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A forest not trees….

More than 20 years ago I staged a personal albeit modest ‘conscientious objector‘ moment.  I was a first year graduate student at the Harvard Business School facing a two-week break at the Christmas holidays.  Since Labor Day we’d been assigned about 100 pages of reading per night.   Our holiday assignment was to read a roughly 300 page book.   So goes the concept of a break….  Knowing full well the risk of being asked to summarize the book publicly upon my return I ignored the assignment.  Much to the horror of my classmates I might add. Continue reading