Why politics is a profitable career move for some

In a past blog I noted that politics today can be the right career move depending on the individual and their circumstances. For example. if you are successful entrepreneur, highly renowned QC, surgeon or some other made position the choice to be made  if you were to...

The images we trust

Ambos, firefighters are most trusted; journalists, politicians and talkback hosts are least-trusted. AFTER the week Australia has had, it will probably surprise no one that journalists, politicians and talkback radio hosts are the three least trustworthy groups in the...

Politicians in blue ties, earning their stripes

The ‘men in blue ties’ in politics are getting a lot of attention these days especially since Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard raised them again as an issue in a speech last week. During that time I was conducting a seminar on this hot media topic and the...

Gillard trashes Brand Australia

This week’s leadership crisis in the Australian Labor party has further revealed the political disgrace masquerading as sound management by the Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and her colleagues. “I want to thank everyone for their continuing support of me, as...

Don’t believe what I say, just vote for me

Unfortunately political spin doctoring has replaced authenticity; that can only be negative for society. The following article  is a good illustration. By Leo D-Angelo Fisher Modern political leaders and back-room apparatchiks seem convinced that voters favour style...

The Prime Minister’s image on the rise – so are the polls

Julia Gillard is learning some important people building skills on the run. Speaking to Australian media yesterday in Bali she said, ”I am someone who will shake a hand, kiss a cheek, put an arm around a  shoulder. That’s just me”. ”So there is...