Itching for a fight
Personal Development

Itching For A Fight

The two boys wouldn’t stop taunting me. I was in Grade 9, and it was my third day of high school. An experience equal parts novelty and anxiety. Having just immigrated to a new country didn’t make things easier. Our parents, busy with a […]

Puppet show
Careers

The Office Puppet Show

Back in the heydays leading up to the global financial crisis, the same scene would regularly play out at the Deutsche Bank London headquarters. On bonus day, a car transporter would pull up to the landmark yellow building at 75 London Wall. It would […]

It Won't Happen To You
Careers

It Won’t Happen To You

When Randall Stephenson announced he is retiring from his role as the CEO of AT&T a few weeks ago, he sure caused a stir. Donald Trump took an instant swipe at him on Twitter. Clearly, no love lost between CNN and the White House […]

Careers

Walking The Tightrope Of An Up-Or-Out Career

This post is dedicated to all the bankers, lawyers, consultants, private equity professionals and anyone else working in an up-or-out industry.  When the time comes, you’ll know the signs. Your firm lands a plum mandate with a big fee – but somehow, despite having […]