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Closing the Deal

Everyone wants to come out on the right side of any deal, and relationships are key to a good outcome. So it’s useful to understand that clients, staff and suppliers are all equal in this equation.

Become a Market Leader

James Kemp outlines how to position yourself as an authority in your market so you become the natural, default choice and have clients flocking to you.

Wish we'd thought of that

Agribusiness helps form the backbone of Aotearoa's economy. Are you doing something stupendous that you think deserves to be recognised at the 2017 New Zealand Innovation Awards? Then enter it in the Innovation in Agribusiness & Environment category, sponsored by Bayer NZ.

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How to innovate (and how not to)

Different approaches to innovation, ranked for your pleasure.

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The human face of Auckland

What will cities like Auckland look like in the future? How can we design smarter cities to fit evolving needs? TRA tackles these questions and more by observing human behaviour.

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Year in Review 2016, brought to you by Kiwibank

Idealog chats with the movers, shakers, visionaries and future captains of industry about the year that was and the years that could be.

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Wish we'd thought of that

The 2017 New Zealand Innovation Awards are open for entries. If you've got an amazing product, service, process or venture – or you know someone who needs to be shoulder-tapped – now’s the time to get it out there. And to help encourage entries and showcase the categories, we’re going to be regularly showcasing the best innovations we come across.

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Design Thinking

Expertise from Insight Creative

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Block party

We regularly celebrate our community’s brilliance. But for our Design Issue, we wanted to showcase some of that brilliance in a slightly different way. So we got some of our favourite humans from the fields of art, design, architecture and creative business to play with Lego.

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These are a few of our favourite things

As part of Idealog's Design Month, we've picked the brains of some of the most interesting individuals in the industry to find out their favourite design-related things, their not-so-secretive side hustles and what inspires them creatively.

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From fixed to floating

How Kiwibank is changing its approach to development and banking on partnerships.

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Best Design Awards 2016

All New Zealand's best design from the Best Awards.

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The future of finance

Seven ventures, three months and a whole lot of great ideas that have the potential to change the financial sector. We look at how FinTech is a good thing for the consumer and the New Zealand economy.

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The smart money

How clever Kiwi businesses are reducing costs and carbon emissions and increasing productivity with the help of EECA Business

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Wrestler's AR/VR World Tour

Wellington content producer Wrestler recently travelled around the real world to look at the future of the virtual world.

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Idealog's Guide to Wellington

A panoply of impressive information about our well-paid, smart, highly caffeinated, well-fed, fit, tech-savvy, design-led, environmentally-conscious, entertained, happy capital city.

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Tomorrow's leaders

The head of the country’s umbrella tech organisation says it’s boom time for both its organisation and the industry in New Zealand. NZTech now has more than 400 tech companies on board from across the country and has expanded its board, but what else is needed to grow the industry? The government’s recent investment into digital education is a start, says Vend founder and OMGTech! co-founder Vaughan Rowsell.

Idealog + Insight Creative

With New Zealand tourism experiencing rampant growth, constraints are rapidly appearing because of accommodation pressures in key destinations. New hotel investment is becoming critical and, given the scale of that investment, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise took the business case to major offshore funding sources with marketing support from Insight Creative.

Problem solving

With Wellington on the brink of a housing crisis like that of Auckland, local charity DCM helps around 1000 people a year find and stay in housing, while also offering everything from dental and health clinics to a banking service. Wellington mayor Justin Lester and DCM director Stephanie McIntyre bust open some common misconceptions around homelessness and what’s needed to end it.