• Business

    Coffee, cakes and big dreams

    My friend Jason is earning big bucks as a sales manager, but his 5-figure salary doesn’t seem to satisfy him. He’s bored of the nonsensical sales target, constant boot-licking, entertaining customers’ wild requests and getting calls after working hour. He wanted a change for good. “So what are you going to do?” “I don’t know,” he pointed at the handsome barista over the counter, “maybe I’ll open a nice cafe and be my own boss.” I used to dream about owning a cafe too. I’d make it airy, spacious and bright, just like the cafes in Instagram. Lots of cool people will be working at the desk, drinking cappuccino and eating chocolate…