I love the freedom of movement that my phone gives me. That has definitely transformed my life.
I cannot remember a moment in my life when I have not felt the love of my family. We were a family that would have killed for each other – and we still are.
Do not be embarrassed by your failures learn from them and start again.
For a successful entrepreneur it can mean extreme wealth. But with extreme wealth comes extreme responsibility. And the responsibility for me is to invest in creating new businesses create jobs employ people and to put money aside to tackle issues where we can make a difference.
Ridiculous yachts and private planes and big limousines won’t make people enjoy life more and it sends out terrible messages to the people who work for them. It would be so much better if that money was spent in Africa – and it’s about getting a balance.
A business has to be involving it has to be fun and it has to exercise your creative instincts.
Business opportunities are like buses there’s always another one coming.
I never get the accountants in before I start up a business. It’s done on gut feeling especially if I can see that they are taking the mickey out of the consumer.
One thing is certain in business. You and everyone around you will make mistakes.
To me business isn’t about wearing suits or pleasing stockholders. It’s about being true to yourself your ideas and focusing on the essentials.
Well I think that there’s a very thin dividing line between success and failure. And I think if you start a business without financial backing you’re likely to go the wrong side of that dividing line.