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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This must be the tenacity Duncan Bannatyne inherited. He attended Dalmuir Primary School where he displayed a talent for arithmetic and won a place banatyne Clydebank High School after passing the Eleven plus exam. However, the local newsagent would not automatically employ him but challenged him to find new customers in return for a paper round.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Having started out with ice cream van, he knows exactly how it can be done – and how to avoid the pitfalls along the way. His business interests include hotels, health clubs, spas, media, TV, stage schools, property and transport. In his autobiography he claims this was in part a reaction to this officer’s abuse of his authority, in part a dare by his shipmates and in part a way of getting out of the Navy, with which he had become disillusioned.

In this heartwarming memoir of friendship and duncna misadventure, Si and Dave take you on the ride of their lives! He started Quality Care Homes because the turnover was guaranteed governments money.


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Jan 05, Helder rated it it was amazing. This is the first biography I have read and i am definitely going to keep on reading some. Don’t take no for an answer from planning authorities and banks, build a strong duncwn who you can really trust – then delagate!

Pitch and his men were on the 17th floor racing upward when the world seemed to explode around them. He outlines the key attributes you will need and how you can develop them to achieve your dreams. Dot May Dunn was born in Derbyshire, the daughter of a miner. I am not duuncan all a fan of the way he justified his first divorce nor overall how I like biographies, and although I am not as bannatynd a fan of Duncan Bannatyne as I am of other entrepreneurs the way he made himself by starting with nothing and reinvesting each time he made money is how he has got where he is, and while I don’t think ‘anyone’ can do it, a lot of autobigoraphy could follow his example.

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Should be called “Anyone can do it but most people can’t be bothered “. From deserts to desserts, potholes to pot roasts, the nation’s favourite cooking duo reveals what’s made banbatyne friendship such a special and lasting one. Six other families shared the large house. The conversation with God is a similitude of any of religious characters who found it a church or monastery.

I was slightly bemused by how he is very keen to invest in businesses yet did not seem to want to invest in trying to save his marriage to Gail.


May 23, Wassima Gamal rated it it was amazing. Michael Palin’s diaries begin when he was newly married and struggling to make a name for himself in the world of television comedy. Did the extortionist end up in jail? But one-by-one they fell by the wayside as the risks they took ended in bankruptcy. Published by Orion first published October 12th As visibly out members of the LGBT community, they open up about their own experiences, both together bannahyne as individuals, and have written this book in the hope that it gives strength to those who have bannatynee similar difficulties.

I am really enjoying this book of this self-made millionaire ans self-taught business man. Their eyes met over a curry and a pint on the set of a Catherine Cookson drama, and they knew they would be firm and fast friends for life. And far from being the unfeeling butcher of popular myth, he was personally tormented by what he termed ‘glory and her twin sister murder’.

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