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A Serious Conundrum – An Opinion Piece by David Irving

David Irving, Chair of the ICE Foundation, outlines his personal thoughts on the Business Guarantee Scheme. The International Centre for Entrepreneurship Foundation was ...

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Organisational alignment – Warning signs of misalignment

Welcome to part two of Bill Bain’s blog on organisational alignment. Part one outlines why misalignments occur and analyses its damaging outcomes. Part two examines some of the ...

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RBP Case Study: Babysitters Club

Find out how Georgia Meek, founder of the Bay of Plenty-based Babysitters Club, worked with Jamie Brock at The Icehouse and RBP to get critical funding during COVID-19. This ...

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Turning pivot into profit

‘A pivot usually occurs when a company make a fundamental change to their business after determining (usually through market research) that their product or service isn't ...

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I felt like a fraud!

PEPTALK is a new magazine for Kiwis aimed at addressing and tackling mental health issues. Here, Nadine Hickman, founder and publisher at PEPTALK Media, outlines the challenges ...

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Level 2 and how to sanitise expectations. Three things to try.

It’s positive news that so many SMEs can metaphorically open their doors for business at Level 2 –we just may have to sanitise our expectations. And, as Jacinda ...

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Organisational Alignment – A critical ingredient to top performance

Bill Bain, Icehouse coach and business mentor, examines the struggles organisations face through misalignment. How does it impact your business? Why is it happening? And, most ...

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Leading from the front for business continuity

New Zealand’s businesses are encouraged to tackle a multitude of challenges as the country prepares to enter Level 2. With so many issues to address, this can seem like an ...

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You’re in the Life Raft and You’ve Only Got Paddles

Find out why now is a perfect time to review and document what you have learnt through the COVID-19 experience to enable greater business change resilience in the future. In ...

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Week five webinar series recordings available now

Your free and exclusive webinars are ready to view. Each webinar provides strategic advice and critical information to enable you and your business to come out of the current ...

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