Getting to work is often a grueling experience for many of us living in cities with traffic congestion facing long commutes every day.

However, why not make these time-sucking commutes productive by broadening your knowledge and exercising your brain?

Whatever the time it takes you to get to work, these 5 podcasts will ensure that you arrive knowing a little more than you knew before – and they’re all free.

1. Beyond the To-Do List

Covering everything from tech and productivity to how to generally live a good life, the experts at Beyond The To-Do List will give you something to munch on and use in your day-to-day life.

2. Accidental Creative

Accidental Creative will inspire you to inspire the team you work in or with to reach greater heights in business. Experts in various fields share their knowledge about business – invaluable advice for the budding entrepreneur.

3. The Economist Radio

The podcasts on The Economist Radio are based on articles that have appeared in the magazine, as well as other interesting topics relating to the economy and the world at large.

Free podcast for entrepreneurs

4. Radio Headspace

Are you feeling a little up in the air? Radio Headspace will help you to feel grounded again with these 30-minute talks about being mindful every day. Don’t underestimate the power of getting your mind in the game!

5. Stuff You Should Know

A section of the popular HowStuffWorks website, the good folks at Stuff You Should Know will broaden your general knowledge with insightful talks about anything and everything. Definitely worth a listen if you’re a regular at pub quizzes.

About The Author

Angie Gallagher

Angie Gallagher is a freelance writer in the Upper Karoo. Aside from writing content for Counting Coins, Angie has tried her hand at a few juvenile attempts at poetry filled with storms and stress, and a marginally successful radio station, Radio Grootoor, recorded on cassette tapes when she was ten.

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