Ability to pivot is key – Icehouse

Brent Melville
Fri, 01 May 2020

The ability to adapt into new business streams will be critical for the success of small and medium businesses in the “new normal,” Icehouse chief executive Gavin Lennox says. Lennox, marking his 90th day since taking over the reins of the country's largest business incubator from founder Andy Hamilton, said while the market had shifted, and would continue to do so for years rather than months, success was about how businesses “recognised and seized the opportunity.” He told a Trans-Tasman Business Circle webinar that those with capital h...
Opinion
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Victoria Young | Sat, 11 Jul 2020

Professional distancing We’re sure public relations expert and National Party stalwart Michelle Boag has had a few ups and downs in her colourful career, but you know things are rough when one of your...

Opinion
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Jehan Casinader | Sat, 11 Jul 2020

In Wellington, when it rains, it pours.In recent weeks, there has been a steady stream of political scandals. Blunders, sagas, hiccups and missteps – too many to count.These events remind us why so ma...

Economy
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The negative market reaction to Rio Tinto’s announcement that it was winding down the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter was overdone, particularly for investors with long-term perspectives. The smelter...

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