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Margaret Heffernan: Still working the dream job


Margaret Heffernan


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.

Dream job

The one I have only with better pay!

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.



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