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Building a Customer-Centric Digital Strategy

In September 2006, Hamish Nuttall launched Naked Bus to challenge the long-distance bus monopoly. Naked Bus challenged themselves to use digital technologies to create a ...

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Showcase 101 - The What's, Who's and Why's

We had unprecedented numbers through the doors at the Viaduct Events Centre this year as we undertook the colossal task of hosting almost 700 investors for the Annual Showcase.

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4 Signs It’s Time to Engage a Business Coach

Owning a business can be hard. You soon get used to conflicting priorities, managing day-to-day demands and working hard to get ahead. When things aren’t going so well, it’s ...

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Reihana Manaena: My Experience on the Owner Operator Programme

Hear from Reihana Manaena of Laser Electrical Napier, alumni of the Owner Operator Programme:

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Is Your Mindset Holding Your Business Back?

The business world is overwhelmed with videos, article and discussions talking about “innovation, and “disruption”. These have become buzzwords which are automatically attached ...

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I Have a Dream Charitable Trust Making a Tangible Difference for Young Kiwis

The I Have A Dream Charitable Trust aims to inspire Kiwi kids growing up in material hardship to navigate their own path to academic and life success, and creating positive ...

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Farro Fresh: The Growth Spurt Of The Niche Supermarket

When Janene Draper decided to go on the Owner Manager Programme in 2011 she was already directing a team of 120 staff, was running two successful grocery stores and was about ...

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What's your Good Business?

     WHAT DRIVES THE BUSINESSES THAT DRIVE THE ECONOMY?

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Blenheim Alumni Event - January 2017

Here are some photos from our first Alumni event of the year, held in Blenheim. Thanks to Marlborough Chamber of Commerce for promoting and supporting this event, and for ...

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Officers of the New Zealand Order of Merit

We would like to congratulate John Fiso and Justine Kidd on their appointment to The New Zealand Order of Merit. The Order is awarded to those “who in any field of endeavour, ...

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