According to Alec McDonald, Laura Hayes is "impertinent, impulsive, insubordinate and totally lacking in self -discipline" -- all negatives in an employee. Mind you, he also has to admit that she has the legs of a Las Vegas showgirl.
According to Laura Hayes, Alex McDonald is "a pompous bigot who considers Kleenex standard issue for his female employees." But while these are negatives in a boss, Laura doesn't intend to remain his employee for long, because it's obvious that Alec needs Laura -- in his business and in his life.
Within twenty-four hours of their first meeting, Laura and Alec are partners in a new business. EQUAL partners. Yet two bosses is one too many for any business -- especially when the boss in falling in love with the boss!