Executive Juice

By Stuart Lordan

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Welcome to Executive Juice, a podcast where we squeeze the most useful insights, learnings and mistakes from business leaders and entrepreneurs from all over the world.

Episode Date
William Stokes (The Juicy Bits) The power of intentionality, planning and creating a pipeline
Juicy Bits reflections on: #1 Creating a pipeline of opps, #2 Acknowldeging our weaknesses, and #3 The power of planning and creating intentionality
Jan 21, 2020
Ep 039: Solving problems, sourcing property and creating value with Goliath Academy's Mark Dunsmore
Welcome to this week’s squeezing of Executive Juice! This week we’re joined by Mark Dunsmore whose obsession with solving problems, helping others and his passion for property led him, quite naturally it would it seem, to create the Goliath Sourcing Academy with his Co-founder Brad Lazerus.
Mark shares in great depth how best to approach the sourcing of properties and much, much more in and interview that goes much deeper than property.

For in depth show notes go to executivejuice.com and if you’d like to contact us just email us at info@executivejuice.com
Jan 16, 2020
Mark Dunsmore (The Juicy Bits) Avoid Deal Desperation, solve problems and don't let your business run you
Juicy Bits reflections on: #1 Solving problems, #2 Deal desperation, #3 You run business, business doesn't run you, and #4 Using the '7 levels deep exercise' to get clarity on your why
Jan 14, 2020
Ep 038: From knowing nothing in property to raising over £6M, with Nicole Bremner
Director of East Eight, Nicole Bremner’s interest in property development was piqued when she renovated her family’s flat and ended up selling it for nearly double its value.

Despite knowing next to nothing about property, Nicole invested her savings into property development. Since then, she has renovated multi-million pound properties in Central and East London.

Nicole joins me in this episode and shares:

- How she succeeded despite knowing nothing about property development at the start
- Why it’s harder today to make money in property
- Three mistakes she made that you can learn from

For more information on books talked about and other links go to executivejuice.com and feel free to contact us at info@executivejuice.com with any feedback you may have!
Jan 09, 2020
Nicole Bremner (The Juicy Bits) Not knowing is a not a reason to stop taking action
Juicy Bits reflections on: #1 Know what you want and prepare to compromise, #2 Having "no idea" shouldn't stop you taking action, and #3 You don't know what you don't know - but plan for it anyway!!
Jan 07, 2020
Ep 037: Get started in property investing with Mike Stenhouse
This week we launch our Property Series with property investor and host of Inside Property Investing podcast, Mike Stenhouse.

Mike left the corporate life in 2013 to go full-time into property, switching from flipping properties to HMOs and has effectively replaced his day-job income.

He joins me in this episode as we discuss:

- The reality of full-time property investing
- Mike’s first foray into property investing
- His current property strategy -- commercial to residential conversion

Please contact us with any feedback via the executivejuice.com contact form
Jan 02, 2020
Mike Stenhouse (Juicy Bits): Property strategies & learnings from Mike of Inside Property Investing
Welcome to the start of Executive Juice's property series!

This is the Juicy Bits reflections on:
#1 Property development strategies
#2 Starting "Small"
#3 Clarity on why you're using property as investment strategy

Please provide us with feedback or just get in touch via the executivejuice.com website or message me directly on LinkedIn (search Stuart Lordan)
Dec 31, 2019
The 5 best book suggestions from 2019 interviewees - a Juicy Bits Special
In this Christmas special edition I talk through the 5 best book suggestions from interviewees so far and most importantly, why.

The essential books which should be added to your reading list are:

1. The 4 Hour Work Week
2. Can't Hurt Me
3. Man's Search for Meaning
4. The Power of Now
5. 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

If you have any feedback contact me via:

Email: stuart@lordpandaproperty.co.uk
Linked In (Stuart Lordan)
executivejuice.com contact form.
Dec 26, 2019
The 5 biggest learnings from entrepreneurs and business leaders in 2019 - Juicy Bits Special
In this Christmas Eve special edition I talk through my 5 biggest learnings from interviews so far, which include:

1. The non-secret secret in business.
2. How entrepreneurs approach 'failure'
3. The way to approach 'feedback' aka criticism*
4. Importance of action, and
5. The power of responsibility

If you have any feedback contact me via:

Email: stuart@lordpandaproperty.co.uk
Linked In (Stuart Lordan)
executivejuice.com contact form.

