5 Podcasts the Chet Community is Listening to in October

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As the Chet community continues to grow this Fall, we’re excited to share some podcasts that have been shared on the app the first week of October. This is a great list with a lot of really interesting and insightful topics that we believe have some useful knowledge.

  1. Jocko Podcast: Episode #249 About Face
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The Jocko Podcast is all about leadership and discipline principles. In this episode, hosts Jocko Willink, a decorated Navy SEAL officer and leadership expert, and Echo Charles, a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu fighter, discuss the memoir About Face by Colonel David Hackworth. The book details Col. Hackworth’s life of patriotism and service and his work to challenge the Pentagon on the misconceptions of the Vietnam war. Jocko and Echo read excerpts of the book and discuss how it remains a guide for leadership today. This is an excellent episode for anyone looking to boost your leadership abilities.

2. a16z Podcast: How to Decide, Convey vs. Convince, & More

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This podcast comes from the renowned venture capital firm, Andreessen Horowitz, and delves into the VC world. This episode jumps into the psychology of decision making and the processes people go through to make a decision. Host Jeff Jordan brings decision-making expert and poker player Annie Duke to discuss her new book Decide: Simple Tools for Better Choices about how people think about making their decisions.

3. Dan Snow’s History Hit: The Hunt for the Killers of Julius Caesar

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British historian Dan Snow covers some of the most exciting and fascinating historical events on this podcast. This episode is no different, where he examines the aftermath of the assassination of Julius Caesar. Joined by author and journalist Peter Stothard, the two discuss Caesar’s adopted son, Emperor Augustus, and his quest to exact vengeance upon his father’s killers. This is a fascinating story that sheds light onto the politics and leadership of a turbulent time in history.

4. 99% Invisible: Goodnight Nobody

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99% Invisible is about the unnoticed and little-known information in the world. Host Roman Mars has a fascinating story about the history of the NY Public Library, one of its visionary leaders who positioned libraries as a refuge for children, an author of a classic children’s book and how they came into conflict on this episode. This tale is a must-listen for any fans of libraries and literature.

5. The Crazy One: Episode 87 Supporting and Empowering Introverts

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This podcast, hosted by renowned designer Stephen Gates, is an exploration in how to better utilize creativity, innovation and leadership within organizations based on Gates’ own experiences. In this episode, Gates challenges the notion that extroverts make the best teammates and leaders. He takes a look at the power of introverts within organizations and how people can support and empower them to unlock their full potential. This episode has some fantastic insights into organizational behavior and dynamics that can help any organization.

The podcast world has grown so much and has something to offer for any interest. If you have a podcast you think others should be listening to, please share it on the Chet app. We love to see the community sharing new podcasts. If you’re new to Chet, please visit www.chetnetwork.com to get started!

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