The Apprentice Formula is to stay out of the firing line in the boardroom during the entire process. It’s simple!
Having ‘studied’ the boardroom scenarios over the actual tasks, a pattern has emerged to survive the boardroom, irrespective of performance. Simply put,this pattern is:
Convince the Investor
In 2014, I had to use The Apprentice Formula in a real life situation to survive in a company as a management consultant. You have to fight your corner and it can get difficult.
The Founder of the company was aware of the business I brought from Personal Protective Equipment sector. Also, he trusted me for winning Smart City projects, though business was slow. It’s hard to move early adopters.
I confess however, I could have been fired if The Apprentice Formula wasn’t used in 6 of the 7 occasions of possible termination in services.