Happy Christmas!
Dec 24, 2019
Ep 036: From getting shot at to creating 4Networking, which has over 5,000 networking events in the UK, with Brad Burton
Founder of 4Networking, Brad Burton has achieved success while refusing to compromise who he is. He notes, “If you’ve got to pretend to be something you’re not in order to win business, that’s not success.”

He joins me in this episode as we discuss:
-How Brad turned his life around -- from getting shot at to founding 4Networking
-What it takes to succeed while being yourself
-Why people struggle to make decisions
Dec 19, 2019
Brad Burton (The Juicy Bits): BE YOU and follow your own dream of success
Juicy Bits Reflections on:

1. Everyone has a story
2. Follow your own dreams of success
3. Be you

This week’s Juicy Bits episode supports the Brad Burton interview which will be released on Thursday.

Brad has a remarkable story which starts with him getting shot at twenty-odd years ago and continues with his founding 4Networking. You’ll hear all about it on the podcast on Thursday.

Juicy Bits Reflections:
Everyone has a story
Follow your own dreams of success
Be you

[02:15] Everyone has a story
I asked Brad how people who don’t have a story like his can drive and inspire themselves, and Brad replied, “Everyone has a story.”

He’s right. It might not be as dramatic as someone shooting through the windscreen of your car, but your story is your story. You just need to think about what your key inflection points are.

Think about the key moments of your life
If this happened emotionally, you’ll remember those key points. They could be conversations, situations. That’s your story. Think about how your doing relates to that story.

[05:43] Follow your own dreams of success
What is success?
Success for me is having a more flexible life -- being able to attend my kids’ events, being around more, coaching my son’s football team, spending time with my twin daughters.

What does success look like to you?
Block out the sounds of other people. Figure out what success means to you.

Most successful entrepreneurs -- I mean success in the sense that they’re doing what they want to do -- have followed with laser focus what they want to do.

[07:14] Be you
How do you be you?
Often, we can get buffeted around by what we think expectations of others might be, whether that’s parents, coworkers, people on social media we don’t even know.

A good question for all of us to ask is, “Who am I?”

Live in alignment with your own personal values
If you get to the end of day where you’re unhappy, it might just be that you’re not living in alignment with your own personal values

Build your business and life around the things that are important to you
If you get an email that says you’re going to die in the next 24 hours, you’re not going to send the next email to your client. You’re not going to bother with that invoice. You will focus on what’s important. How do we build our business and our lives around those things which are important?
Dec 17, 2019
Ep 035: Niche, niche, then Niche again! With Personal Brand specialist Hannah Power
Today’s guest helps purpose-driven entrepreneurs become powerful online leaders.

Personal branding coach Hannah Power joins me today as we discuss:

- How she helps entrepreneurs build their personal brand
- What it takes for the average person to connect with and trust a brand
- What to do if you haven’t discovered your niche
Dec 12, 2019
Hannah Power (The Juicy Bits) Get clarity on what you really love, focus on your niche and face your fears!!
Juicy Bits reflections on: #1. Thinking about what you really love, #2. Niching down, and #3. Facing our fears
Dec 10, 2019
Ep 034: Anger is a gift, when used positively, with Hayat Rachi
When today’s guest got fired for not conforming to a company’s high-heel policy, she proceeded to build a body-positive lingerie brand using her severance pay.

Founder and CEO of Neon Moon, Hayat Rachi joins me today and talks about:

-using her £1000 severance pay to build Neon Moon.
-the first steps she took to set up the business and find manufacturers and suppliers
-the biggest lesson she’s learned in the past six years of running Neon Moon
Dec 05, 2019
Hayat Rachi (The Juicy Bits) Anger is a gift! (When used positively)
Juicy Bits Reflections on: #1 Anger is a gift, #2 Being your own brand, and #3 Asking for help and support to get where you want to go
Dec 03, 2019
Ep 033: Don't be afraid to develop your proposition whilst you create it, with Huma Khan
Can a salesperson truly satisfy buyers’ or customers’ needs and still meet their sales targets? Combining her love for sales and psychology, our guest today shows how you can use sales psychology as a force for good and still get yes at the end of it.

