Honey, I Blew Up The Business
My Roller Coaster Ride From Hell with Margaret Manning OBE
December 15, 2021
Margaret Manning is an “unashamed geek”, serial international entrepreneur and winner of multiple awards, including an OBE. In the 90s, when Bill Gates - and the rest of the world - thought the internet was a fad, she gave up a sensible accountancy career to set up an internet business. Everything was on the line. If she messed it up she would lose everything. And while she’s now got her gongs, getting there was a wild ride. Listen in! In this episode, you will learn what it means to be truly innovative “rather than just following this big red rule book.” Discover the hidden dangers of labelling people, the significance of thinking for yourself and getting rid of the fear. How to be confident enough to say “I don’t understand”, and think things through from first principles. Margaret shares her journey of unlearning and reinvention, from her lockdown-residence in Barbados.
Margaret Manning is an “unashamed geek”, serial international entrepreneur and winner of multiple awards, including an OBE. In the 90s, when Bill Gates - and the rest of the world - thought the internet was a fad, she gave up a sensible accountancy career to set up an internet business. Everything was on the line. If she messed it up she would lose everything. And while she’s now got her gongs, getting there was a wild ride. Listen in!

In this episode, you will learn what it means to be truly innovative “rather than just following this big red rule book.” Discover the hidden dangers of labelling people, the significance of thinking for yourself and getting rid of the fear. How to be confident enough to say “I don’t understand”, and think things through from first principles.  Margaret shares her journey of unlearning and reinvention, from her lockdown-residence in Barbados.

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