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Idealog has partnered with Callaghan Innovation to take a look at the nature of failure in business – the good, the bad and the unintentionally educational. So we’re asking questions: ...
Dr Jason Paul Mika attended Matariki X on 11 June in Rotorua and offers his impression of the event that brought together 14 speakers and more than 300 audience members
Women in business
Adriana Gascoigne is the founder and CEO of Girls in Tech, a global non-profit focused on the engagement, education and empowerment of women passionate about technology. She is visiting New ...
A bright idea has led the way in virtual reality (VR) storytelling that is like Disneyland for developers and children alike.
Visa has been relatively dormant in the tech-driven payment space for a few years. Although its 2007 introduction of Visa payWave, using RFID technology, was a great step, the likes ...
But, like any business guideline, it’s not fool proof. A good methodology needs a good idea to work with. “Lipstick on a pig is still lipstick on a pig,” he says. “If your product idea is no good, then growth hacking won’t help. The idea behind growth hacking is to gain you access to your market, but if there’s no market in the first place, it won’t work.”
In 2000, Lisa Hamilton-Gibbs started a business by door-knocking retailers armed with her homemade range of 40 cards. Nearly 16 years on, her business – icandy – is almost unrecognisable. ...
Former Kiwi adman turned full-time artist, Josh Lancaster, will have an exhibition of his painting at the Smyth Galleries on Auckland's Jervois Road for the next three weeks.
When we think of luck, we often associate it with things like winning the lottery or finding a four-leaf clover. They’re unlikely happenstances that have a 1-in-a-million chance of actually ...
The Fortune ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ are also the best companies to invest in, far outperforming the S&P 500 Index. Why? Because a happy, engaged workforce has become ...
How to prepare your board for a new era of high HR turnover.
AUT alumna Tee Twyford has achieved a lot in her few years. From bright-eyed AUT graduate to high-profile editor of NZGirl, social media and digital PR manager at Tommy Hilfiger ...
The whole 'popular science/economics/psychology/whatever' genre, typified by TED, Freakonomics, RadioLab, Malcolm Gladwell, etc, makes us feel good because it makes us feel like we are really learning something, but too often you walk away from those experiences/books/podcasts with small ideas that actually misrepresent the complex (and necessarily difficult) work behind them.
The music charts have traditionally been based on sales. But with consumers shifting consumption online, Recorded Music New Zealand has had to change its approach. We talk to Recorded Music ...