Excellence Expected Vol. 1, Series 3: Straight Talking Personal Development for Early Stage Entrepreneurs & Founders

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Email: mark@excellence-expected.com | Twitter: @MrAsquith.

Define, challenge and conquer the BIGGEST issues facing you as an early stage entrepreneur or founder. With powerful episodes from the world's finest business experts, each episode challenges one specific issue and provides detailed, actionable takeaways that you can implement immediately within your business.

Volume #1 features actionable interviews with John Lee Dumas, Guy Kawasaki, Rand Fishkin, Jeff Sanders, Bob Burg and Dragons' Den's Doug Richard along with multiple thought leaders, global business people and numerous NY Times / Amazon best-selling authors, Excellence Expected exists to help you live the life you want by dominating the problems that face every entrepreneur on their journey.

This isn't just another interview podcast, this is the straight-talking, accountable and actionable show that features one problem, one expert and multiple solutions every single episode.

Don’t forget, the more you expect from yourself, the more you WILL excel!

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Actionable interviews with the world’s most successful personal development experts.
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2019-05-08 21:47
last episode published
2016-03-28 13:09
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4.88 days
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Mark Asquith, entrepreneur & founder of Excellence Expected. author  
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28.03.2016 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

The End of The Road As We Know It

In this episode I discuss why I'm putting Excellence Expected on a hiatus. For more information, read “Why I Stopped Podcasting & 5 Lessons I Learned Along The Way“. Don't forget, the more you expect from yourself, the more you WILL excel! The post...
Mark Asquith, small business podcast host author
28.03.2016 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Become a Go-Giver with Bob Burg

How would you define the entrepreneurial spirit? Would it be the ability to zone in on problems and provide solutions? Would it be the knack of finding exactly the right product that flies off the shelves as soon as it’s stocked? Or would it be a flair...
Mark Asquith, small business podcast host. author
28.03.2016 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

The End of The Road As We Know It

In this episode I discuss why I'm putting Excellence Expected on a hiatus. For more information, read “Why I Stopped Podcasting & 5 Lessons I Learned Along The Way“. Don't forget, the more you expect from yourself, the more you WILL excel! The post...
Mark Asquith author
28.03.2016 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Become a Go-Giver with Bob Burg

How would you define the entrepreneurial spirit? Would it be the ability to zone in on problems and provide solutions? Would it be the knack of finding exactly the right product that flies off the shelves as soon as it’s stocked? Or would it be a flair...
Mark Asquith author
14.03.2016 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Dealing with Opportunity: The Simple Question that Will Make Every Business Decision Easier

When running a small business, it can be hard to say no to new opportunities that present themselves. Your friends and colleagues will always be introducing their latest ideas to you and deciding which ones are deserving of your time can be tough. Entr...
Mark Asquith author
14.03.2016 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Dealing with Opportunity: The Simple Question that Will Make Every Business Decision Easier

When running a small business, it can be hard to say no to new opportunities that present themselves. Your friends and colleagues will always be introducing their latest ideas to you and deciding which ones are deserving of your time can be tough. Entr...
Mark Asquith, small business podcast host author
7.03.2016 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Productivity Optimisation – A Mindset, Not a Technique

Running a small business at the same time as looking after a family can place huge demands on your time. Add in a couple of hours a week (if you’re lucky!) for yourself and there really isn’t a great deal of time to deal with anything unexpected or urg...
Mark Asquith author
7.03.2016 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Productivity Optimisation – A Mindset, Not a Technique

Running a small business at the same time as looking after a family can place huge demands on your time. Add in a couple of hours a week (if you’re lucky!) for yourself and there really isn’t a great deal of time to deal with anything unexpected or urg...
Mark Asquith, millennial keynote speaker & podcast host author
18.02.2016 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Focus Pocus – The Magic in a Customised Focus Process

How many things are you focusing on right now? If you’re anything like most other entrepreneurs, it is probably far too many and it still might not feel like it’s enough. This magpie syndrome that most of us have is both a gift and a curse. We’re idea ...
Mark Asquith author
18.02.2016 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Focus Pocus – The Magic in a Customised Focus Process

