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4 ways to boost workplace wellbeing and resilience

14 January 2022 | 5 min read

A workplace wellness specialist and resilience coach shares 4 tips that don't involve gym memberships, trust falls or fruit bowls.

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Infographic: small business trends 2022

21 December 2021 | 1 min read

Walking the line between digitisation and the personal touch – for customers and employees – is a key trend for small businesses in 2022.

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Business growth: From the garage to $100k monthly turnover

17 December 2021 | 5 min read

Cards Plus founder Cameron Knapp shares how a game-changing order and a timely business loan supercharged his business growth.

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Pros and cons: Co-working spaces for small business

15 December 2021 | 5 min read

Co-working spaces offer flexibility, but have challenges too. We look at the pros and cons, and talk to one small business owner about why she said ‘not yet’.

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Starting a business with a friend: the good, the bad, the beautiful

02 December 2021 | 5 min read

Two sets of friends share what they’ve learnt from starting a business together – and the secrets to making it work.

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This time tomorrow: Franchising to move forward

29 November 2021 | 4 min read

We revisit John Lennox at Sofa Doctor to hear about how managing cash flow helped boost business growth in 2021, and how he’s planning to expand in 2022.

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This time tomorrow: How 5 businesses are taking action now for 2022

08 November 2021 | 3 min read

5 SMB owners share the plans they’ve made to kickstart growth in 2022 including expanding offerings, increasing production and implementing digital technologies.

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5 ways to finish the end-of-year strong

22 October 2021 | 5 min read

Two local business owners share how they’re staying flexible and customer-focused to make the most of end-of-year – even amid uncertainty.

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4 ways to reduce abandoned carts

13 October 2021 | 3 min read

Reduce abandoned carts by simplifying the shopper journey and giving customers a reason to return.

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7 tips for hiring and onboarding small business staff

28 September 2021 | 5 min read

Strategic hiring, induction and onboarding can be essential for a growing small business. Here are 7 steps for onboarding so staff will want to stay.

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How Will&Able is creating jobs for Kiwis with disabilities

14 September 2021 | 6 min read

Will&Able’s founders share how they’re creating jobs with a fresh take on the social enterprise model – and focusing on growth as much as purpose.

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How to create a family in your franchise

31 August 2021 | 5 min read

F45 franchisee Lynnae Palu shares her tips for small businesses and family businesses to create strong customer communities.

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