Reading about hedge fund managers communing with sharks in Bora Bora is enough to want to see them eaten by one. Aggravated Competitive Holiday Envy Syndrome (Aches) is a painful reminder of the fact that everyone apart from you is having a great time, has more money and looks better in swimwear. Symptoms grow acutely worse in winter (when everyone else is tanned), in spring (everyone else goes skiing) and in summer (when you are the only one with a tan because all the smart people go to Alaska, Scotland or Sweden). Treatment is easy: stop reading travel supplements and start reading Hello!, where a painful break-up follows every frolicking-in-the-sun love story.
MT tapped up a panel of entrepreneurs for the advice they wished they had before taking the plunge.
Caroline Casey is legally blind but worked as a top consultant without her bosses realising. She wants businesses to do more help their workforces overcome disability.
Today's bosses need better help to deal with new technologies, working practices and generational shift.
There is a moral dimension to business, but you can take it too far.
In our second Changing Lanes podcast, we talk to people who have successfully pivoted their career by pursuing further study, finding a mentor or taking a sabbatical.
The law is changing so that parents who have lost a child will be entitled to take paid leave.