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Taking Care of Business is an honest and raw, real life podcast (and also a book) on how to grow a successful business whilst taking care of what matters most...yourself. The podcast features some of the most successful business leaders in the UK, mixed in with some inspirational guests from the worlds of sport and media. Paul, a working-class guy, has himself started and grown a number of privately owned and publicly listed companies. The Taking Care of Business book is released on 29th April and available to pre-order from Waterstones and Amazon.

Taking Care of Business is an honest and raw, real life podcast (and also a book) on how to grow a successful business whilst taking care of what matters most...yourself. The podcast features some of the most successful business leaders in the UK, mixed in with some inspirational guests from the worlds of sport and media. Paul, a working-class guy, has himself started and grown a number of privately owned and publicly listed companies. The Taking Care of Business book is released on 29th April and available to pre-order from Waterstones and Amazon.
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United Kingdom

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Taking Care of Business is an honest and raw, real life podcast (and also a book) on how to grow a successful business whilst taking care of what matters most...yourself. The podcast features some of the most successful business leaders in the UK, mixed in with some inspirational guests from the worlds of sport and media. Paul, a working-class guy, has himself started and grown a number of privately owned and publicly listed companies. The Taking Care of Business book is released on 29th April and available to pre-order from Waterstones and Amazon.

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English

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hello@sedulo.co.uk


Episodes

The Ups and Downs of the music industry and fame - A chat with the Sedu10FEST artists

6/19/2019
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This is the final episode of the 3rd Series of the Taking Care of Business podcast. This special episode is set in the aftermath of Sedu10FEST - a festival to celebrate the 10th birthday of Paul's business, Sedulo. The performers from that festival - Ben Ofoedu of Phats & Small fame, Liberty X's Michelle Heaton, Another Level's Dane Bowers and DJ Rick Live - talk candidly about the ups and downs they experienced whilst making it in the music industry, as well as dealing with the fame that...

Duration:01:18:49

How to launch a product and take it to market in the US - A chat with Instasmile's Simon Nixon

6/12/2019
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This is the 7th episode in the 3rd series of the Taking Care of Business podcast. Taking Care of Business is honest and relatable discussions with business owners about the difficulties in starting and running your own company. In the penultimate episode of Series 3 of the Taking Care of Business podcast, Paul talks to the founder of Instasmile, Simon Nixon, about how he launched his product and successfully took it across to the US market. He also delves into the highs and lows of...

Duration:01:06:44

Bringing fashion to the fight: Outfitting boxing's elite - A chat with FIGHT LABEL's Sophie Whittam

5/22/2019
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This is the 6th episode in the 3rd series of the Taking Care of Business podcast. Taking Care of Business is honest and relatable discussions with business owners about the difficulties in starting and running your own company. In this episode, Paul talks to the founder of FIGHT LABEL, Sophie Whittam, about how she's making it amongst boxing's elite as the go-to-designer when it comes to outfitting the top 1% of boxers in the world for their fight. Sophie is trusted by the likes of...

Duration:00:44:55

From convict to Cambridge and leading societal change - A chat with Peter Atherton

5/15/2019
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This is the 5th episode in the 3rd series of the Taking Care of Business podcast. Taking Care of Business is honest and relatable discussions with business owners about the difficulties in starting and running your own company. In this episode, Paul talks to the founder and Managing Director of Community Led Initiatives, Peter Atherton, about escaping his criminal past to creating a business that mentors and supports other offenders, as well as his thoughts on the stigma faced by...

Duration:01:09:04

Maintaining the right mindset and becoming a Mum in business – A chat with Carrie Green

5/2/2019
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This is the 4th episode in the 3rd series of the Taking Care of Business podcast. Taking Care of Business is honest and relatable discussions with business owners about the difficulties in starting and running your own company. In this episode, Paul talks to Author of She Means Business and founder of the Female Entrepreneur Association, Carrie Green, about building her business, maintaining the right mindset and how becoming a Mum has affected her business life. You can also listen and...

Duration:00:44:51

Rise & Fall: Building Henley's and everything that came with it - A chat with Simon Peters

4/24/2019
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This is the 3rd Episode in the 3rd Series of the Taking Care of Business podcast. In this episode, Paul talks to former Henleys owner, Simon Peters, about the highs and lows of owning a business, dealing with failure and how it can affect your personal life. You can also listen and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and Spotify on the links below... - https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/taking-care-of-business/id1440621961 - https://open.spotify.com/show/4zCOMIvNhd7lVjBBA1mk69 Purchase...

Duration:00:58:57

How to thrive in retail whilst others struggle – A chat with The Fragrance Shop’s Sanjay Vadera

4/17/2019
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This is the 2nd episode of the Taking Care of Business Series 3. In this episode, Paul chats to the CEO of the Fragrance Shop, Sanjay Vadera, on his journey from Ugandan refugee to becoming the largest independent fragrance retailer in the UK. In an unmissable episode, they also discuss the future of the retail sector and Sanjay's motivations to do what he does. You can also listen and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and Spotify on the links below... -...

Duration:01:05:47

Looking back at Series 1 and 2 and what to expect from his book – A chat with Paul Cheetham-Karcz

4/10/2019
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This is Episode 1 in the 3rd Series of the Taking Care of Business podcast. Taking Care of Business is honest and relatable discussions with business owners about the difficulties in starting and running your own company. In this episode, Paul talks about how he feels the second series went, his reasons for writing the Taking Care of Business book and what to expect from series 3. You can also listen and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and Spotify on the links below... -...

Duration:00:45:38

Succeeding in the hospitality industry – A chat with Menagerie's Karina Jadhav

3/13/2019
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This is 9th Episode in the 2nd Series of the Taking Care of Business podcast. Taking Care of Business is honest and relatable discussions with business owners about the difficulties in starting and running your own company. In this episode, Paul chats to the female restauranteur behind Neighbourhood and Menagerie about growing her brand, what it takes to succeed in the hospitality industry and the challenges she faces. You can also listen and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and Spotify...

