Before Cristina Monteiro, a managing director at JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), flies abroad, she first checks to see where her colleagues will be sitting — and then chooses her own seat on the other side of the plane. “I don’t want to sleep with anyone from my office,” said Monteiro, 53, about the prospect of having a male co-worker as a seatmate on an overnight flight. “I’m very upfront about it. It’s awkward.” [Bloomberg]

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  1. Posted by Edmond Dantes | May 28, 2014 at 9:20 PM

    Nothing screams 'excitement' like having a 53 year old woman lean over and whisper that she wants to do it in the restroom of the airplane….
    Jamie D.

  2. Posted by Guestofaguest | May 29, 2014 at 8:44 AM

    Who the eff would hit something that old?

    – G. Soros

  3. Posted by Wall Street MD | May 29, 2014 at 2:14 PM

    These young thin-skinned young associates need to toughen up or they'll never make it!

    BTW I'm too timid to fall asleep less than 30 feet away from any person I've ever emailed.

  4. Posted by guest | May 29, 2014 at 4:00 PM

    A 53 year old woman that works in finance…