Succeed By Counting Your Chickens – Three Success Lessons From The UK Apprentice
Three key success lessons emerged from ‘The Apprentice’. ‘The Apprentice’ is a very popular reality TV show in both the UK and the USA. This article is based on the UK version of the show which features Sir Alan Sugar who, like Donald Trump, is a highly successful businessman.
Sir Alan Sugar, the East End boy who became a multimillionaire businessman with a reputation for blunt speaking and toughness, spent about twelve weeks this year selecting an apprentice to run one of his business projects.
More than 10,000 people applied for “The Apprentice” and a chance to get a six-figure salaried job with Sir Alan Sugar. The 14 finalists had done well to get into the last stages of the process but only one would win the prize.
I did not learn as many lessons about success in business or in life from the program as I had hoped but there were three important success lessons which are worth remembering.
Sir Alan, himself, was asked at the end of the program what lessons he had learned. His answer was a surprising one:...