Vision Mercedes – Maybach 6
Oct08

Vision Mercedes – Maybach 6

  Mercedes pays homage to the past with retro inspired dream machine Big, bold and beautiful! Packed with technology and dripping in style, the Vision Mercedes- Maybach 6 is almost six metres long and pays homage to the glorious age of aero coupes. Powering it are four electric motors producing a combined 750 horsepower. Mercedes says that will be enough to get the car from 0-100 kph in under four seconds, with a range exceeding...

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Heading for Left Field – The World’s Weirdest Jobs
Oct08

Heading for Left Field – The World’s Weirdest Jobs

  There is a world of unusual jobs out there, from the cringe worthy to the obscene. So if you’re looking for a change of profession here are some of the more off the wall options you could consider… just to remind yourself that anything’s possible.  Train pusher  The morning and evening commute at Japanese train stations can get extremely crowded. Professional train pushers are hired during rush hour to literally shove as many...

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900 Million People Are Unfulfilled with Their Work – Here’s What to Do If You’re One of Them

A single entrepreneur, a single artist, a single author, a single startup or a single company cannot change the world – but what about 900 million of us?  There are 900 million people in 142 countries who are unfulfilled with what they do in life [Gallup poll]. In the US alone, 70 percent of people working are unhappy and don’t care for what they do. Millennials are the most unfulfilled and care least about what they do at work....

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The Gift of Giving – The Rewards of Volunteering

Anne Frank once wrote “No one has ever become poor by giving” – a statement that holds a lot of truth. Emotionally and mentally those who volunteer receive an abundance of gratitude, a sense of purpose and they can build meaningful relationships with new people. But aside from these feel good factors, what are the quantifiable benefits of volunteering. It’s ok to ask the question, ‘what’s in it for me’? Asking this doesn’t make...

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Learning from Your Own Advice – Why Being a Mentor Makes Good Business Sense

We know that it’s important in business to give something back. Not only is it good for the business, but it’s also good for your own personal and professional development as a manager and leader.  We talk to Spark Digital’s, Vanessa Sorrenson about how mentoring others can bring about positive change. These days it’s popular for organisations to give their staff a ‘volunteer day’ where they get paid to help out at a local charity....

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The Weakest Link – How to Spot a Workplace Bully
Oct08

The Weakest Link – How to Spot a Workplace Bully

  Bullies aren’t just nasty children in the school playground. The reality is people can be bullied at any age in any environment. And it’s not as uncommon as you’d think. It has been reported that a 1,700-person academic survey revealed New Zealand to have the second-worst rate of workplace bullying in the developed world, with one in five workers afflicted. Indentifying workplace bullies isn’t always easy as it can often be...

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