What podcasts did we love in 2021?

There is no denying podcasts are a great way to make use of in-between time. We here at OITC are complete podcasts enthusiasts in 2021; our favourites have ranged from how-to podcasts to industry insights, personal stories from thought-leaders, storytellers and culture and leadership advice.

Podcasts our team are loving:

Props & Drops: Because it gives me the latest info on sport and nfts.
Hosted by Matt Kalish & Gary Vaynerchuk, both die-hard sports fanatics, obsessed with trading cards and fired up about the world of alternative investments. In this podcast, they share their perspectives on Props & Drops -and delve into what’s hot both on and off the field.

Paul – OITC Creative Director
GIANT – It’s like bedtime stories for big kids.
Giant is a weekly podcast bringing you football stories that matter, told by the people there. It’s as much about people as it is penalties, life as it is legends, and emotion as it is extra time.

Bree – OITC Content Writer
Little Gold Men from vanity Fair – Everything movies, TV, and fun insights into how the industry runs.
Little Gold Men is the inside story of Hollywood, from awards shows and red-carpet premieres to the hard work and whisper campaigns that get people there. All the hosts are industry experts and complete lovers of all things Hollywood, including its Oscar history.

Podcasts focusing on all things technology:

TED Talks Technology
A favourite amongst our crew. It serves as a space for inventors, researchers and scientists, and cutting-edge tech business leaders to come and speak about their novel work. These brilliant people are trying to advance technology that will shape the future.

This Week in Google
A weekly show hosted by Leo Laporte and Jeff Jarvis covering all things Google and cloud computing. Delve deep into the world of Google and all the innovations and excitement are encompassing it. Together with their guests, Leo & Jeff discuss news, gadgets, controversies, plus rivals.

ThoughtWorks Podcast
This podcast dives into the latest hot tech topics that have captured the human imagination. The hosts explore the most significant trends in tech today and offer frontline insights into developing cutting-edge tech and how today’s tech megatrends will impact you.

Back To Work
This podcast examines the intersection of technology, work and people. It’s perfect for anyone interested in gaining knowledge on leadership, business and technology. Each week focuses on various topics from productivity, communication, barriers and constraints to productivity, and everything in between.

One of our top picks is Pivot! Why? Firstly, it’s released twice a week, so there’s plenty of content, and you’re never behind on the latest news. Additionally, it offers commentary on major news in tech, business and politics. The hosts are sharp and provide unfiltered insights into the biggest stories in tech, business, and politics. They make bold predictions pick winners and losers, and bicker and banter like no one else – it’s incredibly entertaining!

A podcast highlighting the latest trends in tech, fintech and digital. They discuss cutting-edge technology topics affecting every industry and how to apply emerging technology to drive your business innovation.

The Future of Everything
Produced by Wall Street Journal, This podcast takes you into the ways science and technology affect our daily lives; topics include AI, mobile payment apps, smart cities, quantum computing, and blockchain. Released weekly – the show tends to have influential and illuminating interviews with leaders and innovators behind the technological revolution.

Podcasts for: Industry heads, business leaders and anyone in marketing and Entrepreneurs.

Social Pros Podcast
Advanced enough for social media gurus but approachable enough for anyone familiar with the social media sphere. It is a must-listen for people working in social media marketing. The hosts interview social media strategists, talk industry trends, debunk social media myths and review case studies.

The GaryVee Audio Experience
CEO, investor, public speaker and all-around life-winner Gary Vaynerchuk has famously solidified himself as one of the leading entrepreneurs of our age. Through his podcast, he offers insightful information on the world of marketing and business to his listeners. The show mixes his #AskGaryVee, DailyVee video episodes, talks, interviews and fireside conversations.

How I Built This
Have you ever wondered how some of the world’s most influential brands got their start? How I Built, This provides its listeners with a chance to discover the stories behind now-huge businesses. Speaking to a different inventor/creator in each episode, we hear origin stories as told by the people who lived it.

Masters of Scale
Featuring some of the worlds best business-minded people & Iconic CEOs — from Nike to Netflix, Starbucks to Slack. They each share the stories & strategies that helped them grow from start-ups into global brands. Additionally, host Reid Hoffman ( LinkedIn cofounder) proves a different theory about how businesses scale on each episode.

Square Peg Founder Stories.
Square Peg Founder Stories is a weekly show about what it’s like to build a technology start-up—hosted by Imogen Baxter and Square Peg. The episodes feature entrepreneurs sharing their experiences leading tech and software companies – speaking on different topics.

This Week in Startup Australia.
Since 2014, this weekly podcast has charted the growth and maturity of Australia’s start-up ecosystem – talking to founders, investors, accelerators and partners, and sharing the stories of how we are finally being recognised in the start-up space as a nation.

Lady-Brains is a podcast for female founders and founders-to-be. Cach week hosts Caitlin Judd and Anna Mackenzie chat to the world’s most exciting female entrepreneurs, tapping into their knowledge and insights.

Business Wars
Each episode pitches two well-known brands against each other. Taking you on a journey of the valuable lessons, most significant decisions and sometimes the rise and fall of some of the biggest brands in history. Famous businesses reported on include Facebook vs Snapchat, Boeing vs Airbus and Netflix vs Blockbuster.

HBR IdeaCast
Hosted by Sarah Green Carmichael, each episode examines entrepreneurs scaling their business and running into growing pains, especially when building a team. In addition, the Harvard Business Review’s IdeaCast features weekly discussions about business management, often through interviews with industry experts.

Side Hustle School
A daily show for everyone who works a regular job and wants to start an income-earning project on the side. Hear a different story of someone who’s started a side hustle—along with what went well, how that person overcame challenges, and what happened as a result.

Masters of Scale
Featuring some of the worlds best business-minded people & Iconic CEOs — from Nike to Netflix, Starbucks to Slack. They each share the stories & strategies that helped them grow from start-ups into global brands. Additionally, host Reid Hoffman ( LinkedIn cofounder) proves a different theory about how businesses scale on each episode.

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