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

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53. Ever since I could talk …

So there I was, in the Air France lounge at Mumbai Airport, waiting for a delayed flight, as you do. I wandered over to the magazine rack and there was a copy of Fortune. On the front cover was a list of business ‘Celebs’, and the headline referred to an article inside in which these Warren Buffett ‘wannabes’ were to tell us what advice had influenced them most in their lives and careers. Thinking that would pass half an hour, I filled up with coffee, grabbed the magazine and headed for a chair – only to find that somebody had ripped the article out completely.

I never did find a full copy, but I spent the rest of the time waiting for my plane reflecting on my version of the article, on what seminal advice I had ...

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