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Everyone is busy in today’s fast-paced world. And entrepreneurs are even busier. There is a plethora of valuable information available to help business startups and owners at every stage of their business venture. The problem is not lack of information, but lack of time. Podcasts are an efficient and convenient way to listen and absorb information while multitasking.

Several quality podcasts are readily available. Following are five highly recommended podcasts aimed at the entrepreneur.

The Tim Ferriss Show

Tim Ferriss is the author of the bestselling book, “The 4-Hour Workweek.” Ferriss interviews people from diverse backgrounds to discover business success tactics. Recent guests include Jamie Foxx, Dr. Jane Goodall, LeBron James, and Tony Robbins.

Entrepreneurs on Fire

The host, John Lee Dumas, has interviewed over 2000 entrepreneurs and business leaders. Guests range from startup business people to established entrepreneurs. Dumas strives to provide information from every episode that adds value to entrepreneurs. Popular topics include tips on developing concepts and plans, avoiding entrepreneur burnout, and effective marketing tools.

How I Built This

Guy Raz interviews entrepreneurs and innovators who explain how they built their businesses. He interviews business owners from all walks of life about their business inspiration. Owners share insights on how to overcome pitfalls on the road to success. Popular episodes include guests Richard Branson of Virgin, and Maureen and Tony Wheeler from Lonely Planet.


Host Andrew Warner focuses on letting mentors teach inexperienced business people how to succeed. His premise is that listening to how others became successful will inspire new entrepreneurs, and he quizzes guests about both success and failure. Some of the most popular episodes cover subjects like getting business on LinkedIn and wholesale Cannabis marketplaces.

Duct Tape Marketing

Experts and leaders share marketing tips and resources with host John Jantsch. Top-rated podcasts include titles like “Uncovering New Possibilities in the World of Marketing” with Ben Shapiro and “Investing in Yourself and Your Team to Grow Your Business” with Steve Bousquet.

Scheduling more activities is difficult for busy people, but incorporating listening to podcasts will add value to any business owner’s day. Busy people have made time to listen while exercising, waiting in line, commuting, or doing chores. Any activity that increases the chance for business success is worth the extra effort.