Category Archives: Integrity in business

Do we wash our dirty linen in public?

No. But it still needs washing.

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Do you have to be nasty to win The Apprentice?

Or do you have to be a workaholic? Early twenties perhaps, or win nearly every task? This year’s Apprentice was the best ever! The new format looking for a £250k investment rather than a salaried job, was a winner. Because if … Continue reading

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Was Sandeesh right?

BBC Apprentice hopeful Sandeesh Samra asked a very relevant question on the follow up show (16.30 mins in): “I didn’t game-play. I didn’t back-stab. Maybe those are the qualities you need to be an Apprentice?” Was she right? How about working in … Continue reading

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What happens if you mess up?

It’s all very well writing about leadership and integrity in business and in the community, but what happens when we get it wrong? What happens when we totally blow it? Is there hope after a disaster? Well it’s true that our … Continue reading

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Is love a drug?

Have you ever fallen in love? Head over heels? Then you’ll know what I mean about “love” in this context being like a strong draught of opiate-like euphoria. “The Times” reported recently that “falling in love” has powerful pain relieving … Continue reading

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Are villains the worst people?

Do you prefer “Paul Robinson” on “Neighbours”? Or remember “Dirty Den” on “East Enders”? Which do you like best? My favourite was “JR Ewing” in “Dallas”, back in the black and white era. Soap villains all, and fortunately they are confined … Continue reading

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What kind of sycophant are you?

cries Glen Close’s Cruella de Ville. “What kind of sycophant would you like me to be?” replies her servant (ops director?). Does film mimic life in the boardroom, in the 1996 film “101 Dalmatians”? I was sitting in a board meeting … Continue reading

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