By 1:42pm I had made his decision. I walked back into his office, and declared: “We’re taking the rest of the day off in celebration of exceptionally good weather”. The reaction was to cheer, and within no time business was on hold until the following morning, when the FunkyGandhi team resumed work feeling re-vitalised.

Many businesses have commitments which cannot be posponed by such a spontaneous decision. But, I feel, the inability of most businesses to spontaneously put business on hold hilights one of the biggest problems of our Economic system:

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