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The Rebel Entrepreneur by Jonathan Moules

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Chapter Six

You cannot cut your way to success

One of the pleasures of covering entrepreneurship for the Financial Times since 2005 has been the energy and positive spirit I have found among people whose passion is to build the most successful businesses they can.

Never was this more obvious than on 15 September 2008, when Lehman Brothers announced it was filing for bankruptcy protection. The reaction in the FT newsroom to what still is the world’s largest bankruptcy filing was, like across the rest of the world, one of shocked disbelief. People had to get on with reporting the news, but the mood among the reporting teams was markedly more sombre than usual. Down the River Thames at Canary Wharf, the scenes being broadcast around the world ...

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