal of Honor Recipient, Ron Shurer

The School of Greatness

Lewis Howes, the show’s host, wants to “share inspiring stores from the most brilliant business minds, world class athletes, and influential celebrities on the planet to help you find out what makes great people great.” On his website, podcasts can be filtered by inspiration, business, entrepreneur, health and relationships. Hearing advice from someone not in your field can be just as inspiring as from someone in it.

Recent Episode: Keep Your Standards High


Productivity strategist, Mike Vardy, hosts this podcast. Vardy and his guests discuss productivity and time management, with a focus on useful advice that is easy to incorporate into your work. Expect tips, tools, tactics, and tricks to elevate productivity, time management, goals, to-do lists, habits and workflow.

Recent Episode: The Evolution of Getting Things Done with David Allen

TED Talks Business

Here’s a familiar name. TEDTalks expanded their inspirational videos into the podcast world with talks from the world’s top entrepreneurs, innovators and business researchers. Episodes are under 20 minutes for those pushed for time.

Recent Episode: How We Can Help the “Forgotten Middle” Reach Their Full Potential

The Go-Giver

Bob Burg hosts this podcast and authored a best-selling business book with the same title. If you’re looking for a way to grow your business and focus on the benefits of giving, this is for you. Burg’s ideology focuses on the Five Laws of Stratospheric Success: The Law of Value, The Law of Compensation, The Law of Influence, The Law of Authenticity and The Law of Receptivity.

Recent Episodes: Marketing Rebellion; Beyond the Referral

The Dose of Leadership

Pull up a chair to hear leaders, entrepreneurs, authors, motivational speakers, and military heroes talk about truth, common sense, and courageous leadership.

Recent Episode: Putting the Pin Back in the Grenade

Remember, you can never stop learning. Invest your time to seek out actionable advice and creative business solutions through podcasts. There are no shortage of episodes to choose from. I hope the ideas in this post will help you thrive and grow stronger! RedRock Leadership offers top-notch education for entreprenuers, sales people, emerging leaders and business owners.

Jeff Ruby

Jeff Ruby

Founder & CEO of RedRock Leadership

During the course of his professional career, he has worked in organizations ranging in size from a sole practitioner to Fortune 500. Included in his experience are roles in starting and selling companies, sales and sales management, training and development and executive coaching.

RedRock Leadership is a sales training and leadership development company committed to growing companies by growing individuals through on-going training infused with the competencies of emotional intelligence.