How Corporate Dojo exec Karen Gately kicked and punched her way to success

How Corporate Dojo exec Karen Gately kicked and punched her way to success

Two. At the height of competing in tournaments, I typically had four. Training and teaching most days, along with competing on weekends, made having any fewer a washing nightmare.What dojo (martial arts school) do you attend?Samurai Karate, a chain of dojos my father founded in the early 1980s.Why karate?As a six-year-old, I thought karate would…
ASX poised to open higher

ASX poised to open higher

"We think that this tension reflects the lag between growth and the labour market and that it will be resolved by an eventual increase in the unemployment rate, placing pressure on the RBA to cut rates."Ms Owyong said she expects that the labour force numbers should show no change in employment in February (mkt: +15k)…
Banks’ big retreat may go too far, warn corporate advisers Luminis

Banks’ big retreat may go too far, warn corporate advisers Luminis

The divestments were sparked by higher regulatory costs attached to the business units, including capital requirements, and have been accelerated by the banking royal commission spotlight."Certainly some of the big items like [disbanding] vertical integration didn't come out in the royal commission, but the trend towards banks looking at non-core businesses, which might have a…
Christchurch: a wound on the national identity

Christchurch: a wound on the national identity

New Zealand, a largely irreligious country, has never had an issue with religious extremism or any problem with Muslim groups. The National Front, New Zealand's alt-right political party, is based in Christchurch, but it never makes a dent in the polls. The city itself has had an influx of migrants since the 2011 earthquake as…
In Christchurch, where lucky is a bullet in the spine

In Christchurch, where lucky is a bullet in the spine

It is a story that everyone here is close to. Christchurch is approximately the size of Canberra. Some close friends of my family have Muslim neighbours next door. On Friday, they were called on to look after the neighbours' kids, whose father had been at the mosque and hadn't returned. Their mother had gone to…
Moelis’s John Garrett on how the investing greats have guided him

Moelis’s John Garrett on how the investing greats have guided him

This study has led him to plans trips around investing. After making the pilgrimage to the Berkshire Hathaway AGM last year, or the "six hour MBA", Garrett will be back again in May and is taking his 14-year-old son along for the ride.Following the classic principles has led Garrett to develop some counter consensus views…
Attacks unmask dark sites below the radar

Attacks unmask dark sites below the radar

Tim Squirrell, a PhD candidate studying alt-right online communities, said: “The entirety of his manifesto was published to gain as much attention as possible. It is littered with in-jokes and memes targeting a specific audience. It’s low-quality bait and you can’t take any of it at face value.”The use of these more obscure forums points…
PM calls for Facebook, Google, Twitter to suspend live streaming

PM calls for Facebook, Google, Twitter to suspend live streaming

Facebook, Google and Twitter have had staff across time zones working around the clock in coordination with their various artificial intelligence platforms to track down and remove the video.The complete removal of the content is not easy and goes to the core of what these platforms were set up to do – give people an…
Death toll from NZ terror attack rises to 50

Death toll from NZ terror attack rises to 50

A third man - aged 18 - has also been charged, but is not believed to have been directly involved in the attacks."What I can say is that an 18-year- old man will appear in court on Monday but that arrest was tangential to this matter and we do not believe that he was involved…
A mass murder of, and for, the Internet

A mass murder of, and for, the Internet

For everyone else, it was a booby trap, a joke designed to ensnare unsuspecting people and members of the media into taking it too literally.The goal, if there was one, may have been to pull a popular internet figure into a fractious blame game and inflame political tensions everywhere.In a tweet early Friday morning, PewDiePie,…