Duration:00:49:39

Starting an agency and tackling Manchester's homeless – A chat with Tunafish Media's Sam Jones

3/6/2019
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This is the 8th Episode in the 2nd Series of the Taking Care of Business podcast. Taking Care of Business is honest and relatable discussions with business owners about the difficulties in starting and running your own company. In this episode, Paul chats to Co-founder and Managing Director of Tunafish media, Sam Jones, about starting a creative media agency, dealing with anxiety and his efforts to tackle homelessness through his co-founded charity, Not Just Soup. You can also listen and...

Duration:00:43:26

Building a US business in the UK – A chat with Enterprise Rent-a-car's Gary Palmer

2/27/2019
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This is the 7th Episode in the 2nd Series of the Taking Care of Business podcast. Taking Care of Business is honest and relatable discussions with business owners about the difficulties in starting and running your own company. In this episode, Paul chats to Enterprise Northwest Director, Gary Palmer, about growing the business in the UK and the changing culture of consumers and employee needs. You can also listen and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and Spotify on the links below... -...

Duration:00:46:46

Life after The Apprentice and changing the perception of Sales – A chat with Prime's Neil Clough

2/20/2019
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This is the 6th episode in the 2nd Series of the Taking Care of Business podcast. Taking Care of Business is honest and relatable discussions with business owners about the difficulties in starting and running your own company. In this episode, Paul chats to Apprentice finalist, motivational speaker and Managing Director of Prime, Neil Clough. about being a contestant on the show and changing the perception of sales through his business. You can also listen and subscribe to the podcast on...

Duration:00:55:08

Building And Exiting A Brand – A chat with PhD Nutrition's Jason Rickaby

2/6/2019
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This is the 4th episode in the 2nd series of the Taking Care of Business podcast. Taking Care of Business is honest and relatable discussions with business owners about the difficulties in starting and running your own company. In this episode, Paul chats to Co-founder and CEO of PhD Nutrition about building the brand up from scratch to exiting it and the effects it had on the business and himself. You can also listen and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and Spotify on the links...

Duration:00:51:23

From the finishing line to a Foundation - A chat with gold medalist, Diane Modahl MBE

1/30/2019
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This is the 3rd episode in the 2nd series of the Taking Care of Business podcast. Taking Care of Business is honest and relatable discussions with business owners about the difficulties in starting and running your own company. In this episode, Paul chats to Commonwealth Games gold medalist and CEO of her own sports foundation, Diane Modahl MBE, about living in the moment of her career successes and how she transitioned to life after sport. You can also listen and subscribe to the podcast...

Duration:00:49:18

From Afghanistan, to amputee, to athlete - A chat with Andy Grant

1/23/2019
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This is the 2nd episode in the 2nd series of the Taking Care of Business podcast. Taking Care of Business is honest and relatable discussions with business owners about the difficulties in starting and running your own company. This week Paul chats to inspirational speaker and athlete, Andy Grant on his story and what the future holds. Andy served as a Royal Marines in Iraq and Afghanistan and, after being injured by an IED and facing life as an amputee, went on to forge a career...

Duration:01:20:58

The ups & downs of running a business - A chat with Paul Cheetham-Karcz

1/16/2019
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This is the 1st episode in the 2nd series of the Taking Care of Business podcast. Taking Care of Business is honest and relatable discussions with business owners about the difficulties in starting and running your own company. To kick off the second series, Paul reflects on the highs and lows of running his business in 2018, as well as looking back over the Series 1 guests and revealing some of the names lined up for Series 2. You can also listen and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes...

Duration:00:33:51

Finding opportunity in adversity and turning it into success - A chat with Richard McCann

12/12/2018
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This is the 6th episode in the 1st series of the Taking Care of Business podcast. Taking Care of Business is honest and relatable discussions with business owners about the difficulties in starting and running your own company. This week Paul interviews motivational speaker and founder of the ICanSpeak Academy about his story overcoming adversity and sharing his powerful iCan approach to life and business. You can also listen and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and Spotify on the links...

Duration:00:50:04

When your partner is your business partner - A chat with Forever Unique on building a global brand

12/5/2018
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This is the 5th episode in the 1st series of the Taking Care of Business podcast. Taking Care of Business is honest and relatable discussions with business owners about the difficulties in starting and running your own company. This week Paul interviews the founders of Forever Unique and stars of 'The Real Housewives of Cheshire', Seema & Sandeep Malhotra about what it's like being married and in business together, managing that work-life balance and juggling filming a TV show on top of...

Duration:00:33:45

The high street isn't dead & how JD Sports are bucking the trend - A chat with Peter Cowgill

11/28/2018
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This is the 4th episode in the 1st series of the Taking Care of Business podcast. Taking Care of Business is honest and relatable discussions with business owners about the difficulties in starting and running your own company. This week Paul interviews the Executive Chairman of retail giant, JD Sports, about their journey to a £5b company and how they're bucking the trend and proving the high street isn't dead. You can also listen and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and Spotify on the...

Duration:00:46:54

Balancing running a charity with an acting career - A chat with Dan Jillings of Once Upon A Smile

11/21/2018
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This is the 3rd episode in the 1st series of the Taking Care of Business podcast. Taking Care of Business is honest and relatable discussions with business owners about the difficulties in starting and running your own company. This week Paul interviews the founder of children's bereavement charity, Once Upon A Smile, and star of ITV's Prey, Hollyoaks and more, Daniel Jillings, about his journey in setting up the charity whilst balancing the work with his career as an actor. You can also...

Duration:00:50:11