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#99 How to supercharge your health and optimise your lifestyle with Dr Rupy Aujla

We all get it, right? Eat your vegetables, get a sweat on, drop the soda and stay away from the freakin’ donuts. Simple right? Then why the hell does it feel so hard to do those things? And more importantly, why are we facing a food health crisis? And I’m not talking about a shortage of food. I’m talking about a shortage of quality food leading to a massive scale of people being overweight. In fact, according to the NHS 2018’ “Statistics on Obesity, Physical Activity and Diet – England”,...


#98 Why you need to move your body with Roger Frampton

Today’s powerful conversation is with international male model, fitness expert, best-selling author and social media influencer, Roger Frampton who’s TEDx talk, “Why Sitting Down Destroys You” has received more than 2.1 million views on YouTube and who’s book “The Flexible Body” was an instant Amazon best seller. What if I told you I could wave a magic wand over you and with the snap of my fingers you could have a book deal, a best-selling book, a super popular TEDx talk, a massive...


#97 How to achieve anything with 2x World Record breaker Kiko Matthews

Have you ever had a bad day or maybe found yourself feeling a little down? And thought about what you could do to feel a little better? Chances are, you probably didn't think about smashing a world record and putting yourself through a bucket load of pain in the process? Well, today's guest did just that... After facing a life-threatening disease, 36-year-old former teacher Kiko Matthews set herself the challenge of becoming the fastest woman to solo row across the Atlantic, unassisted...


#96 How to start and grow a business with Daniel Priestley

Here's a crazy stat, according to Visa Europe one in three people dream of starting their own business but only one in ten actually take the leap. So if you've been thinking of starting your own business or you're keen to know how to grow your business from scratch, but you've been afraid of the process, you're in for a treat. That's right, in today's episode I caught up with Daniel Priestley, best-selling author of four books and CEO of Dent Global who’s personally sat down with 5,000+...


#95 How to fight for your life with Jonny Benjamin

In January 2008, 20-year-old Jonny Benjamin stood on a bridge in central London ready to take his own life. A passing stranger stopped and talked to Jonny, saving his life. Six years later Jonny launched the #FindMike campaign to try to find that stranger on the bridge so he could finally thank him. What happened next surprised the world... In our intimate and exclusive conversation, we talked about: - What every family dealing with suicide needs to know - Why men find it so hard to open...


#94 Special announcement

In today's episode I share with you some big news regarding future guests on the show (I can't wait!) as well as let you in on some of the exciting live events we've been cooking up for you. SHOWNOTES: How To Launch a Successful Podcast (Bootcamp): Tickets to 100th Episode LIVE event: Mark’s TEDx Talk:...


#93 Find Your Quest, Live Your Purpose

In today's episode I share with you my favourite daily habits to help you cut out the noise, find your purpose and unleash your quest. Let me know what you thought of today's episode over on Instagram (@markleruste). Mark SHOWNOTES: Tickets to 100th Episode LIVE event: Mark’s TEDx Talk: GET ON ALL THE ACTION: Subscribe and rate the show on iTunes:...


#92 How to land (and nail) a TEDx talk

Unless you've been hiding in a cave for the past decade, chances are you've seen at least one TED or TEDx talk. And if like me, you've been inspired and moved by them, then you might have a dream one day to land a TEDx or TED talk yourself. But what does it really take to set foot on one of the world's most prestigious stage? And how can you tell if you have a TEDx or TED worthy idea? Well, a year ago to the day I gave my first TEDx talk over at TEDxCardiff and as of today, my talk has...


#88 How to write emails that can't be ignored with Jon Buchan

#88 How to write emails that can't be ignored with Jon Buchan by Mark Leruste


#87 A very special announcement

In today's episode I share with you the biggest announcement I've made to date. In short, what I'm about to share with you not only took my breath away, it also brought me to tears. Can you guess what it was? Get on all the action by subscribing on iTunes: SHOW NOTES GET IN TOUCH Website: Facebook: Twitter:...


