14 Must Listen-to Podcasts That’ll Knock the Earbuds Out of Your Ears

Want to get a little bit smarter while on your daily commute? (Even if it's only up the stairs and down the hall?) Or while grocery shopping? Or even on your sloooooooow walk to the water fountain?
We found 14 UH-MAZING podcasts, thanks to our savvy friends over at HubSpot, that we can't get enough of!! Each offers something different but they all have us thinking about marketing, leadership, content creation, entrepreneurship and social selling in ways that make us go heck yeah!
Oh and pssssssst… Are you a podcaster yourself? A great way to hone your craft is to listen to others’, take notes on what’s working and apply it to your own. Ready?

1. The Shake Up

Hosts Alexis Gay and Brianne Kimmel take you into a deep dive about the most disruptive companies in business (ehem, they should proly meet us...DUH); what they do, who’s behind them and why they matter. Learn how seemingly small decisions by business leaders made a massive, erm, splash and how these leaders are building our future, by you know, shaking it up!

2. My First Million

Sam Parr and Shaan Puri talk about all the hot gossip going on in the market – trends, opportunities and new business ideas, a.k.a., what you need to know, now. With a host of famous guests, they give a platform to successful business leaders to share how they made their first million. Take a page out of their book and you’ll be rolling in the Benjis in no time.

3. The ABM Conversations

Focusing on helping B2B marketers and sales professionals navigate strategies and tactics to maximize success, this podcast is dedicated to the art of account based marketing. Host Yaagneshwaran Ganesh provides audiences with a no-fluff approach into the world of revenue, customer engagement, retention, and MUCH more. SaaS leaders, this podcast is for you.

4. Being Boss

What does it take to be a boss? If you’ve ever asked yourself that question, lean in! Emily Thompson takes audiences into what it means to be (and become) a creative business owner, freelancer or a side-hustler – hey, baby steps, sometimes. Just one episode of this show will leave listeners with a new mindset for embracing the adventure that awaits them. 

5. Duct Tape Marketing

America’s leading small business marketing expert, John Jantsch interviews authors and expert thought leaders on marketing tips and tricks. Hear the advice that the best people in the business haven’t shared with anyone else and use it to get miles ahead of your competition. 

6. Entrepreneurs on Fire

Sometimes you need a little motivational pick-me-up, trust us, we get it. This podcast will deliver inspiration and the strategies you NEED to re-ignite that fire that got you started in the first place. With over 100 million (yes, with an M) listens, Host John Lee Dumas has turned this podcast into a media empire. It's that amazing! 

7. Female Startup Club

If you’re a woman in this business, you get it. Get punched in the face much? We know what it’s like. Without our tribe, we pretty much collapsed. Listen to other successful female founders to give yourself the motivation you need to get back up and win. You’ll be inspired by truly amazing women in business and learn what actions you can take to get the most out of your career.

8. Gain, Grow, Retain

Dedicated to customer success leaders in the B2B, SaaS AND tech spaces, hosts Jeff Breunsbach and Jay Nathan, focus on the nitty-gritty of growing and scaling subscription businesses, with customer experience at the forefront. You’ll be surprised on the what works/what doesn’t front and learn everything from retention 101s to best-kept secrets.

9. Goal Digger Podcast

Want to ACTUALLY find out how to turn your passions into profits? Jenna Kutcher dives into step-by-step entrepreneurship strategies and tactics that you can actually apply to your jam. Learn how to build yourself a dream job, make money online and create a passive income all in one podcast. With productivity tips, business hacks and inspirational stories, you’ll leave inspired and ready to hit paydirt.

10. iDigress

Superstar business strategist Troy Sandidge talks about how to get rid of confusion, fear of the unknown and analysis paralysis in order to create masterful solutions to any business challenge. His goal is simple: to have listeners understand and achieve the 5 S Pillars: Simple, Scalable, Sustainable, Systematic and Successful. Find out why they call him The Strategy Hacker!

11. Remarkable People

Ever heard of Martha Stewart? Jane Goodall? Stephen Wolfram? What about Margaret Atwood? We sure have, and so has host Guy Kawasaki who’s interviewed them AND MORE on this, erm, remarkable podcast. Learn from legends and thought leaders across multiple industries guided by a host who’s been there, done that, too, and asks questions only a business superstar insider would think of.

12. MarTech Podcast

Marketing + Technology = MarTech! This podcast tells the stories of marketers who utilize technology to achieve incredible success. Thanks to marketing SUPERSTAR host Benjamin Shapiro, you’ll get the skinny on the wins and losses of industry bigwigs, secret sauces spilled, the tips that have helped them succeed in the industry in the major no-nos to avoid like a crowded mall on black Friday.

13. The Salesman Podcast

This is the MOST downloaded B2B sales podcast in the whole world. The whole world! Tune into an Apple Award winning show that helps sales professionals learn how to find buyers and win business (no soul-selling required). Guests range from NASA astronauts to UFC fighters… WOWSERS. This is a podcast you won't want to forget about. 

14. Success Story Podcast

Entrepreneur, business exec, author, educator AND speaker Scott D. Clary dives deep into his own career, sharing the pitfalls and successes throughout his time in the industry. On top of all this, he sits down with other leaders to unpack golden nuggets from their own journeys, passing that knowledge onto his audience. Get a sneak peek into the lives of successful business giants and what makes their brains tick.

How's that for ear-candy GALORE? 14 gang-buster podcasts. You. Are. Welcome.

Before you zip off to Spotify, curious how podcasters like these are seemingly everywhere, all the time? True, some of them are already famous and don’t have to work that hard at it. But for all the underdogs out there, you gotta repurpose, repurpose, repurpose. And that’s not as easy as it sounds.


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