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5 Podcasts All Managers Should Subscribe To

Podcasts are the next generation of radio show: portable, listen-on-demand and tailored to the faster pace of life in the 21st century.  Add these five podcasts to your list to sharpen your managerial skills, stay on top of the latest information and entertain yourself during your commute, lunch hour or workout.

HBR Ideacast

In just 20 minutes, HBR Ideacast introduces listeners to the best ideas from CEOs around the world, sums up the most recent business news and provides top tips for better management.  Its short format and “no fluff” approach makes Ideacast ideal for a commute or quick lunch break.


American Public Media’s Marketplace, hosted by Kai Ryssdal, has been a radio staple for years – and it’s now available in podcast form.  If the show’s scheduled airtime doesn’t fit into your day or you can’t get a good radio signal, you can download and listen when it suits you.


EntreLeadership tackles the many ways businesses can use effective management to spur growth.  Host Dave Ramsey talks with top entrepreneurs, who share their tips for better leadership and business growth.  If you’re looking for ways to maximize the productivity and value of your people, this podcast is a must-listen.

TEDTalks Business

TED Talks have revolutionized the way we think, learn and teach a wide range of topics, from physics to entrepreneurship.  If you love TED Talks, but don’t have time to sit and watch entire episodes, don’t hesitate to subscribe to the TEDTalks Business podcast: All the information of the top talks, in an audio-only format that’s perfect for the car or gym.

The Growth Show

What do Warby Parker, Slack and theSkimm have in common?  They’re three of the fastest-growing companies today – and their CEOs provide a wide range of tips and advice for joining their ranks.  Every week, The Growth Show interviews leaders of fast-growing companies to learn more about how managers can fuel growth.

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