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Five Loaves, Two Fishes and Six Chicken Nuggets by Barry Gibbons

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37. Road of least exposure

After a lifetime of success in the PGA and then on the seniors tour, somebody asked golfer Lee Trevino – as his results started to tail off – if he was considering retiring. As he reflected on a professional life of golf and travel, his reply was: ‘Retire from what?’

I feel a bit like that. It’s nearly a decade since I made a decision never to be directly involved in big business again … well, to be exact, never to work for anybody ever again. After a quarter of a century of impersonating Road Runner, I set myself some different goals with a different biorhythm – which I’m still pursuing.

One of those goals was to educate myself. This might come as a surprise to some, considering I’d been to school, university and ...

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