Excellence Expected and Achieved with Mark Asquith
Our guest today is Mark Asquith, a serial entrepreneur, who started several successful businesses which have led to his primary focus today: That of helping other entrepreneurs and podcasters start, sustain and grow their business.
Mark is co-founder, of a podcast hosting company called Podcast Websites, which is the podcast hosting company we use, and we interviewed his partner Kieran McKeefery a few sessions ago. Podcast Websites is an awesome company with everything podcasters need from A-Z and with the best customer service, you could ask for.
Mark is excellent at branding, as evidenced by his fantastic personal brand, Excellence Expected, where he consistently hosts free weekly coaching sessions and the 7 Minute Mentor podcast.
“Professionalism is just turning up, doing the things you say you’re going to do when you say you’re going to do them.” ~Mark Asquith
While we never talked about that particular quote, it’s definitely apparent that Mark is all about the pursuit of excellence, so we’re sharing this favorite.
“Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” ~Aristotle
Mark’s story of how he left corporate
His journey from freelancing to creating PodcastWebsites
The 3 things creator’s who want to earn a living should focus on
How awareness will serve you in figuring out what you want
The struggle of looking forward but also the importance of enjoying the current moment
Questioning the status quo and traditional expectations in life and work
Mark’s tips on how he is so productive, prolific, and consistent
What Mark does instead of vision boarding
How to figure out what you want to do and evolving over time
Current struggle Mark is facing and the growth phase in his business
Figuring out the best medium for sharing your message