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Improve your odds of getting through your listening list with these high-powered productivity podcasts
HOW I BUILT THIS
Guy Raz, host of the Ted Radio Hour (see page 81), quizzes the upper echelons of the business world – such as James Dyson and Richard Branson – about their empires. Sitting on a great idea? This show will get you moving.
THE ACCIDENTAL CREATIVE
Whether you create for a living, manage artistic temperaments or use the term as a euphemism for “prone to procrastination”, Todd Henry – the “arms dealer for the creative revolution” – will inspire you.
GETTING THINGS DONE
Hailed as “the defining self-help business book of its time” by Time, David Allen’s Getting Things Done has even become an initialism: GTD. This podcast version supports your practice with essential advice.
Harvard Business Review is a hotbed of innovation, and its podcast – unlike much of its content – is free. Featuring “the leading thinkers in business and management”, many episodes come in at under 20 minutes – a sound investment.
EAT SLEEP WORK REPEAT
The side hustle of Twitter’s European vice-president Bruce Daisley, a disarmingly chummy Brummie, the number-one business podcast on itunes looks at productivity through the lens of workplace culture and happiness.