Want to learn the secrets that built the world’s greatest businesses?Listening to podcasts is one way to do just that. That’s why we’ve compiled this list of 30 of our favorite business podcasts! These shows will teach you everything from starting up and selling your product to the hidden economics that drives industries. They’ll also keep you up to date on the latest business news and market trends. Soak up the wisdom and enjoy!
Like any startup founder, podcasters have to identify a need, a minimally viable product and — the hardest part — a source of money.
When we think about entrepreneurs, we often think about people who have risked everything — an established career, financial security and personal relationships — to build and monetize a hip new startup. But startup founders are not the only entrepreneurs risking stability in favor of the unknown.
These successful founders discuss how they built their niche e-commerce companies from the ground up.
Can you still build e-commerce companies? Yes, niche e-commerce can still work, but you must differentiate. Entrepreneurs interested to learn how e-commerce and online startups are succeeding today should listen to these 30-minute podcast interviews with six startup founders who have managed to build quite profitable businesses.
“Competition is for losers” Ryan said. (He was quoting Peter Thiel.) And then speaking as himself… “Invent your own category.”
“Look, it’s hard to say, ‘Here’s the 30 things that no one is doing.’ Just do interesting things. It doesn’t have to be a book. It could be a video. It could be a statue that you make, ya know, it could be f — ing anything.”
I think everybody deep down has some artistic impulse they can pursue. People want to have a different way of expressing themselves other than the cubicle.
It’s all about empathy.
Are you thinking of starting a podcast? When Public Radio Exchange (PRX) CEO Kerri Hoffmann posed the question to Fast Company Innovation Festival attendees this afternoon, the majority of hands in the room shot right up. And while it’s not the most scientific polling methodology in the world, it certainly feels representative of the general population–or at least among people in media and other creative industries. Practically everyonehas an idea for a podcast these days–I know I certainly daydream about launching my own in my spare time. The question is: Should we?
Nowadays, podcasts are more popular than ever, and a number of ‘traditional’ celebrities are turning to the format to create an ongoing dialogue with their followers. Meanwhile, 67 million Americans listen to podcasts at least once per month and 42 million listen to them weekly. People are five times more likely to listen to a podcast each week than to visit the cinema each week.
The good news for founders is that podcasts are getting better and more accessible and they’re now at the point at which they can add a huge amount of value. From my own personal experience and from talking with other entrepreneurs, here are the top 12 podcasts you should be listening to.
Driven entrepreneurs have their minds set on reaching new heights in 2018, and that requires growth on both a business and personal level. These eight podcasts focus on just that, and any growth-minded entrepreneur should prepare for the new year by subscribing.
In the past four years, the amount of people who listen to podcasts has nearly doubled, from 12 percent of the U.S. population in 2013 to 24 percent today. And this growth has benefited the ad industry too: in the past two years, podcasting ad revenue has grown by double digits from $69 million in 2015 to a projected $220 in 2017. To learn more, check out Concordia’s infographic below.
Even if — especially if — you’re starting from zero. Want to start your own podcast? Getting the right equipment is easy; there are plenty of podcast equipment guides. What’s harder is finding the right topic… and then getting people to listen.
Lately, we’ve been obsessed with all things podcasts. They are great ways to pass the time while working out, commuting, cleaning, or traveling.