Once upon a time, when email, fax, and mobile phone were not available to the masses a young man of nearly 20 years of age ran 2 successful shops and a wholesale in clothing and accessories and army surplus. Of course this was in a tiny country far and away.. the Netherlands.
This young fellow, let’s call him Benjamin, was eager for adventure and business. His bold and straight forward approach had led him to conduct business in a way we would refer to now as old school. No contracts, a handshake and, if you wanted it official, a note on a paper napkin were suffice.
One day Benjamin met a savvy corporate CEO. This man made his fortune and his company was established in countries and stock markets. The