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Young Apprentice – Future business brains?

From the title, you might think I’m about to rip into the contestants, but you’d be absolutely wrong. I’ve disappointed you there, I can sense it.

I used to enjoy The Apprentice, and I’ve blogged before about the show’s questionable moral points and prize. Partly as I’ve been busy, but partly as I think I’d find it really annoying, I’ve not really been watching this series of Young Apprentice. However, I was half-watching something else last night, and switched over mid-way through the episode, to discover they’re still doing that fucking stupid task with the Yellow Pages directories. Does Sugar have shares in them or what?

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I hope Tom leaves The Apprentice soon

Tom Pellereau

I’m generally a fan of The Apprentice. During the last series, I started writing (on this blog) a post about how I was considering stopping. I never posted it, but here’s a very brief excerpt:

“We don’t as a society, respect and reward con-artists.¬†Whatever happened to selling a quality product?”

It was a happy post (clearly!), mostly about how everything was to do with money, and none of these teams would survive longer than the two-day “task” if they had to attract repeat business from satisfied customers.

Last night’s episode saw two teams create new biscuits. I love biscuits. Always have.

Table in my living room, on a day like any other.

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