#38: NOW – Brad Burton
So things haven’t quite gone to plan, what NOW? My guest this week is *all* about brushing yourself off and getting back up. Motivational Business Speaker, entrepreneur, and author; Brad Burton joins me for an episode all about taking responsibility for our actions, being “found out” and making sh*t happen.
Brad Burton in 200 words: 1973, born, Salford, Dad left, primary school, BMX bikes, roleplaying games, computer games, class clown, no qualifications, shop boy, girls, chalet cleaner, nightclubbing, weed smoker, more girls, games journalist, became a Dad, shot at, moved to Somerset, depressed, dole, more weed, shop manager, blagged CV head of marketing, dole, Director, Oxford sucked, dole, 3 days away from bankruptcy, Dad again, depressed, maisonette above a chippy, married, employed, shove job up arse, self-employed, depression, skint, skint, skint, whinging wife, Dad again, 4Networking, stopped smoking weed, bluffi ng, struggling, speaking, author, still skint, skint, skint, Dad yet again, 5,000+ events a year, uh oh, UK’s #1 motivational business speaker, bought dream Range Rover, still waiting to be found out, sold dream Range Rover, author again, people are buying them, scratches head, stabbed in the back. Twice. Burned out, near divorce, crisis averted, just, snapped up by top publisher for 3rd book, still waiting to be found out, Dad again, a daughter this time – uh oh, Audi driver, BradCamps, Ferrero Rochers, buzzing, blue tick, blue tick, more 5 stars on Amazon, still UK’s #1 motivational business speaker. Time to quit? Now What? 4th book, no longer skint, no longer depressed, actually quite balanced and happy. Wife still whinging. FFS.