The Problem of MBA Romance

27 02 2013

Angela: I’m not sure if I love you enough. How do you know I love you?

Me: You’ve invested a lot into me.

Angela: I’ve never been good at investment. Finance was my worst subject.

Me: I’m high risk and unprofitable in the short term. Think of yourself as a venture capitalist.

Angela: What about you? Do you think you’ve invested enough in me?

Me: I’m sorry my capital allocation hasn’t been higher lately.

Angela: Can I divest myself of you?

Me: I was hoping you’d take me to IPO.

… and that was about the time I got slapped.

Seven Rotations – October 10th, 2012

10 10 2012

(Seven Rotations is my “week in review”/narrative link dump. I’m going to try to post it every Wednesday- we’ll see how that goes.)

National Day break? What National Day break? While others tried to get out of Shanghai; I decided to stay in- after all, it seems like a bad idea to travel when a billion other people have the same idea. (EXPAT PROTIP: If you want to travel during a holiday, leave the country.)

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