Day in day out, you whine about not having enough time to get through your to-do list daily. You beat yourself up about your unchecked list and wonder if you will ever go to bed knowing that you made productive use of the day.
If this is you, then it is high time we reviewed how you spend your day beginning with activities that indirectly contribute to productivity but are not necessarily productive in themselves.
Which ones you ask?
They including commuting to work and meetings, waiting at the bank, lunch breaks at conferences, and even exercise. Truth be told, you can better invest every minute spend on each of these by engaging in hands-free activities like listening to a podcast.
Replete with valuable insights, experiences, ideas, and opinion, the right selection of podcasts is just what need to listen to while you are on the go. Not only do they keep you focused, they ensure that you maintain the right level of mental energy as you flit from one activity.
Ready to start creating your podcast list? Here are 6 podcasts you can get started with:
Have you ever worked for another person or company only to realize that you’re utterly unemployable? Then this is the podcast for you!
Unemployable is for the entrepreneur, solopreneur, consultant and freelancer, hosted by Brian Clark, the well-known founder of Copyblogger.
Brian’s humorous take on entrepreneurship attracts diverse guests. From punk rock icon Henry Rollins, to authors Daniel Pink and Jenny Blake, to social media guru Gary Vaynerchuk, this podcast will not only help you navigate “unemployability,” but gives advice and insights that resonate.
The Tim Ferriss Show
Tim Ferriss’ game-changing book, The 4-Hour Workweek, transformed the way many entrepreneurs and professionals manage their time and productivity. Tim brings the same engaging content to The Tim Ferriss Show podcast. It features a diverse set of guests―from Katie Couric to Tony Robbins to Seth Godin–examining the tactics and strategies that high-performing people employ to reach success in sports, arts and business.
The GaryVee Audio Experience
Gary Vaynerchuk, the charismatic media mogul and entrepreneur advocate, can add another accomplishment to his resume: hosting one of the most popular entrepreneur-focused podcasts on iTunes!
A combination of keynote speeches, interviews about business and marketing plus motivational advice, The GaryVee Audio Experience podcast features his signature no-nonsense, no-excuses style.
She Did It Her Way
Offering a woman entrepreneur’s viewpoint, business consultant and speaker Amanda Boleyn’s podcast, She Did It Her Way, helps women entrepreneurs with the advice and motivation to start, grow and succeed in their own business.
Named one of “The 12 Best Podcasts for Entrepreneurs” by Forbes magazine, She Did It Her Way explores topics unique to women entrepreneurs and provides actionable guidance.
The James Altucher Show
James Altucher, the wildly successful entrepreneur, writer and investor, also hosts of one of iTunes’ most popular podcasts.
With diverse guests including Tim Ferriss, Wolfgang Puck, Tony Hawk and Arianna Huffington, you’ll revel in engaging content from those who define their industry and find takeaways that apply to your entrepreneurial journey.
Don’t miss: Altucher’s no-nonsense intellect is on full display in this honest discussion with author Tucker Max.
How to Start a Startup
Learning from Y Combinator and Stanford is ideal when you’re serious about launching a business–which is why How to Start a Startup is so valuable to budding entrepreneurs!
Delivered as a crash course over 20 episodes, How to Start a Startup features lectures from notable investors and entrepreneurs worthy of a platform at Stanford. Sam Altman, Adora Cheung and Peter Thiel explore business strategy, scaling, building products and more.
Don’t miss: Start from the very beginning of the course for maximum impact.
Culled from Entrepreneur