The Icehouse Blog

5 Ways to Prepare for the Cost of Raising Capital for Business

This blog was written by Mike Atkinson from Bellingham Wallace, a Chartered Accountancy firm based in Auckland. Since 2013, The Icehouse has worked with Bellingham Wallace to provide financial...
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Raising Equity: 10 Questions to Determine the Financial Health of your Business

This blog was written by Ash Clarke from Bellingham Wallace, a Chartered Accountancy firm based in Auckland. Since 2013, The Icehouse has worked with Bellingham Wallace to provide financial management...
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Raising Equity: Business Valuations and Calculating ROI for Potential Investors

This blog was written by Aaron Wallace from Bellingham Wallace, a Chartered Accountancy firm based in Auckland. Since 2013, The Icehouse has worked with Bellingham Wallace to provide financial...
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Business Succession Planning Begins With Life Goals

This blog post is written by Evana Lithgow, business succession expert and facilitator of The Icehouse's Succession and Transition workshop. This article was originally published in NZBusiness...
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10 Things The Best Founders Do

This blog is written by Barnaby Marshall, a Flux Managing Partner at The Icehouse.
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How to Transform an "Interesting" Story into a Powerful Strategic Story in Just Two Moves

This blog is written by Elizabeth Brown, Chief Strategic Story Finder at Elizabeth Brown Co and business coach at The Icehouse. She writes on how to build a unique and powerful strategic story...
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Transforming a Senior Team to Manage Change

This blog is written by Bill Bain, culture and change management expert and Business Coach at The Icehouse.
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What is sustainable growth and what does that look like for your business?

This blog is written by Liz Wotherspooon, Head of Growth at The Icehouse
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Intellectual Property and Investment Mythology | James & Wells

Intellectual property (IP) is an important consideration for investors when considering whether to invest in a business. At James & Wells we work with many businesses seeking to gain investment to...
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Auckland Physiotherapy: A Health Check for the Balance Sheet

Mark Quinn is a Co-Founder, Director and Masters Qualified Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist at Auckland Physiotherapy. The clinics specialise in clinical and wellness services including Physiotherapy,...
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3 ways to put the ‘performance’ into your performance culture

This blog is written by Dan Thurston, a Business Coach at The Icehouse. This part two of a six-part series explaining how agile strategy-making can get you to where you want to go, faster. Click here...
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How to involve and engage your staff in your business’ strategic plans

This blog is written by Dan Thurston, a Business Coach at The Icehouse. This part two of a six-part series explaining how agile strategy-making can get you to where you want to go, faster. Click here...
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The importance of properly defining your business problems

This blog is written by Dan Thurston, a Business Coach at The Icehouse. This part two of a six-part series explaining how agile strategy-making can get you to where you want to go, faster. Click here...
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Business owners, untested assumptions are your most insidious enemy

This blog is written by Dan Thurston, a Business Coach at The Icehouse. This part two of a six-part series explaining how agile strategy-making can get you to where you want to go, faster. Click here...
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Setting up your Sales Team for Success

This blog post is written by Derek Young, a business coach at The Icehouse, and a seasoned and innovative sales and business leader with broad experience across B2B & B2C.
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How to make sure your strategic plan is valuable for your business

This blog is written by Dan Thurston, a Business Coach at The Icehouse. This part two of a six-part series explaining how agile strategy-making can get you to where you want to go, faster. Click here...
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Why having a business strategy isn’t too ‘fancy-pants’ for your business

This blog is written by Dan Thurston, a Business Coach at The Icehouse. This is part one of a six-part series explaining how agile strategy-making can get you to where you want to go, faster.
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Pouring Solution Part Three: Building self-sustainability in the New Zealand start-up & SME ecosystem

This is Part Three of Pouring Solution, a commentary written by Andy Hamilton, CEO of The Icehouse. For people who want to see New Zealand do better. Click here to read the summary.
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Pouring Solution Part Two: A few questions often asked about the SME economy

This is Part Two of Pouring Solution, a commentary written by Andy Hamilton, CEO of The Icehouse. For people who want to see New Zealand do better. Click here to read the summary.
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Pouring Solution Part One: What are the facts and what is the data telling me?

This is Part One of Pouring Solution, a commentary written by Andy Hamilton, CEO at The Icehouse, for people who want to see New Zealand do better. Click here to read the summary.
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