Fail File: Diane Foreman CNZM, entrepreneur and businesswoman

Fail File: Diane Foreman CNZM, entrepreneur and businesswoman
Diane Foreman CNZM.
Victoria Carter
Each fortnight, Victoria Carter speaks to someone about failure, disappointment and what they have learned.This time, she talks to Diane Foreman, CNZM, entrepreneur and businesswoman.I was disappointed: I‘ve had so many disappointments. A huge disappointment was when we were taking milk formula to China. We had clients waiting, we had made the product, we had container loads, on boats heading for China. And then, there was a concern about a botulism threat. China banned all milk products from New Zealand. Ours didn’t...

More Business Advice

Fail File: Rob Campbell, vice-chancellor of AUT
Business Advice

Fail File: Rob Campbell, vice-chancellor of AUT

Each fortnight, Victoria Carter speaks to someone about failure and disappointment. 

Victoria Carter 02 Mar 2024
Ignoring your boss, finding work-life balance
Law & Regulation

Bronwyn Heenan: Ignoring your boss, finding work-life balance

A healthy work-life balance is good for employers, employees and for business.  

Bronwyn Heenan 01 Mar 2024
Fail File: Simon Challies, co-founder of Braintree
Business Advice

Fail File: Simon Challies, co-founder of Braintree

'To find out if people have similar values to us, I dig into their motivations'.

Victoria Carter 17 Feb 2024
90-day trial periods: no get-out-of-jail-free card
Opinion

Rebecca Rendle: 90-day trial periods: no get-out-of-jail-free card

Employers should proceed with caution to avoid their business being exposed to claims.

Rebecca Rendle 16 Feb 2024