From an ice cream van to Dragons’ Den – the autobiography of self-made multi- millionaire Duncan Bannatyne. Anyone Can Do It has ratings and 51 reviews. Wassima said: This is the first biography I have read and i am definitely going to keep on reading some. Duncan Walker Bannatyne, OBE (born 2 February ), is a Scottish entrepreneur, philanthropist and author. His business interests include hotels, health.
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As visibly out members of the LGBT community, they open up about their own experiences, both together and as individuals, and have written this book in the hope that it gives strength to those who have faced similar difficulties. Retrieved on 28 March I highly recommend the book.
Hugely articulate, and with numerous fascinating and revealing stories to tell, this is an autobiography and a business book unlike any other – but then Bannatyne isn’t like any other businessman, either.
This is aurobiography interesting book. Archived from the original on 6 December I am really enjoying this book of this self-made millionaire ans self-taught business man. That being said, this is a great read and is definitely worthwhile for all would-be entrepreneurs starting from the bottom.
He reinvested his money where the money was at but he didnt work in a business he was always fond of. Dragons’ Den star backs Osborne”.
May 14, Alastair Findlay rated it really liked it.
I liked Duncan’s approach to writing this book and related to him on quite a few levels. The book is a fairly open and honest accounts of Bannatyne’s success – and failures – moving from running an Ice-Cream Van to launching his care home business, gyms and even a short-lived acting career before joining the cast of Dragon’s Den where he became a household name.
I was very impressed with what he has done in Romania on a charity level, and that also has inspired me more also to try and help where I can as there are so many in the world much worse off than we could imagine.
Duncan Bannatyne has done a lot of philanthropic works. Published by Orion first published October 12th She has four nursing qualifications and 50 years on the ‘coal face’ behind her. He is the owner of Bannatyne Health Auobiography.
Famous Entrepreneurs Biographies, Pictures and Facts. Bannatyne spent his twenties moving from one job to another. With that said, the book is a Duuncan and not a business tome – and I enjoyed it for what it is. Born in the north of England, both Si and Dave had their childhood challenges.
His luck took a turn after he moved to Stockton-on-Tees in North England. I would take issue with him on one front, however.
To add further mix to his personal life, Chapman and his partner David Sherlock adopted a year-old boy. Most pupils owned a bicycle so he resolved to earn the money to buy one for himself. Quotes from Anyone Can Do It. A huge celebratory Python party autobkography cancelled as a result and Terry Jones harrumphed Chapman’s death as “the greatest act of party-pooping in history”.
What do you really want to do with your life? I have gained more appreciation and respect for him as a businessman, but I doubt we would get along personally. Once you can wade through the me, me, me aspects of this book it is a good read.
He outlines the key attributes you will need and how you can develop them to achieve your dreams. The book is well written and takes ducan on aitobiography journey of business knowledge and personal endeavor.
I autoibography more appreciation and respect for him because he has principles making an investigation for stolen eggs for example. May 18, Joanne Aldridge prev logan added it.
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Hugely articulate, and with numerous fascinating and revealing stories to tell, this is an autobiography and a business book unlike any other – but then Bannatyne isn’t like any other businessman, either. Chapman was John Cleese’s writing partner from their early days at Cambridge Footlights right through the Monty Python years. Retrieved 1 November Not anyone can do what he did, and I give him full kudos for having dragon-sized balls. Duncan wasn’t my favourite dragon before I read his story, but now I am a fan.
I started a business from scratch that went national and now international Don’t take no for an answer from planning authorities and banks, build a strong team who you can really trust – then delagate! The Crossing by Michael Connelly. That ‘anyone can do it’? The lengthening casualty lists on the Western Front filled him with despair, as he envisaged his room at GHQ filled with the ‘silent army’ of the dead. Living through the three-day week and the miners strike, and all the trials of a peripatetic life are also essential ingredients of these perceptive and funny diaries.
Rather Be the Devil by Ian Rankin. I could see where my desire to be in charge of my life came from, although I had seen it before on other levels, reading Duncan’s s I liked Duncan’s approach to writing this book and related to him on quite a few levels.
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Duncan shows you that anyone can do it and what he’s done is nothing out of the ordinary, just commonsense and the will autobiogrraphy take risks. The risks he took to get his businesses off the ground, and the people he had to deal with including turf wars and extortionists.