Lessons From the Apprentice – Design a New Gadget

This weeks task on the Apprentice was to design and pitch a new household gadget.  Lord Sugar said that the success of the task would be very much down to the concept as the team who secured the most orders from two major retailers would win. The boys led by Azhar decided to focus on … Read more

Lessons From the Apprentice – Print It and Sell It

So on the day the latest budget was announced, the new series of the BBC’s Apprentice starts.  Lord Alan Sugar has 12 new contestants competing for an investment in starting a new business, having him as a business partner. I can’t help but think – New Series, Same Lessons? Have these people not seen the … Read more

Business and Leadership Lessons From the Apprentice – The Interviews

So this years series of the Apprentice is now over and the winner announced, and in order to get to the point we are now the candidates have been through the interview stage. In this stage the candidates are grilled by 4 business professionals who will scrutinise their CV’s and business plans, and in most … Read more

Business and Leadership Lessons From the Apprentice – Fast Food

A short update this week on Business and Leadership Lessons From the Apprentice, simply because many of the mistakes and lessons are the same as previous episodes; however, there are some key lessons to draw from this weeks episode. This week the teams were tasked with putting together a fast food restaurant. They would be … Read more