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Career Match by Ann Bidou, Shoya Zichy

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Introduction and Acknowledgments

Where It All Began

On a muggy night in May I sat stranded in an Asian airport. Only the floor sweepers punctuated the late night desolation. It was the end of a long, very overscheduled business trip—one of the many I took each year in the search for new banking clients. In the midst of a large pile of waiting room debris, I noticed a book. Dog-eared and well-used, it caught my attention. I picked it up, and my view of the world was altered forever.

“If a man does not keep pace with others, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer,” it began with the oft-quoted Henry David Thoreau. The book, an obscure and since-discontinued interpretation of Swiss psychologist Carl Jung’s theories, outlined the ...

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