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Jun 1, 2018



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We Join the Bulletproof Agency Network Podcast back at Prolific North Live 2018 for another episode. This time we’re exploring the journey of successful entrepreneurs, from start-up to sell-off. Adam Carolan (Xentum) is interviewed by Paul Barnes (My Accountancy Place).

Topics covered in this episode:


  • Looking after yourself as the business owner.  
  • Knowing what you want from owning a business in both your personal and professional life.  
  • Enjoying the ride.
  • How to avoid burnout and find a balance between personal and professional life.  
  • The importance of looking after your finances and not falling into the trap of thinking financial planning is for the older amongst us.
  • Being in touch with your why, and following it.
  • Using your money to make the lifestyle you want.   

Guest Bios


Adam Carolan

Adam Carolan is Managing Director of Xentum, a forward thinking financial advisory firm.  Adam specialises in working with fast growth business owners in the digital and creative space and looks after a number of interesting clients.  Adam is also the founder of NextGen Planners, which is about helping the Next Generation of Financial Advisers be better than the previous generations. It have the fastest growing community within the financial advice space and now boasts over 265 paying members.




Twitter: @Adam_Xentum

Paul Barnes

Paul Barnes - Paul is MD and founder of My Accountancy Place, the UK’s leading provider of outsourced accounting and finance services to digital creative businesses. Paul and My Accountancy Place offer advice, tools and support on how to build a profitable and healthy agency.




Twitter: @myaccountancypl

Presenter Bio


A journalist and broadcaster for nearly 30 years, Andy runs his own media consultancy in Manchester working with clients like Weber Shandwick, the NFU, and the Institute of Directors.


Andy started in print before 17 years as a BBC presenter & reporter, appearing on BBC Breakfast, Five Live & the Today programme. For five years Andy presented the award-winning BBC1 current affairs programme Inside Out, travelling across


Europe making documentaries on terrorism, the smuggling of illegal guns into the UK and the Manchester IRA bomb. He also made films with Sir Bobby Charlton, Yoko Ono, Lord Heseltine and Johnny Marr.




Twitter: @AndyPJo1


Thanks for coming along and we hope you enjoyed listening as much as we enjoyed putting it all together. Please subscribe to our podcast for more great insights from more great people.

Next Episode


You guessed it, we will return to Prolific North Live 2018. But next time it’s a debate about pitching and sales. Here’s our pitch to you: Tune in next time for another great debate! Hope we’ve sold you on that one.

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