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World's Second Largest Advertiser Takes a Stand on Social Media Influencers Who Buy Followers

Unilever, the world’s second largest advertiser, is breaking from the mold by cracking down on influencers who buy followers.<p>The owner of brands like …

7 Things I Learned in Business School That Aren't True in 2018

Entrepreneurship becomes a lot harder when you're trying to follow obsolete rules.<p>Being an entrepreneur is hard. That is pretty much a universal truth. But it becomes exponentially harder when you operate under false assumptions, outdated conventions, and myths.<p>I graduated with my MBA in 1997 and …

This revolution in our understanding of depression will be life-transforming | Edward Bullmore

The discovery of genes that are linked to the crippling condition throws up exciting new possibilities for its successful treatment<p>Depression runs in families, we know. But it is only very recently, and after considerable controversy and frustration, that we are beginning to know how and why. The …

Depression

10 habits of mentally strong people

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

A mathematical model of the "forgetting curve" proves learning is hard

Learning has an evolutionary purpose: Among species, individuals that adapt to their environments will succeed. That’s why your brain more easily retains important or surprising information: It takes very little effort to remember that the neighbor’s dog likes to bite. Remembering the dog’s name is …

The Brain

Australia bans ministers from having sex with staff after Barnaby Joyce scandal

Malcolm Turnbull responds to ‘shocking error of judgment’ by deputy PM, who had a relationship with a former staffer who is now pregnant<p>Australia’s prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, will move to ban sexual relationships between ministers and their staff, in response to a scandal which has engulfed …

The 'starve and stack' method could help you save $50,000 in 2 years — here's how to implement it in your own life

If you want to change the trajectory of your financial future for the better, 'starve and stack' may be right for you.<p>I've written about what 'starve and stack' is, but in this article I will show you how to execute it.<p>What is 'starve and stack?'<p>'Starve and stack' is centered around the power of …

Retirement

The motherhood penalty is still deeply entrenched ... even in Denmark

A trio of researchers led by economist Henrick Jacobsen have found child-related gender inequality in Danish earnings grew from 18 per cent in 1980 …

Gender

26 Apps to Make Your Phone the Best Personal Assistant Ever

A mobile device loaded with the right apps can truly help a person get ahead in business and life.<p>A mobile device loaded with the right apps can help a person get more done, stay informed, relax and save money. Here's a fresh list of apps more than two dozen high achievers are using every …

Apps

Corruption will never die, but we can do more to stamp it out: here's how

In first-year text books, economics students are taught that market forces of supply and demand determine prices. But rarely, in the real world, do …

With a Few Heartfelt Words to a Struggling Competitor, Roger Federer Just Gave a Master Class in Emotional Intelligence

Would you give genuine, heartfelt advice to your competition? Roger did.<p>After his recent win in the Australian Open, Roger Federer has now won 20 men's major singles titles--which means he's won one out of 10 of all the majors held in the 50 years of the "Open Era."<p>Among active male players, that …

11 job interview tricks that are hard to master, but will pay off forever

<b>• If you're wondering how to interview for a job, these tips</b> <b>can help you really take your interview game to the next level.</b><p><b>• From slowing down your speech to doing your homework when it comes to salary, these strategies will pay off in your next job interview.</b><p>Okay, you've wowed your potential …

Employment

Brexit: Britons favour second referendum by 16-point margin – poll

Guardian/ICM survey finds rising interest in vote on final deal as concerns mount over EU talks<p>Voters support the idea of holding a second EU referendum by a 16-point margin, according to one of the largest nationwide opinion polls since the Brexit vote.<p>The ICM survey, conducted as part of a …

Great Britain

ASIC survey finds banks' 'in-house' product referrals still failing best interest test

Just three weeks before the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking and Financial System is due to start comes the latest evidence the big …

Bank of America has found the formula for a market meltdown — and we're dangerously close

The scorching-hot stock market is fresh off yet another week of new record highs, yet one glaring question remains: When will it all come crashing down?<p>The global investment strategy team at Bank of America Merrill Lynch has an idea.<p>The firm, which has repeatedly warned of investor overexuberance, …

Stock Markets

The Fall of Travis Kalanick Was a Lot Weirder and Darker Than You Thought

Silicon Valley CEOs are supposed to be sacrosanct. So how did it all go wrong at Uber?<p>A year ago, before the investor lawsuits and the federal …

Jean-Claude Juncker says UK should rejoin EU after Brexit using Article 49

The president of the European Commission has said he would like Britain to rejoin the European Union after Brexit – using the little-known treaty …

Boris Johnson would 'rather stay in' the EU than accept a soft Brexit

LONDON — The foreign secretary has reportedly told friends that he would rather stay in the EU than accept a soft Brexit.<p>According to The Sun, Boris Johnson told allies that any Brexit result which left Britain outside of the EU, but still closely aligned to it, would be a "total waste of time," …

Great Britain

We can stop Brexit. But we’ll need some help from across the Channel | Timothy Garton Ash

Nothing is impossible in modern politics. But if so many Europeans really want Britain to stay in the EU, they need to find their voices now<p>This is the year to stop Brexit. There will not be another chance. If by the end of this year the British parliament has approved a transition agreement with …

Great Britain

88 very British phrases that will confuse anybody who didn't grow up in the UK

Every language has a few phrases that don't always translate well -- and the British English has some absolute corkers.<p>The team at the Business …

Look to the future: what does 2018 have in store?

From news and politics to sport, culture and fashion, we preview the events likely to shape the year ahead

Brexit Secretary David Davis hints UK may never leave the EU

Brexit Secretary David Davis has hinted that there is still be a chance the UK will not leave the EU.<p>The 69-year-old let slip to members of a think …

Chinese whispers: Why now is the time for Australia's foreign interference laws

Similarly, Sam Dastyari did not appear to meet the threshold of any illegality in his dealings with the Beijing-connected businessman Huang Xiangmo, …

Sogyal Rinpoche and the abuse accusations rocking the Buddhist world

Sogyal Rinpoche had first started visiting Australia in the mid-1980s, nearly a decade before his book was to become a spiritual classic. Regarded as …

Finally, the reality of Brexit can no longer be avoided

For many of the British people, Brexit has been a long, slow process in accepting the reality that should have been better understood before the …

We now have evidence that Theresa May triggered Article 50 before she understood exactly how it works

LONDON — The narrative surrounding Prime Minister Theresa May right now says that her government is defined by the strategic error she made on April 18, 2017, when she called for a snap election in June, believing she would increase her majority in the House of Commons and crush Jeremy Corbyn's …

Article 50

Why Ireland Might Have To Leave The EU Too

At some point the people of Ireland are going to have to choose between Britain and the EU. There are plenty of reasons why they might go with …

Everyone’s Mad at Google and Sundar Pichai Has to Fix It

The sparsely furnished offices of Sundar Pichai stretch across the second floor of the Googleplex in Mountain View, Calif. On one side of the room, a …

Three-quarters of the UK public say Brexit is going badly, new poll reveals

The British public have delivered a damning verdict on the Government’s Brexit strategy after a new poll revealed a huge majority think negotiations …

Reverse Brexit with second referendum to save your economy, OECD tells UK

Economic experts have made an explosive suggestion of a further referendum to reverse Brexit, to avoid the crippling of the British economy.<p>The …