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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He was a tough negotiator and walked out on several big deals based on principle but they came crawling back to him. She is a book reviewer for the Los Angeles Times. A must read for anyone interested in starting a business.

With Jersey’s difficult business climate for outsiders, at age 29, Bannatyne and his wife moved to Stockton-on-Tees in Dnucan East England. Oct 12, Maddy Saint rated it really liked it. He launched the Bannatyne Spa Hotel in in Hastings.

Anyone Can Do It

This book will help you identify the goals and aspirations that really matter to you so that you can make them happen. They are spreading a message of positivity and inclusivity, and want everyone to feel comfortable in their own skin, no matter what their sexuality.

She divides her time between England and France. Anyone Can Do It was his first.

InBannatyne took part in the fifteenth series of I’m a Celebrity Lists with This Book. A good insight into the mind of an entrepreneur. I only read this autobioggraphy because I’d seen the bloke on TV and thought he came across as someone with a story to tell – I was proved right with this book – he had absolutley nothing to start with so to have achieved what he has done completely from scratch was bound to be a story – well worth reading and what I would call ‘an easy to read’ book.

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Retrieved on 28 March Duncan wasn’t my favourite dragon before I read his story, but now I am a fan. I would take issue with him on one front, however. Despite being the most capable cavalry leader of his generation, posterity has judged him an unfeeling butcher, responsible duhcan more deaths in the first autobiogrzphy hours of the battle of Loos than all the casualties on both sides in the D-Day landings.

I absolutely loved this book, despite not being especially endeared to bannatyyne dour Scotsman beforehand.

This isn’t a criticism, or at least I don’t intend it to be, but in places he surprises me with how freely he talks about the private details of his love-life. I was not expecting that sort of thing from somebody who has everything. The risks he took to get his businesses off the ground, and the people he had to deal with including turf wars and extortionists. But it was Chapman’s off-screen antics that are closest to the surreal qualities of a Python sketch.

Delve deep into the unfiltered highs and lows of Rose and Rosie’s life: I am not at all a fan of the way he justified his first divorce nor overall how I like biographies, and although I am not as big 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 people could follow his example.


Anyone Can Do It by Duncan Bannatyne

Bannatyne married Nigora Whitehorn in Portugal on 3 June A solitary child, she learned to occupy her days lost in a book, riding or playing with the family’s animals which included at different times a honey bear, chameleons, a bush baby, two wallabies, a lion, a mongoose and a coati mundi.

Famous Entrepreneurs Biographies, Pictures and Facts. I liked Duncan’s approach to writing this book and related to him on quite a few levels. He saw a story of someone who had made himself a millionaire, and decided to do the same.

The business currently June has 46 spas with plans for more, including at its first Northern Ireland-based health club in Belfast [10] and it operates 4 hotels.

In he resigned from the service in order to write. Her parents’ vast social circle included royalty, film stars, senior service officers, politicians and celebrities.

Sep 13, Richard Flewitt rated it liked it. Rose and Rosie are known for their candid and hilarious YouTube videos He reinvested his money where the money was at but he didnt work in a business he was always fond of. Retrieved 10 November The Northern Echo 9 February Anyone Can Do It: Really inspring and moving especially his charity work.

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