Fired 'Apprentice': "I should have stuck to my guns"
Published Jun 29 2011, 22:31 BST | By Mayer Nissim Zoe Beresford
has said that it was a "bad decision" to let herself be talked out of going to the biscuit factory on tonight's episode of The Apprentice.
The drinks manager from Stoke-on-Trent was fired by Lord Alan Sugar
after her Team Venture failed to secure any orders from three supermarkets for their luxury Bix Mix product.
Speaking to You're Fired
after her exit, Beresford said: "I should have stuck to my guns. I think it was a particularly unique team, shall we say.
"I tried to be all things to all men. I was always taught that if everyone wants something different, do what you want, then at least one person is happy. I should have stuck to that advice... It was the letdown of this task, it was a bad decision. Game over."
Of her clashes with the other contestants, she added: "That's the passion, that's where it came out. Maybe I should have used my passion for rallying instead... I'm normally a bit happier than I have been in this series I have to say."
Asked what advice she would give other budding entrepreneurs, Beresford said: "I would strongly encourage anyone to apply. I was that person, I sat there week after week thinking, 'What are these idiots doing running around and not having a clue?'"
Beresford also revealed on the show that she had overcome cancer as a teenager, explaining: "I had it in the neck and the lymphatic system when I was 15 and 18, so that kind of took care of school and university. "The Apprentice
continues next Wednesday at 9pm on BBC One.> Read our full Apprentice coverage