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Here you will find blogs from The Icehouse team and guest contributors with fresh content posted all the time across a wide range of topics.
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Looking to calculate the health of your business?

Can people can clearly describe your business purpose and vision? Do you know the key things that give your business a competitive edge? How do you measure your sales and ...

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Business Coaching 101: First steps... reaching out – Updated

As The Icehouse coaching service continues to expand across New Zealand, it’s time to revisit this blog from 2020. It came just as Covid-19 was starting to grab hold of the ...

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Digital in North Asia - Understanding growing digital economies

The Icehouse is hosting two subsidised digital workshops in July to give exporting SMEs a better understanding of the key markets of China, Japan and South Korea.

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New Zealand Wine Icehouse Scholarships - The business of growing

New Zealand Wine, in conjunction with Xero, is offering five $1,000 scholarships to its members for our Taking Your Business Forward programme. This article first appeared in ...

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Business Coaching Expert Spotlight… Robyn Young

Robyn Young is the latest coach to feature in our coaching spotlight. As the owner of a specialist HR consultancy, Robyn and her team bring a wealth of experience to clients ...

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Customer experiences – The competitive edge

Increased sales and profits through great customer experiences – it’s not rocket science, explains Bill Bain, one of The Icehouse's fantastic business coaches. This article ...

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Introducing The Icehouse… Darilyn Kane, Coaching and Advisory Lead

In our regular series, we are profiling key members of The Icehouse team, so our wider network of alumni, current programme and workshop participants, partners and friends get ...

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Business Coaching Expert Spotlight… Phil Coutts

Based in Hawke’s Bay, Phil specialises in systems development and implementation, sales performance, strategic planning and operational excellence.

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Sick Leave Entitlement Increases in July 2021

There are changes coming to New Zealand employees’ sick leave entitlement. Here’s what you need to know. This article first appeared on the Tompkins Wake website. Tompkins Wake ...

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The Icehouse Conference 2021 Wrap-Up

Around 100 of The Icehouse Alumni, network, partners and friends gathered at Orakei Bay events centre on Thursday 27 May 2021 for a day of connection, inspiration and insight.

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