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In this episode I am joined by Mike Primrose aka The Property Finance Guy. Mike shares his journey to success and how nearly losing everything pushed him to grow the business he has today. Failure wasn’t an option for Mike and he shares what his mindset around pushing through and the different scenario Mike had to over come.

This is the first time Mike has shared his full story publicly. It’s a must listen.
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I sit down in this unique episode with Sam Temple-baxter from Student It and Business over beers podcast. Sam and I spend this episode exploring human psychology, perceptions and the importance of understanding how people work.

We also touch on Sam sadly losing his Dad at a young age, which has put his life into perspective and pushes him to create the life he desires.

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/samtemplebaxter/
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/sam.templebaxter
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In this episode I sit down with Dave Goodfellow from Ikonic Property. Dave has elaborate experience within the serviced accommodation (airbnb) sector. Coming from a commercial background he has applied what he learnt over his career working at large corporations to established a well oiled and systemised business.

We touch on what it takes to grow a successful business and how embracing failure is a crucial to growth.

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/dave.ikonic.7
Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/ikonicproperty 

For those of you who don’t know Jennifer she is CEO and Founder of Calla, a specialist footwear brand for women who suffer from bunions. She took a £39,000 redundancy pay out to help start and grow Calla. Fast forward to today she has raised over £275,000 worth of start up investment and now has 4 employees working within the business.

https://www.callashoes.co.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/shoesyourfeetwilllove/
https://twitter.com/callashoesuk
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https://www.pinterest.co.uk/callashoes/
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In this episode I sat down with good friend Saif Derzi. Saif started his career as a pharmacists, and then moved into growing a property trading business, achieving over 50 transactions in 2 years.

In this episode we talk about some of the mistakes Saif and I have made and more importantly how we have dealt with those mistakes. We touch on how Saif lost £36,000 from fraud and how that sits with him today to help him make smarter decisions in business. We also touch on Saifs best advise and how you can learn from other peoples mistakes.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sdgbproperties/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=599028677

In this episode I sit down with good friend Alistair Trippett, to discuss what has driven him to do what he has done at such a young age.

Starting his property journey leveraging early inheritance, Alistair has moved through projects from flips to commercial HMO’s to now owning a block of 24 flats in Stoke-on-trent.

It wasn’t an easy start for Alistair as he was diagnosed with bone cancer at an early age. Going through this at such an early age has give Alistair a perspective on life, which has given him the mindset and drive to make sure he is getting the most out of his life.

LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/alistair-trippett-58b56bb2
Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/ajtrippett/

I am joined in this episode by Matt Timms [Episode 1] & Brad Lancaster [Episode 9] where we discuss the pros and cons of being young in business.

Do you agree whether it is a bonus to be young, or is the lack of experience stacked against us? Find out our thoughts in this bonus episode.

Matt Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/matthewetimms/
Brad Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/bjlancaster/

In this episode I interviewed 24 year old restaurant owner of Casters Bar and Grill Brad Lancaster. Brad started his career at 13 years old working as a pot washer and took his first job as a chef at 14.

His journey is truly inspiring. Opening a restaurant at 21 years old is a huge achievement however, this has not come lightly as Brad describes the ups and downs to being a restaurant owner and how he has dealt with the pressures in the kitchen. We also touch on Brad working for Gordon Ramsey and how without that experience the possibility of Caster may not have come to life at the ripe age of 21.

https://castersofcheshire.co.uk/
Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/castersofcheshire/
https://www.instagram.com/bjlancaster/
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/CastersOfCheshire/

23 Year old Grace Vella established MissKick when she was still in university studying psychology.

Since leaving university she has made Miss Kicks her full time mission to grow the business into a mainstream brand and help grow the exposure of women’s football across the world. After meeting Grace I was blown away by her passion for her business and she really stood out to me as someone who is achieving massive success at just 23 years old.

We touch on the ups and downs of business and the story of MissKick more so where the idea came from. One thing I took away from the podcast is that there are a lot of ups and downs in business. And Grace touches on her perception of her journey.

https://www.instagram.com/misskick/
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https://www.facebook.com/MissKick/

Co-founder & CEO of myNexus Platform James McMillan tells his story and how he is on a mission to reshape Pre-Series A investing.

James talks about where the idea of myNexus Platform originated and how they are using gaming technology to bypass what some would describe as a lengthy and old fashioned approach to raising finance for early-stage SME’s. James has a real hunger to disrupt and reshape the investments space. I’m very excited to watch myNexus Platform develop and grow!

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mynexusplatform
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/RealJimmyMac
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/myNexusPlatform 
www.mynexusplatform.co.uk

Joint Founder & CEO of Co Space, William Stokes talks about his co-working business and how he has managed to achieve an exceptional level of success at such a young age.

What William has achieved at just 27 years old is truly inspiring. In this episode we talk about what it takes to create a successful business. It’s a long road and William shares his views on the importance of that journey. We also hear about a couple of sites he is currently working on across the UK. So much value to be taken away from this episode!!

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mrwilliamstokes/ 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WilliamStokes 

In this episode Adam shares his economic fews on the possible impact of Covid19, touching on inflation, unemployment and leverage.

Adam started his career as a hedge manager based over in Switzerland creating portfolios for high net worth individuals. In 2008 his portfolio only lost 6% where as reports indicate that the average loss that year was approximately 25%. Adam views the world as an economist and gives a valuable insight to the finance & property world.

We also talk about Adams best investments and worse investments, both amazing stories and a lot to take away from the podcast.

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Bristol Rovers defender Mark Little talks about the realties of the football industry and how his difficult transitions through his career has shaped his life in a positive way.

We talk about the importance of planning for the future and the unfortunate reality of the lack of planning within the industry. Mark has big aspirations for life after football and is focused on creating a legacy for himself beyond football. Mark is currently investing in property and pursuing a retirement plan, after recently finishing the development of his new home.

This episode really opened my eyes to the industry and similarities it shares to business. We also, share some very inspirational characters that the listeners should look into, Will Smith being one of them.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/litts_2/

In this episode I interview successful business owner and entrepreneur Dave Macmillan.

Dave has developed a successful career in business, investing and growing multiple businesses in different sectors. Dave is a perfect example of a savvy mind at work, a strong ability to spot opportunity when others might not.

We talk about Covid 19 and the effects it may have on certain industries. We also talk about the importance of understanding where you’re heading, goals and the mistakes entrepreneurs make when employing staff.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/davemacmillanmentor/

In this episode I speak to Ryan Malee, property developer, business owner, Dad and husband.

Ryan started his career from humble beginnings, working as a shop fitter. We talk about the hardship Ryan has been through to get to where he is today, and how he uses that as motivation to push on in his business. We also talk about the importance of staff and processes within your business.

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/creative_property_developer/
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/ryan.malee.1

In this podcast I interview good friend and business partner Matthew Timms.

We talk about the downside to a £1.2million buyout at the age of 25. And how losing your purpose over night can have an affect on your mental wellbeing. We also speak about the pressure of being perceived as ‘successful’ and the perception others may have on success, the importance of making mistakes and the ability to never give up.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/matthewetimms/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AmploMatt