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A map of all the bars we’ve cried at together

Loved this part of a January episode of Death, Sex & Money (Opportunity Costs: Friendship and Fertility) where – towards the end of the conversation – two best friends (Cat and Christine) joke about their imminent evening plans Cat: ‘I don’t want to go to this one bar’ Christine: ‘No, I’ve already cried at that… Continue reading

Facebook and The Big Short

Every time I see figures like the recently released numbers for Facebook (net income was almost $5bn in Q1, up 63 per cent year-on-year) I’m reminded of The Big Short, when Jamie and Charlie realise the banks are selling what they now know are worthless CDOs. The banks know exactly what they’re doing, as does… Continue reading

‘Hey, this doesn’t smell right’

Ronan Farrow in the most recent WorkLife podcast episode (discussing the #MeToo movement with Ronan, Ashley Judd and Tarana Burke) from Adam Grant talked about the need to stand up and say something in the face of abuse and transgressions at work. This part of the podcast stood out to me for the need to be… Continue reading