Alan Alanson

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A grim saver converts  to buying on impulse
Warrants worth considering if you can stomach the risk
Let's just say, I'm too good  to be promoted
The ritual dance of the annual company survey
Time to thank those bankers who still make money
How to tell if your financial adviser is  a Warren Buffet or Bernie Madoff clone
An e-mail goes astray, and so does the deal
Samples of my hate mail on the topic of bonuses
Tittle-tattle tension is all in a day's work
Business writing therapy to deal with amusing but ultimately depressing reality
The problem of multitasking in a hi-tech world
Why there's more to being a manager than barking out orders
Four words you never hear: 'I got it wrong'
There's one argument left that never fails
Money isn't the only measure of success, but feel good about how much you make
When my best lines fall resoundingly flat
Best flu drug a dose of common sense
The vital art of ignoring daft company rules
As with Nostradamus, only hindsight will tell
Sometimes, the truth is the last thing you need
A risky business where cheats go unpunished
Only the good times are worth remembering
A tricky derivative for the market's ups and downs
Added value in being a scapegoat
Sadly, a help desk is IT jargon that means just the opposite
Why banks can't afford to lose interest of depositors
Lying - an integral part of job interviews
No knowing what life on the other side of the glass is like
So, who is going to be compensating me?
Now, don't get me wrong: it's not OK to lie in an interview