A Scottish Handshake: Just Do It


My late father-in-law Jack Mitchell was a wool-broker who bought wool from all over the world and sold it onto the many woollen mills in the Scottish Borders.

Jack was an incredible man, in so many ways, but one of his defining traits was that he never signed contracts but simply shook hands on a deal – and went on to build a successful lifetime in business based upon the strength of his word.

And so it was this week that I listened with great interest to an uplifting story about two modern Scottish leaders.

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