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7 Myths of Flexible Working, Busted

The demand for flexible working conditions is a growing trend in New Zealand, and with benefits linked to increased productivity and happier staff, it’s no wonder a growing ...

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Masters Plumbing: Mastering the Plumbing Business

Working as a travelling plumber in the Aussie mines gave Tim Masters the experience to manage large scale projects but it provided little guidance through the minefield that is ...

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Asset Insurance Partners: Supporting Business Success

Stephen Doecke is the Owner and Insurance Director at Asset Insurance Partners, insurance and risk management providers based in Blenheim. Stephen’s company provide IQ-M ...

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Don’t Break the Christmas Dinner Rule – How to Manage Conflict in a Family Business

Ten years ago a father decided to give 100% of his shares of the family business to his oldest son. He barely discussed this with his family and other children (a son and ...

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What Role Does IP Play in Business, and Why Should You Care?

Intellectual property (IP) is often the most valuable but least understood asset of a successful business. It belongs to a broader class of assets known as intangible assets ...

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The Icehouse: It’s a Lot Warmer Than It Sounds

“I saw something on Facebook and want to know how I can apply for some investment in my startup” “Oh, The Icehouse? I heard that you invest in tech startups aye?” “Icehouse as ...

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Four Tips for Effective Recruitment in a Candidate-Driven Market

Having the right talent in your organisation is critical to its success. People continue to be the most valuable asset, so you need to ensure you are hiring the best ones.

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Prioritise Your Way to Success

“Being productive and being busy are not necessarily the same thing.  Doing things won’t create your success; doing the right things will.” - Jeff Olson Prioritising work so ...

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Mogul: Building 'Good Business' Through Confidence and Accountability

In 2007, George and Matthew Miller founded Mogul, a full-service, award-winning digital marketing agency based in Hawke’s Bay. Since 2015, they have engaged with Nick Egerton, ...

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Business Reflection: Are You 'Making Progress' or 'Mistaking Motion for Progress'?

Sometimes we get so caught up in running the business day-to-day, it is a challenge to take stock and ask how the business is actually doing. And for that matter, how you are ...

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