5 Tip Tuesday: 5 Podcasts That Every Entrepreneur Should Listen To
As an entrepreneur, your time is very valuable. What you choose to do with this valuable time is likely directed at creating a successful business. Podcasts are a great way for entrepreneurs to learn from other entrepreneurs who are sharing their personal experiences and ideas in the form of episodic stories and talk shows. Podcasts are digital audio files that can be easily downloaded, and they are ultimately a great way to catch an interesting story or piece of advice while on the go. Here are 5 great podcasts that every entrepreneur should listen to this year:
1. Entrepreneurs on Fire
Founder and host of Entrepreneurs on Fire, John Lee Dumas, talks with inspiring entrepreneurs 7 days a week to guide other entrepreneurs in their journey. One of the most interesting discussions that occurs in every interview that Dumas conducts is asking guests the question "what is your biggest failure, and what lesson did you learn from it?" There are a serious of questions Dumas typically asks, which are all to point entrepreneurs in the correct direction and provide motivation to take leaps in their business.
2. The Tim Ferriss Show
Tim Ferriss is known for interviewing famous and successful individuals and extracting useful tools that entrepreneurs like you can use! Previous guests on the Tim Ferriss Show have included: Reid Hoffman, the co-founder of LinkedIn, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and president of Pixar, Ed Catmull. Give this podcast a listen, you won't be disappointed!
3. The James Altucher Show
As a business owner you have likely experienced times of high stress, difficulty and emotion. James Altucher has experienced just that as he has lost all of his money, made it back, lost it again, and so and so forth, yet he has in turn become a very successful entrepreneur. The James Altucher Show free podcast gives great advice to entrepreneurs who are struggling in both their business and personal lives.
4. The #AskGaryVee Show
Social media is today's best marketing tool! Gary Vee is a marketing and social media expert, alongside a family business owner and extremely successful entrepreneur who answers questions from his own personal life experience. Are you looking for a way to improve your business's social media or are you having difficulty building a startup? #AskGaryVee
5. TED Talk: Seth Godin
Do you have a long commute to work tomorrow morning? Catch this motivational TED Talk, How to Get Your Ideas Spread with Seth Godin in just under twenty minutes! Seth Godin, an "idea" specialist, captures viewers attention by beginning with a discussion on the invention of sliced bread. He mentions how the inventor of sliced bread originally focused on the packaging of the bread, and for years nobody seemed to purchase bread because the idea of bread itself had not spread. Ultimately, Seth Godin explains that bizarre and unusual ideas are more successful than boring ones, so it is best to think outside of the box!
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