Why Failure Makes You Better w/ David McQueen

In this episode, Cem and Wayne sit down with businessman, international speaker, coach and mentor David McQueen to discuss why failure is not fatal, how passions can change and why you should embrace backwards planning for better results in life and businesses.

32. F**k, I Didn’t Get The Grades!

In this episode Cem and Wayne discuss why not getting the grades could be the best thing that has ever happened to you. We talk about the unique opportunities that are available to those leaving the educational system. The many ways in which the digital economy has made it easier than ever to build your own (free) education as well … Read More

Why The Dragons Were Wrong w/ Akeem Ojuko (The Wild Peanut)


In this episode Cem and Wayne interview Akeem Ojuko, creator of The Wild Peanut. We delve into the aftermath of his experience in front of the dragons in BBC’s Dragons Den and find out how and why he decided to pursue entrepreneurship starting with his Ebay business at the age of 16! We discuss the pros and cons of the … Read More

26. Rise Of The Sidepreneur

In this episode Cem and Wayne discuss why sidepreneurship may be a good starting point for those interested in taking control of their finances and improving their quality of life.  We talk about the reasons why people avoid pursuing a passion project and why managing your time and energy through self love and relationships could be exactly what you need … Read More

#23. Who Said You Can’t Be Young and Successful? w/ Blessing Maregere

In this episode Cem and Wayne interview Blessing Maregere, a multi-award winning young entrepreneur, author & inspirational speaker. He started his first business, a cleaning company, at the age of 16, which turned over £10k a month, employed 6 cleaning staff and he did it all in just 3 months. He shares with us how he did it and why … Read More

New! Powerful Nonsense Podcast.

The new Powerful Nonsense Podcast is now live! Every fortnight Wayne & I will talk entrepreneurship, mindfulness and getting ahead in the digital economy. In no way do we believe we have all the answers, we just enjoy chatting about this stuff and hope that there may be some golden nuggets of information amongst our nattering that may be of … Read More

Building A Business To Fund Your Passion

Cem and Wayne introduce themselves to you in this first episode of Powerful Nonsense Podcast and present questions and views on how to build a business to fund your passions  including topics such as; finding your ‘why’ for what you do, minimum viable living and learning how to live on less, and the importance of building a mastermind group / … Read More

What Next?

The older I get the more I find myself stressing out about the way people perceive me. Being twenty-five, I feel constantly on the cusp between a world where exploration and failures were acceptable and a world where I should become a responsible adult by finding a steady career and moving out of my parent’s home. “Man’s deepest fear is … Read More

Self-Fulfilling Unemployment

Whether you’re at school, college or university it’s pretty likely you’ve been told by your teacher, parent or any other scaremonger just how difficult it will be to find a job once you leave, but can all this negativity be having a subconscious effect on our ability to actually find work? In 1968, psychologist Robert Rosenthal walked in to a … Read More

Resigning in a Recession

This summer thousands of young graduates will be joining the millions of young unemployed in the UK competing for fewer and fewer jobs, so why on earth am I leaving my stable and rewarding career behind? Firstly, no I haven’t gone bat shit crazy and secondly, no I haven’t been offered a better job. The truth is – I’ve become … Read More