When Larry Hartmann, chief executive officer of ZRG, was a youngster, you could find him playing sports with the other kids in his neighborhood. He was an excellent team player by all accounts. But, as one old friend tells it, he also had another youthful passion: the board game Monopoly. And though the leader of one of the fastest growing mid-sized global executive search firms chuckles at the memory, there is no denying the skills he honed buying and selling properties with one-sided, multi-colored currency is now paying big dividends in the real world of deal making.
“I was playing