August 13th, 2018
As a CEO, it’s essential to continually learn and grow strategically as a leader. Time can be limited, so podcasts are an excellent way to make great use of your time during long commutes, time on the treadmill, or other short periods of downtime you may have.
What exactly are the best business leaders listening to today? We’ve done the research online, as well as asking some of our LXCouncil CEO members what they listen to. As a result, we’ve found five top-rated, highly informational and entertaining podcasts you’ll definitely want to subscribe to. They are listed here in no particular order.
Helping business leaders grow themselves, their business, and their teams. Ken Coleman interviews business owners and business heavyweights (think Mark Cuban and Simon Sinek). This focus is on innovation, business growth, and other common challenges of CEOs and business owners. There episodes dedicated to a variety relevant topics, including “Innovating for Business Growth”, “Unstoppable Cultures”, “Moments that Change Lives” , and so much more. The experience, knowledge, and gems to be gleaned from this podcast are priceless.
- Harvard Business Review IdeaCast
This PodCast is by the Harvard Business Review. Produced weekly the podcast interviews business leaders in 10-20 minutes with the purpose of educating and entertaining. Everything from big names (like Jeff Bezos and Sheryl Sanberg), to lesser known CEOs, professors, and business owners, this podcast is a quick listen but full of valuable insights.
- The Tim Ferriss Show
Tim Ferriss is well known as the best-selling author of “The 4 Hour Workweek.” In this podcast, analyzes the behaviors of top performers. He then deconstructs their approach, digging deep to find the tools, tactics, and tricks that listeners can use. If you enjoy his books, you’ll definitely enjoy this podcast.
- TEDTalks Business
You’ve surely watched some incredible TEDTalks, but what you may not know is that a podcast exists too! It’s the same group of the world’s greatest innovators, entrepreneurs, and business researchers sharing their stories and insights from the stage at TED conferences, TEDx events and partner events around the world … but now you can listed on the go!
- Build to Sell
Built to Sell Radio is a weekly podcast for business owners interested in selling a business. At LXCouncil meetings, “exit strategy” and “succession planning” are common hot topics. Each week, this podcast asks an entrepreneur who has recently sold a business why they decided to sell their business, what they did right and what mistakes they made through the process of exiting their business. Built to Sell Radio is the “ultimate insider’s guide to approaching the most important financial transaction of your life.”
Do you have a favorite that didn’t make our list? Let us know!
These are just some of resources, tools, and insightsour business owner & CEO members have been known to share around the table at LXCouncil meetings. If you are ready to grow your business in a strategic way, LXCouncil is great place to start. Let’s start a conversation and unchain your infinite entrepreneurial potential!
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