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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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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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‘Yea, nah, humbug’ – the benefits of the staff Christmas party

It’s time to rethink attitudes towards the staff Christmas party. Rather than seeing it as a daunting necessity, owners and senior management can turn it into a valuable ...

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Networking: The lost art of business?

Remember old-school networking? Meeting people, shaking hands and sharing business cards and entrepreneurial stories and building up long-lasting relationships?

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How to Manage Fast and Accelerated Growth

The majority of discussions around SME business disruption are generally in the negative – ‘we had a disappointing month of sales’, ‘Bob has unexpectedly resigned’, and so on. ...

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Time to get more efficient. Advice for Owner-Managers

Approximately 40% of an entrepreneur’s time is spent on non-revenue-related activities, according to Miguel McKelvey, chief creative officer at WeWork – a US-based commercial ...

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How SMEs Can Make A Professional Website

You’ll be surprised how many small businesses still don’t have an online presence in 2019. Recent research shows it could be as much as 36% (Clutch).

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How Your Core Brand Values Make Your Business Distinctive, Meaningful and Relatable

Have you ever discussed with your team what your collective business beliefs are and what things your company stands against?  It’s a good exercise and should lead to ...

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Customer Experiences: The Sustainable Competitive Edge

In the business world everyone is always looking for that extra something – the product or technology that will give them that competitive edge. But no matter what is found, ...

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