"Investment Banking is 10% Financial Analysis and 90% Psycho-analysis" – André Meyer  This blog is about the "other 90%"…

The Best Lie is the Truth

Lying is rampant in every walk of life and especially in investment banking.  The truth in business is seen as such a valuable commodity that it should not be given away.  It is seen as gold that has to be mined with hard labor, extracted from the other party with cunning or force, or purchased […]

Love’em, if You Want to Sell’em

If you want to be successful in investment banking, you’d better be full of love. I don’t mean you have to be romantically involved with your clients, or investors. Nor that you should pen them poems. It’s a different kind of love. Let me explain. Investment banking is first and foremost about selling.  Sure, you […]