Mike Hutcheson

Mike Hutcheson


Idealog has partnered with Callaghan Innovation to take a look the nature of failure in business – the good, the bad and the unintentionally educational. So we’re asking questions: Is there a stigma, in this country, around ‘failure’? Is it a good thing to ‘fail fast’? Would you be wary investing in start-up run by an entrepreneur with a string of failed businesses?


I believe Auckland University Law Professor Jane Kelsey has written a very important book, warning us that our economy is being burdened with unsustainable debt and that we are sleepwalking to a potential financial crisis. She is not alone in her stance.


When Cantabrians protest the disappearance of the old cathedral, they are simply following a long and noble tradition of resistance to altering the status quo.