What the future of business looks like
Patrick Dixon is the man the Wall Street Journal described as a ‘global change guru’. His book The Future of Almost Everything is his inside line on the world in 2030 and the trends that are reshaping the way we live and do business now.
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Think like a Ninja
First Graham Allcott taught us how to be a productivity Ninja, with his book by the same name. Now he’s out to teach us how to study smarter, focus better and achieve more.
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Growth through effective e-commerce
For a business to thrive in the 21st century it needs an effective e-commerce channel. Getting it right opens up new markets and opportunities; getting it wrong leads to declining revenues and profitability. Business owners must understand how e-commerce channels work to make the best strategic choices for their business.
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Mastering the art of growth hacking
Imagine your new business went online yesterday and you have a marketing budget of zero dollars. How are you going to reach your first thousand, or one hundred thousand, customers?Enter the growth hacker – who thrives on creating something from nothing.
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How to do more with less
Business is changing around the world. ‘Frugal innovation’ is revolutionising industries and reshaping management thinking. It allows companies to get high-quality products to market quickly using limited resources – vital in a business landscape increasingly defined by trends such as the circular economy and the maker movement.
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How to Kill a Unicorn
A playbook for creating innovations
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Solving the work, money, retirement puzzle
According to Alan Clarke most Kiwis spend far more time planning their annual holiday than their retirement. New Zealanders lack financial education and nearly half of all families live week to week, wage to wage. While most Kiwis are in Kiwisaver, for many people, especially those over 50, it will not be anywhere enough for retirement.
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Branson's Secret Sauce
You might be surprised to learn that one of Richard Branson’s secrets of success is ‘listening’. Indeed, listening, along with learning and laughter are all part of what he refers to as the ‘secret sauce’ that has made Virgin a successful company for more than 40 years.Now Sir Richard reveals all in
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How economics explains almost everything
Did you know that another ten centimetres of height boosts your income by thousands of dollar per year? Or that natural disasters attract more foreign aid if they happen on a slow news day?
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How to succeed in 12 months
Create a life you love In 2006 Serena Star-Leonard decided to leave her lucrative career in IT and start her first small business. Three years later she began her first 12-month, life-changing project: to create an income she could earn working one day a week from anywhere in the world through blogging.
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