February 2-8 2013 Issue 3795by The Listener
<h3>COVER STORY</h3> <h4>Surprising secrets to selling yourself</h4>
Surprising secrets to selling yourself - how anyone can learn the power of persuasion
In this week's issue, Ruth Laugesen reports on how the internet is rewriting the sales manual; Karl du Fresne talks with the Otago Daily Times managing director, Julian Smith about the secret to the ODT's success; Karl du Fresne reports on American restaurants and their considerably narrow food options; and Guyon Espiner talks with Amy Adams, the minister behind changes to the Resource Management Act and a woman who is making her mark in the corridors of power.
We're in sales
The last bastion
All you can eat
'Parliament needs mums'
Tracking Helen Clark’s tilt for the top job at the United Nations, Gaylene Preston documented the creatures of the diplomatic world.Read more
Parisian Neckwear, founded in 1919, has survived depression, war, deregulation and a deluge of cheap imports. How? Just feel the cloth.Read more
Nearly 30 years after young Swedish tourists Urban Hoglin and Heidi Paakkonen disappeared in the Coromandel key witnesses say the mystery haunts them.Read more
With the advent of orphanage tourism, travellers think they're doing good. But they can often just be lining the pockets of the orphanages' owners.Read more
A Polish soldier volunteered to be incarcerated at Auschwitz so he could report on the Nazis’ activities inside the death camp.Read more
Gaylene Preston was taken by surprise when her famous subject decided to apply for another job in the middle of filming My Year with Helen.Read more