Podcasts have been making waves around the world. They are a suitable accompaniment for any activity — from a long train ride to mindless chores, or even a morning walk before working from home.
The best part about podcasts? It makes learning convenient, and you are essentially being entertained while gaining knowledge at the same time.
While there are thousands of podcasts available for those who are looking to gain insight into how to grow and successfully develop their businesses or themselves, we’ve shortlisted seven podcasts on Spotify for you to check out:
#1: The $100 MBA Show
The $100 MBA Show is hosted by Omar Zenhom, an award-winning entrepreneur and podcast host. A new podcast episode is released everyday, where Omar shares valuable information on all the key aspects of running a business, from pricing to hiring.
The show is ranked the top business podcast in over 30 different countries and also frequently features key industry leaders.
What you’ll learn: All the various processes of running a business.
#2: Financially Literate Singapore
Financial literacy is important whether you are looking to invest for the first time or look for new strategies to maximise your finances.
Created by The Financial Coconut, this podcast is Singapore’s first financial literacy podcast, created especially for Singaporeans,
What you’ll learn: Tips on how to manage or maximise your finances.
#3: We Study Billionaires
We Study Billionaires, hosted by Preston Pysh and Stig Brodersen, founders of The Investor’s Podcast Network.
On the show, they interview and study famous financial billionaires including Warren Buffett and Howard Marks, as well as teach listeners what they learn.
What you’ll learn: Analyses of famous billionaires like Warren Buffet, and how you can apply these lessons in your business strategy.
#4: Misfits: Wisdom From Unconventional Individuals
Local podcast host Bryan Victor speaks to “the rebels, the outliners and the unconventional”.
According to Bryan, guests on Misfits are the people who “see things differently” and have found their pursuit by going off the beaten path. Guests range from a former world-class pick-up artist to Singaporean hip-hop songwriter and producer ShiGGa Shay.
What you’ll learn: The stories of unconventional individuals who have walked the path less travelled.
#5: The Michelle Obama Podcast
People around the world just cannot get enough of the former First Lady. The Michelle Obama Podcast features conversations with loved ones and colleagues about the “relationships in our lives that make us who we are.”
Her first episode features her husband and former president Barack Obama, where they discuss discuss everything from their upbringing to listeners’ responsibilities to their communities.
What you’ll learn: How to open up to new and hard conversations to “build more understanding and empathy for one another.”
#6: Nas Talks
The popular travel vlogger Nuseir Yassin is one of the latest content creators to have made the leap into audio content. Nas Talks is updated weekly, covering content from politics to philosophy, to Nas Daily’s journey as a content creator.
“Me and my guests simplify topics that no one cares about, and suddenly everyone relates,” said Nuseir of his podcast topics.
What you’ll learn: The stories behind Nas Daily’s viral one-minute videos.
#7: Snacks Daily
No, Snacks Daily is not a podcast about food. Instead, it covers financial news that has been broken down into bite-sized content, which pairs perfectly with your morning commute or routine.
Created by fintech startup Robinhood, this podcast will give you a quick and entertaining insight into world financial news, to aid you in making better investment decisions.
What you’ll learn: A breakdown of top business stories in 15 minutes.
#8: The Tim Ferris Show
Tim Ferris is best known for his book, The 4-Hour Workweek, which has been translated into more than 40 languages. The best-selling author is all about creative problem solving on The Tim Ferris Show.
Each episode features a different world-class performer — from startup founders and investors to chess champions to Olympic athletes.
What you’ll learn: Interpretation of the tools, tactics and tricks world-class performers use that you can add into your daily life.
Never Have A Boring Commute Again
If you were wondering how to make your long commute more productive, look no further.
From podcasts that feature Singaporean entrepreneurs and provide localised financial tips to global podcasts that teach business strategy, content on personal development has never been easier to come by.
Featured Image Credit: Omar Zenhom, The Financial Coconut, The Investor’s Podcast, Listen Notes, The EveryGirl, Nas Daily