After spending five years in the City as a solicitor and travelling extensively for work, the next step was easy for Rena Guseynova - a travel business for what she had been: a time-poor professional.
And if you fail to execute it properly, you will leave with a hand full of gold dust. Or a fractured ego.
Office affairs have been around since before there were offices. They are tempting, expedient and dangerous. Unfortunately, those few moments of pleasure can have long lasting consequences.
The work ethic of Ebenezer Scrooge appears alive and well in Scotland. The Scotsman reports that meat supplier Brown Brothers has recently negotiated a small pay increase with its workforce in exchange for a Dickensian agreement whereby employees only visit the loo at set times.
Mr Properly and I went to a BBQ this weekend. Chicken burgers, Uncle Fred's cole slaw, Whole Foods two-bite brownies. And a lesson in how not to handle someone else's child. Except for in this instance, the child was ours.
One of the first people to bring Eastern ideas West in the form of stunning entertainment was Bruce Lee. There probably isn’t a child of the '70s or '80s who hasn’t indulged in a bit of pretend Kung fu and the mind blowing noises he used to make dispatching the enemy.
Much has been written about JK Rowling's Speech to Harvard's graduating class this month. It's worth reading in its entirety, but if you're strapped for time, allow us to pull out the excerpt we (and clearly a few other media outlets) like best:
The boyfriend has lost his job and you're not sure how to handle it. How much support is the right amount so that he doesn't feel emasculated? Ms R is no stranger to recessions, and one thing she knows is that if it's about money, it's ultimately about self-esteem.
In this day and age, somebody being offline on his Bloomberg can only mean one thing, right?
We're looking for the best Bloomberg headers. We don't have a prize for the best one, but we'll add it to this list to help keep your brethren amused.