Meet Mark Asquith

Mark is a wildly approachable Brit and Star Wars DC comic geek. He’s the founder of a globally successful design agency, two tech start-ups, the UK’s number one business podcast, and a personal brand that has created an audience of worldwide fans of his “no-bullshit” attitude.

He’s a regular speaker across the world at tech, business and media events and he spends all his speaking fees on hotdogs and beer products.

You can find out more about him over at and

Fav quotes from this episode:

“There’s nothing wrong with putting yourself in the top three people that you look after.”

“What am I trying to tell people that I’m just blatantly ignoring myself?”

“The best sort of people you can have in your life are the people who tell you you’ve been a bit of a dick.”

“Friends either disappear or they galvanise”

“I’m continually accumulating more knowledge and then getting rid of 80% of it.”

“I will always be working and I will never be working, at exactly the same time.”

In this episode we talk about:

  • Learning to take your own advice
  • The importance of staying self-aware and conscious of your own blind spots
  • How your life doesn’t really start until your late teens when you begin to make your own choices
  • The “Marketing Funnel” of friendship (!)
  • The pros and cons of entrepreneurial life
  • Aiming for work-life harmony rather than balance


Plus, we talk about how to manage and balance the important, integral and interesting sections of your life.

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