The One About Creating Work Life Harmony

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.

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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.

About the author, Ebonie

Ebonie is the go-to Coach for Misfits and Mavens. She’s the positively disruptive creator of The Misfit to Maven Way, The Value Filter™ system and author of ‘Misfit to Maven: From ARGH to AHHH.’

She dedicates her days to inspiring and enabling people who have forgotten who they really are to feel less ARGH!! and more AHHH!!!

It is her mission to help you live a fully rounded, three-dimensional, successful and self-governed life where you can thrive.

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