5 Podcasts Every New Entrepreneur Needs to Hear

The life of a new entrepreneur isn’t easy.

There are struggles and triumphs, ups and downs, and a whole lot of work to do.

Sometimes it can feel like you have nowhere to turn when you face a new issue. And sometimes you’ll feel clueless when you have to make a big decision.

These are a couple of the reasons why many new entrepreneurs – and businesses – fall flat.

But here’s the thing: you don’t have to go at it alone. There are tons of successful entrepreneurs who are already doing it well – and they can help you along the way.



If you haven’t hopped on the podcast bandwagon yet, there’s no better time. Awesome episodes and shows are being created and released every day. And many of them are both entertaining and filled with game-changing insights and information from entrepreneurs just like you.

Today, we’ll highlight 5 of our favorite podcasts that can help you dominate the different areas of your business.

Let’s dive in!

5 Podcasts Every New Entrepreneur Needs to Hear

1. Startup by Gimlet Media

We listened to episode one of Startup, and we were hooked. Both new and old entrepreneurs alike can get a ton of value from (and will definitely relate to) this show.

Season one tells the story of the host, Alex Blumberg, launching Gimlet media, which is Startup’s podcast network. You get a behind the scenes look as Alex pitches Chris Sacca, one of the biggest investors in Silicon Valley, in hopes of getting funding. But that’s just the beginning (literally!). You also hear the conversation and commentary as Alex tries to find a co-founder for the business, as well as the struggles he faces with his family as a new entrepreneur.

Season two and three go into the stories of different companies and the trials and tribulations they are currently facing.

It’s a wild, fun, intense entrepreneurial ride – so buckle up and get ready!

2. Entrepreneur on Fire by John Lee Dumas

As of this date, John Lee Dumas has interviewed over 1350 successful entrepreneurs on his show – and he adds a new interview every day!

In his interviews with entrepreneurs, John uncovers their biggest failures, successes, and “Ah-ha!” moments, as well as the steps they took to turn that moment into success.

This podcast will open your mind to exactly what’s possible in the world of entrepreneurship. You’ll be sure to get some new ideas for your business, and perhaps even some “ah-ha” moments yourself!

3. Smart Passive Income with Pat Flynn

Pat dives into strategies that can help you crush it in your business. He interviews people who have had success in certain areas of business – then, he dives into the exact how-to.
The entrepreneurs reveal their processes for achieving their big goal, and it’s delivered in an easy-to-follow way. So, you can replicate the same type of results for your business.

You’ll learn amazing tips for social media, automation, outsourcing, crowdsourcing, marketing, and much more.

4. Tropical MBA by Dan Andrews

With Tropical MBA, you get insights on all phases of your business.

Dan Andrews and his co-host Ian discuss everything from building your business from the ground up and managing your employees, to eventually cashing out and selling your business, and everything in between.

They don’t sugarcoat anything – and they’re always tackling the hard issues when it comes to entrepreneurship.

If you’re in an entrepreneurial grind or slump, or just want a couple voices in your earbuds that know what you’re going through and how to succeed, then you need to check this show out.

5. The James Altucher Show by James Altucher

James Altucher is one of the craziest, yet most authentic people you’ll meet in the business world. He’s made millions, lost millions, made more millions, lost all those millions, and finally made more millions again (talk about a roller coaster!).

He brings on entrepreneurs and influencers to talk business, psychology, philosophy, and more. It’s one of the best podcasts for helping you master the mindset of a successful entrepreneur.

He asks his big time guests every question that comes to his mind – no matter how ridiculous – so there is no stone unturned.

There you have it! Hop in iTunes and start downloading some of these episodes. We know you’ll enjoy them – and they’ll help take your life and business to the next level!

Are there any other podcasts that have helped you in your entrepreneurial journey? Let us know in the comments below!