Podcasts are popular for a number of reasons: You can listen when you are commuting to and from work, you can dig deep into a topic, and you don’t have to burn your eyes out on a screen.  Without spending a penny, you can learn from thought leaders, successful entrepreneurs and creative leaders who are changing industries and making profit.

These 12 brilliant business podcasts that will teach you how to start, strategize, lead, and grow your business.

1. The James Altucher Show

James Altucher is a successful entrepreneur, investor, board member, and the writer of 11 books including the recent WSJ Bestseller, “Choose Yourself!

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2. The Tim Ferriss Show

In this show, Tim Ferriss deconstructs world-class performers from eclectic areas (investing, chess, pro sports, etc.), digging deep to find the tools, tactics, and tricks that listeners can use.”

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3. Back to Work

Back to Work is a business talk show with Merlin Mann and Dan Benjamin discussing productivity, communication, work, barriers, constraints, tools, and more.

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4. Mixergy

In over 1,000 interviews, Andrew Warner asks uncomfortable questions to dig deep into the success and failures of the most successful business founders and thought leaders.

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5. Self Made Man

Created by Mike Dillard, Self Made Man is for men who want to achieve greatness. Who want to leave their mark on the world, and create a legacy of honor, integrity, and achievement in every aspect of their lives.

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6. The School of Greatness

The goal of the School of Greatness is to share inspiring stories from the most brilliant business minds, world-class athletes and influential celebrities on the planet; to help you find out what makes great people great.

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7. Eventual Millionaire

Real Talk with Real Millionaires. Join business coach Jaime Tardy as she interviews millionaire entrepreneurs to learn their failures, advice, tips and stories.

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8. Rocketship.fm

20 minute interviews with successful startup founders about the early days of their business and the activities that helped them succeed at key points along the way.

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9. Dorm Room Tycoon

Dorm Room Tycoon is a podcast show that interviews the world’s most influential innovators in business, design and technology.

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10. Smart Passive Income

Pat Flynn reveals all of his online business and blogging strategies, income sources and killer marketing tips and tricks so you can be ahead of the curve with your online business or blog.

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11. The Fizzle Show

The Fizzle Show is a podcast for creative entrepreneurs and honest business builders who want to earn a living doing something they care about.

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12. The $100 MBA Show

The $100 MBA Show is a new kind of business podcast where you simply get better at business daily 10 minute business lessons for the real world. Lessons, concepts, examples and insights right out of our $100 MBA training and community.

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