Amplify interview with Andrew Wilson
Ahead of his appearance at this year's Amplify Festival we caught up with Andrew Wilson, Managing Partner and Founder of Charlotte Street Partners
What is the worst advice you've ever received?
Know your place and don't get above yourself.
What should you not underestimate?
The power of being kind.
What should you not over estimate?
The expertise of experts.
What is your golden rule?
Be calm in triumph and disaster.
What is your biggest influence?
43 years of experience.
What is the smartest business idea you've ever had?
Creating a world wide computer based network connecting people across the planet.
What is the experience that taught you the most?
Everything I have been through, large and small, all contribute.
Who is the leader you admire most and why?
Ghandi, because he led without position or office and changed his own world and showed everyone how they can do the same.
What books would you recommend?
The Reason I Jump (one boys voice from the silence of autism) by Naoki Higashida, Pantheon by Sam Bourne and The Stairwell (poems) by Michael Longley.
Andrew is a panellist on the Referndum Marketing Question Time at our Amplify Marketing Festival this August 14 in Edinburgh.