The Icehouse Blog

Posts dedicated to improving overall business performance while providing the best resources, current events, videos and Icehouse news to keep you on your toes.


Investing in the development of your people

Business growth is no longer solely dependent on the business owner. A collaborative effort is crucial for a business to reach its strategic goals. Ensuring your employees feel valued within the workplace is a key enabler of your business being able to achieve it's set goals. Investing in your staff is one of the main ways you can achieve this.

The Icehouse | 29/04/16

Andy Hamilton

Andy’s April Message

Andy shares his message with The Icehouse network each month. This month, he shares his wisdom on succession planning and the successful tale of Owner-Manager alumni, Gary Altenburg.

The Icehouse | 20/04/16


Hawke’s Bay company Giblin Group to expand business in Australia

Owner-manager alumni, Jenni Giblin, founder of Giblin Group, has taken her consultancy company that assists local and central government to expand across the ditch.

The Icehouse | 06/04/16


Ask the Expert: Setting up career paths for your team

Liz Wotherspoon, Director of Growth at The Icehouse, shares her insights on how you can successfully manage career paths for your team while putting controls and metrics in place to manage a fast-growing company.

The Icehouse | 04/04/16


Gary Altenburg’s Fight or Flight

Gary Altenburg's joinery business reborn after quakes and The Icehouse attitude change The owner of a Christchurch joinery firm almost gave up his business after the Canterbury earthquakes but is thriving with the help of a business mentoring scheme. In the process, Gary Altenburg has rediscovered the meaning of work-life balance. As a...

The Icehouse | 30/03/16

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