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Roger Federer Has a Coach. Is That a Sign of Weakness?

Roger Federer has a coach. Is that a sign of weakness? I certainly don’t think so. We go to the dentist, doctor and potentially the optometrist & hearing specialist. We take ...

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Why Small Businesses Need an Innovation Strategy

Interestingly over the years, the term "innovation strategy" may have been something for corporates or the ‘in’ or ‘cool’ companies. What small-to-medium sized business owners ...

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How to Create Commercial Value for Your Business: 10 Focus Areas

We business owners often get so buried in the day to day, that we forget the myriad of essential building blocks required to be kept in check, in order to create, build, ...

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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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Four Financial Tips to Take On Board in 2019

Haven’t quite got your head around the financial numbers in your business? Or sick of a silent room and nodding heads when sharing financial reports with your senior leaders? ...

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Prioritise Your Way to Success

“Being productive and being busy are not necessarily the same thing.  Doing things won’t create your success; doing the right things will.” - Jeff Olson Prioritising work so ...

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Mogul: Building 'Good Business' Through Confidence and Accountability

In 2007, George and Matthew Miller founded Mogul, a full-service, award-winning digital marketing agency based in Hawke’s Bay. Since 2015, they have engaged with Nick Egerton, ...

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How to Transform an "Interesting" Story into a Powerful Strategic Story in Just Two Moves

I’d just received an email from Andy Hamilton, CEO of The Icehouse, asking if I’d take a look at making an already very interesting business-brand Story more powerful.  “Do I ...

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Transforming a Senior Team to Manage Change

As they say, change is the new norm. Whether you’re having to change your business direction to adjust to advancing markets or you just need to change to improve value ...

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3 Ways to Put the ‘Performance’ into Your Performance Culture

This is the sixth and final part of a 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 ...

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