Founder of SalesPsych, Huma Khan joins me today as we discuss:

-Sales psychology
-Why most salespeople are consistently ineffective and what they can do about it
-Important lessons from her biggest failure
Nov 28, 2019
Huma Khan (The Juicy Bits) Focusing on purpose and developing the proposition as you create it
Juicy Bits reflections on: #1 Focus on the PURPOSE, #2 Developing proposition as you create it and #3 Power of support networks
Nov 26, 2019
Ep 032: Get out of your own way and ask better questions of yourself with Calvin Niles
We often become so engrossed in our smartphones that we miss the important things going on in the lives of those we love. This was our guest’s experience when he missed his son’s brilliance at basketball practice, and he has made it his life’s mission to work with business leaders, entrepreneurs, and professional coaches to help them achieve balance in this digital age.

An empowerment coach and founder of Calvin Niles Consulting, Calvin Niles joins me today as we discuss:
-How he’s fighting device distraction with a wooden box,
-How mindfulness can help us lead better lives,
-Failure and creating habits that promote success
Nov 21, 2019
Calvin Niles (The Juicy Bits) Forming new habits, becoming a better person and asking better questions of ourselves
Juicy Bits Reflections on: #1 How to form new habits, #2 Discovering how we can become better versions of ourselves and #3 Asking better questions of ourselves
Nov 19, 2019
Ep 031: Identifying the problems your company is best suited to solve, with Mark Emond
It’s been seven years since Mark Emond founded Demand Spring, a revenue marketing consultancy that develops a blueprint for B2B companies AND helps them implement it.

Mark joins me today as we discuss:

- What led to the creation of Demand Spring and the first step he took
- Lessons from his biggest failure in the past 7 years
- Habits that helped him achieve success and habits he had to work on
Nov 14, 2019
Mark Emond (The Juicy Bits): Know what problems you are solving and make sure you're enriching your life, not diminishing it
Juicy Bits reflections on: #1 Being clear on the problem you are solving #2 Surrounding yourself with the right people #3 Does your work enrich or diminish your life?
Nov 12, 2019
Ep 030: Idea to execution in 3 weeks with Crypto Curry Club's Erica Stanford
Founder of Crypto Curry Club, Erica Stanford, joins Executive Juice as we discuss how she came up with the Crypto Curry Club idea, her spontaneity in booking an event that same night, and what she has gleaned from her journey so far.
Nov 07, 2019
Erica Stanford (The Juicy Bits): Executing ideas and focusing on value NOT revenue
Juicy Bits reflections on: #1 Executing ideas, #2 Focusing on value and not revenue, and #3 Staying curious
Nov 05, 2019
Ep 029: Recovering from a crushed ego, the need for acceptance & freedom in a brutally honest conversation with Ryan French
Oct 31, 2019
Ryan french (The Juicy Bits): Crushed egos leading to acceptance and greater freedom
Juicy Bits reflections on #1 Power of the ego; getting power from our greatest defeats #2 Acceptance being the greatest asset #3 Talking about our Spiritual selves
Oct 29, 2019
Ep 028: Conquer your fear of Social Media with LinkedIn specialist Helen Pritchard
Online Business Coach and Founder of Blue Sky Digital Marketing, Helen Pritchard, joins us as we discuss social media marketing and how to conquer your fears and consistently put out content.

