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Why do I have so many bosses?!

Thank God it's Friday! I’ve had a tough couple of weeks, with different senior managers visiting from our Head Office in the US. As a result, I’m now coming down with a cold. As I move up the corporate ladder, I find that I spend less time doing actual work and more time on upward management… Continue reading Why do I have so many bosses?!

Social issues, Work

Women, the lesser gender at work

A friend of mine recently asked me what I thought about Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In. Unfortunately, while I’ve heard of this popular book and the cult following it has amongst women, I have not read it. To be honest, motivational self-help books is my least favourite genre. So, even though I’ve added Lean In to… Continue reading Women, the lesser gender at work

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Why is banking a high paying industry?

When someone mentions banking, the first thing that comes to mind is money. Banks deal with money and bankers have a lot of it. It has always been the case but in recent years, especially post 2008, the spotlight has been on this matter, with bankers painted as greedy villains. I realise that I’m generalizing… Continue reading Why is banking a high paying industry?