One of the most successful publishers of the western world, Carmen Callil speaks about the right mix of personal traits to change the world /Lunch with the FT, 18 July/19 2020/. If you want to do the job, you need to be difficult, brilliant, forthright, disputatious, avowedly something /feminist in her case/, hard on people being hard on you and you definitely need to love working.
She seems to be the archetype of people changing the world – for the better.
As an Australian, she moved to London and met with the English elite, another kind of archetype.
She spotted their brutality, ignorance and greed. She considers a lot of members of the English elite as educated but not intelligent, who do not accept their true history.
Both archetypes changed the world in the last 400 years. However, a new 400-year cycle has already begun and new archetypes might be needed to change the world, for the better.
Governor Matolcsy, MNB, the Central Bank of Hungary