This page shares my list of the best podcasts. You'll find dozens of top podcasts on a wide range of interesting topics. Each list is highly curated. I only share the absolute best podcasts in each category, so you can be sure that each one is worth your time.
Want to keep things simple? Check out the “Top 10” list under the Start Here section if you want to browse the best podcasts without feeling overwhelmed by all the options.
Below the category lists, you'll find my best podcast interviews. I've done hundreds of interviews over the years and I've collected some of the most useful ones here.
I. The Best Podcasts by Category
Looking for good podcasts to listen to? Click the links below to jump to a specific category.
- The Top 10 Podcasts Right Now
- Best Business Podcasts
- Best Educational Podcasts
- Best History Podcasts
- Best Interview Podcasts
- Best Science Podcasts
- Best True Crime Podcasts
II. My Best Podcast Interviews
I have been very fortunate to be interviewed on some of the best podcasts around. I collected some of my top podcast episodes here to make it easy on you to find the most useful interviews I've done. You can click the play button below to listen to a given episode, or dive into the links to see more from a given show. Enjoy!
The Art of Charm
hosted by Jordan Harbinger
Summary: The Art of Charm is one of the most popular podcasts in the world. It is frequently listed in the top 50 podcasts on iTunes and it is downloaded by millions of listeners each month. Previous guests include Tim Ferriss, Seth Godin, Tony Hawk, Sam Harris, Shaquille O'Neal, Mark Manson, Simon Sinek, Tim Urban, Ryan Holiday, Lewis Howes, Adam Grant, Susan Cain, Dan Pink, and Esther Perel. In this interview, Jordan Harbinger interviews me to discuss how to transform your habits. We also cover productivity strategies that drive our business and health in the right direction.
Entrepreneur on Fire
hosted by John Lee Dumas
Summary: Entrepreneur on Fire is one of the top podcasts in entrepreneurship and interviews with today's most successful entrepreneurs, including Pat Flynn, Tony Robbins, and Gary Vaynerchuk. It is was listed as one of the “Best of iTunes” in 2015 and 2016. In this interview, John Lee Dumas interviews me to discuss business strategy, including how I built an audience, why I designed my website to be minimalistic, and my promotion and marketing strategies.
The One You Feed
hosted by Eric Zimmer and Chris Forbes
Summary: The One You Feed is a top podcast about creating a life worth living and was named “Best of 2014” by iTunes. Previous guests include Peter Singer, Maria Popova, BJ Fogg, Carol Dweck, and Jeff Goins. In this episode, Eric Zimmer and Chris Forbes interview me about the aggregation of marginal gains, the difference between professionals and amateurs, and why we should see failure as an event.
hosted by Srini Rao
Summary: Unmistakable Creative is a podcast that features thought-provoking stories from the world’s leading thinkers and doers. Previous guests include Simon Sinek, James Altucher, Scott Adam, Charlie Hoehn, and Vanessa Van Edwards. In this interview, Srini Rao interviews me about the process of creating identity-based habits in order to change our lives.
The Learning Leader Show
hosted by Ryan Hawk
Summary: Forbes has called The Learning Leader Show “the most dynamic leadership podcast out there,” and Inc. magazine listed the show as one of the top 5 podcasts to “help you lead smarter.” Previous guests include Robert Cialdini, Charles Duhigg, Jayson Gaignard, and Chris Guillebeau. In this episode, Ryan Hawk interviews me about the specific ways all of us can implement and form great habits in our lives. We also discuss the four burners theory, Warren Buffett's 2-list strategy, and the 2-minute rule for getting started on your goals.
hosted by Abel James
Summary: Fat-Burning Man, one of the top podcasts for transforming your body, mind, and life with cutting-edge science and common-sense wisdom, has won four podcast awards and been ranked No. 1 in the Health category in 8+ countries. Previous guests include Melissa and Dallas Hartwig, Gretchen Rubin, and Steve Kamb. In this episode, I discuss how you can build muscle and lose fat using intermittent fasting, the importance of environment design in habit formation, how carb-cycling and calorie-cycling enhances body composition, and how you can teach yourself to actually floss every day.
The Psychology Podcast
hosted by Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman
Summary: Each episode of the Psychology Podcast delves into insights on the mind, brain, behavior, and creativity with some of the top researchers and writers in the world. Previous guests include Eric Barker, Brené Brown, Angela Duckworth, Cal Newport, and David Epstein. In this episode, Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman interviews me about habit formation, identity crafting, self-quantification, and personal well-being.
hosted by Doug Larson
Summary: Barbell Shrugged is one of the top CrossFit, lifting, and nutrition podcasts in the world. Previous guests include CrossFit Games winners Rich Froning and Julie Foucher, Dr. Rhonda Patrick, Dave Tate, Kendrick Farris, Max Shank, and Joel Jamieson. In this episode, Doug interviews me to discuss forming health habits that stick, including why we should focus more on habits than willpower.
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