Pete & Nicola met on July 16th 2010 – thanks to Pete’s great record keeping for that exactitude – but really connected while on a ‘Peer 2 Peer’ workshop hosted by Worthing Chamber of Commerce.  Both were making big changes in their businesses and they hit it off immediately.  

Monthly lunches followed interspersed with the odd business networking event and they discovered a mutual love of business, personal development, Shoreham-By-Sea, software, scifi and good food & wine. 

Nicola introduced Pete to the joys of pub Poker just in time for lockdown (they had just three games out in the big wide world, two of which Pete won!).  They carried on playing and chatting online on Wednesday nights and the idea to start recording those conversations occurred.  The ‘Poke It’ Podcast was born!

More About Pete Jenkins

Pete Jenkins is the founder of GamificationPlus.uk and is not only a seasoned entrepreneur, he’s formerly Entrepreneur In Residence at the University Of Brighton.  After many active years as VP, he’s Ambassador for Brighton & Hove Chamber Of Commerce, he’s #1 in “Gamification Gurus Power 100” (compiled by RISE in February 2016).  Perhaps more importantly, he has an 8 year old daughter called Lana who makes him play dungeons and dragons for hours, he likes scifi, wine and cycling. (Not at the same time).

More About Nicola Cairncross

Nicola Cairncross has been an online entrepreneur since 1995 when she bought a laptop that connected to the internet and started coding websites.  She’s built four six-figure businesses and helped thousands of businesses market themselves better online.  She is the founder of ClicksAndLeads.com which trains & mentors business owners who want to attract their ideal client without spending hours on pointless social media posting.  In her spare time, Nicola is the proud Ma to (now grown up) Phoebe & Nelson and trades & invests in Bitcoin, while writing her first scifi / timeslip novel.  She’s always plotting her next visit to Stoupa, in the Mani, Greece.

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