Traditionally, business owners who want to improve their skills, operations, and profits choose full-length books written by successful entrepreneurs.

However, while books enjoy the advantage of depth, business podcasts are updated regularly. They can keep business owners up-to-date on the latest trends and strategies that are working right now. This is essential because we live in an era of rapid change.

Try tuning in to some of these top-flight business podcasts to further your entrepreneurial goals:

The Solopreneur Hour

Hosted by Michael O’Neal, this engaging show comes out with a new broadcast multiple times a week. The hallmark of ‘Solopreneur’ is the actionable strategies it offers that anyone can try out in real-time. The host brings in a broad array of business professionals from many different industries. This gives the listener a spectrum of perspectives that’s difficult to find elsewhere. O’Neal boldly promises that he can help you “scale your business in your underwear.”

How I Built This

Since this is an official podcast of NPR, you can be sure this is not two half-baked dudes chatting about business matters from their mother’s basement. Accomplished journalist Guy Raz hosts this podcast. The New York Times called him “one of the most popular podcasters in history.” The focus is less on actionable strategies and more on talking to real business folks and learning about solving problems and expanding their business models. This is a podcast of profound depth and integrity.

Being Boss

Women tend to get short shrift when it comes to business information. Still, this podcast hosted by Kathleen Shannon and Emily Thompson focuses on women in business and how they succeed. The show features woman-to-woman business dialogues that are inspirational, timely, and loaded with valuable tips and innovative business practice ideas. This podcast has a growing audience of men!

The GaryVee Audio Experience

Hosted by the super-successful self-made millionaire entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk, this business podcast is described as one that has “something for everyone.” It may feature a keynote speaker on one day and an hour of “silliness” on the next. Even when this podcast lets its hair down, it moves the ball forward on business ideas that today’s entrepreneurs will find worth the time they take to listen.