Business owners are renowned for setting pretty ambitious goals at the start of the year. While it is hard to believe, 2022 is already half over. With the year flying by at lightening speed it’s important to take stock of your goals and see how you are tracking. So, grab that goal list you created
Category: Business Advice
Given the quarterly consumer inflation figure of 6.9% released last week, one of the implications is that we should all be raising our prices by 7% as a minimum…just to stand still. While using the CPI % is a crude instrument to measure changes in our business input costs such as labour, raw material, overheads
It’s estimated that every day we are exposed to between 4,000 to 10,000 advertisements; this includes print, radio and TV ads, brand labels, online ads and the many other ways we see company logos and promotions. You need to think about this when you strategically plan your markting. You’re probably thinking that is a crazy
While it is necessary to grow your online professional networks though the likes of LinkedIn, this should never replace face-to-face business networking. Networking is an essential part of building relationships, opening yourself up to new ideas or ways of thinking, seeking opportunities and raising your profile. In fact, it is the personal connections you make
Let’s face it, when it comes to hiring new staff for your small or medium business it can be a little daunting. If you make the wrong choice it can have major ramifications for your business and your back pocket. It’s important that you focus on attracting the right talent for your business. Hiring right
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New Zealand businesses are woefully unprepared for succession planning. Some business owners think succession planning doesn’t need to be on their radar, especially if they have no intention to exit the business in the next ten years or more. But there is a crucial part of succession planning that is often overlooked that can impact