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Non-Disclosure Agreements – Getting It Right

You don’t want others swiping your valuable ideas and running with them. But without the right confidentiality agreements in place, that’s exactly what could happen.

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SnapComms: Staff Communication Software Solutions

Founders: David Selby, Chris Leonard, Simon Waterer and Sarah Perry Business: SnapCommsIndustry: ICT Location: Auckland, New York & California  Icehouse Programme:  Incubation ...

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David Irving Named As Officer of NZ Order of Merit

The Icehouse co-founder David Irving has been recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours.

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Good Culture & Customer Experience = Profit Guaranteed

I am lucky enough to coach and advise many businesses of all shapes and sizes… The best thing is that I am continually learning also and the best form of learning is observing ...

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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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The Positive Power of Frustration

Do you know anyone who feels held back and frustrated by a lack of confidence? Do you know anyone who is frustrated because theydon’t have time to do all the things they want ...

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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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