Podcasts you should tune into right now!

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Podcasts you should tune into right now

 

At Flight Centre Business Travel (FCBT) we’re always on the lookout for ways to improve our business and also our customers’ businesses. So now that many of us are heading back to the office, we thought it was a good time to investigate some business-related podcasts that are the perfect length for the morning or evening commute.

 

If you haven’t discovered podcasts yet, they’re an awesome tool for learning, professional and personal development, inspiration and of course entertainment! For business owners, marketers, travellers, EAs or any busy executive …here are our suggestions for awesome podcasts that will get your brain and your mind firing!

 

Here’s a list of 10 of our current favourites (in no particular order):

Duct Tape Marketing
Duct Tape Marketing
This is an informative marketing podcast with relatable tips and insights for small to medium businesses from influential entrepreneurs, thought leaders and marketers. We love that it has an online summary of the key takeaways from each episode and also a list of the questions covered, so you can see if the content interests you.
Plus the transcript of the podcast is also posted online.

 

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Eat Sleep Work Repeat
Eat Sleep Work Repeat
Hosted by Bruce Daisley who has worked in media and technology companies like Twitter, YouTube and Google. He’s passionate about how leaders can drive work culture to improve workplaces – and in his podcasts he takes a scientific approach by interviewing psychologists, neuroscientists and workplace experts.
It’s number 1 on the Apple Business Podcast Chart and clocks up 250,000 streams per month. There are two, 40 minute episodes a month.
 

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 The Money Cafe with Alan Kohler
The Money Cafe with Alan Kohler
Alan Kohler is a well-known commentator, ABC finance reporter and founder of the online investing publication Eureka Report. In his weekly podcasts he explores the week’s news, views and events with a range of guests. His topics have a financial focus but range from inflation to Bitcoin, politics and climate change.
With his conversational style, these 30 to 40 minute episodes are very easy to listen to.
 

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What happens next? Produced by KPGM Australia
What happens next? Produced by KPGM Australia
Host Whitney Fitzsimmons discusses a range of topics such as science, leadership, current affairs and culture with global change makers. The wide range of issues and ideas covered affect businesses, communities and society as a whole – such as artificial intelligence, inclusive workplaces and the importance of organisations having a purpose.
There are three seasons in all, with each episode running for around 30 minutes.
 

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The Mentor with Mark Bouris
The Mentor with Mark Bouris
Australian finance whizz Mark Bouris has a high profile based on his career building disruptive businesses designed to challenge the market and provide smarter solutions for consumers. In his podcasts he talks to successful business owners and also uses his own experiences to offer tips on how to take their business to the next level.
The 30 minute episodes drop weekly and there are around 320 episodes to catch up on!
 

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Managing the Future of Work – Harvard Business School
Managing the Future of Work – Harvard Business School
Artificial intelligence. The Gig Economy. Globalisation. The world is changing fast and this podcast asks – how will businesses cope, and what steps do they need to take today? Each episode features interviews with CEOs, technologists and experts on how to thrive by managing the future of work.
New episodes drop approximately every two weeks and with over 150 episodes there’s something to interest every businessperson.
 

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 Social Pros
Social Pros
A weekly podcast that shines the spotlight on social media managers, working for real companies. Each episode includes insights from a leading social media strategist plus current trends and ideas in the industry – each is discussed and ratified or debunked. The content is engaging, insightful and useful, it has an American focus but the strategies are universal.
There are over 450 episodes of around 30 minutes each – so get listening!
 

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BBC Podcasts
BBC Podcast
Ok – so this is from the BBC, but it still covers a lot of great issues. The weekly business podcast features conversations with people at the top of their fields giving insights into issues that matter to all companies today.
Expect a range of topics from hybrid working to resolving conflicts at work, and how China’s economic policies will affect global commerce.
 

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Mindfulbiz Podcast
Mindfulbiz Podcast
Podcast author Alison Morgan has spent 10 years working in the corporate marketing and business sector – with a focus on marketing, acquisition and business retention. Each episode features conversations relating to business development, business growth and marketing strategies for small business owners.
Alison releases two to three podcasts a month, with interesting insights and a strong focus on businesses owned by women.
 

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Zero To Travel Podcast
Zero To Travel Podcast
This one’s a bit of a mixed bag, but something lighter for a long trip, with interesting topics relevant to business – including running a business from anywhere, sustainable business travel, staying healthy and stress-free while travelling, downsizing your digital life and working a four hour week.
The author is a ‘location independent entrepreneur’ with a love of travel, who chats to adventurous people living life on the road – starting and running a business from anywhere. Ah...it’s fun to dream!
 

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Whether you’re back into the work commute or looking for something to listen to at the gym, we hope this compiled list of our current favourite business-related podcasts get your mind and brain firing!

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