chapter twoWhere Is Your Fascination?
Success Story: Sherwin B. Nuland
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it.—Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Had you traveled with me to a certain Connecticut village, climbed the staircase of a particular rambling white house, and leaned against the door of the sun-filled study on the second floor, you would have found retired surgeon Sherwin B. Nuland sitting with his back to you in a big comfortable chair.
Observing quietly for a moment, you could easily have mistaken the slight, intermittent movements of his head and shoulders for the involuntary quivers of a midmorning nap.
But from the other side of “Shep” Nuland’s heavy oak desk, the picture would have looked quite different: between his fingers was ...