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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I have always found him a little rough, and his bio seems to back that up.
Most pupils owned a bicycle so the young Duncan resolved to earn the money to buy one for himself. Bob McCabe has had the full co-operation of Sherlock and the Pythons in bannxtyne this fascinating and revealing account of the life of one of British comedy’s best-loved figures.
Like any autobiography, you have the impression that the author might be hiding some of the more troublesome parts of his business.
He is the owner of Bannatyne Health Clubs. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. That being said, this is a great read and is definitely worthwhile for all would-be entrepreneurs starting from the bottom.
I would take issue with him on one front, however. Refresh and try again. Inin his tenth season and driving for the newly-formed Brawn GP team, he became the Formula 1 world champion after a stunning drive in the Brazilian Grand Dkncan. I have more appreciation and respect for him because he has principles making an investigation for stolen eggs for example.
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At different autoibography in the book the word ‘ruthless’ crossed my mind, but in the gannatyne chapter he described how he wasn’t ruthless in his approach. For Dave, his life changed when he became a childhood carer for his mother. Bannatyne was nineteen when this happened. He launched the Bannatyne Spa Hotel in in Hastings. 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.
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With that said, the book is a Biography and not a business tome – and I enjoyed it for what it is. He saw a story of someone who had made himself a millionaire, and decided to do the same. May autohiography, Val Penny rated it really liked it. Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz. Sep 13, Richard Flewitt rated it liked it. Backed with fascinating examples from his own career and case studies from a wide range of other entrepreneurs, this book provides the perfect wake-up call for you to change your life for the better.
He also surfedpartied and met his first wife on the island.
I have learned more in business with this book than with my business education. Archived from the original on 3 July Dumcan parents’ vast social circle included royalty, film stars, senior service officers, politicians and celebrities.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Dec 27, Andy Whyte rated it really liked it.
Duncan’s journey is interesting because he worked on opportunities. Bannatyne received his OBE partly in recognition for his work with charities such as Mary’s meals. But there was another side to French, which is only revealed in his private papers. He has stated that he was poor and did not have a bank account until the age of The daughter of Lord Louis Mountbatten and his glamorous wife Edwina Ashley, she was brought suncan by nannies and governesses as she was often parted from her parents as they dutifully carried out their public roles.
Unfortunately he had a dishonorable discharge from the Navy at the age of 19 when auyobiography threw a fellow officer from a boat landing jetty.