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Morning Workout with Fitness Power Couple: Dan Conn and Ellice Whichello

SYDNEY FITNESS SHOW PREVIEW:
This morning, guests were treated to a preview of the exhibition space at the annual Sydney Fitness Show prior to its opening to the public.   Friday is commonly known as industry day when many of the titans in the industry stop and gather, collaborate and congregate.    As part of the preview Dan Conn and Ellice Whichello led an 8.30am strength and conditioning workout, a fitting opening to the Sydney Fitness Show weekend!

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Easter Dining Guide: Desserts, Dishes & Special Events

Next to the Christmas Season, how is April not anyone’s favorite month of the year?   Two 4 day weeks in a row, and celebrations of reflection, confectionary and patriotism!  A quick scan across metropolitan and suburban Sydney, here’s some of the cool things taking place and being served up….

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Tickets to the Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne KURIOS tour here!

KURIOS is Cirque du Soleil’s 35th production since 1984.  The newest big top production to tour Australia arrives with a cast of 47 artists from 17 countries including world-class gymnasts, acrobats, contortionists, hand-puppeteers, yo-yo wizards, clowns, actors and musicians.

UPCOMING TOUR DATES:
Tickets from $80, click to book or call 1800 036 685

Sydney from 2 October 2019 – Entertainment Quarter
Brisbane from 10 January 2020 – Northshore Hamilton
Melbourne from 12 March 2020 – Under The Grand Chapiteau
before heading to Adelaide and Perth

Originally composed of 20 street performers in 1984, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group completely reinvented circus arts and went on to become a world leader in live entertainment.   Established in Montreal, the Canadian organization has brought wonder and delight to over 190 million spectators with productions presented in close to 450 cities in 60 countries.  Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group currently has over 4,000 employees, including 1,400 artists, from nearly 50 countries.

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Recruitment bias and ageism: Is it really a thing?

Shelley Stevens of Platinum Face and Body Clinic says much of the motivation cited by clients levitating to her beauty services is often to enhance professional opportunities.  “It wasn’t just the women who thought their appearance might result in discrimination. Men who visit our clinic often say that’s why they paid us a visit.” she said.

Inferences in social science suggest the appearance of youth is subconsciously associated with vitality, energy, health, and creativity.    It’s a biological instinct.   Unfortunately, the opposite is true once one begins to look a little older.   “The keyword here is ‘subconsciously’.”  continues Stevens. “Recruiters and managers may consciously consider your ability and nothing else, but even if they do, their subconscious reactions affect the overall impression.”

In a 2017 study on the effect of facial ageing on hiring choices,  subjects evaluated younger and older candidates based on a photograph only and then rated them according to perceived hire-ability.   The findings suggested a relationship of significance, however not so much with a lower or job entry position.

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5 misconceptions of Artificial Intelligence

Fueling the future of business, Gartner debunked  five Artificial Intelligence (AI) misconceptions while discussing trends at its Data & Analytics Summit last week.

For many in the private sector, the picture on how that integration looks for them is still a little hazy.   “It is crucial that business and IT leaders fully understand how AI can create value for their business and where its limitations lie,”  said Alexander Linden, research vice president at Gartner.   “AI technologies can only deliver value if they are part of the organisation’s strategy and used in the right way.”

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Romance on Valentine’s Day with these 14 influencers

Legend has it that Valentine, was a Roman Catholic priest who secretly married young couples when a medieval emperor banned marriage, due to the belief that single men produced the best soldiers.   Arrested for treason, he signed a letter to his lover that visited him in prison “From your Valentine” which would become the modern day phrase for the day of of love.

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In search of the next rush, we bring together influencers of food, fitness, lifestyle, film and music to talk about #love. . . 14 influencers for the 14th of February – from dating tips, to favorite gifts, favorite places and that much needed dose of reality for some of you about to take things to the next level. Thanks for the super contributions – follow the accounts of everyone tagged to keep up with their latest news! . . Single, Coupled or Married – it’s one feel good article we hope you take something away from. . . FULL ARTICLE UP NOW AT www.thenextrushmagazine.com . . #valentinesday #influencerswanted #singlelife #marriedlife #sydneyfitness #sydneyweddingvenues #celebrate #sydneylifestyle #sydneylife #fashion #melbournemusician #melbournelife #perthlifestyle #instalife #sydneyvenues #sydneyrestaurants #fcba #dindinsvideo #marriageproposal #backwiththeex #musician #therightfit #sydneyfoodie #Melbourne #Perth #brisbane #instafit #winkmodels #wasamedia

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Coupled, Married or Single – we asked for tips from some of the pros in the spaces of Entertainment, Fitness, Music, Food & Lifestyle as they gave us their insight into the ultimate Valentine’s Day, relationship, dating and gift advice.

Special thanks to the contributions from our influencers in this piece, click through on their profile and follow their socials to keep up to date with their latest news.

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Celebrating Australia Day we present Top 5 Aussies under 35 making waves on the global stage

As we muddle through the week with the Australia Day long weekend in sight, we take a look at some of the country’s movers and shakers representing the country on the global stage.

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