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Marketing and Finance (MAF) Podcast


May 17, 2018

Andrew Wibberley on going back to big corporate and lessons from self-employment - MAF171

My guest on the show this week is Andrew Wibberley, back on the Marketing and Finance Podcast for the second time.

Like me, Andrew decided to leave big corporate and set up his own business. After several successful years he's decided to accept a role which takes him back into a corporate environment. We reflect upon the lessons Andrew learned from launching his own business, and how he can take those lessons into his new job.

Welcome to episode 171 of the Marketing and Finance Podcast.

We chat about:

  • Why Andrew set up his own business
  • The ups and downs of self-employment
  • The importance of learning from mistakes
  • The marketing challenges Andrew faced
  • How being self-employed allows you to stretch yourself
  • Taking self-employment lessons back into big corporate

Who is Andrew Wibberley?

Andrew’s background is in life assurance underwriting, starting when he was 21. He’s worked for several reinsurers. He set up his own company three years ago. He's is about to go back into “big corporate”.

Andrew says we found self-employment challenging because of the blurring between his personal and his professional lives. He enjoyed being able to spend more time with his children. He’s keen to make protection insurance easy and simple, and to make underwriting fairer and more accessible for people who have interesting lives.

Links and Show Notes.

For links to the books and apps mentioned by Andrew, please visit http://rogeredwards.co.uk/MAF for the show notes.

What is the Marketing and Finance (MAF) Podcast?

The podcast for ideas and inspiration on marketing your business and growing your business, and for discussing topics on all things finance.

I’m Roger Edwards, a marketing guy and keynote speaker from Edinburgh helping you keep your marketing strategy simple and the BS at bay.

The MAF Podcast is a 30 minute radio show you download from http://rogeredwards.co.uk/MAF, iTunes or Stitcher Radio.

Each week you'll hear interviews with business experts, marketers, entrepreneurs and journalists. Interviews to listen to in the car, on the train or on the treadmill. Or even in the bath!

We talk about:

  • How you can grow your business using content marketing and social media
  • How you can keep your Marketing strategy and communications simple
  • Topics, issues, products and business models from the world of finance

You’ll take away one or two big ideas that you can apply to your business. So you can keep marketing your business to keep growing your business.

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Fancy Appearing on the Show?

Would you be interested in appearing on the MAF Podcast? Have you an exciting marketing or finance story to tell? Do you fancy drawing out some inspirational ideas that MAF listeners can take away to use in their own businesses? Do please contact me if you want to get involved. http://rogeredwards.co.uk