What was your biggest career mistake?


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I have two. I resigned as systems manager from a company in Hertfordshire two days before I was to have been offered a board position (If they'd told me, I wouldn't have quit.) The second was my return from the US West coast to St Albans. I gave up a lifestyle that most people in the UK would give a right arm for (although that would have made the surfing and swimming a little more difficult).

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I was a general computer geek - a bit of software, networks, product management, systems design. My bit of the US part of the company I was working for went awry after I left and the whole thing was sold to Agfa a couple of years later. I still do a little bit of software and web design. Specialise in text processing these days. (but I've mainly retired).
Jonh Miele
Jonh Miele commented
How and when you came to know that the company was planning to offer you a board position?
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Ray Dart commented
I met the company secretary socially (and accidentally) a few months later when he told me the "good" news.

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