Why mindfulness matters at work


Why mindfulness matters at work

Practicing mindfulness is a a trend that's gaining momentum, but is it relevant for the workplace? It is if you look at the big players, with Apple, Google and Nike all implementing corporate programmes to create mindful practices with their workers. Sarah Pearce breaks down how this can be achieved on a smaller scale.

Kiwi cultural codes

Taika Waititi, Flight of the Conchords, William Waiirua – New Zealand has a very particular brand of humour when compared to the rest of the world, so how can brands best harness this? TRA head of strategy Colleen Ryan breaks down what's so different about it, and how companies can use it to form an emotional connection with their audiences.

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Lizzi Whaley is the CEO of Spaceworks, a commercial interior design studio. Here's how she gets through the day, how she organises her time and how she handles the madness of business.

Plastic less purchasing

Idealog's sister title The Register recently held its Hotlist Awards. The judges chose James Denton from package-less grocery brand GoodFor as the winner of 'retail visionary'. It’s clear the New Zealand market was ready for a high-end, wellness-focused, plastic-free interpretation of Bin Inn’s core concept. And with the announcement by the Government last week of a plastic bag ban, that vision has become even clearer.