Russell Brown

Your business plan is a vital part of structuring the early development of your business, and will act as a dashboard to manage your starship Enterprise once she’s operational. Here's how to go about strategic planning, and a template for crafting a winning business plan.

In early February Warkworth will play host to the inaugural New Zealand Foo Camp, a down-under version of the famous invite-only gathering for inventors, entrepreneurs and creative thinkers. Expect some wizardry, plenty of left-field brainstorming and a lot of late-night socialising. Russell Brown, who is helping organise Foo Camp here, goes to the heart of the Foo