The kid who dressed up as a Thunderbird

The best bit of advice I ever got was from my art teacher at college, who once suggested I “Go lay a prostitute or put a bet on a horse.” At the time I wondered what the hell he meant.

Don’t be afraid to surround yourself with talented people

The most important lesson relates to the wellbeing of the team. You will only be successful if they’re happy, motivated and all pulling in the same direction.

You have to be willing to jump up off the floor and to go again

The highs and lows of running a company all relate to working with people. The best moments are always those where you experience a shared triumph.