Using your commute time to be productive can be difficult when public transport isn’t an option. Whilst driving, you can’t read, write or exercise, but you can listen to audio content and still keep your eyes on the road. Fortunately, there has been a surge in quality podcasts throughout the past few years, so now you can gain knowledge while multitasking, and become an expert on a topic without having to find that extra time in your day.
With hundreds of thousands of podcasts at your fingertips, choosing one to listen to can be quite overwhelming. Luckily, we’ve rounded up seven of the best so you don’t have to waste any time browsing. Grab a cup of coffee and plug in your phone – that purple-colored podcast app that you’ve neglected throughout the years is about to make your commute to work a whole lot more interesting.
1. The Tim Ferriss Show
Tim Ferriss is an author, entrepreneur, and public speaker. Best known for his self-help book ‘The 4-hour Work-Week: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich’, Ferriss has made quite the name for himself among the entrepreneur community. In this podcast, Ferriss interviews some of the greatest minds of our generation and focuses on tips and tricks that listeners can implement in their daily lives.
2. Oprah’s Super Soul Conversations
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll know who Oprah Winfrey is. Dubbed as “The Queen of All Media”, she has been ranked by several assessments as the most influential woman in the world. In this podcast, Oprah conducts interviews with a variety of experts in different fields, all designed to light you up and help bring you one step closer to being your best self.
3. The Gary Vee Audio Experience
Gary Vaynerchuk is a Belarusian American entrepreneur, author, speaker and internet personality. After growing his family’s wine business from $3million to $60million, Vaynerchuk stepped away and built Vaynermedia, an incredibly successful social media marketing agency. This podcast contains interviews, fireside chats, keynote speeches on marketing and business, recordings of Gary’s current thoughts, and more.
4. BulletProof Radio
Dave Asprey is an entrepreneur, businessman, and author, best known for being a “biohacker” and for creating the widely popular “bulletproof coffee”. Dave created this podcast as a part of his venture to upgrade the human being using every available technology. It distills the knowledge of biochemists, Olympic nutritionists, meditation experts, and more than $1m spent on personal self-experiments.
5. Good Life Project
Jonathan Fields is an author and entrepreneur based in New York City. He created the Good Life Project, a media and education venture and global movement, to empower people to live more engaged and connected lives. This podcast consists of inspirational, intimate and unfiltered conversations with iconic world-shakers like Seth Godin and Gretchen Rubin, as well as every day regular Joe’s to make this podcast relatable for everybody.
6. The School of Greatness
Lewis David Howes is an American author, entrepreneur, and former professional Arena League football player. In this podcast, Lewis shares inspiring stories from some of the most brilliant business minds, athletes and influential celebrities in the world. There are different categories of episodes, covering inspiration, business, entrepreneurship, health and relationships, but they all boil down to the one core theme – human greatness.
7. Girlboss Radio
Sophia Amoruso is an American businesswoman, best known for being the founder of ‘Nasty Gal’ – a women’s fashion retailer. In 2016, Forbes listed her as one of the richest self-made women in the world, but soon after, Nasty Gal filed for bankruptcy and she lost her fortune.
From all of her life and business experience, Girlboss Radio was created. In this podcast, Sophia interviews boundary-pushing women who’ve made their mark – she extracts solid advice from the lessons they’ve learned along the way.