People and Business: Brollies up

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The Independent Online
SENTENCE OF the week, courtesy of David Temporal, head of Temporal Management Consultants, quoted in an article on managing law firms in The Lawyer: "Someone once compared being a managing partner to being the only fire hydrant on a street of 50 dogs."

Mr Temporal adds, somewhat superfluously: "You have to be robust."

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