Monthly Archives: May 2011

Felicity fails to follow

Or lead even. In episode 4 of BBC’s Apprentice Felicity Jackson was given the mantle of leadership for the beauty treatment task. If you wanted an exercise in what to do to win, then this would be a good example, … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Failure, Finding success in business, Leadership problems, Passion is key, The Apprentice 2011, TV reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Vincent van Cloche

Was this week’s painting of the Apprentice “team” a masterpiece or a mess? When I heard the task was the annual “buy things you’ve never heard of”, I knew we were in for a challenge. The show did not disappoint. … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Game-playing, Leadership problems, The Apprentice 2011, TV reviews, You're fired | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

There’s no accounting for Edward!

BBC’s Apprentice¬†is with us again! Let the stress, hilarity and mystery commence. Why should Edward Hunter try so hard not to be an “accountant”? He trained in a large firm, but seemed very keen not to keep the label or … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Denial, The Apprentice 2011 | Tagged , , , , | 9 Comments

Will England make number 1?

Andy Flower has been reappointed¬†as England’s leader. He has set out his objective clearly: make England number one in the world (see the Times article). Will he succeed? Actually I am not sure. I do think his track record is … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Sport mirrors life, Success, Vision | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment