5 Podcasts for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

We all hit a rut. Sometimes we’re no longer feeling inspired, or maybe we have reached an obstacle in our journey to achieving our ONE Thing that we don’t know how to overcome. The best way to gain some traction and get moving again is by gaining a fresh, new perspective.

Podcasts are a great source for a little pick-me-up. These short, digital shows offer a lot of information that can help us think in new ways and provide motivational boosts that can help us power through our day.

If you’re looking for a bit of a business boost or just something entertaining to listen to during your morning commute, here are five podcasts you need to lay your ears on:

1. Mixergy: Startup Stories

After co-creating and selling the hugely successful internet business Bradford & Reed, Andrew Warner decided to pursue business in a new way: Mixergy.

Inspired by the mentors who helped him, Warner began doing speaking tours, using his own story to help inform and inspire other up-and-comers. Now, Mixergy is a successful podcast and set of online courses that feature thought provoking interviews with hundreds of people across multiple fields.

If you want to learn from the best and get an in-depth look into what it takes to run a business, then Mixergy is the right stop for you.

2. The Call

Sponsored by Leandra Medine’s hit blog Man Repeller, The Call offers unique insight on how remarkable women from a number of fields find their calling.

Hosted by Erica Williams Simon, The Call is a fascinating look into the challenges we all face in our respective industries and does a commendable job of sharing the stories of a number of women in careers ranging from journalists to business owners. If you’re a woman trying to make it in the business world – this podcast is 100 percent for you.

3. EOFire

Curated by host and founder John Lee Dumas, Entrepreneur One Fire (or EOFire) is an iTunes award winning business podcast that has hosted a number of truly incredible people over its 1,700 episode run.

Dumas tackles each interview with an intense enthusiasm, actively engaging with every guest on his show, and producing content that deals with subjects ranging from finances to philanthropy. Pick any episode — you won’t be disappointed.

4. Being Boss: A Podcast for Creative Entrepreneurs

Started by Emily Thompson, founder of Indie Shopography, and Kathleen Shannon, co-founder of Braid Creative, Being Boss is an awesome podcast that tackles all of the trials and tribulations of being an entrepreneur.

Witty, real, honest – Being Boss discusses everything from finances to finding work-life balance. Woman-focused, but decidedly business minded, this podcast is a must for any savvy business owner.

5. Dorm Room Tycoon

Ways to Connect co-author and Panda co-founder William Channer created Dorm Room Tycoon to inspire and educate business owners and entrepreneurs. Each episode provides direct, incisive information on working and managing a business across a number of different fields, particularly in the fields of marketing and design. If you want honest, informative advice on how to best make an impact in your market – look no further than DRT.

We would be remised to say that if you’ve got a burning fever for productivity, you should look no further than our own The ONE Thing Podcast! With a focus on helping others achieve their ONE Thing, each episode offers fresh advice and exciting insight into the minds of our most focused and productive leaders. If you haven’t checked it out yet, you can get started by checking it out on iTunes or by following this link here.

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