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  • The value of a well-timed tantrum

    The worst nightmare for bankers is an absurdly demanding client. But throw in a teenage tantrum and things go from bad to worse.

    • 28 Sep 2017
  • Working hard or hardly working?

    The banker lifestyle back in my day, and even now, is one of late nights and early mornings. I’m sceptical of any banker who I meet at the pub on a Friday night who isn’t bleary eyed from lack of sleep during the week. But long hours in the office don’t always mean a productive time at work.

    • 21 Sep 2017
  • When work gets in the way of toilet breaks

    Being a senior banker means a lot of boozy client lunches and non-stop travel in business class. But of course, before climbing up the banking ladder, we all have to go through the grind.

    • 14 Sep 2017
  • Giving Macau a helping hand

    Macau recently saw one of its worst typhoons in years. Being the charitable man that I am, I came up with a brilliant idea to stimulate the region’s economy and offset the storm’s devastating effects.

    • 07 Sep 2017