Do you want to expand your knowledge but feel like you don’t have time to read? Here are some of our favorite commute listens and ways that you can educate yourselves with just a pair of headphones or car radio. These resources are excellent commute listens to make your commute more productive. No affiliate links here! Just the thoughts of a content listening commuter. Let’s get started.
Social Media Marketing with Michael Stelzner
This recommendation comes from iClassPro’s very own Chief Branding Officer: Social Media Marketing. This 45-minute weekly podcast is perfect for commuters who are looking for new ways to market their business. Whether it is Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, or a new up-and-coming network, Social Media Marketing has it covered. Find this podcast on your favorite podcast directory or online here.
How I Built This with Guy Raz
Another favorite podcast of ours is NPR’s How I Built This hosted by Guy Raz. This podcasts interviews entrepreneurs of companies like Kate Spade, Lyft, TOMS, Instagram, Starbucks, and Whole Foods. Learn about what inspired them, how they made it big, and how you can too. Find this in your favorite podcast directory or listen online here.
The Tim Ferriss Show
The Tim Ferriss Show is often renowned as the number one business podcast on iTunes. Author of The 4-Hour Work Week, entrepreneur, and public speaker Tim Ferriss hosts this podcast. Past guests include Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jamie Foxx, Tony Robbins, Peter Thiel, Malcolm Gladwell, and Vince Vaughn. This podcast is on most podcast directories and can be found online here.
StartUp by Gimlet Media
Gimlet Media has a ton of great podcasts but StartUp was their forerunner and their flagship podcast. This is a business-centric podcast about building a business from the ground up. StartUp is on your favorite podcast directory and can be found online here.
This Week in Startups with Jason Calacanis
In this podcast, Jason Calacanis and an ever-changing line-up of guest experts present a weekly review of the best stories in the world of startups. This podcast, often referred to as TWiST covers businesses and entrepreneurs around the world and brings excellent advice to its listeners. This Week in Startups can be found on iTunes or SoundCloud, or online here.
The Great Courses Plus
If you are like many people, you love learning but not homework and tests. The Great Courses Plus has audio classes taught by top-of-the-line professors in subjects such as history, professional, economics, literature, and much more. Some great classes for business owners include Entrepreneur's Toolkit, How Ideas Spread, and Mastering Influence. Browse available courses here.
If you are like me and have a lengthy reading list and seemingly not enough time to tackle it, then audiobooks.com is for you. There are hundreds of business topics such as Tony Robbins’s “Unshakeable”, Jocko Willink’s “Extreme Ownership”, and Dale Carnegie’s “How to Win Friends and Influence People” on audiobooks.com. Browse titles for yourself here.