Every Entrepreneur is Obsessed

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I’m obsessed with this podcast and so is every other entrepreneur I know, as well anyone who loves a great story. 19.2 Million downloads worth of obsession.

NPR’s How I Built This with Guy Raz is one of the best podcasts out there. It tells the stories of entrepreneurs and the businesses they’ve built. The podcast is well edited and Guy is such a great interviewer that it’s easy to get lost in each episode.

This is my favorite podcast to listen to on my morning walks. I love a hero’s journey and I really love an entrepreneur hero’s journey. They share how they struggled, how they almost lost it all, who helped them along the way and what it’s like to have “made it”. Each entrepreneur’s share is crammed with gems of knowledge for every day life and business owners plus quotes that have stayed with me long past listening. It’s also one of the few podcasts that I’ll go back and listen an episode again.

How I Built This gives me hope for my journey and that what I’m going through is exactly how it goes. The exciting highs and the terrifying lows along the way to building a business you’re proud of. It’s loaded with inspiration that can apply to anyone and everyone. Additional bonus is that through listening you are introduced to new brands and the people behind the brands you love and use every day.

A few of my favorite episodes have been Canva: Melanie Perkins, Chicken Salad Chick: Stacy Brown and Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams: Jeni Britton Bauer, but really they’re all amazing. How often can you say that about a podcast?!?

Go meet your next favorite entrepreneur and subscribe to How I Built This on apple podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts. What’s your favorite How I Built This episode? Tell us in the comments below.