However, today's tools and devices allow us access to information at any time. With a growing demand for podcasts, there are hundreds of them that offer business basics and keep you up-to-date with new trends.
Whether you're occupied by a mundane task or enduring a long commute, podcasts can pass time while informing and inspiring you. Here are seven business-focused podcasts that we think are some of the best.
The Indicator by Planet Money
Hosts: Ailsa Chang, Cardiff Garcia, Jacob Goldstein, Noel King, Kenny Malone, Robert Smith and Stacey Vanek Smith
Tim Ferriss Show
Host: Tim Ferriss
The Introvert Entrepreneur
Host: Beth Buelow
Host: Chris Ducker
Hosts: Alex Blumberg, Lisa Chow
Entrepreneurs on Fire
Host: John Lee Dumas
Marketing Over Coffee
Hosts: Christopher S. Penn, John J. Wall
Additional reporting by Pamela Oldham.