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Revenge of a fallen titan: Ousted Barclays boss makes damning claims Bank of England and Labour ministers were involved in rigging interest rates

James Chapman & Becky Barrow Daily Mail Bob Diamond last night implicated large parts of the Establishment in the rate-fixing scandal. In a spectacular act of revenge, the fallen financial titan turned on the Bank of England, Whitehall officials and … Continue reading

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Facebook email switch prompts outcry

AFP SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – Facebook users were venting anger Tuesday over a move changing users’ default email address to the one operated by the leading social network. “You can thank Facebook for making that change without telling you,” said … Continue reading

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Campbell diaries: Murdoch ‘called Blair over Iraq’

BBC News Rupert Murdoch called Tony Blair urging him not to delay the invasion of Iraq, former Number 10 communications chief Alastair Campbell has said. The claim is made in the latest part of Mr Campbell’s diaries, which are being … Continue reading

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5 Ways To Spot A Bad Boss In An Interview

Source: Forbes A boss can literally, make or break your career. Here are five ways to spot the bad ones before they become yours. A great boss can make you feel engaged and empowered at work, will keep you out … Continue reading

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Decision-Making Under Stress: The Brain Remembers Rewards, Forgets Punishments

Maia Szalavitz Time If you’re trying to make an important decision while the baby is crying, the boss is shouting on the phone and the cat has chosen this moment to think outside the box, you might want to take … Continue reading

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The Emotionally Sensitive Person Understanding Adult Bullies

Karen Hall Psych Central One type of emotional bully is the person who attempts to use anger as a way of protecting themselves, controlling others or as a form of connection. Anger is often a hurtful emotion for those on … Continue reading

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RBS chief Stephen Hester to get £963,000 bonus

Source: BBC News Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) boss Stephen Hester is to receive a bonus of almost £1m. RBS announced on Thursday that Mr Hester is to get £963,000 in shares based on the bank’s closing share price on … Continue reading

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Boss GMO

Source: Honolulu Weekly Filling the space left by pineapple and sugar, a new plantation economy–based on experimental seed corn–has taken root. But why take up precious acreage where we could be growing food? Hawaii is the world’s leading producer of … Continue reading

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Abusive boss puts strain on family life

Source: UPI An abusive boss not only causes stress and strain at work, but stress and strain at home as well, U.S. researchers said. Study co-authors Dawn Carlson and Merideth Ferguson of Baylor University in Waco, Texas, suggested as supervisor … Continue reading

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‘Extreme capitalism’ – Dick Smith slams Coles boss

Source: SMH Coles boss Ian McLeod is destroying the livelihoods of Australian farmers and wiping them out with a ‘‘new form of extreme capitalism’’, says entrepreneur Dick Smith. Mr Smith’s comments follow reports that the supermarket chief pocketed a $15.6 … Continue reading

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