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Lee is Co-Founder and CEO of Global Street Art, the UK’s largest mural painting organisation, creating incredible murals for commercial and community initiatives. Lee co-founded Global Street Art in 2012, organising murals with artists and local property owners, and since then, the agency has delivered over 2,500 murals for communities across Londo…
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Daniel keeps the quiz seat warm this week giving us his verdicts on workplace humour, GDPR face-to-face meetings, B Corp and more. He also shares insights about his business and experiences with crowdfunding and conferences. Chapters: 00:43 Workplace Humour, Business or Bullshit? 01:27 GDPR and Work-Life Balance 01:53 Family and Business 02:36 Char…
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Daniel is founder of Made For Drink - simple, authentic and utterly delicious snacks to be enjoyed with a drink. Major listings include The Fat Duck, Waitrose, Sainsburys and Fortnums, as well as partnerships with Laurent Perrier, English Heritage and Molson Coors. Made For Drink were also winner of the Edie Sustainability Leadership Award in 2022.…
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CEO of Paralympics GB, David Clark OBE is in the quiz seat this week. Founder's egos, hockey stick growth, offshore tax havens, and even Russia pop up for questioning. Chapters: 00:40 BOB Quiz Begins! 00:41 Discussion on Corporate Gifting 00:47 Insights on Formal Directors Meetings 00:53 Thoughts on Downplaying Capabilities 01:01 Understanding Dece…
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Dave is a former footballer for the England and Great Britain blind football team. His career spanned 17 years with 144 international appearances scoring 128 goals, making him England’s highest all time scorer. He received a lifetime achievement award from the FA and an OBE for his services to Paralympic Sport. Today, David is currently CEO of the …
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Entertainment mogul James Sinclair candidly discusses our business quiz topics, shares his frank opinions, and provides valuable insights from his own experiences. Chapters: 00:33 The Quiz Begins: Planned Obsolescence and Founder's Egos 01:16 Work-Life Balance and Workplace Humour 02:22 Charities and Ageism 03:22 Business in China and Social Media …
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James is an entrepreneur, author and speaker who went from running a children's entertainment agency to building a £40 million business empire in leisure, childcare, outdoor attractions, commercial property, historic hotel, arts and crafts manufacturing and one of the UK’s oldest Ice cream companies - The Rossi Ice Cream Company James shares valuab…
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Former Premier League footballer and founder of The Turmeric Co, Thomas Robson-Kanu is in the quiz seat this week sharing his thoughts on various business topics and discusses the importance of time, family, workplace humour, and ethical trade. Chapters: 00:30 The Game Begins: Accountants 00:43 Universal Basic Income: A Controversial Topic 01:03 Th…
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Thomas is a former Premier League footballer and founder of The Turmeric Co. He played for West Bromwich and Wales before retiring in 2021 to focus on bringing awareness to the power of natural nutrition. He founded The Turmeric Co in 2018 after finding his homemade turmeric blend invaluable in supporting his recovery from injury and the physical d…
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Founder of adaptive fashion brand - Unhidden - Victoria Jenkins takes the quiz seat this week with in depth discussions on a bunch of quiz terms. Chapters: 00:32 The Quiz Begins: Government Grants and Hashtags 00:47 Discussing Influencers and Investment TV Shows 01:02 Debating Industry Jargon and Planned Obsolescence 01:31 Exploring Founders Egos a…
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Victoria is an award-winning adaptive fashion designer, disability advocate and founder of Unhidden - a socially responsible, universally designed fashion range for disabled and non-disabled people. We discuss Victoria's life and disability, the birth of Unhidden, struggles for recognition, misrepresentations and the future of adaptive fashion. Vic…
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Founder of Popcorn Kitchen Louise Webb is in this week's quiz seat with sure fire answers to Andy and Pippa's curveballs! Chapters: 00:31 The Game Begins: Outsourcing 00:51 Non-Executive Directors and Self-Actualisation 01:31 Pivoting and New Product Announcement 02:03 Three Year Forecast and Instagram 02:28 Runway, Cash Positions and NDAs 03:10 In…
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Louise is founder of Popcorn Kitchen, an artisanal popcorn brand who pride themselves on making “sublime, best-in-class popcorn since 2012” We talk about Popcorn Kitchen’s humble beginnings and its Covid-curved turning point, where Louise plans to take the business and the challenges she's facing, the delights of snacking culture, the dilemmas of s…
