Top 14 Podcasts for Business Owners on Leadership and Marketing

Learn from CEOs and marketing experts on the way to work or at the gym with our list of the best podcasts for business owners and entrepreneurs in 2019.

There are podcasts for everything out there and some of the most popular ones are about leadership, business ownership, and marketing.

Professional development on your commute or while you’re at the gym? Yes!

To inspire and educate, we compiled 14 of the best podcasts about leadership, business ownership & entrepreneurship, and marketing. We chose the podcasts on this list based on what our team listens to and what has great ratings on various podcast apps.

Let’s get into it!

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Podcasts About Leadership

Learn from people across a variety of industries, gain insight into what makes an effective leader, and get tips on how you can lead your team better than ever.

1. Entreleadership

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Part of a bigger leadership community of the same name, Entreleadership features discussions and tips on leadership and business by leaders like Mark Cuban, Seth Godin, and Simon Sinek.

  • Host: Ken Coleman
  • New Episodes: A new episode every week
  • Where to Listen: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Overcast
  • Website: Entreleadership

2. Leaders in the Trenches

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Gene Hammett is an entrepreneur who built the business of his dreams, and then lost it all. Since then, he has worked with CEOs and founders to grow their own businesses.

In Leaders in the Trenches, Gene shares his knowledge and talks with leaders, CEOs, COOs, authors, and more about their experiences, how to be an effective leader, and so much more.

  • Host: Gene Hammett
  • New Episodes: New episodes twice a week
  • Where to Listen: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Overcast
  • Website: GeneHammett.com

3. Project Management Happy Hour

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Are you a project manager? You’ll love PM Happy Hour! Each episode discusses a real problem in project management with honest, practical advice for overcoming any PM hurdle.

You can even earn PDUs (professional development units) certified by a PMI Registered Education Provider!

  • Hosts: Kim Essendrup and Kate Anderson
  • New Episodes: New episodes once or twice a month
  • Where to Listen: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Overcast
  • Website: PMHappyHour.com

Podcasts For Business Owners & Entrepreneurs

Keep your motivation high and give your business a boost with these podcasts for entrepreneurs and business owners.

4. The Go-Giver Podcast


The Go-Giver Podcast was born from the book The Go-Giver. It puts forth the idea that giving (constantly and consistently providing value to others) is the best and most profitable way to live life and do business.

Each episode features an interview with a business owner, leader, or marketing expert where they discuss how to apply the go-giver philosophy to every aspect of your life and business.

  • Host: Bob Burg
  • New Episodes: A new episode every week
  • Where to Listen: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Overcast
  • Website: TheGoGiver.com

5. The ONE Thing

Lao Tzu once said, “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” The ONE Thing podcast encourages you to look at the one thing you could do to make your business and life better. As the podcast discusses, it’s often one small thing that makes a big difference.

  • Host: Geoff Woods
  • New Episodes: A new episode every week
  • Where to Listen: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Overcast
  • Website: The1Thing.com

6. Scaling Up

Scaling Up shares practical ways to create an industry-dominating business. Each episode focuses on one area that a company has to get right in order to succeed: people, strategy, execution, and cash.

  • Host: Bill Gallagher
  • New Episodes: A new episode every week
  • Where to Listen: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Overcast
  • Website: Podcasts.Apple.com/ScalingUp

7. Masters of Scale

Created by Linkedin co-founder Reid Hoffman, Masters of Scale is all about how businesses go from nothing to multi-million dollar companies. Each episode is a discussion with a founder or co-founder of a company you probably use regularly.

Guests include Howard Schultz (former Starbucks CEO), Ariana Huffington (founder of the Huffington Post and Thrive Global), and Mark Zuckerberg himself.

  • Host: Reid Hoffman
  • New Episodes: New episodes every two weeks
  • Where to Listen: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Overcast
  • Website: MastersOfScale.com

8. Wonder

Wonder is a podcast put out by the Entrepreneurs’ Organization, an international network for entrepreneurs. Each episode of Wonder features an interview with a woman entrepreneur or thought leader and discusses her journey.

  • Host: Kalika Yap
  • New Episodes: New episodes every two weeks
  • Where to Listen: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Overcast
  • Website: EOPodcasts.org

9. Mixergy

Mixergy is the perfect podcast for entrepreneurs and business owners, whether you’re starting your first business ever or you’re on your 10th startup. Each episode features an interview with an entrepreneur where host Andrew Warner digs deep into their successes and failures.

Previous guests include Barbara Corcoran, marketing guru Neil Patel, and Warby Parker founder Neil Blumenthal. Mixergy boasts an impressive back catalog of over 1000 episodes so you can binge to your heart’s content.

  • Host: Andrew Warner
  • New Episodes: 3-4 times a week
  • Where to Listen: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Overcast
  • Website: Mixergy.com

10. Foundr

If you’ve ever wondered how people like Mark Cuban, Bobbi Brown, or Daymond John built their empires, Foundr is the podcast to listen to.

Host Nathan Chan talks to some of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world to learn how they did it so you can, too.

  • Host: Nathan Chan
  • New Episodes: A new episode every week
  • Where to Listen: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Overcast
  • Website: Foundr.com

11. The Corp

If you’re a sports fan and budding entrepreneur or business owner, you’ll love The Corp.

Hosted by Alex Rodriguez (yes, that A-Rod) and Dan Katz, the podcast features interviews with entrepreneurs, industry leaders, and sports legends like Kobe Bryant to learn what makes them so good at what they do.

  • Host: Alex Rodriguez and Dan Katz
  • New Episodes: Entire seasons are released at once. Season one is out now with season two rumored to be coming in June 2019
  • Where to Listen: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Overcast
  • Website: BarStoolSports.com

Podcasts About Marketing

Looking to improve your marketing skills? Listen to these marketing podcasts from experts like Amy Porterfield and Neil Patel.

12. Marketing School

Marketing School provides around 10 minutes of marketing advice every single day. If you don’t think you have time to learn – now you do!

Hosted by marketing guru Neil Patel and business owner Eric Siu, you’ll learn about every aspect of marketing with these bite-sized episodes.

  • Host: Neil Patel and Eric Siu
  • New Episodes: A new episode every day
  • Where to Listen: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Overcast
  • Website: MarketingSchool.io

13. Social Media Marketing with Michael Stelzner

This is one of the most established, most popular marketing podcasts out there. Produced by Social Media Examiner, this podcasts discusses all things social media marketing (SMM).

From writing Facebook ads to building an engaged community to using video in your SMM strategy, you’ll learn it all.

  • Host: Michael Stelzner
  • New Episodes: A new episode every week
  • Where to Listen: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Overcast, and more
  • Website: SocialMediaExaminer.com

14. Online Marketing Made Easy with Amy Porterfield

Amy Porterfield is a small business coach who has helped thousands of online entrepreneurs build their own businesses. She was named one of the Top 50 Social Media Power Influencers by Forbes and has been featured in Entrepreneur Magazine and on MSNBC for her expertise.

Her podcast discusses online marketing but also dives into what might be holding you back in your business and how to overcome roadblocks.

  • Host: Amy Porterfield
  • New Episodes: A new episode every week
  • Where to Listen: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Overcast, and more
  • Website: AmyPorterfield.com

Start Listening and Learning Today!

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