Entrepreneur and author Margaret Heffernan on her first job in the House of Commons and her very large house.
Name: Margaret Heffernan
Age: [left unanswered]
Company: Companies I work with include Merryck & Co, Footdown, RADA and the University of Bath School of Management.
Company turnover: I don't own these businesses.
First job: Dictation typist for the House of Commons.
Car: [left unanswered]
Dream job: The one I have – only with better pay!
First, business, or economy: [left unanswered]
Most extravagant purchase: My absurdly large home.
Most-played song on your iPod: "Won't Get Fooled Again", The Who
Best business book: Jeffrey Pfeffer's Hidden Value
Worst business moment: Being asked to do something unethical.
Proudest business moment: Closing a failing company.
Your business mentor: All of my employees.
Next big thing: Good people with high standards.