Wish we'd thought of that
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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.
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.
Hungry for success
After My Food Bag recently moved into shiny new premises in Parnell, Sarah Dunn dropped by to talk disrupting the grocery industry and lessons from short-lived international growth with founder and group co-chief executive Cecilia “Chilli” Robinson.
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.View articles (6)
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.View articles (10)
Boat in a box
New Zealanders have long been known for their love affair with the sea, but owning a boat is seen as an expensive exercise for most. Tauranga-based boat design company Hallmarine Design has come up with a solution: its Purekraft boats, which are flatpacked kitsets, a bit like IKEA furniture, making them far cheaper to ship around and easier to construct.
Two is better than one
No stranger to sponsoring fashion weeks across the globe, Mercedes-Benz is working with Zambesi for the latest iteration of its Mercedes-Benz Presents designer partnership. One of the biggest motivations: innovation.
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.
The Ministry for Women has released a new report highlighting the gender pay gap between women and men and the need to take action for a more equitable society. But will anybody listen?
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.
Game of Thrones may be fantasy - but it offers several real-life lessons on how to be an effective, and not-so-effective, leader, says Sarah Pearce.
Don't get left behind
The dog days aren't over
This year’s finalists for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards have been announced, and as usual they consist of some of the most innovative and business-savvy humans in Aotearoa.