business podcasts

Startup founder Nat Turner: How I negotiated a $2 billion deal while my wife was in labor, and how breeding snakes tu...

Nat Turner was 24 when he sold his first company for $80 million. He sold his next one this past February – this...

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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos: How I built an empire

Business Insider's US Editor-in-Chief Alyson Shontell was in Berlin last week for the 3rd annual Axel Springer Award,...

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Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert: From buying the Cleveland Cavaliers to rebuilding Detroit

Dan Gilbert runs a Midwestern empire. In Michigan, he founded Quicken Loans, which made him a billionaire. Now he’s...

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Megyn Kelly: How I battled sexual harassment at Fox and a year of Trump trolls, then settled for more at NBC

Megyn Kelly was already a rising star at Fox News when she hit the big time by taking on a Presidential candidate...

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Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes: how a walk with Mark Zuckerberg changed my life, and why I want millions of American...

Chris Hughes is a Facebook cofounder, and author of the new book "Fair Shot." Hughes worked at Facebook for just...

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Bestselling author David Sedaris: Finding meaning in the mundane

David Sedaris built a career by sharing his life through essays. He writes about everything from the death of family...

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Who, What, Wear's Katherine Power: Why I turned down my dream job to build an empire

Katherine Power worked for years to land her dream job at Condé Nast. But when an offer came, she turned it down....

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Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard: How I went from a PhD in genetics to being called "the happiest man in the world&...

On this episode, a different view of how to "make it." Business Insider’s senior strategy reporter Richard Feloni...

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Salesforce President and Deloitte Consulting CEO: How 2 powerful women beat gender pay gaps to reach the top

Cindy Robbins started at Salesforce 12 years ago, and worked her way up the ranks before getting a life-changing...

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Media mogul Tina Brown: How I created and led world class teams

Tina Brown gets things done. She’s been a leader since her mid-20s, and she’s built the teams that transformed Vanity...

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Audible CEO Don Katz: How I built a storytelling tech company and sold it to Amazon

Don Katz sounds more like a college English professor than a tech CEO: he’s obsessed with literature and writing. And...

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Retired SEAL Jocko Willink: How I learned to be a leader in the Navy

For Jocko Willink, becoming a Navy SEAL was just like any other career. Willink was the commander of SEAL Team...

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OkCupid founder Sam Yagan: How 3 lucky moments made my career

Sam Yagan knows he’s been lucky. He tells us that one of the luckiest moments of his life was meeting his college...

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Ellevest founder Sallie Krawcheck: What I learned as "the most powerful woman on Wall Street"

Sallie Krawcheck has run Smith Barney, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, US Trust, and Citi Private Bank, and was...

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Girl Scouts CEO Sylvia Acevedo: Why I’m not worried about the Boy Scouts becoming co-ed

Sylvia Acevedo is a trailblazer in business and tech. She was one of the first Hispanic students to get a master's in...

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GOAT CEO Eddy Lu: How my failed startups set me up for the Greatest Of All Time

For more than a decade, Eddy Lu tried to find the next big thing. Golf apparel, 99-cent smartphone apps, Japanese...

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Venus Williams: How I overcame personal and physical challenges to stay at the top of my game for 20 years

Venus Williams is one of the most dominant players in tennis, and has been for over two decades. A tennis prodigy who...

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BONUS: Jodi Kantor, Irin Carmon, and Kim Masters: How we exposed harassment and started a national reckoning

Business Insider's US Editor-in-Chief Alyson Shontell sits down with three of the journalists whose reporting led to...

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Former Gilt Groupe CEO Susan Lyne: How I took down Patty Hearst, took over Martha Stewart's empire while she was in p...

Susan Lyne dropped out of college and lived in a commune. She wrote for magazines and founded her own movie magazine....

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Special Episode: Introducing Wondery's "Business Wars"

We'll have a new episode of "Success! How I Did It" on Friday. But today, we want to introduce you to a new show from...

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