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7:00 AM 21st December 2019

Christmas Spotlight: Mark Ashton

Year after year, our festive spotlights prove very popular on the business pages of The Yorkshire Times. So, our advent calendar of business people is once again back for 2019! For every day of December, we’ll be putting a notable name from the region through their paces, with 12 quickfire ‘one word’ questions…

Next it’s Mark Ashton, Director of Resolve Gets Results


Mark Ashton
Mark Ashton
Sum up 2019 for your business, in one word

Germination

And a word that summarises how you expect 2020 to pan out?

Springtime

What’s the one word from this year you’re sick of hearing?

Politics

And the one you hope to hear more of in the 12 months ahead?

Truth

Which fellow Yorkshire business has impressed you this year?

OE Electrics

If you could have one present for Christmas what would it be?

Understanding/empathy

What’s the best Christmas gift you’ve ever bought for someone else?

Custom-built house in North Carolina for my wife - we moved in at Christmas 1992, three months after our wedding.

What do you think is the most under-rated thing on your Christmas dinner plate?

Brussels sprouts!

How many people will be around your table on Christmas day?

Unknown yet

And which word would you use to sum up the ambience?

Fellowship

Your favourite Christmas tipple?

Mulled wine

And a message to your friends, family, colleagues and peers as they welcome in 2020? (you can have more than one word for this one!)

Only love matters