The Bottom Line: Playing the long game
Give a small child a cookie. Tell him he can eat it now or get two cookies later, if he can manage to hold off. Most of them eat the cookie. But if they can wait, that turns out to be a pretty good sign that they are cut out for a career in business.
Presenting the Bottom Line this week, I talked to the guests about playing the long game. When it comes to making money, patience pays. But it's not easy.
My guests covered a wide spectrum - from gold mining in Siberia, to banking to music publishing (where my guest gave Simon Cowell his first break, making the tea).
We also talked about scouting for talent - and about Terry Leahy's decision to leave Tesco.
As usual, you can consume your Bottom Line any way you want: on Radio, TV or podcast. And I promise: it's a deficit-free zone.