1 hr 37 min

E7 How To Bootstrap £500 into £350 Million - Oliver Cookson Founder of Myprotein Deep Dive with Ali Abdaal

    • Self Help

"With patience water can erode rocks, so with patience and perseverance you can do anything" - Oliver Cookson

In this weeks episode Ali sits down with award-winning British entrepreneur, Oliver Cookson. Oliver left school aged 16 with just one GCSE and went on to become one of the UK's leading self-made millionaires after founding sports nutrition business Myprotein. Earlier this year Oliver released his book 'Bootstrap Your Life' where he writes about his experiences turning a £500 overdraft into £350 million.

In the conversation Oliver and Ali discuss the story of MyProtein from the early days right up until the sale, covering the challenges that come with being an entrepreneur, mindset and how we sometimes have to roll with the punches.

"With patience water can erode rocks, so with patience and perseverance you can do anything" - Oliver Cookson

In this weeks episode Ali sits down with award-winning British entrepreneur, Oliver Cookson. Oliver left school aged 16 with just one GCSE and went on to become one of the UK's leading self-made millionaires after founding sports nutrition business Myprotein. Earlier this year Oliver released his book 'Bootstrap Your Life' where he writes about his experiences turning a £500 overdraft into £350 million.

In the conversation Oliver and Ali discuss the story of MyProtein from the early days right up until the sale, covering the challenges that come with being an entrepreneur, mindset and how we sometimes have to roll with the punches.

1 hr 37 min