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    PodcastsUnless you have been lying low in our digital world, you will have noticed (and are likely part of) the huge surge in podcast popularity and the value these can bring to all aspects of our lives. There are many great podcasts available that offer quality insights to support your career and building your sports industry knowledge. Together these can provide a powerful toolkit to successfully build and navigate your career path in the business of sport. We put together our top podcasts that can grow your career and build your knowledge of sports business in equal measure, ensuring you have the insights to empower your career development.

    1. Leaders in sport

    A series of high quality Interviews with influential leaders from the business of sport discussing their careers, the industry and providing unique insights on key topics affecting sport right now. Recent interviews include the outgoing Chairman of the All England Lawn Tennis Club, Philip Brook, M&C Saatchi CMO, Kate Bosomworth and Managing Director of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Steve Elworthy. 

    2. Career tools

    A weekly podcast aimed at helping you take your career to the next level. The award-winning series with hundreds of episodes provides advice to tap into to support you making the right career choices. From talking to your manager about a promotion, to how to update your CV and improving time management.

    3. Digital Sport

    A regular interview series with some of the most interesting and inspiring people who work in digital and technology roles within the sports industry. The podcast aims to show listeners what it’s really like to work in the industry, how they got there and their views on what the future holds.

    4. Eat Sleep work repeat

    Your weekly fix to help make work better for you. From the author of The Times best seller 'Joy of Work'  this hit podcast is designed to uncover how we can make working environments better. Each episode the hosts chat to experts and identify ways to drive change in workplace culture. Recent podcasts include looking at how Jurgen Klopp changed the culture within Liverpool FC.

    5. The totally football show

    Any list would not be complete without a podcast dedicated to football and this is the most comprehensive of them all. Hosted by James Richardson this award winning show airs 3 times a week to provide you with all the football industry news, insight and discussion you will never need from the top teams, clubs and leagues across Europe.  

    6. Squiggly careers

    From the team behind 'Amazing If' which aims to make work better for everyone. Their popular podcast series provides action focused advice on how to take control of your career with practical, action-focused advice that will help you make better choices about your future.

    7. SportsPro

    The writers from SportsPro Media bring you comment, insight and analysis on the matters of the moment in the global sports industry as well as guest interviews and opinions on the hot topics influencing the industry today.

    8. Safe For Work

    How can you find balance and happiness in your career? A weekly series hosted by Liz Dolan, former head of marketing at Nike, and Rico Gagliano, contributor to The Wall Street Journal, offer advice on various workplace and career issues from navigating office politics to exit interviews and networking advice, with the help of guests who are experts in the fields.

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