The day I broke Bebo – and a lesson about opportunity

The day I broke Bebo – and a lesson about opportunity

The grind of the day job My memory should be hazy. It was roughly 11 - 12 years ago now, but I remember that week like it was yesterday. It was the week opportunity first came knocking for me. I wandered into the head office car park of the agricultural retailer I worked for as a fresh faced (and very hungover) teenage marketing assistant. My shirt was half untucked, my shoes had soaked up rain water from the pavement as I walked in that day. My feet were wet. It was Wednesday. I was late. I slung my rucksack into the corner of the office and trudged to the kitchen to make a round of coffee for my 6 strong team. A half-ass silent apology for showing up late. The tea lady (yes, we had one of those) was in there already. She was by my standards an old lady, but full of enthusiasm and always prepared to take the piss when...
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