22 business podcasts on Spotify to keep you inspired

To keep your mind sharp and stay informed as you work from home or self-isolate during the Covid-19 outbreak, here are 22 worthy podcasts worth tuning into.

Business Daily

The daily drama of money and work from the BBC World Service. LISTEN HERE

The Creator Podcast

Dan Sweeney brings you creator tips, social media strategies, business hacks and motivational stories to help you design your dream career. LISTEN HERE

Death, Sex & Money

A podcast about the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation. LISTEN HERE

The Entrepreneur Experiment

Gary Fox sits down with some of Ireland’s most interesting entrepreneurs to discover how they experiment and grow their business. LISTEN HERE

Freakonomics Radio

Every week Freakonomics Radio tells you things that you always thought you knew (but didn’t) and things you never thought you wanted to know (but do), from the economics of sleep to how to become great at just about anything. LISTEN HERE

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Hosted by PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman, The Guardian describes this podcast as “A podcast about the internet that is actually an unfailingly original exploration of human life and how to survive it.” LISTEN HERE

The Glow Up

Interesting interviews with Irish people through the lens of beauty as Vicki Notaro and Valerie Loftus chat to guests about their lives, careers and good hair days. LISTEN HERE

Informed Decisions

Paddy Delaney attempts to cut through the tediously boring and confusing jargon of financial products and services to help you make informed financial decisions for yourself. LISTEN HERE

Inside Business with Ciaran Hancock

A weekly look at business and economics from an Irish perspective hosted by Irish Times business editor Ciaran Hancock. LISTEN HERE

Irish Farmers Journal Weekly Podcast

Discussion of agricultural news and rural affairs from the Irish Farmers Journal, every Wednesday. LISTEN HERE

Jocko Podcast

Retired Navy SEAL Jocko Willink and director Echo Charles talk about real world solutions to leadership, managing teams, improving discipline, martial arts and other topics. LISTEN HERE

The Journal

Hosted by Kate Linebaugh and Ryan Knutson this co-production from Gimlet Media and The Wall Street Journal captures important stories explained through the lens of business. LISTEN HERE

London Real

Hosted by Brain Rose, London Real looks into the world of fascinating people from activists to scientists, to authors, fighters and politicians. LISTEN HERE

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The Mindset Mentor

The Mindset Mentor podcast is designed for anyone desiring motivation, direction and focus in life. Host Rob Dial has amassed a passionate following of more than 2m business professional, entrepreneur and small business owner followers with his expertise and passion for helping motivate people to become the best versions of themselves. LISTEN HERE

The Price of Football

Football finance expert Kieran Maguire and comedian Kevin Day follow the money to find out what’s really going on behind the scenes in the beautiful game. LISTEN HERE

Salt of the Earth

Agriculture consultant Brendan Byrne talks to some of the most interesting and innovative minds on the island, bringing stories of sustainability and human health from a global health angle. LISTEN HERE

Taking Stock with Vincent Wall

Newstalk business editor Vincent Wall is joined by experts on the big issues facing economies and societies across the world and the direction of the future economy. LISTEN HERE

Ted Talks Daily

Every weekday this feed brings you the latest Ted Talks in audio format. Hear thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable, from artificial intelligence to zoology and everything in between. LISTEN HERE

The ThinkBusiness Podcast

Not ones to blow our own trumpet (yes we shamelessly are), delve into the world of ThinkBusiness as we go on the road and tell the stories of fascinating entrepreneurs and business leaders. LISTEN HERE

Waveform: The MKBHD Podcast

A tech podcast for the gadget lovers and tech heads among us from the mind of Marques Brownlee, otherwise known as MKBHD, on everything from new smartphones to cameras and electric cars. LISTEN HERE

We Crashed: The Rise and Fall of WeWork

Fascinating six-part docu-series on how WeWork, at one point valued at $47bn, became a story of hope and hubris, big money and bigger screw-ups and the lengths people will go to chase unicorns. LISTEN HERE

Written by John Kennedy (john.kennedy3@boi.com)

Published: 25 March, 2020