6 Things We Can Learn From The Apprentice About Management and Leadership

The Apprentice on the BBC is one of my favourite programmes to watch.  While it is entertaining, it is also a great opportinity to learn.  So what 6 things can we learn from the Apprentice about management and leadership?

  1. Focus on the market and never forget the customer
  2. Listen to differing views so that you create the best result
  3. Make sure you know the barriers to your success and address them
  4. Always preapre, especially if you are going to have to make a case
  5. Don’t lose sight of common sense
  6. Be aware of what you do best

About the Author Duncan Brodie

Since 2006 I’ve worked with in excess of 8,000 accountants and professionals in workshops, seminars and one to one helping them land their next jobs and become better leaders, presenters and business partners. Before that I spent 25 years in accountancy climbing the career ladder from Payments Clerk to FD. I’m a CIMA Fellow, Certified Professional Coach and Team Coach Facilitator.

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