HOW TO GET AHEAD: PERK LIFE - Water-skiing

’It’s very difficult to behave professionally in a wetsuit,’ points out Anna Barez of Lycos. Maybe that’s why the sales and marketing director of the internet search engine has a mischievous look on her face when she describes the company’s annual watersports jolly at London’s Prince’s Club. This involves 40 or so clients and staff plus the odd lifeguard.

’It’s very difficult to behave professionally in a wetsuit,’ points

out Anna Barez of Lycos. Maybe that’s why the sales and marketing

director of the internet search engine has a mischievous look on her

face when she describes the company’s annual watersports jolly at

London’s Prince’s Club. This involves 40 or so clients and staff plus

the odd lifeguard.



Anna is an experienced water-skier. Most of her clients aren’t, so no

doubt she has a good chuckle as they are painfully dragged along in the

wake of powerful motor boats.



Barez says it’s a great way of bonding without having to talk about

work.



’All anybody can say is how embarrassed they’re going to be.’



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