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How to Make Sure Your Strategic Plan is Valuable for Your Business

This is part two of a six-part series explaining how agile strategy-making can get you to where you want to go, faster. Click here to read part one: Why having a business ...

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Why Having a Business Strategy Isn’t Too ‘Fancy-pants’ for Your Business

This is part one of a six-part series explaining how agile strategy-making can get you to where you want to go, faster.

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Pouring Solution Part Three: Building Self-Sustainability in the New Zealand Start-Up & SME Ecosystem

I am Andy Hamilton and for over 20 years I have been a student of business, a student of change and I ask a lot of questions. Here’s my profile on LinkedIn - sorry if you get ...

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Pouring Solution Part Two: A Few Questions Often Asked About the SME Economy

I am Andy Hamilton and for over 20 years I have been a student of business, a student of change and I ask a lot of questions. Here’s my profile on LinkedIn - sorry if you get ...

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Pouring Solution Part One: What Are the Facts and What Is the Data Telling Me?

I am Andy Hamilton and for over 20 years I have been a student of business, a student of change and I ask a lot of questions (I'm just like that). Here’s my profile on LinkedIn ...

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Pouring Solution Preface: A Series on Improving New Zealand’s Economic Performance

I marvel at people who observe trends and do things that will shape what the future looks like.  These people are to be treasured as they contribute to changing the world.

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Leaders: Are They Born or Made?

Let’s start with the age old question: are leaders born or made?   I take the view that it is absolutely possible to develop strong leadership qualities. Leadership is a ...

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Show & Tell Video: A Brand Strategy Is More Than Just Recreating a Look or Logo

Five years ago, Michelle Sokolich founded Show & Tell, a video production agency based in Auckland. In 2017, she completed 6 months of business coaching with The Icehouse ...

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The Rising Tide of Capitalism

KiwiSaver is slowly and surely changing NZ, creating the most positive sustainable environment for investing in NZ I’ve ever seen. Here’s why I’m so optimistic.

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How Different Pricing Strategies Can Impact Your Business

Choosing to discount or raise prices is going to create a ripple effect that will impact other areas of your business. But how and to what extent?

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