Federation Recommendation: Podcasts

This month, we compiled podcasts that members of the Federation want more people to know about!

Brand Federation Podcast Recommendations

The Federation Recommendation is a monthly round-up across Brand Federation on various topics.

This month, we compiled podcasts that members of the Federation want more people to know about!

99% Invisible

(Recommended by Kelly O’Keefe)

99% Invisible podcast

99% Invisible is a sound-rich, narrative podcast hosted by Roman Mars about all the thought that goes into the things we don’t think about — the unnoticed architecture and design that shape our world. 

Beer & Brands

(Recommended by Brand Federation)

Beer & Brands podcast
Beer & Brand podcast

Beer & Brands is Brand Federation’s podcast where marketing industry leaders Kelly O’Keefe and Matt Williams discuss brands, brand strategy, and tactics over beers. Also, every month, members around the Federation share their "cold take" on current marketing current events.

Feed Your Fire

(Recommended by Kim Baker)

Feed Your Fire podcast

Feed Your Fire is Kim Baker’s podcast that dives into self-discovery and personal fulfillment – through the shared experience of food. Each episode shares stories and has a conversation that pushes listeners further in their relationship with themselves and other people.

How I Built This

(Recommended by Liz Heinberg)

How I Built This podcast

Guy Raz interviews the world's best-known entrepreneurs to learn how they built their iconic brands. In each episode, founders reveal deep, intimate moments of doubt and failure, and share insights on their eventual success. 

Kofuzi Run Club

(Recommended by Paul Atienza)

Kofuzi Run Club

Kofuzi Run Club is a podcast that’s a daily talk radio show for runners where, live on YouTube, he discusses topical running news, unboxes new gear from brands, and occasionally interviews runners. Michael Ko’s relatability keeps an active and engaged chat. 

Lenny’s Podcast

(Recommended by Liz Heinberg)

Lenny's Podcast

Lenny Rachitsky interviews world-class product leaders and growth experts to uncover concrete, actionable, and tactical advice to help you build, launch, and grow your own product. It's largely focused on product and startups, but there are also some great episodes that touch on team dynamics, mindset, career paths, and more.

On Being

(Recommended by Erin Bishop)

On Being podcast

On Being is a podcast and a former public radio program. Hosted by Krista Tippett, it examines the animating questions at the center of human life: What does it mean to be human, and how do we want to live?


(Recommended by Rian Chandler-Dovis)

Revolutions podcast

Revolutions is a weekly podcast that explores great political revolutions. Mike Duncan does an excellent job of exploring history through the lens of revolution, focused on different nations.

Ten Percent Happier

(Recommended by Matt Williams)

Ten Percent Happier podcast

Dan Harris used to be an anchor on ABC until he had a panic attack on air. Then he devoted himself to mental health and mindfulness. Ten Percent Happier is a no-BS look at how to optimize your mental health.

The Best One Yet

(Recommended by Paul Atienza and Ashley Devereux)

The Best One Yet podcast

Formerly known as Robinhood Snacks, Nick Martell and Jack Crivici-Kramer share the top three business stories you need to know with fresh takes about brands in this weekday podcast. The duo’s high energy and chemistry provides an infectious start to any morning.

The New Yorker Fiction

(Recommended by Erin Bishop)

The New Yorker Fiction podcast

Deborah Treisman, New Yorker fiction editor, reads and discusses stories from The New Yorker every month.

We Can Do Hard Things

(Recommended by Pam Orsi)

We Can Do Hard Things podcast

Life is freaking hard. We are all doing hard things every single day. On We Can Do Hard Things, Glennon Doyle, Abby Wambach, and Amanda Doyle do the only thing they’ve found that has ever made life easier: drop the fake and talk honestly about the hard things.

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