Posts Tagged ‘Money’

“You cost money, we MAKE money”. That’s what a radio sales person told me once at a radio station I presented the Breakfast Show on. That belief sums up what I was talking about in a blog a couple of days ago. Commercial radio is run by sales and marketing people. They’re the ones who […]


When someone offers you a lot of money, they’re trying to solve THEIR problem, not yours. In Part 128, I told you about the time I was offered a stupid amount of money at BRMB in Birmingham. I’d been there three months, still had fifteen months left on my contract and wasn’t getting on with […]


In March 1999, I was three months into an eighteen month contract at BRMB in Birmingham. It wasn’t going well. My boss had been ignoring me for the last few weeks. Prior to that, he’d made it very clear that he didn’t like what I did on the air. I’d heard that when he fired […]


“A fool and his money are soon parted”. I thought about that phrase today when I opened another scam email. I’ve lost count of how many times that Nigerian Prince has promised me a share of his fortune, how many prize draws I’ve won that I don’t remember entering and I’m pretty sure it can’t […]