How many things are you focusing on right now? If you’re anything like most other entrepreneurs, it is probably far too many and it still might not feel like it’s enough. This magpie syndrome that most of us have is both a gift and a curse. We’re idea ...
Mark Asquith, small business podcast host author
15.02.2016 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Become Deeply Effective with This Powerful Perception Shift

Regardless of who you are or what you do, there are going to be times when you get stuck. It’s an inevitable part of life that everyone goes through from time to time. What’s not inevitable however, is getting unstuck. Some people just can’t get going ...
Mark Asquith & Emmanuel (Manny) Wolfe author
15.02.2016 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Become Deeply Effective with This Powerful Perception Shift

Regardless of who you are or what you do, there are going to be times when you get stuck. It’s an inevitable part of life that everyone goes through from time to time. What’s not inevitable however, is getting unstuck. Some people just can’t get going ...
Mark Asquith & Emmanuel (Manny) Wolfe author
11.02.2016 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Kickstart Your Business Growth with 3 Personal Tweaks

Creating a business is one thing, but growing a business is quite another. Very few of us are content with ticking along. We all want to experience as much growth as we can and we want to achieve it as quickly as possible. We’ll often try lots of diffe...
Mark Asquith author
11.02.2016 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Kickstart Your Business Growth with 3 Personal Tweaks

Creating a business is one thing, but growing a business is quite another. Very few of us are content with ticking along. We all want to experience as much growth as we can and we want to achieve it as quickly as possible. We’ll often try lots of diffe...
Mark Asquith, small business podcast host author
1.02.2016 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Secrets from The Dark Side of the Web

The interconnected world of today has made living our lives and running our businesses a lot more straightforward. Keeping up with international clients, monitoring cash flow and sharing ideas with colleagues are just some of the business activities th...
Mark Asquith author
1.02.2016 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Secrets from The Dark Side of the Web

The interconnected world of today has made living our lives and running our businesses a lot more straightforward. Keeping up with international clients, monitoring cash flow and sharing ideas with colleagues are just some of the business activities th...
Mark Asquith, small business podcast showrunner. author
21.01.2016 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Creating Emotional Resilience for Long Term Success

If you were asked to think of adjectives that best describe the experience of being a small business owner, what would come to mind? Easy? Peaceful? Relaxing? Not likely! Entrepreneurship is inextricably linked with stress, late nights and burnout. Of ...
Mark Asquith author
21.01.2016 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Creating Emotional Resilience for Long Term Success

If you were asked to think of adjectives that best describe the experience of being a small business owner, what would come to mind? Easy? Peaceful? Relaxing? Not likely! Entrepreneurship is inextricably linked with stress, late nights and burnout. Of ...
Mark Asquith, small business podcast showrunner author
13.01.2016 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Happiness Before Success, and the Surprising Results!

When most of us think of happiness, there are two words that often creep into our minds. ‘If’ and ‘when’. If I can achieve x% growth this year, I will be happy. When I reach x amount of clients, I will be happy. Amongst small business owners, happiness...
Mark Asquith author
13.01.2016 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Happiness Before Success, and the Surprising Results!

When most of us think of happiness, there are two words that often creep into our minds. ‘If’ and ‘when’. If I can achieve x% growth this year, I will be happy. When I reach x amount of clients, I will be happy. Amongst small business owners, happiness...
Mark Asquith, small business podcaster author
31.12.2015 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

The Feminine Addiction Trap that is Killing your Career

As much as we like to think that we’re in control of every aspect of our lives, most of us are prisoners to certain patterns of behaviour. Think about how often the same thoughts run through your mind and how hard we have to fight to overcome them. We ...
Mark Asquith author
31.12.2015 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

The Feminine Addiction Trap that is Killing your Career

As much as we like to think that we’re in control of every aspect of our lives, most of us are prisoners to certain patterns of behaviour. Think about how often the same thoughts run through your mind and how hard we have to fight to overcome them. We ...
Mark Asquith, small business podcast host author
24.12.2015 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Staying At the Top of Your Game in Todays Stressful World!

The life of an entrepreneur or small business owner can be stressful for so many reasons. We’re often tired, pushed for time and thinking of the next task to be taken care of so it’s easy to overlook the negative effects that stress can have on our bod...
Mark Asquith & Dr. David Kamnitzer from Freeing the Body author
24.12.2015 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Staying At the Top of Your Game in Todays Stressful World!

