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Alumni scholarships: Very Forward Thinking

You’ve probably heard about ‘Pay-It-Forward’. In the case of The Icehouse, it refers to donating to The Icehouse Alumni Scholarship Fund – often after being the recipient of a ...

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Leadership Development 101: Your leadership style and why many leadership development courses don’t work

In our recent blog on How To Be a Better Leader in Three Minutes, we investigated the importance of top-to-bottom training, giving your people time, communicating well and ...

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Top Tips For Exporting

We’re profiling some of the great work done by The Icehouse partners. This article by James & Wells, the intellectual property law firm, was first published in Bay of Plenty ...

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Leveraging Success In Hydraulics

This week we're shining the spotlight on one of our successful alumni. Richard Krebs is CEO at Hyspecs and participated in the first owner Manager Programme (OMP) in 2001. ...

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Owner Manager 101 – Part One: Managing People

Managing people – a broad subject and a daunting one for owners and managers. It’s daunting because using techniques and tools to motivate, inspire and satisfy all those ...

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Bringing technology to the charity sector

Welcome to the first of our new regular features where we focus on one of the amazing businesses who share our co-working space at The Icehouse HQ in Auckland. This is the ...

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Get Set For 2020

Run a marathon? Eat your greens? See more of your friends? Whatever your personal New Year’s Resolutions for 2020, the chances are you may have already slipped up – 80% of us ...

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The Icehouse - Meet the new Group CEO Gavin Lennox

We are excited to announce that Gavin Lennox has been appointed to the newly created role of Group CEO of The Icehouse.

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How entrepreneurs and owners can recharge this holiday

We recently offered some solutions on how owner-managers can manage stress because running a business is a tough business.

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Interiors business sewing up high growth

Asha Payton inherited a love of interior design from her colourful Wellington grandmother Maddy. Asha loved her chic style, mixing antiques with bright European furnishings in ...

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