Learning to staple in investment banking

A flashback to my Morgan Stanley investment banking years, almost two decades ago!

In July of 2002, I walked into Morgan Stanley’s office at 25 Cabot Square in Canary Wharf in London as a proud member of that year’s investment banking starting analyst class. Pushing the heavy revolving door, I entered the heart of capitalism, enjoying the feel of cufflinks on my sleeves and the crisp fabric of…