How can we develop our people without losing that vital time in the field?
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  • 19 May 2019
Learning and development is one of the most important investments any business can make and smart leaders recognise the value it brings to individuals and organisations. But in an increasingly time-poor world, how can we continue to invest in our people without taking them out of the business for big chunks of time? Online training ... Read More
A Challenger Brand
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  • 29 Nov 2018
New Zealand as a country is a Challenger brand. For a small country on the bottom of the world, we punch well above our weight competing successfully against nations much bigger than us in agriculture, food & beverage, tourism, fashion, manufacturing, technology, sport and many other sectors. Being a Challenger is about a mindset; it ... Read More
Never stop…running!
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  • 18 Oct 2018
In a couple of weeks (actually 16 days but who’s counting?) I’ll be joining 50,000 others and running in... Read More
Leadership & the Ryder Cup
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  • 04 Oct 2018
Earlier this week I watched golf’s Ryder Cup – a massive biennial team event in an otherwise very individual... Read More
5 Lessons I’ve Learned from My Cancer Journey
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  • 22 Jul 2018
I’ve had cancer. Twice. I’m not long out of hospital following my second cancer surgery in 9 months.  After the first surgery (two surgeons, 13 hours!), I had 6-weeks of radiotherapy, which was pretty hideous.  This time around, the surgery was only 3 hours and much more straight-forward (as much as having a tumour removed ... Read More
75% of leads at Field Days lie fallow
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  • 05 Jun 2018
With New Zealand’s largest agricultural show on the horizon it is time to look at the value we derive... Read More