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Episode 8

25 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 18 July 2009

It’s the end of term and all over the world former students are looking for their first full-time job. So what advice would Evan Davis’ hugely successful business guests give to youngsters just leaving school now?

Entrepreneur James Dyson took five years to develop the bagless vacuum cleaner, Martha Lane Fox went on a ‘crazy journey’ to set up Lastminute.com and Adrian Ringrose still isn't sure he has grown up, even though he is chief executive of a company with 50,000 employees. And Evan asks them about the magic ingredient in every successful business – creativity.

  • Evan Davis

    Evan Davis

  • Martha Lane Fox

    Martha Lane Fox

    Martha Lane Fox is founder of Lastminute.com, Antigone and Lucky Voice

    Martha Lane Fox's Website
  • Sir James Dyson

    Sir James Dyson

    James Dyson is an inventor and founder of Dyson

  • Adrian Ringrose

    Adrian Ringrose

    Adrian Ringrose is Chief Executive of Interserve Plc

    Interserve Plc



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