19 July 2018

How to become a serial entrepreneur

Justin Byam Shaw, Chairman of the Evening Standard

Our guest on today’s episode is Justin Byam Shaw, the chairman of the Evening Standard and the Independent, the director of the Felix Project, and a serial entrepreneur.

Justin’s career has spanned many, many companies and several decades, but it all come back to a few familiar traits — an eye for the main chance, a winning way with people and an uncanny sense of timing.

From the privatisation of BT to the manic days of the dot com boom and the new media revolution, Justin’s successes trace the story of modern entrepreneurship.

Today’s episode, recorded in his corner office at Northcliffe House, is a must listen for anyone interested in getting to the top and staying there.

This episode has been recorded at Mark's Club, read by Joseph Bullmore and produced by Martin Lumsden.

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