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Confessions of an Entrepreneur by Chris Robson

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Chapter 20

Champagne

HOW TO ENJOY YOUR GROWING SUCCESS

Chapter 20 Champagne

‘How the hell did you spend £900 on a leaving do for Bill when we only made £5000 in sales last month?’ John was furious. It was his money and I had taken everybody to a lap dancing club for Bill Zissimopoulous’s leaving do in 1996 and things got rather out of hand!

It is all very well celebrating the good times, but not out of proportion with the scale of the business! With hindsight John was absolutely right to be as mad as a snake. My company credit card was swiftly and sensibly emasculated.

Once the revenues begin to come in, then it is easy to get carried away, but it’s worth ...

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