Joe Blackman: Key to success is to put in the hours

Joe Blackman
Event management guru Joe Blackman

A surprising number of entrepreneurs have made their fortunes after dropping out of university. These include Microsoft’s Bill Gates and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. Twenty-nine-year-old Joe Blackman is still a long way from their level, but he has no regrets about leaving his course at Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama early to take a key position at the 2006 Asian games in Qatar.

The job, which involved managing the medals presentation at the aquatics events, only [...]

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