Posted 4.13.20 @ 0:0 by: Bronwen Cockcroft

It’s well known at GMT that Bronwen is a podcast enthusiast (to put it lightly). Here are 10 less known gems that are useful tools for educational or entertaining purposes. It is a great time to check-out, plug in and learn something new that may be beneficial down the road.

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99% INVISIBLE – By Radiotopia hosted by Roman Mars. All about the thought that goes into the things we don’t think about. https://99percentinvisible.org/

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CAUTIONARY TALES – by Pushkin Industries. We tell our children unsettling fairy tales to teach them valuable life lessons, but these cautionary tales are for grown-ups and they are all true. http://timharford.com/etc/more-or-less/

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CRIMINAL – by Radiotopia hosted by Phoebe Judge. Binge worthy episodes. Stories of people who’ve done wrong, been wronged, or gotten caught somewhere in the middle. https://thisiscriminal.com/

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DEATH SEX & MONEY – by WNYC Studios hosted by Anna Sale. About the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation. https://www.wnycstudios.org/podcasts/deathsexmoney

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INDUSTRY INTERRUPTED – by Globe & Mail. For every established company there’s a disruptor waiting in the wings. Meet the new generation of interrupters and how big players are fighting back. https://www.theglobeandmail.com/featured-reports/article-listen-to-podcasts-from-the-globe-and-mail/

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JORDAN B. PETERSON. This podcast breaks down the dichotomy of life through interviews and lectures that explain how individuals and culture are shaped by values, music, religion and beyond. https://www.jordanbpeterson.com/podcast/

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PLANET MONEY – by NPR. The economy explained. Imagine you could call up a friend and say “meet me at the bar and tell me what’s going on with the economy” now imagine that’s actually a fun evening. https://www.npr.org/podcasts/510289/planet-money/

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SPECTACULAR FAILURES. Eight-part series examining the most spectacular business failures of all time and what could have been done to avoid them. https://www.spectacularfailures.org/

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THE INDICATOR – By NPR. A little show about big ideas. This show helps you make sense of what’s happening today. It’s a quick hit of insight into work, business, the economy and everything else. https://www.npr.org/podcasts/510325/the-indicator-from-planet-money

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WE CRASHED – by Wondery productions hosted by David Brown. A six-part series about the rise and fall of WeWork, about big money and bigger screwups and the lengths people will go to chase “unicorns”. https://wondery.com/shows/we-crashed/

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