9 episodes

James Wilkinson converses with people who interest him. They might interest you too.

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James Wilkinson converses with people who interest him. They might interest you too.

    Conspiracy Theories & Coronavirus w/ Quassim Cassam

    Conspiracy Theories & Coronavirus w/ Quassim Cassam

    With the planet in lockdown and citizens spending more time online than ever before conspiracy theories are spreading like wildfire. People are clammering for explanations, however farfetched, for the unprecedented circumstances they find themselves in. This often results in turning to the mirky corners of the internet filled with conspiracy theorists, preaching their version of the facts, often for notoriety and personal profit.

    On this episode I speak with Warwick University Professor of Philosophy Quassim Cassam for an in-depth conversation on conspiracy theories, the psychology behind them and the shady characters trying to get you to believe.

    • 40 min
    Get Rich Or Die Buying w/ Mike Winnet

    Get Rich Or Die Buying w/ Mike Winnet

    Mike Winnet is the UK's number one DEmotivational speaker turned get-rich-quick ad clicker and Contrepreneur exposer.

    A year after our first conversation Mike and I sat down in Winnet Towers, Warrington, for a second conversation. This time round we went deep on Contrepreneurs, the worst of the online get-rich-quick schemes and Mike's TV prospects and the future of Winnet.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Alpacr w/ Dan Swygart

    Alpacr w/ Dan Swygart

    James is joined by entrepreneur Dan Swygart to discuss travel and adventure app Alparc.

    The app-based platform is making strides in the ferice world of social media and Dan and James discussed:

    Tech startups and launching in Cardiff.
    Rogue investors and lifeline funding in Silicon Valley.
    Growing a global team.

    Enjoy x

    • 35 min
    Give It To Me Straight Doc w/ Mother

    Give It To Me Straight Doc w/ Mother

    In this episode I sat down with my very own mother to discuss her brush with death in 2018.

    A doctor herself Mum suffered complications of a routine operation that saw her lose 70% of her blood internally. Listen in for the blow-by-blow of how it happened, dealing with the fallout and NHS vs. private hospitals.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    The Contrepreneur w/ Mike Winnet

    The Contrepreneur w/ Mike Winnet

    In a step away from what I've done before, it felt about time to bring a touch of reality to a world that tells us we can be the next "one minute millionaire'.

    The UK's Number 1 De-Motivational speaker Mike Winnet stepped out of one of his infamous HR bollockings to speak with me about why he is so desperately needed to spread his message of accepting mediocrity. Mike also disclosed far more about his past business and personal life than ever before, as well as his future plans for "The Contrepreneur".

    • 51 min
    TLC & Unwind w/ Gian Power

    TLC & Unwind w/ Gian Power

    James Wilkinson is joined by fellow business mogul Gian Power to discuss two businesses, The Lions Club and Unwind.

    Quenching his thirst for knowledge on a carrot and orange juice blend, James gets the answers behind the businesses looking to save your head. Thanks for listening.

    • 42 min

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