[03:18]How it all started – From a building business to social media marketing
[05:56]Why Helen focused on LinkedIn Marketing
[10:02]How do you get to the stage where your content gets thousands of views?
[14:06]Making sacrifices to make it
[16:49]Helen talks about her biggest failure and the tragedy of trying to be something you’re not
[20:03]Particularly in relation to social media, how do you maintain your focus andproductivity?
[21:00]Helen on dealing with the fear of putting yourself out on social media
Oct 24, 2019
Helen Pritchard (The Juicy Bits) : Know who you are, what your niche is and focus on that!
Juicy Bits Reflections on: #1 Niching down #2 Aligning with your values #3 Consistency (is everything!)
Oct 22, 2019
Ep 027: Break through the glass ceiling and fall back in love with your business with Gavin Preston
Business Strategist Gavin Preston joins us as we discuss entrepreneurs hitting glass ceilings in their business, losing sight of the big picture, and attributes that can help entrepreneurs cut out distractions and focus on the next phase of growth for their business.
Oct 17, 2019
Gavin Preston (The Juicy Bits): The power of professional business support, accepting responsibility and need for real resilience
Juicy Bits reflections on: #1 Getting the needed business support to grow, #2 Mindset and power of responsibility, #3 The need for resilience
Oct 15, 2019
Ep 026: From a van and a clown outfit to a £10-12M turnover business, with James Sinclair
Founder and CEO of The Partyman Group of Companies, James Sinclair, joins us as we discuss his entrepreneurial journey, what business owners get wrong when employing people, and his formula for success.
Oct 10, 2019
James Sinclair (The Juicy Bits): Why do we need to actually create a business and make sacrifices?
Juicy Bits reflections on: #1 The reason for creating a business #2 The sacrifices that need to be made to grow business #3 Busy-ness versus productivity
Oct 08, 2019
Ep 025: How to annihilate impostor syndrome and live a life of courage with author Amy Perkins
Truly inspirational author of Keys to Courage, Amy Perkins, joins us as we discuss learning from difficult times, overcoming the impostor syndrome, and speaking your truth.
Oct 03, 2019
Amy Perkins (Juicy Bits): Overcoming impostor syndrome, leaving regrets behind and the value of integrity
Juicy Bits Reflections on: #1 The value of integrity, #2 Having no regrets and #3 overcoming impostor syndrome
Oct 01, 2019
Ep 024: Why owning everything doesn't mean doing everything and don't let optimism replace truth with Darryl Praill
Chief Marketing Officer at VanillaSoft, Darryl Praill, joins us as we discuss his entrepreneurial journey including his breakdown after taking on the responsibilities of everyone he worked with.

A veteran Marketing Executive with over 25 years’ experience spanning startups, acquisitions and IPOs, Darryl shares how to handle competitors who are bigger than you, overcoming the fear of people judging you, and the habits that have led to his success.
Sep 26, 2019
Darryl Praill (The Juicy Bits): Why optimism shouldn't replace the truth and why owning everything shouldn't mean doing the work of others
Juicy Bits Reflections on: #1 Owning everything doesn't mean taking on the responsibilities of others
#2 Identifying the fights we can win rather than trying to win them all #3 Don't let your optimism replace the truth
Sep 24, 2019
EP 023: Don't search for meaning, create it, with Million Dollar Consulting author Alan Weiss
Consultant, speaker, and prolific author (of 64 books!) Alan Weiss joins us and shares how to create a successful business with longevity; including the top habits that have contributed to his success.
Sep 19, 2019
Alan Weiss (The Juicy Bits): If not now, when? Procrastination is a sign of fear so have the courage of your talent
Juicy Bits reflections on: #1 having the courage of your talent #2 Being fearless in creating value #3 If you're not failing, you're not trying
Sep 17, 2019
Ep 022: Creating freedom from within and generating opportunities at the expense of our 'self' with Josh Connolly
Creator of Freedom From Within and ambassador for the National Association of Children of Alcoholics (NACOA), Josh Connolly, joins us as we discuss resilience, self-awareness, and reworking our attitude to failure.
Sep 12, 2019
Josh Connolly (The Juicy Bits): The power of personal inventory, daily habits and turning failings into gifts
Juicy Bits reflections on: #1 Personal inventory #2 Turning failings to gifts #3 The daily habits that can change our lives.
Sep 10, 2019
EP 021: An inspiring journey back from a £2.5M problem after LinkedIn changed the professional landscape with Penny Power OBE
Author and Professional Speaker, Penny Power OBE, joins me as we discuss about the personal side of business.

