40 Minute Mentor Podcast

Your pocket-sized career mentor

Our popular podcast 40 Minute Mentor inspires the next generation of category-defining Founders. In powerful career stories from purpose-led Founders to Olympic champions; you’ll learn first-hand from today’s successful leaders on what it takes to be brilliant, all in just 40 minutes.

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Explore recent episodes

17 Apr, 2024

Gary Izunwa: Driving Social Mobility through referrals with Tangent

10 Apr, 2024

Lottie Whyte: From the kitchen table to £100k investment on Dragons Den with MyoMaster

03 Apr, 2024

Morgan Fowles: Scaling sustainable activewear brand TALA as CEO, alongside Grace Beverley

40 Minute Mentor: Radha Vyas
27 Mar, 2024

Radha Vyas: From £20m revenues to bankruptcy & rebuilding Flash Pack 2.0

20 Mar, 2024

Richard Robinson: Disrupting the legal sector & raising $32 million with Robin AI

Spotting Unicorn Investments with Peter Specht
06 Mar, 2024

Peter Specht: Spotting Unicorn investments & navigating global markets with Creandum

Love for 40 Minute Mentor

“Just when I thought my go-to pods were cemented, 40MM came and disrupted it 🙌🏽”
For anyone in the startup/tech world, this is a must-listen podcast!
“The podcast brings on some really inspiring leaders, talks about relevant topics and offers practical advice.”
“The diversity of guests really keeps the podcast interesting and me personally engaged.”
“Love the 40MM, I often find myself pausing to take notes as there are so many golden nuggets”
“All the guests are so inspiring and James is always asking great questions.”

“I love to listen to these on my commute to work. They are so motivating and the variety of guests they have on keeps it interesting!”

“This was a fantastic podcast with such great insight from super informed speakers! Gave great advice on working in the Tech world!”

“The 40 Minute Mentor delivers so much valuable insights from highly insightful guests.”

We’ve featured incredible leaders including...

Jessica Ennis-Hill
Olympian and Founder of Jennis
Nick Jenkins
Founder of Moonpig
Alice Bentinck
Co-founder of Entrepreneur First
Grace Beverley
Founder & CEO, Tala & Shreddy
Eileen Burbidge MBE
Eileen Burbidge MBE
Founding Partner at Passion Capital & Director at Fertifa
Timothy Armoo
Co-Founder & CEO, Fanbytes
Sharmadean Reid
Sharmadean Reid MBE
Founder & SEO of The Stack World
Suranga Chandratillake
General Partner, Balderton Capital
Debbie Wosskow OBE
Multi-exited Founder, Allbright, The Better Menopause
Mo Gawdat
Ex Chief Business Officer at Google X & Founder of One Billion Happy

As well as category-defining founders of unicorns and iconic brands, including...

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Become a guest

If you’d like to join our podcast as a guest, or would like to explore partnership options with us, please get in touch with Hannah at ku.oc.cmbj@hannah

Meet your podcast team

The 40 Minute Mentor Podcast is hosted by JBM’s founder, James Mitra, and produced by our Head of Marketing, Hannah Urbanek.