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Productivity: Two Bay of Plenty Businesses Leading the Way

Two Bay of Plenty businesses are leading the way when it comes to lifting productivity goals. New Zealand recorded its biggest loss in productivity levels since 2009, Stats NZ ...

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Alumni of The Icehouse Andrea Smith to lead South Island

South Island business owners are set to benefit from a sales and tech guru taking the reins for The Icehouse in the South Island. Andrea Smith, a former director of IT stalwarts ...

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End Of An Era: Raewyn Goodwin Retires

Hi all, It is with very mixed emotions that I tell you that after nearly 23 years Raewyn has made the decision to retire and finish up with The Icehouse. Of course it was ...

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The SME State of Play - Five Strategic Concerns & Solutions in 2024

Blocking out the noise around you, adopting a laser focus on your business and developing a goal-orientated positive mindset in uncertain times were among the themes explored in ...

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The SME State of Play - Mindset Matters In 2024

A new year, and Kiwi business owners are looking for positive indicators on how the economy will perform in the next 12 months.

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How to build resilience and wellbeing over the holiday season… and beyond

The Icehouse recently caught up with Brad Hook, Chief Innovation Officer and a workshop delivery partner at the Resilience Institute. Brad offers some invaluable guidance to ...

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What’s holding you back? Volume 2

It’s time to revisit one of the more challenging propositions we pose to owner managers. What is stopping you from getting the help you, your business, and your team deserve to ...

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Industry Focus: Wholesale Trade

Our latest industry focus reports on the wholesale trade sector and how The Icehouse can help owners upskill and accelerate the business's growth curve. Globally, the market will ...

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The Four Circles – You in the Community

First conceptualised in Gearing Up: Leading your Kiwi business into the future (Kolb, Irving, Shepherd and Woods; Auckland University Press, 2020), The Four Circles are the four ...

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Being Held Accountable: Volume 2

What can accountability do for you, your business and the people within your organisation?Ask an owner what makes them successful, and you’ll be surprised how many respond with, ...

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