She shares the lessons she gleaned from her 14-year experience running Ecademy, the world’s first social network for business people, the habits that have kept her going as an entrepreneur, and the importance of the mental health of an entrepreneur.
Sep 05, 2019
Penny Power (The Juicy Bits): Coming back from a £2.5M problem, taking care of investors, growing your social capital and mental fitness
Juice Bits reflections on: #1 Treating yoiur investors with care #2 Growing your social capital #3 Learning about your own mental fitness
Sep 03, 2019
Ep 020: Being mentally broken, self-destruction and using it to fuel success with Nick Gill
Founder & Strategy Partner at Team Eleven, Nick Gill, joins us as we discuss lessons learned from his years in the marketing world, being mentally broken, and building a company that puts the employee first.
Aug 29, 2019
Nick Gill (The Juicy Bits): Being mentally broken, self-destruction and using it to fuel success
Juicy Bits reflections on: #1 How we can put being mentally broken to good use #2 It's all about the people and relationships #3 Drawing energy from those around us
Aug 27, 2019
Ep 019: A powerful message: turning weaknesses into Superpowers, getting clarity on goals and why your WHY is important with Alison Edgar
Entrepreneur’s godmother and Dyslexic Author, Alison Edgar, joins us as we discuss failure, focusing on your strengths, discovering what you want in life, working with the right team, and how to improve your productivity and focus.
Aug 22, 2019
Alison Edgar (Juicy Bits): Creating superpowers, getting clarity on the REAL goals and why the "why" is so important
Juicy Bits reflections on: #1 Turning negative experiences into really positive ones, #2 Making sure the goal we set is actually the goal we want to achieve and #3 Why the "why" is so important
Aug 20, 2019
Ep 018: The importance of honesty, facing our true fears and shared values with Amy Cheadle, Co-Founder of the Northern Dough Co
Amy Cheadle, joins me as we explore her entrepreneurial journey, she talks about founding the Northern Dough Company with her husband, the benefits of having a salaried job while building your business, balancing parenting and running your business, and addressing the fear of failure.
Aug 15, 2019
Amy Cheadle (Juicy Bits): There will NEVER be a right time to start and NO it's not easy to start a business!
Juicy Bits reflections: #1 The right time is NOW (but get clarity on what it is you're afraid of). #2 Don't be afraid to put yourself first and #3 Be kind to yourself!
Aug 13, 2019
EP 017: Find your calling and keep your curiosity with Founder Max Hunter
Chief Joy Officer at Loylogic and Founder of Max Hunter & Partners, Max Hunter, joins us as we explore his journey to finding his calling.

He talks about becoming the Chief Joy Officer, the people side of business, and what your “internal energy” after work can say about your current job.
Aug 08, 2019
Max Hunter (Juicy Bits): Finding your calling, Following your energy and Role Modelling
Juicy buts reflections on #1 Finding your calling, #2 Self Employment and #3 Role modelling for your children
Aug 06, 2019
Ep 016: Brutal honesty, the art of non-judgement and her biggest failure in life with Sarah-Anne Lucas aka Bird
This week we talk with Sarah-Anne Lucas aka Bird. Bird is an author, international speaker, businesswomen, Ironman, and most importantly, Mum to three extraordinary little people (well, maybe not so little anymore!).

In this episode, Bird tells us about her business ventures including Bird on a Bike, her upcoming book, and her weekly talk show. Bird explains what she is hungry for; she wakes up at 5 am because she needs to and thrives off of it. By running a flourishing business and working hard to stay a competitive athlete, Bird wants to be an inspiration for her adult children. Then, Bird discusses the art of being non-judgmental and allowing your children to be who they want to be rather than whom you think they should be. Later, Bird describes her biggest failure - she was not able to stay married to her ex-husband. Plus, something Bird needs to work on is resting; mentally, it is challenging to rest. Rest is still very active for some people. Stay tuned to hear the quick juice questions!

 In this episode, we discuss:

[00:30] About Bird
[05:30] Bird’s upcoming book
[09:55] What Bird is hungry for
[13:00] There’s always a story behind the book
[15:05] Practicing the art of being non-judgmental
[18:20] Bird’s biggest failure
[21:30] Being brutally honest with people
[22:15] The need to rest

[25:00] Quick Juice Questions
[25:10] Do you currently invest? What do you look for in an investment and why?
[26:10] What most inspires you? When and where are you most inspired?
[29:50] Which book has inspired you and changed your thinking the most?
[37:00] The last bit of Executive Juice: Just do it.
Aug 01, 2019
Bird (The Juicy Bits)
Reflections on The Juicy Bits including: #1 Showing up for our children and helping become the people they were meant to be and #2 How our "failures" often become the key catalyst in creating some of the best things in our life
Jul 30, 2019
Simon Bourne (The Juicy Bits)
Juicy Bits reflections on #1 Entrepreneurship being based on a multitude of moments #2 Imposter syndrome #3 Importance of relationships and focusing on needs not wants
Jul 25, 2019
Episode 015: Talking leather waste, impostor syndrome and creating an aspirational brand with Mr Hand Dyed Shoe himself, Simon Bourne!
Founder of The Hand Dyed Shoe Company, Simon Bourne, joins me in his dye-covered apron as we explore his entrepreneurial journey.

