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I remember years ago going on a two week residential management course for graduates. I was one of the chosen few to be selected for this apparently highly prestigious course. Over the two weeks we explored models (business ones that is), theories and philosophies of management. We did role plays, games and even spent time outside jumping off a 40 foot telegraph pole (with the aid of a safety harness of course).

At times it was fun.

At times I felt completely out of my depth.

And at times I wondered how on earth what I was learning about had anything to do with the real world. As I look back on the experience I remember only one thing. Jumping ...

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