#86 How to cope with the journey of starting a business

Ever got caught up in business-window-shopping mode, browsing the glossy websites and carefully curated social media streams of your peers and finding yourself thinking: “Woah, everyone else has got their sh!t together. Am I the only one struggling here?” If so, you'll be happy to know you're not alone. That's right, it's time to get real about the ups and downs, fears and insecurities we often encounter on the roller coaster entrepreneurial path. In his sold out live talk at General...


#85 How to grow your business with Noah Kagan

According to Bloomberg, 8 out 10 entrepreneurs who start a business fail within the first 18 months. Which sounds pretty scary right? So what's the secret recipe to starting and growing a business and surviving your first five years? Enter the startup whisperer, Noah Kagan. That's right, in today's episode I have the privilege to share with you my conversation with Noah Kagan, the founder of AppSumo and SumoMe, who's been one of my virtual mentors over the last few years. I came across...


#83 From cursed to blessed with Johnny BANG Reilly

When it comes down to reinventing yourself and overcoming adversity, few men come close to today's guest, Johnny B.A.N.G. Reilly. But after a rough start to life and spending years abusing his mind and body, Johnny purified his diet and mineralised his brain. The result? A man in his prime at 53 years of age who chose to pursue love over destruction. You could say that Johnny is part of a special club: “the go forward type” and he's been many things over the last decade: a survivor,...


#82 How to keep going with James Eder

In 2005, two weeks before graduating, James Eder launched Student Beans a discounts and deals website for students, making him one of Britain's youngest entrepreneurs at age 22. His brother Michael joined him and together they grew Student Beans quickly to 1 million unique visitors a month. In short, James had "crushed it". But 12 years later, James decided to walk away from the day-to-day operations of Student Beans to focus instead on launching his new startup, Causr. A location based...


#81 How to have a portfolio career with Robin Boot

Robin Boot is a pluri-passionate individual who's pretty much done it all. He started his career as a professional athlete, playing rugby at an elite level but after suffering a career-ending injury, had to find a new calling in life. Since then, Robin has somehow managed to convert himself into a photographer, model, musician, acrobat and stand up comedian...


#80 Why we need to talk about the state of fitness with Leanne Spencer

Leanne Spencer is a fitness entrepreneur, Amazon best selling author and TEDx speaker who's incredible journey is a reminder to us all that it's never too late to change your life around. After an excessive career in corporate sales working in the City, in 2012, Leanne was finally treated for alcoholism. Since then, she's been on a one way ticket to changing her life and impact thousands of others in the process, and she hasn't looked back. In our raw and super honest conversation, Leanne...


#75 How to turn your mess into your message with Dan Keeley

Listen to today's inspiring interview with Dan Kelly who 5 years was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder. Now he's running 1250 miles from Rome To Home to share his story and keep men alive by talking. If you enjoy today's episode please share it with a friend! And if you don't want to miss another episode, make sure to subscribe now on iTunes: Until next time, go and do work you love! Mark SHOW...


#74 How baking can change the world with Tom Gilliford

Unless you've lived in a cave for the past few years, you're probably familiar with Britain's most popular TV baking show, the Great British Bake Off, aka GBBO. Where amateur bakers come together to compete for the sweetest title of all. But if you thought that a Great British Bake Off competitor only cares about cakes and bread, you’d be wrong. In this episode I talk to Tom Gilliford from the 2016 season of GBBO who went to win two Star Baker awards on consecutive weeks. In this episode...


#73 How to be happy at work with Samantha Clarke

According to Forbes magazine, work is more often a source of frustration than one of fulfillment for nearly 90% of the world’s workers. That sounds pretty awful if you ask me. So does that mean we're all doomed to be miserable at work? Thankfully, far from it. Enter Samantha Clarke, a happiness consultant who's worked with an impressive list of clients including American Express, The Guardian, Innocent, Harrods, PizzaHut and MediaCom. In today's episode she shares her top tips on how to...


#71 How to re-invent yourself with Ravinol Chambers

It can feel a little daunting to imagine yourself stuck in the same job for the rest of your life. Especially if it's all you've done. One of the questions I get asked a lot is, "is it too late to change?". And the answer is NO. Meet Ravinol Chambers, founder of Be Inspired Films who's literally re-invented himself over, and over again. From being a broker to a monk to getting his MBA and setting up one of the first B-Corp certified companies in the UK. This is truly inspiring story of why...