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The Ambitious. Lifestyle. Business. Podcast (or ALB Podcast to it’s friends) is a UK small business podcast, hosted by bestselling author John Lamerton and his business partner Jason Brockman.

John and Jason have been running small businesses together in the UK for the last two decades. They’ve been involved in more than sixty small businesses in that time, working at the coal face, and they’ve done pretty well for themselves, so they know what it takes to make a small business in the UK thrive.

Every month, John and Jason interview real small business owners – there’s no “gurus” here doing the circuit, plugging their latest book, seminar or “magic system”. Just real business owners like you, who are creating ambitious, lifestyle businesses.

The ALB Podcast is available wherever you get your podcasts. Don’t forget to subscribe on your favourite platform!

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#ALB50 – Jason Shiers

#ALB50 – Jason Shiers

play audioWatch and Subscribe on: Jason is a transformative coach and certified psychotherapist. He has been working with businesses and entrepreneurs for several years.  This podcast takes a deep look into mindset, decision making, lifestyle decisions and Jason even...

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ALB#022 – What do you need?

play audioWatch and Subscribe on:ALB#022 – What do you need? For this week’s episode we take a look at some of our members questions over the past few days and answer them as a live Q&A on our Facebook group bigidea.co.uk/facebook if you have any questions for...

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#021 – Holiday Lessons

play audioWatch and Subscribe on:ALB#021 – Holiday Lessons John and Jason enjoyed some much needed family time away, but the lessons didn’t stop coming, here they share the lessons they picked up from their travels.Podcast Summary “A lot of people will tell you that...

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#020 – Juggling Business and Parenting

play audioWatch and Subscribe on:#020 – Juggling Business and Parenting Possibly one of the most asked questions by small business owners how do you manage growing a business and still have time for the family. In this episode we give our take on the see-saw, and how...

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ALB#019 – Goals, vision, and making sh*t happen

play audioWatch and Subscribe on:ALB#019 – Goals, vision, and making sh*t happen The right mindset to make things happen with Pete CannSome more Big ideasHula Hooping for self confidence!Introducing the O'Shitometer#ALB37 How Neville Wright turned 37p and his Dad's...

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ALB#018 – Affiliates and Referrals

ALB#018 – Affiliates and Referrals In this not so polished episode, we look at two areas of using relationships to grow your business, boosting your customers, leads and revenue streams. We learn how Affiliate marketing can be utilised as both a source of customers...

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ALB#017 – Networking – Givers Gain

play audioWatch and Subscribe on:ALB#017 Your network equals your net worth A cliche, for sure. But like many cliches, there’s some truth to be had there – and that’s been our experience of networking. There’s no instant return, but the more quality we add to our...

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“John and Jason have been there and done it and don’t have an ego about it like many others.

I know I am better organised, better planned and prepared and more likely to succeed sooner, thanks to their wisdom and experience.”

Matt Tricot - 1upsearch

"Two normal blokes from Plymouth" John and Jason have been working together, building businesses for over two decades!

They're the anti-gurus with a strong dislike of psuedo business psycho-babble. Their no-nonsense, straightforward approach with relateable and valuable advice has won them followers from all over the world. They've helped hundreds of business owners improve their businesses and lives.

The King of Can-do and the 'Lazy' Entrepreneur have a mountain of knowledge they're happy to share.

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Could you grow your business by just 1% this week? That doesn’t sound too hard, does it? Well, if you could grow your business by just 1% every week, after 69 weeks, you’d have DOUBLED your business!

These 1% gains are the same techniques used by the British Cycling Team that helped them turn a bunch of “also-rans” into world beaters, notching up forty-two medals in the last four Olympics, as well as winning six of the last seven Tour De France races.

The One Percent Club will show you EXACTLY how to implement these 1% gains into your business, and how they can stack up to REALLY grow your business.

John released his first book “Big Ideas… for Small Businesses” in 2017, and it shot straight to the #1 bestseller list for Small Business and Entrepreneurship on Amazon, outselling books by Richard Branson, Alan Sugar and Duncan Bannatyne combined.

Since then, it’s sold thousands and thousands of copies all over the world, and attracted more than 100 five-star reviews. But more importantly, it’s changed the lives of small business owners all over the world, who now understand that running a lifestyle business isn’t a bad thing.

I think you’ll like it…

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