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The 10 Wealthiest People in 2016
  • by Lachy Gordon
  • Dec 27th, 2016
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As we all continue to make an honest living, occasionally flirting with the thought of coming up with the next big idea, there are times where it’s appropriate to take a step back and admire those who nailed it. As 2016 comes to a close, we checked Forbes.com’s latest updates on the wealthiest individuals and it appears that the 10 biggest honchos’s a

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Townske: The Sydney Startup Changing The Travel Game
  • by John McMahon
  • Dec 12th, 2016
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If we had to count the number of times we’ve landed in a city, only to be stuck for a good local coffee to get us through the jetlag besides shitty chains like Starbucks, we’d have enough hole-punched free brews to sort our coffee needs for the next 6 months. As it turns out, Aussie mates Joe Vuong and Dan Clark had that same problem on a business trip

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5 Australian Social Entrepreneurs Aiming To Change The World
  • by Antonio Castiglia
  • Dec 12th, 2016
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Recently, Chivas Regal hosted the Australian leg of their global social entrepreneur competition, The Venture. From the competition, 5 awesome Australian Social Entrepreneurs emerged as the finalists, all with a chance to be invested in. Ultimately they all aim to create social change in society and act as a representation of how businesses can do good with

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Learn the Top Management Principles of Japan’s Richest Man
  • by Julia Reymond
  • Nov 9th, 2016
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Tadashi Yanai is the chairman, president and chief executive officer of Fast Retailing, Uniqlo's parent company. What was once a single men's tailoring shop, originally his father's, is now a worldwide casual-wear giant worth an estimated $30.4 billion USD, thanks to what Yanai credits to 23 management principles that he claims are the soul of the company.

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How To Save And Invest When You’ve Got No Money
  • by Boss Hunting
  • Oct 14th, 2016
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There is no shortage of guides out in the world that tell you how to invest large sums of money that you already have, and for those without much to spare it can be frustrating. This investment fund needs a five grand minimum, that property needs a 10% deposit - you get the picture. But where do you start if you don't have a great deal of money set aside? He

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Watch The Trailer For Netflix’s New Nas-Produced Show, ‘The Get Down’.
  • by Joel Bevilacqua
  • Aug 8th, 2016
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Netflix has a new series debuting this month, and if you're a fan of hip hop you should be very excited about its arrival. Created by Australian director Baz Luhrmann, The Get Down, which debuts on August 12th, takes place in the Bronx during the late 1970's.  It follows aspiring rapper Ezekiel (Justice Smith) and his gang - played by Skylan Brooks, Tremain

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6 Ways To Maximise Your Career Earning Potential
  • by Boss Hunting
  • Jul 15th, 2016
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 Wealth in itself has no meaning, but the life you can live on more than an average wage has a lot to be recommended.   What steps can you take to increase your career earnings so you can buy your own place, pay off the mortgage before you die, fly business class every now and again, eat out when you please and leave a bit on the table for the have nots?

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BH Sydney Internship
  • by Boss Hunting
  • Jun 13th, 2016
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Hey Boss, are you a budding journalist or blogger looking to get your voice out there and heard by hundreds of thousands of readers around Australia and the globe? Do you like the boss life? Do you happen to live in Sydney or the surrounding areas?If you answered yes to all of the above, we'd love to hear from you. We get hundreds of invitations to aweso

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The First Teaser Trailer For The ‘Trainspotting’ Sequel Is Here
  • by Boss Hunting
  • May 25th, 2016
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Released in 1996, the original Trainspotting film was an instant cult hit following Ewan McGregor's character through the murky underworld of the Edinburgh drug scene.Now Sony Pictures has released the first teaser trailer for T2, Danny Boyle's follow up to the original Trainspotting. T2 is predicted to be loosely based on Irvine Welsh’s 2002 nove

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Ever Wanted To Know Why Sunglasses Are So Expensive?
  • by Boss Hunting
  • May 18th, 2016
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It's fairly widely accepted that sunglasses are disproportionately expensive for what are essentially some plastic or acetate frames, a couple of springs, and a lens - but what most people don't know is why they are so expensive.Turns out it's largely because of two Italian companies, Luxottica and Safilo, who almost single handedly control the entire gl

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Where Not To Invest Your Money In 2016
  • by Boss Hunting
  • May 13th, 2016
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While jitters over the prospect of another global recession abound, investors are exercising extreme caution with their money in 2016. Some are taking advantage of fluctuating currency valuations on the foreign exchange market, while others are putting down small deposits for a much larger market exposure with CFD trading. However, the vast majority of inves

