The 5 Best Podcasts for Improving Productivity

Podcasts are a great way to consume content on-the-go. You can sit down, take notes, and really listen, or you can absorb new information quickly on your daily commute. There are many different types of podcasts from comedy to crime, business or world events. One of my favorite upcoming categories is productivity. More and more podcasts are being centered around simply improving our productivity and producing more joy from our workdays.

So, I decided to compile a list of the five best productivity podcasts. Maybe you’ll find a few in here that suit your needs and can help you better learn how to get more done without wearing yourself out.

1.     Getting Things Done

Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-free Productivity is a best-selling book by David Allen. The Getting Things Done podcast is an extension of his book talking about the same topics in even more details providing actionable steps for improving your productivity. David Allen hosts other successful people and productivity experts so we can all learn more about productivity hacks that may better suit you and your life.

2.     The MFCEO Project

Hosted by Andy Frisella, founder and CEO of 1st Phorm International, this podcast is brutally honest, inspiring, and packed with actionable advice. The MFCEO Project is dedicated to providing listeners with the tools they need to get everything they want out of life. Whether it’s in business, your job, relationship, or fitness goals, Andy has tons of information and tips for crushing your goals.

3.     Extreme Productivity

Hosted by Kevin Kruse, Extreme Productivity is dedicated to teaching listeners about the best time-management tips, motivational tools, and confidence-boosting tactics. Kevin is a New York Times bestselling author, has built multiple multi-million-dollar companies, contributes to Forbes, and is an admired keynote speaker. He hosts some of the world’s most successful individuals to learn more about their inside tips for productivity, confidence, and success.

4.     How I Built This

How I Built This is a podcast dedicated to learning more about how the most successful companies in the world were built. Guy Raz tells the stories of many well-known companies and hosts entrepreneurs willing to share their stories. This is a great productivity podcast for the aspiring entrepreneur looking to get the ball rolling.

5.     Home Work

Home Work is a podcast built for those who work from home. Being productive in the office versus in the comfort of your own home are two completely different ballgames. This podcast dives deep into how you can better separate your work and home life while still working from your own space. They give tips, bust myths, and discuss topics in detail to help all remote workers better use their time!

Listen In!

The top podcasts on productivity are a great way to continue to improve your work life and build the life you want! These podcasts will help you learn more about being productive no matter your situation. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, working from home, or clocking in and out at the ole’ nine to five, the tips in these podcasts will be your go-to guides for growth and self-improvements.


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Meet the Author: Holly Hickman

Holly Hickman is a Kennesaw State University graduate who has worked with a myriad of clients in e-commerce, Saas, hospitality, non-profits, and more to grow their companies with smart digital marketing strategy. She specializes in content marketing and has a keen eye for language and messaging while focusing heavily on SEO.  

Holly is also passionate about health and fitness spending her time outside the office as a full-time bikini competitor and competitive powerlifter. She is also the Founder and CEO of HollyLolly, an athletic apparel company helping women feel bad-ass and confident in the gym whether they’ve been an athlete all their life or are just beginning their fitness journey. You can connect with her on Instagram @holly_hickman. 


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