From “failing terribly in a Business Admin” to “changing the way the world buys shoes”, Simon Bourne shares about his surprising personal habits, attitude, and fantastic relationships that have helped him along the way.

In this episode we discuss:

02:05 Simon Bourne’s Current Role and Business Focus
03:35 Trash to Treasure: Turning leather offcuts into custom accessories.
04:24 What drove you to the place of self-employment/entrepreneurship?
06:12 The definition of an entrepreneur -- being an entrepreneur and not knowing it?
07:15 The Imposter Syndrome – Feeling embarrassed about being called an entrepreneur?
10:22 Simon Bourne’s Biggest Failure so far with The Hand Dyed Shoe Company
12:13 Prioritizing your needs over your wants; The value of a good team/support system
16:59 Impatience and Frustration - The surprising personal habits that drive Simon Bourne’s entrepreneurial growth?
20:12 How do you maintain focus on the most important things for your business?
21:59 Quick Juice Questions
22:09 Do you currently invest? What do you look for in an investment and why?
22:24 What most inspires you? When and where are you most inspired?
23:27 Which book has inspired you and changed your thinking the most?
24:36 What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received? – “You don’t know what you don’t know,” from Gary King
25:52 If there’s one last bit of Executive Juice you can share for people who want to get to the top of their game, what would it be? – Everything is about building fantastic, long-lasting relationships
Jul 25, 2019
Richard Blain (The Juicy Bits)
Juicy Bits Reflections on #1 Doing and creating numerous things regardless of education #2 Being honest with yourself and understanding 2nd and 3rd order consequences #3 Mitigating risk and not being fearful of it
Jul 18, 2019
Episode 014: Dealing with risk through honesty with multiple business owner and serial entrepreneur Richard Blain
In our first ever 'offsite' interview Richard Blain joins me to share his experiences of launching and running several businesses since the 90s dot-com bubble. Currently Founder and CEO at Earth-i – which delivers the world’s first commercial colour video from space – he holds decades of success building businesses within the aviation and aerospace industries, and healthcare and insurance sectors.

We meet at the Pilot’s Hub Cafe to learn how he obtained his pilot’s license aged 17, why it’s important to “not believe your own propaganda” when running a business.

What we discuss in this episode:

● Getting carried away during the dot-com bubble’s “promising landscape”
● His approach to business risk
● Being mindful that success isn’t always around the corner
Jul 18, 2019
Lamont Patterson (The Juicy Bits)
Juicy Bits! Reflections on #1 Invest in yourself #2 Focus on completion #3 Making sure you get credit
Jul 11, 2019
Episode 013: The business of music and developing new talent in the music industry with CEO Lamont Patterson
Lamont Patterson has worked with Quincy Jones, Marvin Gaye, and Tina Turner among many others and shares his invaluable experiences from the music industry and how that translates into the business world.
Jul 11, 2019
Michele Attias (The Juicy Bits)
Juicy Bits! Reflections on #1 Asking yourself what you'd like to create today #2 Not everyone has it all figured out #3 Fulfillment is an inside job
Jul 04, 2019
Episode 011: Mindset expert Michele Attias talks about how we can become more and how to stop limiting ourselves
Mindset expert, international speaker and author Michele Attias joins me in this episode to discuss how so much of our success in life comes from within and our inner-workings.

From catwalk modeling to corporate banking to coaching and therapy, Michele has had a varied working career that’s ultimately led her to working as a coach with people who really want change and find what really matters in life. Too often what limits us is asking ourselves the wrong questions, instead we need to appreciate that “we’re so much more than we think we are”.

