Mark Asquith is a serial entrepreneur, international keynote speaker, UK’s number one business podcaster, and a millennial influencer.

Since quitting his real job in 2005, he’s gone on to found award winning global design agency Hacksaw, media company and podcast Excellence Expected, with guests such as Chris Ducker, Amy Landino, Guy Kawasaki, Rand Fishkin and John Lee Dumas; with whom he also co-founded website design business, Podcast Websites.

Mark has cultivated a personal brand that has created an audience of worldwide fans and he speaks across the world at tech, business and media events, particularly in the United States.

He has a straight talking, no bullsh*t style, he spends all of his speaking fees on hot dogs and beard products, and he once heckled Rick Astley enough to upset him!

00.00 Trailer

00.18 Introduction

02.00 The Hot Dog story and Mark’s Why

11.00 Mark’s early life and becoming an adult

22.50 Becoming an entrepreneur

28.30 Mark’s highs and lows

39.30 Getting into podcasting

44.45 What makes a great podcast?

49.00 Mark’s favourite tools and life hacks

52.30 A day in the life of Mark Asquith

54.50 Where does Mark see himself in 5 years?

58.30 Mark on his purpose

1.01.20 Why vs purpose

1.04.20 What would Mark like his legacy to be?

1.05.30 Mark’s definition of success

1.06.50 Mark’s life philosophy

1.09.00 Excellence expected – how did the name come about?

1.11.30 Best piece of advice

1.14.30 What would Mark say to his 20 year old self?

1.16.00 Mark on personal brand

1.21.50 Changing the world

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