5 Podcasts to Listen for Entrepreneurs, Growth Marketers and Tech Enthusiast

When I’m not listening to True Crime podcasts, I’m listening to more uplifting and aspirational ones. Ones that get me talking, thinking and sharing. I believe to be a huge channel of growth for some of these podcasts due to the voume of WOM marketing I do.

With this in mind, I thought I'd make it formal and write a small synopsis on which podcasts you could be listening to to stretch your mind.

1. Recode Decode hosted by Kara Swisher

 Recode Decode with Kara Swisher

Recode Decode with Kara Swisher

Why: one of tech's most promininent journalists, Kara Swisher is known for her insightful reporting and straight shooting style. She's also a G. Really gets to the heart of an issue, she's matter-of-fact with a quick sense of humour. The episodes are timely and chat about all recent news, from Uber's sexual harassment, Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods, Trump's America and the state of innovation. 

Episodes:

Length per episode: 1 hour

2. The Growth Show by Hub Spot

 The Growth Show by HubSpot

The Growth Show by HubSpot

Why: Podcast for executives, entrepreneurs that shares stories on what it's really like to grow a business, a movement, an idea, or a team. On the shorter side (time, so perfect for a lunch break or commute to work. 

Episodes

Length per episode: 30 mins

3. Growth Marketing Toolbox

 Great for new tech

Great for new tech

Why: Discover the latest and greatest gorwht marketing tools and technology. Each week, Nicholas Scalice from Earnworthy, interviews marketers, product creators, startup founders, marketing technologists etc to unbox what tech and tools they use (or even make). 

Episode:

Length per episode: 30 mins

4. Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman

 Reid Hoffman

Reid Hoffman

Why: Quite a comically edited show with lots of sound effects. Aside from that, Reid Hoffman (cofounder @ LinkedIn and Greylock, shares how companies grow from zero to gazillion through interviews with some of techs most influential entrepreneurs. Such as, Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg, Reed Hastings, Eric Schmidt, Sara Blakely.

Episode:

Length per episode: 30 mins

5. Zero to Scale: two entrepreneurs take you behind the scenes in a journey to $100k per month and beyond

 Zero to scale podcast

Zero to scale podcast

Why: full discolsure: I haven't started this podcast yet but I've heard great things and is on the list once I've finished all of the above. It's about two entrepreneurs who take you through their own businesses in real time week by week to share how they are growing it from $0 per month to $20k and beyond. That includes sharing updates on wins, losses and leasons learned. It gives an honest, emotional and transparent view into the growth od two businesses.

Episodes: I'll be following the journey from the beginning

Length per episode: 30-45 mins

If you want to read some of my other musings you can check out "how I launched my iOS app", "how I revised the launch", "4 things I wish I knew when cofounding my startup" and "are there really only 19 channels for growth?"