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5 Podcasts to Help You Crush It With Your Startup

By Sunny Bonnell
Posted on 11/01/22
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Entrepreneurs and podcasts go hand in hand. Entrepreneurs are hungry for knowledge and curious to a fault. Podcasts unparalleled value and accessibility are instrumental in giving entrepreneurs an edge. However, it can be easy to feel lost In the sea of sound unsure which ones to spend your time on.

As fellow entrepreneurs, we know that time is a precious commodity so we’ve saved you who-knows-how-many hours with this curated list of podcasts that are worth your while.

1. How I Built This

How I Built This is a podcast about innovators, entrepreneurs, and idealists, and the stories behind the movements they built. Each episode is a narrative journey marked by triumphs, failures, serendipity and insight — told by the founders of some of the world’s best known companies and brands. If you’ve ever built something from nothing, something you really care about — or even just dream about it — check out How I Built This

2. Seth Godin’s Startup School

Seth Godin is a thought leader in the marketing and business world. In this rare live recording, hear Seth as he guides thirty entrepreneurs through a workshop exploring how they can build and run their dream business.

3. Mixergy Startup Stories “Learn from Proven Entrepreneurs.” In over 1,000 interviews, Andrew Warner asks uncomfortable questions to dig deep into the success and failures of the most successful business founders and thought leaders. The ideas and stories are so powerful that hearing them will change you.. If you are an ambitious entrepreneur crafting your next upstart or startup, there is no greater “street smarts” education than Mixergy.

4. The Tim Ferriss Show

Tim Ferriss is a self-experimenter and bestselling author, best known for The 4-Hour Workweek. Newsweek calls him “the world’s best human guinea pig,” and The New York Times calls him “a cross between Jack Welch and a Buddhist monk.” In this show, he deconstructs world-class performers from eclectic areas (investing, chess, pro sports, etc.), and draws out valuable tools, tactics, and tricks that listeners can use.

5. Women Who Start Up Radio

Women Who Startup Radio is a production of Women Who Startup, an organization and community in Denver, Colorado, that celebrates, connects, and empowers women who startup, women founders, women who code, women who tech and women entrepreneurs. Women Who Startup Radio is a podcast co-hosted by Lizelle Van Vuuren, founder of Women Who Startup and CEO of Effectively, and G. Krista Morgan, cofounder and CEO of P2Binvestor, a crowdfunding platform for business lending.

BONUS PODCAST // You Are Not So Smart

You Are Not So Smart is a celebration of self delusion that explores topics related to cognitive biases, heuristics, and logical fallacies. David McRaney interviews scientists about their research into how the mind works, and then he eats a cookie.

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By Sunny Bonnell
Founder & CEO Motto®