In this episode we discuss:

●What coaching gives that psychotherapy can’t
●What she’s learned from her personal challenges
●How to build meaningful relationships with clients and the rest of your business
●Daily habits that keep Michele present
Jul 04, 2019
Jeremy Blain (The Juicy Bits)
Juicy Bits! Reflections on #1 Failing fast / failing forward #2 balance of Mind body Spirit #3 Power of pen to paper
Jun 27, 2019
Episode 011: How to fail fast and build a global business with Jeremy Blain
Jeremy Blain joins the show to share his insights into the future of the work. As an industry expert with over 20 years experience working in L&D, he’s the Founder of PerformanceWorks and currently based in Singapore. Having also worked at Procter and Gamble and PepsiCo, he values the importance of failing fast and moving forward, and tools support him along the way.

In this episode we discuss:

●The gig economy and working remotely
●The risks of moving too quickly in business
●Working smarter through digital tools
●The importance of physical and mental fitness when working for yourself

Links Mentioned:

Blue Jeans

Books Mentioned:
‘The Great Acceleration’ by Charles Robert Colvile
‘The Shift’ by Lynda Gratton
‘Little, Big’ by John Crowley
Jun 27, 2019
Becky Lodge (The Juicy Bits)
Juicy Bits! Reflections on #1 Asking for help #2 Mindset #3 Having the right team in place
Jun 20, 2019
Episode 010: The harsh realities of entrepreneurship with Becky Lodge
Guest Lecturer in Sales at the University of Portsmouth and CIM qualified CEO of Little Kanga, Becky Lodge, joins me as we explore the reality of entrepreneurship today.

With over 25 years’ international sales and marketing experience and having started multiple businesses, she talks about her biggest failure, lessons learned, and her advice to entrepreneurs who want to get to the top of their game.
Jun 20, 2019
Dave Buckingham (The Juicy Bits)
Juicy Bits! Reflections on #1 Getting to where you want to go without rigorously planning #2 Actively pursuing opportunities #3 Enjoying the highs and not getting crushed by the lows!
Jun 13, 2019
Episode 009: Following a business compass with CEO Dave Buckingham
Dave Buckingham, CEO of Ecrebo, joins the show to share his entrepreneurial journey within the retail and CPG space
Jun 13, 2019
Yann Murciano (The Juicy Bits)
Juicy Bits! Reflections on #1 Identifying a need #2 Starting a business at the right time (spoiler alert - it's NOW!!) #3 Having skin in the game
Jun 06, 2019
Episode 008: Sharing responsibility to become a successful CEO with Yann Murciano
Sharing responsibility to be a successful CEO with Yann Murciano
Jun 06, 2019
Piragash Sivanesan (The Juicy Bits)
Juicy Bits! Reflections on cashflow, redundancy andd building for the future.
May 30, 2019
Episode 007: Getting cashflow right and setting the right business measures to succeed with Piragash Sivanesan
After taking redundancy from the corporate world in 2015, Piragash Sivanaysan took the leap to launch his own business Totum Finance. Knowing that the majority of SMEs collapse because of cash flow problems, Piragash brought in his corporate understanding of looking ahead into a business’ overall journey. Piragash joins me in this episode to share how he’s scaled his business since joining the entrepreneurial world.
May 30, 2019
Ilse Brockling (The Juicy Bits)
Juicy Bits reflections on: children's view on what health actually means, instagram impact on children and staying inquisitive
May 23, 2019
Episode 006: Why we need to educate children on holistic health from an early age with Ilse Brockling (nee Fullarton)
Why we need to educate children about their holistic health from an early age, transitioning from education to the business world and why every business should have an element of social purpose.
May 23, 2019
Jason Green (The Juicy Bits)
Juicy bits reflections on: Turning negatives such as dyslexia into a positive, the importance of clearly defined goals and how corrosive fear can be to doing and achieving the things we want to achieve.
May 22, 2019
Episode 005: Scaling a businesses through technology with Jason Green
Having clear goals and purpose from the start, however, is fundamental to true growth: “without a plan and goals, what are you waiting for?”
Jason Green is the Founder and CEO of Technology@Work – an IT Managed Service Provider that helps increase ROI through connecting businesses to the right technologies. As a Business Technologist with over 25 years experience, he’s seen how businesses scale when they invest in technology.

