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Turnbull’s sweet new nickname

Malcolm “sugar drop” Turnbull samples a sweet treat. HE’S only been on the job a couple of days and Malcolm Turnbull has already earned himself a sweet Chinese nickname. The Chinese press have reportedly taken to affectionately calling the new prime minister “sweet dumpling” or “sugar bomb”. While he may …

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The man behind Malcolm’s move

Malcolm Turnbull has promised he’ll run things differently to Tony Abbott … and he’s got a secret weapon to help him do it. BEHIND Tony Abbott’s every political move, or so it was perceived, was his tough chief of staff Peta Credlin. Now new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has brought …

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How to keep work from killing you

Yes, you should try and sleep more and work less … but probably don’t sleep at work Clive Palmer Picture: Gary Ramage WE MAY joke at times that work is killing us, but for some workers in Japan is literally does. The Japanese term Karoshi literally means ‘death due to …

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Simple graph sums up Clinton campaign

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke of her support for the removal of South Carolinas confederate flag during a campaign stop on Tuesday in Florissant, Mo. Photo: AP frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination Hillary Clinton. Picture: Darren McCollester / Getty Images / AFP Source: AFP THE Democratic presidential nomination …

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Kim Kardashian’s money lessons

Kardashian’s roots as an entrepreneur extend back to her teenage years. Source: Getty Images NOT many people put the words Kim Kardashian and financial adviser in the same sentence. She may not be your stereotypical businesswoman, but with a reported net worth of $113 million, she’s doing something right. Kardashian’s …

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The trifecta for getting that job

The importance of etiquette is vital for securing a job or promotion … The Good Manners Company’s Anna Musson teaches handshaking to Sophie Sourintha, 22, and Chris Huon, 60, at Aquire Learning -Rising Stars in Hawthorn, Melbourne. Picture: Janine Eastgate Source: News Corp Australia WHAT you know and who you …

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Boss taunts workers after sacking

Hashtags attached to the pic included #hungergames and #maytheoddsbeeverinyourfavor. Source: New York Post HOURS after telling members of his team they were laid off, a J.Crew vice president danced on their graves at a nearby bar with fellow survivors — posing for celebratory photos that were hash-tagged with “Hunger Games” …

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The man who gets CEOs sacked

Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett appreciates a good letter. Source: AP NEW NetJets Chief Executive Adam Johnson just might be the most effective letter writer in the country. The 44-year-old executive has twice in six years written letters to Warren Buffett, the owner of the fractional jet-ownership company, …

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The highest paid CEOs of 2014

This photo shows six of the ten highest-paid CEOs in 2014, according to a study carried out by executive compensation data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. Top row, from left: David Zaslav, Discovery Communications; Les Moonves, CBS; and Philippe Dauman, Viacom. Bottom row, from left: Robert Iger, Walt Disney; …

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Why Julia has waited until now

New ABC series The Killing Season will reveal the true extent of the turmoil in the Labor party during the Rudd-Gillard years. Courtesy ABC. One Labor MP today tried to dismiss the reheating of Labor’s Rudd-Gillard-Rudd years as mere nostalgia — like regretting the hairdos in the early episodes of …

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