11 episodes

Following the publication of his best-selling book Eat The Pudding First, renowned businessman Gary Ashworth is opening up the conversation in his new podcast series and is joined by an array of guests as he delves deeper into certain chapters. From talking about the importance of Non-Executive Directors to navigating the challenge of managing difficult people, Gary and his guests explore what it means to start and run a business in the modern world.

Previously Business Britain 2.0.

Eat The Pudding First: The Takeaway Gary Ashworth

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Following the publication of his best-selling book Eat The Pudding First, renowned businessman Gary Ashworth is opening up the conversation in his new podcast series and is joined by an array of guests as he delves deeper into certain chapters. From talking about the importance of Non-Executive Directors to navigating the challenge of managing difficult people, Gary and his guests explore what it means to start and run a business in the modern world.

Previously Business Britain 2.0.

    Finding your calling with Dr. Susi Dattenburg-Doyle, founder of Right for Education

    Finding your calling with Dr. Susi Dattenburg-Doyle, founder of Right for Education

    When Dr. Susi Dattenburg-Doyle was offered the world to stay in her management consulting role, she turned it down. Instead, she chose to raise her family and find new meaning in her life – fast forward several years and she has built schools, aided the education of tens of thousands of people, and been coronated. In our most fascinating episode so far, Gary talks to Susi about her career journey, how she found her calling, and the legacy she hopes to leave on a continent she now considers her second home.

    • 50 min
    Learning from failure with Karl Watkin, international business tycoon

    Learning from failure with Karl Watkin, international business tycoon

    "It's not about how hard you can hit, it's about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward."  That, according to Rocky Balboa, is how winning is done, and that's exactly what Karl Watkin has had to experience during his decades in business, both in Britain and across the globe. From spending millions in the 90s, missing out on near-billion-pound deals in the noughties to being declared bankrupt in the 2010s, Karl is now taking a new outlook on life, both professionally and personally. In this vibrant episode, Gary chats to Karl about his successes, his failures, and the lessons learnt along the way.

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    • 56 min
    Making the most of experience with Stephen Waddington, serial non-executive director

    Making the most of experience with Stephen Waddington, serial non-executive director

    Nobody has all the answers – especially if you're starting out in your first business venture. There are, however, those who have been there, done it, and got the t-shirt, so why not feed off of their advice and experience? Bringing a non-executive director in can take your business to new heights, a role both Gary and this week's guest, Stephen Waddington, have played time and time again. In this week's episode, we talk about how NEDs operate, what they bring to the table, and why bringing one on board could be the right move for you.

    • 48 min
    Business, creativity and the arts with Maria Brito, lawyer turned global art advisor

    Business, creativity and the arts with Maria Brito, lawyer turned global art advisor

    Creativity sells, and that's exactly why Gary doesn't believe that the arts should stick in their lane. Business has so much to learn from the creatives – and vice versa – and he has brought his passion for music, comedy and production in his business life to great effect. So to has this week's guest, Maria Brito, who left behind her career as a Harvard-graduate lawyer to forge a new path in art consultancy. She now helps some of the biggest names in showbusiness, and the fanciest firms on Wall Street, use art to inspire and empower them in their personal lives and business operations. Maria has recently published her best-selling book, entitled "How Creativity Rules the World".

    • 54 min
    How to manage difficult people with Thomas Erikson, international best-selling author

    How to manage difficult people with Thomas Erikson, international best-selling author

    Your people are the ones who really make your business tick, but not everyone who comes through the door is going to be the right fit. Thomas Erikson's book series, which includes titles Surrounded by Idiots and Surrounded by Bad Bosses and Lazy Employees, has become an international phenomenon and tackles this very issue. Together, Thomas and Gary discuss their experiences of working with others, DISC theory, and a number of other anecdotes.

    • 59 min
    Gary Ashworth

    Gary Ashworth

    In this episode of Business Britain 2.0, Gary is interviewed by Paul MacKenzie-Cummins to provide his own insight on the future of British business.
    Gary is an entrepreneur, business coach, mentor and best-selling author who has started and backed more than 30 businesses during his career. With such vast experience spanning across several sectors, Gary provides insight into what the future will be like for the job creators and why they should be excited for a post-Covid, post-Brexit Britain.

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    • 28 min

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