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Meet The 16 Year Old ‘Sneaker Don’ Who Sells Kicks To DJ Khaled & Chris Brown
  • by Boss Hunting
  • Apr 27th, 2016
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The sneaker biz is very hot at the moment, and one of the biggest players in the game right now is Benjamin "Sneaker Don" Kapelushnik, who sells kicks to people like DJ Khaled & Chris Brown.The catch? He's only 16 years old and gets down to business every night after finishing his homework. We see big things ahead for this kid who has already don

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A Boss You Should Know: Blake Mycoskie of TOMS
  • by Alexander Barrat
  • Apr 25th, 2016
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You've seen them before, the simple canvas slip ons, whether it be walking through Paddington or around Brunswick. Love them or hate them, you can't deny the good TOMS is doing around the world.They call themselves The One for One Company. Every time you buy a pair of their shoes, they donate a pair to a child in over 70 countries allowing children to wa

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Check Out This Amazing Game of Thrones Snow Art
  • by Boss Hunting
  • Mar 10th, 2016
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Simon Beck, a professional snow artist and obviously huge Game of Thrones fan, has produced arguably his most intricate piece of work yet, walking 20 miles in snowshoes to produce this stunning Games of Thrones snow art.The work was commissioned by Sky Atlantic for the return of the cult television show which returns next month. You can see the first o

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Six Books That Will Make You Smarter
  • by Matt Allen
  • Mar 2nd, 2016
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The more you learn the more you earn or so the saying goes anyway. The number one way to get smarter? Read. A lot. It will develop your ability to comprehend both the written and spoken language, improve brain function and make you more creative – among a host of other benefits.With that being said, finding a good reading list and how it may benefit yo

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5 Pieces Of Advice On Becoming A Master Of Your Craft
  • by Jack Slade
  • Jan 19th, 2016
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In his book Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell posits that it takes roughly 10,000 hours of practice to become a master of your craft.  For many, chasing 'mastery' seems like an impossible task, following an intangible future with no guarantee of success. For others, the chase is a passion and achieving mastery is simply a given.We recently had the opportunity

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Three Australian Startups To Watch In 2016
  • by Boss Hunting
  • Dec 21st, 2015
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Startup co-working spaces are popping up in nearly every major city around the globe at the moment. Big companies such as Google and some major banks are contributing to this development as they start to see the potential of investing in new ideas and young talent that want to disrupt almost every industry out there.The largest of these spaces in Australia

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A Chinese Billionaire Just Put A $170m Painting On His American Express
  • by Jack Slade
  • Nov 27th, 2015
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Earlier this month it was reported that Chinese billionaire Liu Yiqian was the winning bidder for Amedeo Modigliani's "Reclining Nude" at a Christie's auction, offering a mind boggling $170.4 million.While this is a newsworthy piece in its own right, what makes this sale particularly notable is the fact that when the sale is finalised Yiqian is going to

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Soylent: from sex to food and beyond
  • by Harvey Balagan
  • Nov 18th, 2015
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Earlier this year Soylent raised $US20 million from top venture capital firms betting on it doing to food what GoPro did to cameras. Soylent offers a powder mixture that acts as a replacement for food: full of all the bits you need, minus the obsolete vessel in which it is normally consumed. Just add water.The venture towards replacing food with nutritiou

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10 Highly Successful Entrepreneurs Who Had Achieved Nothing At Age 30
  • by Boss Hunting
  • Nov 13th, 2015
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This article was written by Sam Parr and first appeared on The Hustle There’s a rumor that Paul Graham, the founder of the world’s most successful incubator,once invested in someone because he looked like Mark Zuckerberg. But being young isn’t a prerequisite for starting a successful company.Don’t believe me? Here are 10 entrepreneurs who

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Ralph Lauren steps down as CEO of Ralph Lauren
  • by Jack Slade
  • Sep 30th, 2015
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The inimitable Ralph Lauren announced today he is stepping down as CEO of Ralph Lauren, the company he founded in 1967. Former global president of Gap Group subsidiary Old Navy Stefan Larsson is stepping into the CEO role with 73 year old Lauren continuing on as Executive Chairman and Chief Creative Officer."Stefan brings something special," Lauren told W

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How George Soros Made $1 Billion In A Single Day
  • by Daning Wang
  • Sep 8th, 2015
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For the mind to put in context how much a billion is: 1 million seconds is 11.5 days, 1 billion seconds is 32 years.George Soros’s net worth currently sits at $26 billion (July 2015) according to Forbes magazine and is one of the world’s most famous and wealthiest hedge fund managers.He became a household name when he sold over $10 Billion worth

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This 82ft Catamaran Is A Coworking Office You Can Live On
  • by Jack Slade
  • Sep 6th, 2015
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Coworking spaces have seen an almost meteoric rise in recent years as freelancers and startups look to get out of garages and into environments that foster creativity and collaboration, while allowing groups of people traditionally isolated to find community.Since officially becoming a 'thing' in 2005, there have been some pretty cool coworking offices sp

