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How to Hire for Your Startup

I've run a start-up for a couple of years now and ran my own music company for eight years before that.  Anyone who followed our progress would know I've made a few hiring ...

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Engine Room: Getting The Books And The Business In Order

Name: Margaret HolmesBusiness: The Engine RoomIndustry: Business ServicesLocation: AucklandIcehouse Programme: Owner Operator Programme, 2012 - 2013

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David Irving One of the Inspirational Kiwis Nominated for New Zealander of the Year

Last year, David Irving was one of a few inspirational Kiwis who were nominated for the prestigious New Zealander of the Year Award in 2012.

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Aotearoa Māori Business Awards

The Aotearoa New Zealand Māori Business Leaders Awards™ acknowledge the academic success of Māori. The Awards also honour and celebrate the success and achievement of Māori ...

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What SMEs Should Expect from Business Coaches and Advisors

The Landscape Unfortunately the broad span of business advisory services opens the market to a highly variable range of competencies among the suppliers of advice.  Anyone can ...

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The Psychology of the Entrepreneur

A great deal of research has been done into the psychological characteristics commonly displayed by an entrepreneur. One of our Executives in Residence Paul Gregory shares ...

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Rangiora Bakery: Baker Discovers The Recipe For Success

Name: Ron van TilBusiness: Rangiora BakeryIndustry: FMCG  Region: Canterbury  Programme: Owner Manager Programme, 2007

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Furnware: Getting everyone working towards the same goals

Taking your company to the next level can be a challenge. Translating your vision into a strategy that your managers can implement requires you to all be on the same page. The ...

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Prolife Foods: From The Garage To Grocery

Name:  Bernie CrosbyBusiness: Prolife FoodsIndustry: FMCGRegion: WaikatoProgramme: Owner Manager Programme, 2003

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Dirtyman Skincare: Skincare Products For Men

Founders: Tracey & Mike OrangeBusiness: DirtyManIndustry: FMCGLocation: AucklandIcehouse Programme: Hatchery & Incubation, 2010 - 2013

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