are known to be exceptionally smart, of above average good looks and dedicated to saving the planet. However their mind-reading skills are as poor as most. So apologies to Cultural Offering for missing the link. Here is the great blogger. And thanks to Matthew Lyons for reminding me.
He always liked to use a fresh yellow legal pad when negotiating with suppliers. On which he would rest his $325 Mont Blanc pen. About 12 minutes into the meeting he would buzz his assistant for a Java Mountain Bat Ristretto coffee.