Ten workplace body language mistakes

Jacquelyn Smith It determines how you're perceived, so why are so few aware of the poor signals they send?


12 things Australian bosses never want to hear

Sarah Kimmorley Tempted to tell the boss how it is? Here's 12 excuses they hate hearing.


Beauty's now better than a beast

David Beckham

Stephen Doig The notion of what is considered handsome and masculine has shifted dramatically.


Now you can 'rent' a friend. Should you?


Liz Tay, Jilly Gagnon Popular - and controversial - in the US, friends you pay for are coming here.


Everything isn't always awesome

The Lego Movie still.

Gary Nunn It'd be good (but not awesome) if we can all keep our best words for when we need them.

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Welcome to our world, Lynda


Sam de Brito Every man who's been turned away from a venue for not wearing a collared shirt was shaking their head at a Sydney solicitor denied access to the SCG Members.

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In praise of conversation


Sam de Brito Is your discourse that of an ass or an angel? Read on to find out which.

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Aurally transmitted diseases


Sam de Brito Watch out who you whistle at ... they might catch something.

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Feeling is not the same as thinking


Sam de Brito People now say 'I feel' something to be true rather than 'I think'. It's telling.

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Gods of metal


Sam de Brito Hard rock gigs are a rare way for young men to get physical in an appropriate manner.

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Surviving the apocalypse


Sam de Brito Will you have what it takes at the end of days? Lesson one starts today.

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What did they see in him?

Rachael Louise and Simon Gittany walk to court.

Sam de Brito The predatory ways of convicted murderer Simon Gittany are a warning for gullible women.

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Gender disconnect

Bootcamp for 40-year-old virgins

Couple, drinking, beer, nightclub, pub, date, dating, party, alcohol.

Judy Barouch If you have trouble connecting with the opposite sex, help is at hand.

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Edge of space

Daredevil breaks sound barrier

Felix Baumgartner

Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner became the first man to break the sound barrier in a record-shattering, death-defying freefall jump on Sunday from the edge of space.

The "yeah, but" speech


Sam de Brito Gotta say I'm surprised that what may become the most memorable, if not the defining, speech of Julia Gillard's tenure as Prime Minister is still being met with the words "yeah, but" by many men (and...

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Sam de Brito There's a term in Vietnamese "di nhau" which basically translates as "meeting friends to have a cheap beer at a streetside stall, eat small plates of food and shoot the breeze" but, aside from that...

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Check on 'mate': workers warned to watch their mouths

NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell says he approves of a directive from health officials that staff stop addressing each other or the public as 'darling', 'sweetheart' and 'honey' - but he isn't keen on...


Self-help or self-harm?


Gary Nunn Road-testing two of Australia's most popular yet controversial self-development programs.

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On resisting arrest


Sam de Brito Whether you're in the right or wrong, when the cops want to cuff you it's best to let them do their job.

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I want to work with nice people


Emily Chantiri For the past two years I've kept this pact, and my work life is immensely more enjoyable and productive.

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