Monday 18 December 2017

Birdbrains fall victim of wolf

Jordan Belfort: Spoke to 3,000 punters at the RDS. Photo: Arthur Carron.
Jordan Belfort: Spoke to 3,000 punters at the RDS. Photo: Arthur Carron.

Liam Fay

Jordan Belfort, the Wolf of Wall Street, came to Dublin last week. His motivational speaking gig at the RDS was attended by 3,000 paying punters, the Birdbrains of Ballsbridge.

Belfort is a calamitously unsuccessful businessman, so blunderingly inept that Martin Scorsese made a slapstick movie about his spectacular downfall.

Remarkably, however, there are some among us – men mostly – who see Belfort as a role model, a font of business wisdom.

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