In this episode we discuss:

- The “daily huddles” he has with his team
- Communicating clear goals and missions
- Getting non-tech experts to embrace technology through their business
- The term TADD - Technology Attention Deficit Disorder - he’s coined

For more information visit the show notes at ExecutiveJuice.com
May 16, 2019
Hither Mann (The Juicy Bits)
Juicy Bits reflections on: Taking 100% ownership, losing £200k in two days and detachment from money, what we'd do if we lost everything an self worth and self esteem.
May 09, 2019
Episode 004: How to master money through spiritual awareness and take control with Hither Mann
Money and investment expert Hither Mann joins me as we explore what it takes to be financially free. As CEO and Founder of Fortune Academy, the world’s first lifetime financial education provider, Hither is a self-made multi-millionaire, with a portfolio in property development, company investing and financial trading. She also founded the mental health charity Fortune Family House.

She has learnt first hand that to master money, you need to view money as a spiritual game: “you come first, money second”.

In this episode we discuss:

- The psychology behind money and the emotions we often attach to it
- Teaching your children to have healthy relationships with money
- Reduce risk by immersing yourself to the industry that you’re investing in and looking long-term
- Adopting habits from successful people

For more information visit the show notes at ExecutiveJuice.com
May 09, 2019
Erica Sosna (The Juicy Bits)
Reflections on: being able to work from two countries, being embarrassed about creating the life we want and that the 'Where' is as important as the 'Why'
Apr 19, 2019
Episode 003: The importance of our environment and creating the work and life design with Erica Sosna
This week we’re joined by Founder and CEO of Career Matters, Erica Sosna. Career Matters helps companies retain their best people through timely and high-quality career conversations and career navigation programmes.

As an expert in employee engagement and former senior leadership consultant, Erica certainly walks the walk through her business. She enjoys running her business remotely whilst spending six months of the year in Tuscany, and six months in Surrey. We all spend on average 80,000 hours of our lives working – so it’s important we make it count.

In this episode we discuss:

- Identifying your ‘environmental fit’: where you work and live at your best
- Erica’s weekly rituals with her virtual team
- The moment Career Matters had to take a drastic pivot
- The best career advice she often gives

For more information visit the show notes at ExecutiveJuice.com
Apr 18, 2019
Matt Webster (The Juicy Bits)
Reflections on using Social Media channels to grow business remotely, actively listening and why our children won't care what our earning capacity is
Apr 12, 2019
Episode 002: How to grow a business from Rio de Janeiro with Matt Webster
This week, Matt Webster joins the show all the way from Rio De Janeiro. Currently working as an independent consultant supporting businesses with their creative marketing, strategic ideation and business development, Matt was previously the co-founder of Media Bounty, a social media marketing agency. With a background in sales, marketing, and strategy, Matt now enjoys taking his work to all corners of the world: “be curious about the world that’s going on around you”.

In this episode we discuss:

- Why Linkedin is a great resource for new business
- Developing skills in active listening
- Articulating yourself amongst loud voices in business
- Growing a business remotely

For more information visit the show notes at ExecutiveJuice.com
Apr 11, 2019
Scott Mautz (The Juicy Bits)
Reflections on seeking authenticity rather than approval, the fear of what others think and failure
Apr 05, 2019
Episode 001: Discover the 3 ways to fail and how to overcome the fear of failure with Scott Mautz
Welcome to the first episode of Executive Juice! This week, I’m joined by Scott Mautz, a keynote speaker, author, professor, Inc. columnist and founder of the keynote and coaching company Profound Performance. For over 20 years he’s been following his legacy statement “to inspire someone every single day”. Describing himself as an “ex-corporate refugee” from Procter & Gamble, Scott shares his experience of transitioning into the entrepreneurial world.

In this episode we discuss:

- Why we need to seek authenticity, not approval
- The 90/10 rule to live by
- The three ways to fail, and overcoming the fear of failure
- Why there’s no such thing as an overnight success – things come through trials and tribulations

For more information visit the show notes at ExecutiveJuice.com
Apr 04, 2019
Episode 000: Welcome to Executive Juice
Welcome to Executive Juice, a place where leaders, entrepreneurs and business and owners will share their best learnings to help you get to where you want to go
Mar 28, 2019