5 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter

July 25, 2017

Career Advice

If you haven’t hopped on the podcast train yet, you’re missing out. Podcasts are the perfect antidote to a long commute or a boring workout–and you’ll learn a ton along the way. Here are some of the top podcasts out there. They’re addicting…don’t say we didn’t warn you!

TED Radio Hour 
If you love TED Talks, you’ll love this podcast. It features people who are experts in their respective fields and are filled with passion. Get inspired.

Tim Ferris Show
The author of the 4-Hour Workweek and the 4-Hour Body continues to hack his way through life in this podcast. He interviews the most successful people in the world to better understand their habits and what makes them tick.

Another podcast for the insatiably curious, Radiolab tackles topics with a science bent. Each episode ranges from 20 minutes to an hour or more on everything from nuclear warfare to forests.

Freakonomics Radio
Just like the books that made Freakonomics famous, the podcast is filled with riveting information. It covers relevant topics from politics to health. You’ll surely glean some knowledge that’s perfect for water cooler chatter.

The School of Greatness
Another inspiring podcast where you’ll hear from the most successful minds in business, entertainment, and athletics on how they got to be where they are today. It’s hosted by former pro athlete Lewis Howes.

Image via Daniel Antunes/Flickr.

About Spectrum Brands Careers

Spectrum Brands is a global $5 Billion Consumer Products company headquartered in Middleton, Wisconsin. While you may not be familiar with the Spectrum Brands name, there is no doubt you will recognize some of our brands.

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