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Podcasts are very trendy. They are perfect when you’re on the go and need to keep up with the latest business and technology trends. However, the number of podcast channels has mushroomed. How do you know which podcasts are worth your time? We selected our 8 favourites.
1. Business wars (English)
Business Wars is a fascinating podcast on important evolutions in the business world. It features some of the world’s most famous multinationals: Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, Nike, Sony, Nintendo, Coca Cola and Netflix. The series takes the time to delve into the strategies of large multinationals, while also taking a closer look at what entrepreneurs can learn from them. The podcasts are underpinned with stories and behind-the-scenes anecdotes.
2. RévolutionDigitale (French)
RévolutionDigitale is a podcast where entrepreneurs from all across the globe share their stories, successes, failures and innovations. They explain what approach works best for them. Technology often plays a central role. The podcast inspires listeners to embark on adventures in entrepreneurship, innovation and new economy.
3. TEDx (English)
In the TED conferences and at TEDx events, the world’s leading researchers from all domains share demos, breakthroughs and visions. The TEDx podcasts take the same approach, dealing with a broad range of topics. If you’re looking for interesting info from the world of business and technology, you’ll find a lot to like here.
4. TechPod (Dutch)
In TechPod, the editors of the Belgian IT publications TechPulse, Clickx and Smart Business update listeners on the most striking news items and product announcements from the past week. There’s also room for background stories in the field of technology. With nearly 50 episodes to its credit, this podcast is fast becoming a household name.
5. The Tim Ferriss Show (English)
The podcast of Tim Ferriss, bestselling author of The 4-Hour Workweek, is held in high regard in the business world. The Tim Ferriss Show is far from a one man show. Ferriss always invites guests who excel at their jobs in some way: subjects range from investments and sports to business and art.
6. The Internet of Things Podcast (English)
Stacey Higginbotham’s podcast on the Internet of Things (IoT) has racked up nearly 250 episodes. She highlights IoT applications for both consumers and businesses. Recent episodes include IoT security and Google Home.
7. Ernst & Young (EY) and innovative organisations (Dutch)
EY is pretty active in business podcasts in both the Netherlands and in Belgium. In our country, the company has partnered with Tijd Connect for a podcast series on innovative companies that try to develop new business models and formulate answers to digitalisation.
8. Vécus podcast (French)
The Vécus podcast by Ticket for Change is a very practical series aimed at entrepreneurs. Every episode zooms in on a specific challenge. Subjects range from management, marketing and technology to sustainability and well-being. The podcasts are rather short (15-20 minutes) but very concrete and inspiring.