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Screw it, Just Do it

Apr 30, 2019

Following a shared passion for health and fitness, husband and wife Alan (CEO) and Juliet Barratt (CMO), founded sports nutrition start-up, Grenade, during the last recession.

After launching in 2010 with just £27 in the bank, Grenade was sold for £72m to Lion Capital in 2017 and since then has continued to grow...


Apr 27, 2019

On a personal level my why is to provide better opportunities and a better life for my two girls.

On a wider level still, its to help everybody live the life that they want.

On their own terms.

To be in control of their destiny.

If they so choose.

I guess you could call it a Screw it, Just Do it attitude.

One of the...


Apr 24, 2019

"Instagram's actually terrible at connecting people in the offline world. And, it really is a photo contest. It doesn't really matter how knowledgable you are or how qualified you are as long as you're taking nice pictures, that's how you're going to grow your influence, and so we're basically saying "look this is total...


Apr 17, 2019

"The January rush happens, every year, in February, people are giving up. How do we fix that problem? Using these 3 things that we've identified, how do we apply that to a product that can tackle that particular industry? 

"All of us have jumped on planes and lived overseas and started other companies. Once you've got...


Apr 10, 2019

"I love performing but actually, I'm overcoming it now, but I really freeze up and get nervous when I have to talk in public. I like the idea of a performance speech to the public but the free, off-the-cuff, point a camera at me, I just don't become myself.

When I performed at the Opera House, you can't see the...