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  • An idle mind is the perfect workshop

    One thing my contemporaries in banking can never be accused of is lacking optimism. And sometimes, the tactics they deploy to stay positive amid dwindling deal flow surprises even me.

    • 26 Jan 2017
  • Milk of human kindness

    Banks these days go to great lengths to support new mothers, doing everything from extending vacation time to shaming managers who fire pregnant employees.

    • 19 Jan 2017
  • Always look on the bright side

    In these dark days for banking, everyone is constantly looking out for a silver lining.

    • 12 Jan 2017
  • Ringing in the New Year on mute

    I think the French got it right when they recently decided that employees should be able to ignore work emails after hours.

    • 05 Jan 2017