Category Archives: Why we don’t take advice

Miss Ellie miss-fires

In BBC’s Apprentice Episode 5 there are some serious sackings going on! After about 30 seconds we knew that Vince wasn’t going to make it through. Chosen as project manager by Lord Sugar, Vince had to invent some dog food with the … Continue reading

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The Apprentice: what lies in store?

Lord Sugar’s assistant, Nick Hewer, was reported in “The Times” yesterday as saying it never ceased to amaze him how contestants failed to learn anything from watching previous series (BBC “The Apprentice“! With a new series starting, and I must … Continue reading

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Would you take advice from a Dragon?

This week, the Dragons were pretty impressed with Jessica Ratcliffe. They made no investment, but she did get a job offer from Peter Jones! Jess had “parked” her university course to set up an online game exchange business. Duncan Bannatyne was … Continue reading

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