This week I have given two local talks, one called ‘I Love Money? (with a question mark because I’m asking people if they do indeed love money) and the other about thinking rich in a recession.
In both I did the same exercise using some toy money, and some real stuff. What was interesting was the reactions of the two different groups. The first part of the exercise was simply for each person to take some money, and hold it in their hands.
One group had no hesitation in reaching forward and taking various different amounts, and we had big discrepancies in who got what amount, with one person taking what represented millions, and someone else taking (or getting) nothing. [read more]