The life of an entrepreneur or small business owner can be stressful for so many reasons. We’re often tired, pushed for time and thinking of the next task to be taken care of so it’s easy to overlook the negative effects that stress can have on our bod...
Mark Asquith & Dr. David Kamnitzer from Freeing the Body, Freeing the Soul! author
14.12.2015 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Learning to Let Go

As small business owners, we like doing things our own way. That is, after all, why we chose to strike out for ourselves. Taking care of all aspects of the business is exciting and, in the early days, we very seldom have a choice. But as our businesses...
Mark Asquith author
14.12.2015 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Learning to Let Go

As small business owners, we like doing things our own way. That is, after all, why we chose to strike out for ourselves. Taking care of all aspects of the business is exciting and, in the early days, we very seldom have a choice. But as our businesses...
Mark Asquith, small business podcast host author
3.12.2015 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Lonewolf Syndrome & How to Beat It

Building and growing a small business can be tough. Every aspect of day-to-day operations comes down to you. You need to be accountable for every decision you make, whether big or small and there often seems like there’s no one else you can turn to for...
Mark Asquith & Anthony Witt from the Champion Entrepreneur author
3.12.2015 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Lonewolf Syndrome & How to Beat It

Building and growing a small business can be tough. Every aspect of day-to-day operations comes down to you. You need to be accountable for every decision you make, whether big or small and there often seems like there’s no one else you can turn to for...
Mark Asquith & Anthony Witt from the Champion Entrepreneur author
30.11.2015 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Rise to Mastery with Cameron Benson

We all want to be better, don’t we? We want to see improvements in ourselves and our businesses each and every day. It’s in the DNA of all entrepreneurs regardless of your industry or the scale of your business.  Nobody gets into business to stagnate o...
Mark Asquith & Cameron Benson author
30.11.2015 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Rise to Mastery with Cameron Benson

We all want to be better, don’t we? We want to see improvements in ourselves and our businesses each and every day. It’s in the DNA of all entrepreneurs regardless of your industry or the scale of your business.  Nobody gets into business to stagnate o...
Mark Asquith & Cameron Benson author
12.11.2015 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Mastering the Art of Relationships with Jason Treu

Building and maintaining valuable relationships is vitally important in life and business. We all want to make the best relationships with people that we can but it doesn’t always come naturally to us all. Some people are more talkative, some are more ...
Mark Asquith author
12.11.2015 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Mastering the Art of Relationships with Jason Treu

Building and maintaining valuable relationships is vitally important in life and business. We all want to make the best relationships with people that we can but it doesn’t always come naturally to us all. Some people are more talkative, some are more ...
Mark Asquith, small business podcaster author
5.11.2015 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Overcoming Small Business Loneliness & Entrepreneur Isolation

When you’re a small business owner or solopreneur, it’s easy to become gradually isolated from those around you. You need to rely on yourself and make sure that everything gets completed on time. This can see you eating at your desk. Your friends don’t...
Mark Asquith author
5.11.2015 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Overcoming Small Business Loneliness & Entrepreneur Isolation

When you’re a small business owner or solopreneur, it’s easy to become gradually isolated from those around you. You need to rely on yourself and make sure that everything gets completed on time. This can see you eating at your desk. Your friends don’t...
Mark Asquith, small business podcast host author
2.11.2015 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

From Sleeping in My Car to Retiring at Age 30

Everybody knows that the first twelve months of a new venture are always the hardest. Make it through that year and the chances of making it through the next year begin to look a little better. There’s so much on the line, from financial wellbeing to p...
Mark Asquith author
2.11.2015 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

From Sleeping in My Car to Retiring at Age 30

Everybody knows that the first twelve months of a new venture are always the hardest. Make it through that year and the chances of making it through the next year begin to look a little better. There’s so much on the line, from financial wellbeing to p...
Mark Asquith, small business podcast host. author
26.10.2015 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Success & Significance with Aaron Walker

Every small business owner out there wants to be successful. Nobody starts their own business and puts in hours of blood, sweat and tears to just do ‘OK’. We all want to do the very best we can for ourselves and our families. Success means different th...
Mark Asquith author
26.10.2015 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Success & Significance with Aaron Walker

