Stay Tuned-In Over Spring Break With Inspirational Podcasts

Shannon Beeman
March 3, 2020

Whether traveling by train, plane, or car, you’ll need something to listen to throughout your spring break journey. Stay tuned-in to trends in business and entrepreneurship through podcasts created by fellow University of Michigan students and alumni.

Side Hustle Pro
Now that ‘don’t quit your day job’ has morphed into ‘don’t quit your day job, but also get another one!’ Okome is here to help you follow your passions all the way to a profitable side hustle. Featured in Oprah Magazine and founded by Nicaila Matthews Okome, MBA ’15.

Robinhood Snacks 
Robinhood Snacks was previously MarketSnacks, a media company that makes financial news digestible. Jack Kramer (MPP ’19) co-founded MarketSnacks in 2012 and hasn’t missed a day covering markets since.

Morning Brew
Covering the latest news from Wall St. to Silicon Valley. Daily content includes must-know market updates, helpful background context, and tongue-in-cheek quips. Co-founded by Alex Lieberman, BBA ‘15, and Austin Rief, BBA ‘17.

Navigating the Rise
Navigating the Rise podcast will help you navigate Asian and Western cultures to your benefit. That could mean taking the learnings from different cultures to achieve different objectives in life. Founded by George Wu, MBA ‘16.

Can’t commit to subscribing to a podcast series? Listen to these individual podcasts by ZLI leadership and entrepreneurs-in-residence: 

Harvesting Happiness featuring Jim Price
Entrepreneurs Who Think Big + Start Simple: How to Successfully Launch Your New Business

Washington Post Podcast featuring Stewart Thornhill
On this leadership podcast, Stewart Thornhill, executive director of the Zell Lurie Institute at Michigan Ross, discusses the growth of students interested in entrepreneurship. 

Stay connected over break or throughout the year with these informative podcast and e-newsletter options. For more information on the Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies, subscribe to our newsletter.