Monthly Archives: January 2023

What We’re Listening To


Podcasting has exploded in popularity over the past five years. According to Statista, by 2022, 79% of Americans were aware of podcasting, and over 82 million people were listening to podcasts. Listeners can now find an episode on almost any topic imaginable.

I am an avid podcast listener and always looking for new shows, so I asked my fellow colleagues for their favorite programs on any topic. Below are some suggestions I received. Happy listening!

On Health

The Doctor’s Farmacy with Mark Hyman, M.D.: Research-based insights into health, wellness, food, and politics. Suggestion: Ep 639 Why High Starch and Sugar Diets Drive Insulin Resistance and Chronic Disease

On Money

Standard Deviations with Dr. Daniel Crosby: Weekly production that looks at money, mind, and meaning. Suggestion: Morgan Housel – The Psychology of Money (Your Questions Answered)

Crazy Money with Paul Ollinger: Comedian and former Facebook VP Paul Ollinger extracts wisdom from CEOs, Nobel Prize winners, and others on the role that money plays in our lives. Suggestion: Ep 00: In Memory of Paul’s dad (William Ollinger)

So Money with Farnoosh Torabi: Shares inspiring money strategies and stories. Suggestion: Ep 1385: Leveraging Data to Drive Smart Financial Choices

Think Like an Owner with Alex Bridgeman: Candid conversations with small company founders and investors that provide insights on current trends in business and investing. Suggestion: Ep 117 Michael Arrieta – Building the World’s Best Holding Company and Ep 54 Mark Hunter – Lessons From a Career in Micro Private Equity

On Travel

Eva zu Beck YouTube Channel: A young Polish woman who left the financial world of London behind and is traveling the world solo in her modified Land Rover and her dog.

Solo Women RV Podcast: Offers information for the new, aspiring or seasoned solo woman traveler (and those who love them).

On People and Society

Armchair Expert with Dax Sheppard: Thought-provoking interviews that celebrate the messiness of being human. Suggestion: Ep 325 Prince Harry

Munk Debates with Rudyard Griffiths: The Munk Foundation promotes debate on significant issues of our time. Suggestion: Ep 21 Inflation

The Dispatch Podcast: Keen political insights and good journalism from a thoughtful, conservative perspective.

The Prof G Pod with Scott Galloway: Scott Galloway provides ideas and insights focused on helping you thrive at work and level up your game in the world of business.

The Dave Chang Show

Chef and restaurateur Dave Chang hosts conversations that cover everything from the creative process, culture, art, food, success, and fame. Suggestion: Ep 43 Cooking as an Art, with Jerry Saltz.

Unexplainable: Explores scientific mysteries and unanswered questions. Suggestion: Basic Instinct

On Economics and Finance

EconTalk with Russ Roberts: High-quality conversations on a variety of topics. Suggestion: Michael Blastland on the Hidden Half

Patrick Boyle on Finance: Discusses quantitative finance, financial history, and the use quantitative tools from statistics to corporate finance theory. Suggestion: The Vaporware Salesman

Macro Voices: Provides a concise global view of the markets. Suggestion: Ep 357 Darius Dale: The Recession Is Coming but Not Until the Second Half

Meghan Pearson