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  • What is next for you, Lord Sugar?

  • What's the next five years entail?

  • Is it Maura Prentice?

  • More businesses?

  • Yeah, I'm very business orientated.

  • Of course I'm gonna continue to do the Apprentice as long as the BBC want me to do it.

  • Unfortunately at the moment, due to CO of it were struggling to find a way of doing it.

  • Andare enjoying doing the Australian one is very, very refreshing.

  • Thio different culture of people I think they're enjoying may also, um yeah, eso I'll carry on doing that on were also carry on investing in real estate on we'll carry on investing in electron ICS.

  • Andi, Some of my look, one of my companies is a cosmetic company.

  • It's gonna have £100 million turnover this year, right?

  • And making a bomb an absolute bomb with my partner there, Susan Moore, who started with nothing.

  • She started her mom's kitchen on I spotted her and I said, right, I'm gonna invest money with you.

  • Love Andre.

  • That was seven years ago.

  • £100 million turnover and making an absolute fortune with 350 employees.

  • Wow, That's what you call a success story.

  • Yeah, that's incredible.

  • I did that with?

  • Yeah, that must feel great.

  • A few A few last questions about yourself if I were to ask five of your best friends Lord Sugar, what is your superpower?

  • How are you able to do everything that you dio?

  • What do you think they would tell me?

  • I think that what they would say is is that I assess the situation very quickly and come to a conclusion very quickly.

  • So if there's a problem or something like it exists or a situation exists, E got a very fast brain.

  • Thank.

  • Thankfully, I hope I managed Thio.

  • Keep that.

  • I'm 73 years old at the moment on, I think my brains quite fast.

  • But one of the things that I I get there quicker than most people I know I'm not being disrespectful, but I get it.

  • I get straight right strap a late right down to the worst case scenario or the best case scenario, if you understand what I mean.

  • Implications, implications of something.

  • Yeah, Um when you look back on your business life or just your life, what do you remember as the best day?

  • And what do you remember as the worst day, I think.

  • Let's deal with the worst day.

  • First of all, I think I built Empire making computers on due to technical issues.

  • The whole empire collapsed, you know, really collapsed because of a technical issue.

  • Because of, you know, I guess our lack of investment in technicians on that's the worst time.

  • The best time is, I guess, you know, when you make your first million pounds, when you you know, I still look back to my first days When I was 17 years old, I got in my minivan on, I went out there and I sold goods on my behalf from my little company.

  • That was a memorable occasion.

  • It was a milestone.

  • I'm not working for someone else.

  • Now.

  • I sold you some goods for my company.

  • And then, of course, there's being knighted by Her Majesty the Queen and being a member of the House of Lords.

  • Great memorable things on.

  • I'm unfortunate enough to be married to my wife now for 52 years, wonderful person who understands May has never interfered in my business, but is basically kept me under control.

  • And she does keep me under control.

  • She's the boss assed, far as that's concerned.

  • Great Children.

  • Great achievement with my Children.

  • Very nice people.

  • They were the Children off a wealthy man, A millionaire, a billionaire.

  • How many times have we seen this kind of Ferrari driving coke snorting community, the siblings off a wealthy person?

  • No thanks to my wife and myself, we kept them on the rows on guard.

  • I'm pleased to report that they themselves now are very down to earth people who keep their own Children on the row.

  • So that is a marvelous, marvelous achievement.

  • Very much so.

  • How did you do that?

  • Because that's how we are.

  • That's how we are.

  • You know, I mean, you know, listen, one of my sons, maybe in his his youth, recognizing his father had lots of money, decided to God or himself a Porsche somewhere.

  • I just went to the carriage and canceled yet on said no, you're not gonna push.

  • In fact, you're gonna get a old box a Lviv er and that's it.

  • Take it or leave it.

  • You know, having anything else go out if you wanna pull.

  • Gonna won't earn some money and make it yourself.

  • But I'm not going to want a simple is that so?

  • He quickly learn and all the other kids learn the same.

  • I mean, the wife was the same.

  • We don't sling our weight around.

  • We like good things.

  • I've got a boat.

  • I've got my own planes and all that stuff.

  • Andi, I love all those things.

  • I don't feel guilty having them.

  • I haven't never robbed a bank.

  • I haven't sat in in front of a computer in the city, buying and selling shares at the expense off cos you know, uh, allow that stuff.

  • I'm a dealer.

  • I buy stuff ourselves.

  • Stuff.

  • I make money.

  • That's what I do.

  • Very, very fair.

  • Simple is that I don't do anything else which I don't feel guilty about.

  • Yeah, that makes a big difference.

  • Lord Sugar.

  • What scares you, Cove?

  • It is scary for my Children, for my grandchildren.

  • It's very, very scary.

  • And it's only been the last year that you start to realize how serious this bloody thing is.

  • Good news, I guess, has come out this week about we could see some light at the end of the tunnel, allegedly with Cem vaccines coming.

  • But I just really hope this thing goes away.

  • Really?

  • Don't.

  • I really do hope it goes away.

  • Yeah.

  • What would we be surprised to learn about?

  • Lord Sugar?

  • I know you fly a lot on your own planes.

  • What are some of the things we might not know about you?

  • Or tell us more about that?

  • No lot.

  • Really.

  • Nothing special.

  • I'm a big watch collector.

  • I love watches.

  • I can't get Rolex to give me any watches Quicker than anybody else can get them.

  • I know a lot of people think that they see me wearing all these watches.

  • They must think how he gets, um, free.

  • I don't get them free.

  • I wouldn't take him free.

  • To be honest with you, I like to collect watches.

  • What else?

  • Um, now I played tennis.

  • I cycle a lot.

  • I'm a big cyclist.

  • Andi.

  • Yeah.

  • Cycling is very good.

  • Keeps me fit.

  • I like to keep fit.

  • And then I have to go on these mad diets and every so often because it's indulge a little bit too much occasionally on Keep the water like to keep the weight down.

  • Okay.

  • And what keeps you awake at night?

  • Nothing.

  • Really.

  • Not now.

  • No.

  • Nothing keeps me awake at night.

  • How much?

  • I love my wife.

  • Wild.

  • My wife.

  • Yeah.

  • Mhm.

What is next for you, Lord Sugar?

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LOOKING TO THE FUTURE: What Does The Future Hold For Me & Advice For Younger Self - Lord Alan Sugar

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