There are so many options when learning new material these days. One could dive into the classics, such as reading a novel or attending a symposium. Alternatively, they could choose to use something newer, such as podcasts.

Podcasts are an excellent source of information and entertainment. Given the sheer number of podcasts available, it is entirely possible to find something on every subject, no matter how specific.

With that in mind, here are the top podcasts available on professional development.

Cathay Heller Presents Don’t Keep Your Day Job

Many professionals often feel like they are stuck in a rut. The trick is figuring out the cause of this rut. Enter Don’t Keep Your Day Job, a podcast that takes a deep dive into work, changing careers, and entrepreneurship.

The Ziglar Show

The Ziglar Show is perfect for professionals and entrepreneurs who want to be involved in something bigger than themselves. In other words, for professionals looking to find a career within a worthwhile company. This podcast touches upon a little bit of everything in the business industry.

I’m Busy Being Awesome

Time management is a massive part of being a successful professional. That’s the inspiration for this podcast; I’m Busy Being Awesome. This podcast is perfect for those hoping to boost their productivity, tackle their to-do lists, or achieve their goals.

Career Talk: Learn – Grow – Thrive

Career Talk, hosted by Stephanie Dennis, is the perfect tool for rising professionals. It offers various career tips while being unafraid to take a deeper look into industries and professional life.

Akimbo: A Podcast From Seth Godin

Next is Akimbo, a podcast about looking at (and changing) our culture. This includes business culture, which more professionals need to be comfortable discussing. The host is Seth Godin, author of over twenty books and a popular blog.

Leading Learning | The Learning Business Podcast

Leading Learning is a podcast made for professionals, covering many tips and details within the industry. More specifically, the podcast strives to help those newer to the industry, helping them adapt and thrive.

How I Built This

How I Built This is a podcast about entrepreneurship, leadership, and business. It takes a good long look at what it takes to run a business – by looking at examples of success within the industry. Likewise, the podcast offers advice for business owners and professionals. 

The School of Greatness

Lewis Howes is the host of The School of Greatness. This podcast aims to look at different success stories, understanding what it takes to make a person successful. The podcast is well known for having inspiring (success) stories.