Secret Diary of an Entrepreneur: Bursting my bubble

My HR manager manages to turn a good news day into a headache day.

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010
I don't know if it's just me, but I've always found as an entrepreneur that business has a habit of biting you in the bum just when you think you've got it sussed. And so it was this week. The good news first: Fixer accepted my offer, and is starting in August. It sounds like the other place offered him slightly more money, but it was a fairly boring industry (I won't say which) and he thought he'd learn more working for us (though he might just be saying that last bit to butter me up). I was obviously thrilled - mostly because he's great (even if I did pick him up in a bar), but partly because I'm ludicrously competitive, even in things like salary auctions that I actively dislike. [CONTINUES]

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