chapter  7
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The Post Henley Career, 1960–1967

To the extent that Henley succeeded in providing a complete break for its members, the ‘re-entry’ following Henley must be seen as carrying special hazards of its own. Ideally, of course, the member is welcomed back, refreshed, broadened, full of new enthusiasms, which the firm is eager and waiting to harness. In actuality, this is true in the most ideal circumstances only. Sometimes the man himself is apprehensive about returning; sometimes the firm is indifferent or even unfriendly toward his new ideas and enthusiasms; sometimes he is keen and his firm receptive but the task of making the transfer and application of lessons learned at Henley more complex than anyone envisaged.