Time for a podcast update. Here are 10 podcasts for creative entrepreneurs that will liven up your commute and kickstart your motivation. We hope you enjoy them as much as we do!
Design Matters with Debbie Millman is our all time favorite. It is one of the world’s very first podcasts, broadcasting independently for over 14 years. This show is about how incredibly creative people design the arc of their lives. Throughout the years, Debbie interviewed artists, designers, and cultural leaders of our time including Lawrence Weiner, Barbara Kruger, Malcolm Gladwell, Eric Kandel, Stefan Sagmeister, John Maeda, Michael Arad, Milton Glaser, among others. In 2011, Design Matters podcast received the People’s Design Award from the prestigious Cooper-Hewitt National Design Awards.
Based on the successful Ted Talks, the Ted Radio Hours further unpacks fascinating ideas, emotions, discoveries, and inventions that make us human. Overall, TED Radio Hours is a thoroughly entertaining, insightful, and inspirational podcast you shouldn’t miss. To help you get started, here are some our favorites episodes including ‘The Hero’s Journey‘ and ‘The fountain of Youth‘.
The Peabody Award-winning show is is one of public radio’s most popular programs. Hosted by the iconic Terry Gross, she talks to the wide range of guests from contemporary writers, actors, to historians and more. Few topics seem to be off limits, and every interviews always gives us such interesting and poignant insights.
Since 2015, Steve Folland has spoken to more than 100 freelancers for this podcast and had honest conversations about all things freelancing. Through these stories, the podcast aims to help the listeners to become a better freelance and serves as a go-to resource. Overall, we found this podcast, genuine, helpful, and informative, but very easy to digest.
Creative Pep Talk is one of best podcasts for creative entrepreneurs. The host of the show Andy J. Miller is passionate about helping his listener to strike the perfect balance between art and business. Through bizarre analogies, personal stories and artist interviews, he hopes to help you break free from confusion and guide you towards career success. The best podcast to help you stay motivated, any time of the day!
Another groundbreaking Peabody Award-winning podcast that will pick your brain with big questions of meaning — spiritual inquiry, science, social healing, and the arts. Each week, the show invites us to tap into the immensity lives and engage with the messy layers of the world. We highly recommend On being for anybody who’s looking for some food for their soul.
The Moth is a non-profit group based in New York City dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling. Founded in 1997, the organization presents a wide range of theme-based storytelling events across the United States and abroad, often featuring prominent literary and cultural personalities. The variety of topic is huge, and there’s something for everyone. Its amazing storytelling will make your time flies.
This podcast is not strictly speaking about creativity, but more about how to survive modern internet life. In each episode, bantering hosts PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman find great stories with interesting plots and compelling characters. A very entertaining intersection between the Internet and real life.
In a world of carefully curated Instagram feeds, Justin Gignac sits down with his favorite creatives to get past the highlights and discuss the tough stuff we don’t talk about in public often enough. If you are looking for relatable, raw and unfiltered truths about the creative process, this podcast is your jam.
Hosted by David Speed and Adam Brazier, the co-founders of Graffiti Life and Parlour Tattoo, Creative Rebels features inspiring interviews with people who’ve rebelled against the nine-to-five and offers advice on how you can follow in their footsteps. It’s great dose of motivation to get your day going in a relaxed and approachable style.