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How To Stop Daydreaming And Start Chasing Your Dreams
  • by Ryan Carstairs
  • Aug 24th, 2015
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Do you find yourself gazing away fantasising about that villa on the beach, driving that new hypercar, or simply doing better and getting ahead?  Don't worry, you're not alone.Daydreaming is the best and worst accidental pastime a man can have.  We daydream our lives away waiting for the weekend, and before we know it, Monday morning has brutally awoken

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Into the Unknown: Kelly Slater
  • by Ryan McFall
  • Aug 11th, 2015
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Kelly Slater wants to “lift the lid on the traditional supply chain and prove that you can actually produce great looking menswear in a sustainable way”.Is it possible for Slater in a fashion landscape which has become oversaturated with ‘Outwear’ clothing lines to provide a product which achieves the seemingly unattainable and often competing dem

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Try Solving This Impossibly Difficult Wall Street Puzzle
  • by Boss Hunting
  • Aug 11th, 2015
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Every year, the ladies and gents of Wall Street take a break from working ridiculous hours and making ridiculous amounts of money to participate in 'Midnight Madness', an insanely difficult all night scavenger hunt throughout the streets of New York, which this year was won by Pine River Capital Management who clearly must have some very bright staff.The

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What If Money Was No Object? Start Chasing Your Dreams
  • by Boss Hunting
  • Jul 29th, 2015
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Answer yourself this honestly.If money were no object, would you still be doing what you're doing now?Then why aren't you doing what you love?In a world where motivational speeches and quotes are a dime a dozen, it generally takes something pretty special to resonate with us, but I guarantee you that this talk by the late philosopher and writer A

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6 Australian Startups To Watch
  • by Boss Hunting
  • Jul 13th, 2015
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Startups are where the biggest bets in business are laid.More and more of the youngest and brightest are ditching corporate life for entrepreneurship. While Silicon Valley continues to be the global centre of innovation and technology, other regional hubs have long emerged and played important roles. Think Tel Aviv, London, Berlin, Hong Kong, Singapore, S

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What I’ve Learned: The Academy Brand’s Anthony Pitt
  • by MJ Penter
  • Jul 7th, 2015
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In today’s fast paced consumer society, the latest fads and trends blaze in just as quickly as they blaze out.  The fashion world epitomises that more than most.  Keeping up with the trends is a game in itself for both consumer and producer.  The challenge for companies is to be able to create a brand which can survive the cycles and consistently delive

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Nepal Earthquake: 10 Years of Economic Growth Lost In 2 Days
  • by Daning Wang
  • Apr 28th, 2015
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The current death toll for Nepal stands at 3815, in the aftermath of an earthquake that registered 7.8 in magnitude, crushing its capital of Kathmandu and injuring 7000+ and counting.The earthquake split roads and highways in half, destroyed thousands of homes, energy generators and the country's telecommunication networks.The loss of human life is nothi

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“I Was Rejected From Harvard 10 Times”, Alibaba CEO On Persistence
  • by Daning Wang
  • Apr 25th, 2015
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Jack Ma, the wealthiest man in China spoke with Charlie Rose early this year at the Davos World Economic Forum about his journey founding Alibaba, a Chinese E-Commerce website that today handles more traffic than Ebay and Amazon combined.Last year, Alibaba raised the largest Initial Public Offering on the New York Stock Exchange, at the tune of $25 Bill

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Why Turning Down Law School Is The Best Thing I Ever Did
  • by Beena Yamin
  • Apr 10th, 2015
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Sounds kind of crazy right. Getting into law school, especially the best one in your country, is by no means a small achievement. You've gone through the endurance test that is the LSATs, you've spent hours nit-picking through your applications, and you've spent countless all-nighters trying to get through your classes with a not too mediocre average.Unive

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12 Tips To Help You Get That Dream Job
  • by Boss Hunting
  • Apr 5th, 2015
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It's about that time of year when you get back to work from an awesome summer break and realise that the job just isn't for you anymore. So you've called up some contacts, had a look on Seek or LinkedIn for jobs, and you've found one or two that seem just about perfect. Been a while since you last looked for a new job? Don't worry we've got you covered with

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10 Reasons TED Talks Are One Of The Coolest Resources On The Net
  • by Annalise Christoforatos
  • Mar 10th, 2015
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I am a big TED talk enthusiast and will really jump on any opportunity to promote the value that can be sought from watching them. I really think they are one of the coolest resources on the internet and I’ve jotted down some reasons why. I've included some of favourites throughout the article. Enjoy! 1. They’re free TED talks are free and that’s what