Challenge the Best

‘Challenge the Best’ isn’t just a pithy maxim. I saw it put into practice before mine own eyes in the sedate Swiss town of St Gallen, where the students of St Gallen University  pulled off a remarkable inter-generational event, called Challenge the Best. The Best in this case being six eminent thought leaders – including two Nobel Laureates. And the Challenge coming from some five hundred students gathered before them. Usually it’s my role to be the challenging one,  but  in the main lecture hall of St Gallen university I witnessed a few new tricks… (more…)