5 Podcasts, 5 Books and 5 Documentaries That Will Make You Better!

by Maria Alhais

As an entrepreneur, you’re always looking for opportunities to learn and outgrow yourselves. Well, you’re lucky because today LSBC recommends you 5 podcasts, 5 books and 5 documentaries that will make you a better entrepreneur!

Firstly, here are 5 podcasts that will make you a better entrepreneur! 

1. How I built this with Guy Raz 

How I Built This tells a narrative journey about innovators, entrepreneurs and idealists—and the movements they built.  

2. How to start a Startup  

As the name suggests, you’ll get a full course from the very best of business world on how to start your startup and how to succeed. 

3. The Smart Passive Income Podcast 

This top-ranking and award-winning business podcast hosted by Pat Flynn, where he teaches his followers about investing in online businesses and generating passive income. 

4. Zero to Scale

Join in and listen to Greg and Justin, 2 businessman that decided to cooperate together. Get to know the day-to-day operations of these two as they attempt to scale their businesses and talk about the most various business discussions. 

5. Recode Decode/ Decoder 

Kara Swisher hosts candid interviews with tech execs, politicians, celebrities, and more about their big ideas and how they’re changing our world. 

Not happy yet? Don’t worry as we now suggest you 5 books that will change your business! 

1. How come that idiot’s rich and I’m not?  

We all have wondered why some people attract wealth while others just get to watch them. In this book, the millionaire, Robert Shemin, shows you how to get rich and boost your business. 

2. The entrepreneurs guide to keeping your sh*t together  

Sherry Walling examines some of the most challenging parts of being an entrepreneur and shows you how to overcome real-life business challenges that many entrepreneurs face during their life. 

3. 48 days to the work you love  

Dan Miller is an entrepreneur who refuses to accept that life is only meaningful as you fool yourself into thinking it is and that you must get a job only to pay for the bills. He lays out an actionable plan to transition out of a day job into a business and life you love. 

4. Business in Blue Jeans  

Susan Baroncini-Moe teaches you that your business can be everything you’ve wanted it to be. After reading this book you’ll master the strategies that will help your business grow exponentially. You’ll learn how to build a business you love on your terms. 

5. The ultimate sales machine  

The Ultimate Sales Machine by Chet Holmes shares the 12 most effective strategies and tactics to improve your sales, management, and marketing. This book covers a variety of business areas and will definitely help you take your business into the next level.  

And last but not least, here’s 5 documentaries that will get your face stuck on the screen and will impact your life as an entrepreneur. 

1. Jiro dreams of sushi  

We start with an odd option. However, this documentary shows how hard work always pays off. It talks about Jiro, a sushi chef who operates a 3-star Michelin restaurant in Tokyo. He dedicated his whole life to making the same sushi recipes over and over again until perfection. 

2. She did that  

It’s hard to be a woman in the business world. We still don’t get the same recognition as men do. Now imagine what it’s like to be a black woman in a man’s world. The documentary tells the story of the entrepreneurial journey of four black women and shows the obstacles black women face while working corporate jobs, the implicit bias and outright racism in business life, as well as the importance of self-care. 

3. Steve Jobs: one last thing 

In this documentary we get to relieve Steve Job’s life starting with his childhood through to meeting Steve Wozniak and the growth of Apple as a dominant force. But through extensive interviews with friends and foes, the documentary also shows how intricate Jobs’ life and personality was.  

4. Inside Bill’s brain  

This three-part series explores the mind of Bill Gates, the second richest person in the world. Not only you get to see the beginning of Microsoft and its risen, but also you get to know the brain behind the operation.  

5. Capital C 

If you’re particularly interested in crowdfunding, then this is a must-watch! This crowdfunded film (yes, it was crowdfunded) shows how we don’t need to depend on big corporations to succeed and shows the ride of 3 entrepreneurs making their way to success