People are turning to podcasts for everything from politics to comedy, and it seems more and more common people are saying, “I heard this in a podcast recently.” As a small-business owner, podcasts are a great way for you and your staff to continue your education, without having to pay fees or travel expenses for a seminar. You can listen while you go for a run, clean your studio or make dinner. And while there are so many podcasts available for you, here are four that will help you and your business grow with each episode you listen to:

Optimal Living Daily: Business & StartUps

This podcast was created for people looking to start or improve their small business. The creators, Lee Rankinen and Justin Malik bring you some of the best content — from blogs and other resources — so you don’t have to waste your time searching. Each episode offers practical and actionable information from popular authors.

M.B.Om Podcast | Mastering the Business of Yoga

M.B.Om is a play on “M.B.A”, and instead of learning about administration, you will learn about the business of yoga. This podcast was designed foryoga teachers who want to create a successful and sustainable career in yoga, but don’t know where to start or how to take their career to the next level. Each episode features different, successful and inspiring yoga teachers who share their experiences in the yoga world and the business lessons they have learned throughout their careers.


The Social Media Examiner Show

Social media is one of the largest marketing tools used in the yoga industry today. On this podcast they generate ideas and offer quick tips for marketing your business with the best social media content around. From how to humanize your social media updates to the best ways to create social media visuals, they cover nearly everything you could have a question about.


Love Your Work

Best-selling author David Kadavy interviews entrepreneurs and creators who have achieved success by their own definition, and built lives and businesses that are uniquely their own. Each interviewee has their own take on what success means. Plus, with catchy titles like, “Write first. Coffee later.” and “7 Lessons from my Neighbor, Warren Buffett,” you are guaranteed to be entertained and learn a thing or two in each episode.