Every small business owner out there wants to be successful. Nobody starts their own business and puts in hours of blood, sweat and tears to just do ‘OK’. We all want to do the very best we can for ourselves and our families. Success means different th...
Mark Asquith, small business podcast host and startup guy author
22.10.2015 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

The Entrepreneurs’ Roadmap to Creating Your Elusive First Book

It seems that, these days, everyone has an idea for a book. As small business owners, we’ve all accumulated a heck of a lot experience, both good and bad, and we want to share that with others. But next time someone talks to you about their book idea, ...
Small business podcast host, Mark Asquith author
22.10.2015 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

The Entrepreneurs’ Roadmap to Creating Your Elusive First Book

It seems that, these days, everyone has an idea for a book. As small business owners, we’ve all accumulated a heck of a lot experience, both good and bad, and we want to share that with others. But next time someone talks to you about their book idea, ...
Small business podcast host author
5.10.2015 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

When The Going Gets Tough: You Grow, You Prosper

Adversity is a part of life and it’s something that we all have to deal with. As small business owners, it can sometimes feel like we are having to deal with more than our fair share. The pressure can often seem insurmountable and if we let it get on t...
Mark Asquith, small business podcast host author
5.10.2015 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

When The Going Gets Tough: You Grow, You Prosper

Adversity is a part of life and it’s something that we all have to deal with. As small business owners, it can sometimes feel like we are having to deal with more than our fair share. The pressure can often seem insurmountable and if we let it get on t...
Mark Asquith author
21.09.2015 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Chris Brogan on Entrepreneurial Fitness Without the Excuses

As small business owners, it’s easy to convince ourselves that we’re too busy for certain activities. One of the first things to get dropped from the schedule is exercise. It seems like a time luxury that we can ill afford so we get our heart rates up ...
Mark Asquith & Chris Brogan author
21.09.2015 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Chris Brogan on Entrepreneurial Fitness Without the Excuses

As small business owners, it’s easy to convince ourselves that we’re too busy for certain activities. One of the first things to get dropped from the schedule is exercise. It seems like a time luxury that we can ill afford so we get our heart rates up ...
Mark Asquith & Chris Brogan author
17.09.2015 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Simon Biltcliffe: How to Achieve a Stress-free Life as CEO of a Successful Business

We often hear that businesses care about transparency, that they are investors in people and that their customers are number on. But once you get beyond the marketing and the clever copywriting, how many businesses have you experienced where this is ac...
Mark Asquith, small business podcast host author
17.09.2015 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

Simon Biltcliffe: How to Achieve a Stress-free Life as CEO of a Successful Business

We often hear that businesses care about transparency, that they are investors in people and that their customers are number on. But once you get beyond the marketing and the clever copywriting, how many businesses have you experienced where this is ac...
Mark Asquith author
7.09.2015 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

I Successfully Started a Family and a Business Together – Here’s How

It’s the age-old question, isn’t it? How do you achieve a balance between your family life and running a small business or startup? There is, of course, no perfect work-life balance. Everyone’s situation is different and there are too many variables to...
Mark Asquith, small business & startup passionista. author
7.09.2015 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

I Successfully Started a Family and a Business Together – Here’s How

It’s the age-old question, isn’t it? How do you achieve a balance between your family life and running a small business or startup? There is, of course, no perfect work-life balance. Everyone’s situation is different and there are too many variables to...
Mark Asquith author
20.08.2015 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

The Roadmap to Success – Finding Your Dream Customers

Freelancing offers us the chance to use our specialist skills and interests to succeed in business, but it can also be one of the toughest ways in which to be a small business owner. We’re relying on ourselves to handle every aspect of business from cr...
Mark Asquith talks to illustrator Ben Tallon author
20.08.2015 https://www.excellence-expected.com/core/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/excellence-expected-personal-development-interviews-podcast-cover.jpg

The Roadmap to Success – Finding Your Dream Customers

Freelancing offers us the chance to use our specialist skills and interests to succeed in business, but it can also be one of the toughest ways in which to be a small business owner. We’re relying on ourselves to handle every aspect of business from cr...
Mark Asquith talks to illustrator Ben Tallon author