40 Minute Mentor

June 7, 2023

Community & Purpose – A Series 9 Roundup 

“Community for me has always been – What is our purpose? Why do we exist? What’s it all for? Why does it even matter?”

There are two popular topics that come up time and time again when we interview our 40 Minute Mentors and when we speak to JBM clients and candidates. These topics are: Building communities and sticking to your purpose. 

In this week’s episode, we’ve rounded up some of the best advice from our most recent Series, including: 

➡️ Vanity metrics vs Impact –  Nikki Wicks, CEO of The Body Coach  [00:41] 

➡️ Meaningful exchanges over numbers – Abadesi Osunsade, Founder of Hustle Crew [03:28] 

➡️ Staying true to yourself throughout the journey – Simmy Dhillon, Founder of Simmer  [05:23] 

➡️ The dark side of social media – Sue Fennessy, Founder of WeAre8  [06:13] 

➡️ Fixing problems with purpose-driven solutions – Nader AlSalim, Founder of Gaia  [07:29] 

➡️ Bringing change-makers into your network – Pierre Paslier, Co-Founder of Notpla  [09:13] 

➡️ Tapping into what your community wants – Alice Pelton, Founder of The Lowdown  [10:46] 

Helpful links:

➡️ For the full Series 9 episodes, check out our 40 Minute Mentor archives: https://jbmc.co.uk/insights/category/40-minute-mentor/
➡️ And for more mentorship, make sure you follow JBM on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/jbm-consulting-ltd/ 

🏆 Want to partner with us? 

Do you want to get your brand in front of leading Startup Founders, Investors and C-Suite decision-makers, and attract some of the sharpest talent in the Startup/Scaleup scene?

Get in touch with our Head of Marketing and Producer, Hannah to find out more about how we can co-produce content that will help you stand out and engage with 40k+ loyal monthly listeners. You can reach her on ku.oc.cmbj@hannah 

Enjoyed this episode?⭐️

Keep up to date with all our latest episodes, by hitting the subscribe button on your favourite podcast platform. And for any feedback on what you enjoy the most and ideas on what we can do to make 40 Minute Mentor even better, please leave us a review on https://ratethispodcast.com/40mm

ℹ️ You can listen to all 40 Minute Mentor episodes on:

Tune in to discover

Listen on

Helpful links

Enjoyed this episode?

Keep up to date with all our latest episodes, by hitting the subscribe button on your favourite podcast platform. And for any feedback on what you enjoy the most and ideas on what we can do to make 40 Minute Mentor even better, please leave us a review.

Explore more episodes

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