How The Apprentice Shows The Importance Of Preparation

The UK version of The Apprentice showed how important it is to prepare for a meeting.

By preparing well, you make yourself valuable to the company. If you don’t prepare well, you can end up making yourself look foolish and having your ability questioned.

Take a look how Joanne Riley fared in her interview. Bear in mind that this was three months into the process of Lord Sugar trying to find his next apprentice…

By identifying what might come up in a meeting, you prove yourself proactive and creative. By winging it, you prove yourself unprepared and unable to cope.

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