When Jon Buchan's leads for his digital marketing agency dried up, he did what anyone would do: He got drunk and wrote the most absurd email ever and sent it to the world's most senior brand executives.
12 years ago, James Eder launched Student Beans - a discounts and deals website for students - two weeks before graduating from university. Making him one of Britain's youngest entrepreneurs at age 22. In today's episode, James shares why he's walked away from Student Beans to start his new startup, Causr.
When Robin Boot started off his career as an elite athlete playing professional rugby and even representing his country at an international level, he knew that it could all be gone in a split of a second. And it did. A career-ending neck injury forced him to explore other options and not only did Robin do just that, he also excelled at it.
After an excessive career in corporate sales working in the City, in 2012, Leanne Spencer was finally treated for alcoholism. Since then, she's been on a mission to change her life and impact thousands of others in the process through her new found passion for health & fitness, and has never looked back!
What does being successful mean to you? Is it having millions in the bank? Is it living in an epic mansion? Is it being at the top of a multinational? Or maybe driving fancy cars?...
If you're a regular on the show, chances are it's probably neither of the above.
But if it's none of the above, then what is it?
In today's episode I dive into what I've come to realise about the definition of success after spending the last year running my own company.
Spoiler alert, it has nothing to do with your balance statement!
Have a listen and let me know what you think.
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