Top 10 podcasts for entrepreneurs
These days I find myself listening to one captivating podcast after another — there's a lot of great content for entrepreneurs coming out right now. This prompted me to put together a list of ten podcasts that have my attention.
This collection is by no means exhaustive, but these are the shows that inspire me, make me think, and generally give me the gusto to go out and create for myself.
I'm sure there will be shows I've missed, so please feel free to add your favorites or suggestions in the comments below. With that said, let's dive in!
This podcast tells the behind-the-scenes stories of some of your favorite startups and companies. From Airbnb to Doordash to SpaceX, Ben Gilbert and David Rosenthal give you a deep dive into the events and strategies that got these companies to where they are today.Listen
Hosted by four Silicon Valley heavyweights, All-In covers tech, politics, social, economics, and yes, even poker. For a relatively new podcast, they've seen a lot of success and growth. Check out All-In if you want a Silicon Valley view on a wide range of topics.Listen
Hosted by Emily Thompson, Being Boss is an invaluable resource for creative entrepreneurs looking to build their businesses. She talks about creating healthy habits and mindsets to drive your work forward. With over 250 episodes, there's bound to be something for you here.Listen
With the pandemic acting as an accelerator, the world of e-commerce is changing faster than ever. Kelly Vaughn and Rhian Beutler help navigate the waters with tips and tricks for growing and scaling your online store.Listen
Invest Like the Best
Patrick O'Shaughnessy is the CEO of O'Shaughnessy Capital Management, a financial firm with $4.4B of assets under management. He talks to folks in the finance and startup spaces while exploring the ideas, methods, and stories that got them to where they are today.Listen
The Kevin Rose Show
This podcast can be a bit sporadic, but it's always worth the wait. Kevin Rose is a startup OG who interviews a wide variety of people. He covers entrepreneurship, longevity, science, health, and a slew of random topics with his buddy Tim Ferriss.Listen
My First Million
Without a doubt, the breakout podcast of 2020 for me. Shaan Puri and Sam Parr spitball and scheme for an hour at a time — they even sometimes have guests on to rack their brains as well. For me, this is a weekly must listen. It's the only podcast I get upset to miss.Listen
The Pomp Podcast
Another great podcast on business and investing, Anthony Pompliano always brings the goods. He's well-known for his stance on crypto, specifically Bitcoin — so if that stuff is up your alley, this is one to check out.Listen
The Prof G Show with Scott Galloway
Professor Scott Galloway encourages his listeners to "tune in for a no mercy, no malice take on how you can level up your game in the world of business." And he's right — he never holds any punches. Check out this podcast if you like compelling insight on the topics of today.Listen
This relatively new podcast from Oberlo (recently bought by Shopify) is a podcast about e-commerce and launching your business on Shopify's platform. For those that dabble in the world of dropshipping, print-on-demand, or any other part-time side-hustle, give this podcast a listen.Listen
Like I said above, this list is far from complete. I'm sure there are some gems out there that haven't made it onto my radar. If you listen to other great business podcasts and feel compelled to share, please drop a comment and let me know — I'm always ready and willing to add to the rotation.