I've recently finished "Open Minds. 21st Century Business Lessons and Innovations from St. Luke's" by Andy Law.
It is quite possibly the funniest book ever written.
Life at St Luke's was clearly bonkers.
And yet they took it all completely seriously.
At their awayday, every member of staff had to give a speech.
To make himself uncomfortable, as he was used to speaking publicly, David Abraham stripped off. Almost naked, literally, he exposed to us all the deep feelings he had about the company.
Meanwhile, someone asks Head of Planning John Grant if he is happy.
Happiness is a static point along the path of fulfillment. At any one point I can declare myself happy, but still feel there is more to fulfil... for example, I am happy now, because I am eating my breakfast, but my day is as yet unfulfilled.Surely there's enough material for a comic novel in all this...