Jamie Oliver - Why Avoiding Reality Cost Him £12.7 Million

By James Mills, Mentorship Coach & Associate Partner, Lighthouse International

Being dedicated to reality is the key to solving problems and maintaining trust with others.

Jamie Oliver is an internationally-recognised millionaire chef who has been credited with revolutionising school dinners and the way that we see our food through his TV shows.

In the last week it was revealed, however, that difficulties with his restaurant chain; Jamie's Italian, cost him more than £12m from his savings. One evening in September 2017 he received a call saying that he needed to make an immediate £7.5m cash injection in a matter of hours to save his business. So, why did this last-minute crisis-aversion need to happen?

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My passion is education because I feel that so many more people would be able to lead happier, more successful and fulfilling lives if we all had access to a more inspiring education system. My vision is that we have an inspiring teacher in every classroom; I realise that there's plenty to be done in order to bring that to life, but committed to doing what it takes to bring together the people and resources to make that happen. As an Associate Partner at Lighthouse International and Co-Founder of Lighthouse Kidz I am committed to developing my ability to bring together emerging leaders and social entrepreneurs to make a positive difference in the world. Presently I'm working on a variety of initiatives such as bringing together the people, expertise and resources to ensure that everyone has access to clean water.

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