Some of my favourite podcasts

How I built this

Favourite podcast at the moment. Give you insights from people who started Airbnb, Instagram, AOL etc

How I Built This is a podcast about innovators, entrepreneurs, and idealists, and the stories behind the movements they built. Each episode is a narrative journey marked by triumphs, failures, serendipity and insight — told by the founders of some of the world’s best known companies and brands.

The Adam Buxton Podcast

Adam of, Adam and Joe fame, has range of guess including people Louis Theroux, Charlie Brooker, Bob Mortimer. If did a lot of growing up during the late 80s and 90s, then this might appeal to you.

British comedian Adam Buxton talks with interesting people. The rambly conversations are sometimes funny, sometimes more serious with funny bits.

Masters of Scale

Another favourite business podcasts by Reid Hoffman co-founder of LinkedIn after working at PayPal.

Masters of Scale is an original podcast hosted by Reid Hoffman, Co-founder of LinkedIn and Investor at Greylock. In each episode, Reid shows how companies grow from zero to a gazillion, testing his theories with legendary leaders.

History Hits

Dan Snow interviews various historians but also popular people who have passion for history. Past guess include Al Murry, Danny Boyle, Paddy Ashdown and Peter Jackson to name a few.

The History Hit Network gives you access to a growing range of podcasts presented by and featuring historians at the forefront of research and debate.

Notable mentions

  • Security Now – Leo and Steve spend two hours a week talking about security issues
  • The Bottom Line – Evan Davis hosts the business conversation show with people at the top giving insight into what matters
  • The Anfield Wrap – Liverpool FC through the eyes of match-going supporters.

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