Top 7 Business Podcasts to Listen to in 2020

posted by Administrator on 12/04/2019 in Blog Posts  | Tagged , ,

When it comes to getting the professional development that you need to elevate your leadership skills, podcasts are becoming a popular choice among busy executives. Because with the right business podcasts on your playlist, you can easily get the news you need to know and stay on top of emerging trends and ahead of your competition. That’s why at The Brain Trust, we asked leading CEO peer groups and CEO development consultants for their top podcast recommendations to get you a robust list to choose from heading into the new year. Here are the top 7 podcasts for CEOs looking to enhance their leadership skills and redefine their strategic outlook.

The Growth Show
Growing your business without introducing sidelining risk is rather difficult. The Growth Show reviews proven ways each week that entrepreneurs and business owners are using to take their businesses to the next level. Whether you have a new product idea, want to grow an established business, or are looking for inspiration to spark a new concept, this podcast is a perfect place to start!

Peak Performance Podcast

Interviewing the greatest minds in business, ranging from relationship experts, to marketing gurus, even to growth hacking specialist, Peak Performers gives you an unprecedented look into what Fortune 100 companies are using to explode their growth. These short, yet highly impactful episodes will get you energized each week with a host of new strategies to test out to increase your productivity, motivate your employees, and elevate your performance.

HBR IdeaCast
If you want to stay on top of the latest business trends and research, then this podcast is a must-listen. Each week this podcast features leading thinkers in business and management from the Harvard Business Review. You’ll get the information you need quickly and always with an evidence-based approach.

The Art of the Hustle

Hosted by Jeff Rosenthal, the co-founder of Summit, each 45-minute episode features an in-depth interview with a a successful entrepreneur or leader. Guests share their insights on a variety of topics ranging from their business successes, failures, and tidbits of advice they have used to improve their decision-making skills and mindset.

Business Story of the Day (NPR)

Getting the news you need in all areas can be rough. However, having a finger on the pulse of the world is key in how you shape your business strategy. This daily podcast covers the top headlines of the day ranging from business, money, economy, and politics news from around the world. If you’re looking for digestible current events to get your day started, then add this podcast to your morning routine.

Perpetual Traffic

If you’re looking for a blend of comedy and actionable business strategy, then Perpetual Traffic is a must-listen in 2020. Each episode is full of growth hacking ideas that the world’s top marketers are using to generate more leads,  skyrocket conversions, and drive higher amounts of traffic to increase sales. Unlike many other business podcasts, Perpetual Traffic is 100% tactical and listeners always walk away with a new strategy (or two) to try.

We Study Billionaires

If you want to be successful as a CEO, turning to study the others’ success can be a winning formula. This podcast does just that by diving deep into the lives of the world’s most wealthy business owners and dissecting their daily habits and recommended books. The hosts reiterate that “success often leaves clues,” and each episode looks at the critical habits and elements that successful people do to stand apart. If personal development is important to you, this podcast has some great informational gems to explore!

What other podcasts would you add to the list? We know that this represents just a small fraction of the many impactful podcasts available. Feel free to share your favorites with us on our Facebook page.

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