Alan Alanson

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