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2024's first quiz guest is Managing Partner of Applifting Philip Ogilvie who wasn't shy telling us what he really thought about the cards he was dealt! Chapters: 00:00 Introduction to the Show 00:29 The Early Bird Phrase Discussion 01:02 Business or Bullshit quiz begins 02:24 Discussion on ESG Investing 03:40 Philanthropy and Social Responsibility …
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Joining us for our first episode of 2024 is Philip Ogilvie, Managing Partner at Applifting, an international software development studio tailored for start ups, scale ups and enterprises. Our chat with Philip unravels the inner workings of Applifting, from its company dynamics to the nitty-gritty of structure, culture, and ethics. We debate employe…
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Founder of SRSLY Low Carb food company Andy Welch is in this week's quiz seat for our last show of 2023! Wishing you all a Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year. See you in 2024. Chapters: 00:00 Introduction and Quiz Rules 00:44 Business or Bullshit Quiz Begins 01:09 Discussing International Business 01:49 Founder's Egos and Golden Handshakes 02:26 Guerr…
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We popped into the London School of Economics launch of their Food & Beverage Deep Dive Programme as part of LSE Generate, the school's home for entrepreneurship. We spoke to the Head of LSE Generate LJ Silverman, and to keynote speakers who are at the forefront of their industries about their business lives, tips and advice: Julian Hitch - Chief C…
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Andy is the Founder of SRSLY, a food company on a mission to make a low carb lifestyle not only healthy, but also tasty and accessible to all. Andy tells us about why he started the company, how they went from selling 30 to 50,000 units in the space of a month, and the health benefits SRSLY products are providing for diabetics, overweight, and keto…
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Comedian and doctor Michael Akadiri is in the quiz seat this week with Andy at the helm. Want to know what they both think about Industry Regulators? it ain't pretty... pull up a chair and press play to find out. Chapters: 00:14 Explaining the Rules of the Game 00:57 Discussing Universal Basic Income 01:11 The Importance of Accountants and Flexible…
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Michael is a junior doctor, multi-award winning comedian and health commentator. We discuss the current state of UK healthcare, the plight of NHS workers, and how to improve working conditions. Michael tells us about his double life as a junior doctor and comedian, best and worst moments on stage and his long-term plans. He also explains why feelin…
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Founder of The Psych AI Group Anjuli Bedi is in the quiz seat this week. She explains why Personality Tests and Influencers are utter bullshit, and why AI created content could be either. Chapters: 00:00 Introduction to Business or Bullshit Quiz 00:26 ChatGBT and Disco Ball Business Discussion 00:52 Personal Trainers and Investment TV Shows 01:03 P…
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Anjuli is founder of The Psych AI Group, a business that helps clients “see round corners” by employing a blend of psychology and AI. We discuss the positive impact a blend of human and AI understanding can have on things like climate storytelling and action. Anjuli talks about her former career as a journalist, her time as a correspondent in Israe…
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Wow Hydrate's managing director Queenie Porter is in this week's quiz seat who doesn't shy away from justifying her answers. Andy has plenty to say about them, as usual. Chapters: 00:01 Introduction to the Business or Bullshit Quiz 00:25 The Quiz Begins: Business Class and Carbon Neutrality 00:49 Family Businesses and Conferences: A Mixed Bag 01:32…
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Queenie is Managing Director of Wow Hydrate who recently became Manchester United's official sports hydration partner across their men's, women's and youth teams. We hear about Queenie's career journey from leaving school at 16 to becoming Wow Hydrate's MD via Topshop and The Co-Op Group. We discuss the biggest challenges Queenie faces in her role …
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We recently went on a trade mission to LA with London & Partners and Grow London where we spoke to some brilliant Life Science entrepreneurs about their businesses and future plans, and played a round of Business or Bullshit with them (with a few of our favourite BWB questions thrown in for good measure) Guests: Rikesh Patel - London & Partners Emi…
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