Who wouldn't want to be a fly on the wall in Babbo in Mayfair when this
was taking place?
The first time I read this, I was surprised then distracted by Lucy
Kellaway's puerile, snarky smearing of a subject with enormous
ramifications for business - the genre of the Financial Times.
As soon as I realized how puerile and snarky I was being to see Lucy
like that, I got off it about her, and only then was I able to re-read
and hear what
is speaking about, without my own gratuitous opinions of Lucy getting
in my way.
speaking countless times over the last thirty four years (no, I'm not a
"convert" - just a
and this time what I heard was as new, as cutting edge, and as
challenging as anything I've ever heard him speak. As I read this, I
realized it could have been me sitting at the table with him,
him, and always being openly challenged by his unusually unique
There's one thing about the world today which no one who's in touch can
fail to realize: our financial systems are due for a major overhaul.
All of them are on the brink of collapse due to their almost complete
speak of putting
into finance, there's not one human being on
who wouldn't be touched by it - directly or indirectly. I recommend you
at least listen to what they're saying.