Business Mentors Blog

Case Studies

Mentoring advice changes Alice’s trajectory

Jan 22, 2020 3:21:05 PM

Alice Brown has been a clinical nurse all her working life. As an intensive care nurse on and off for 10 years, she saw more than her share of trauma, eventually taking a break from the “horrific-ness” after a couple of incidents left her on the verge of burnout.

Small Business Survival Guide - Rest, Recreation and Reflection

Dec 16, 2019 4:00:00 PM

As humans, we invest a considerable amount of physical, financial and emotional collateral into our business. If any of these three personal investments are not properly maintained, then the other two will be negatively impacted.

Small Business Christmas Survival Guide

Dec 9, 2019 11:30:00 AM

As the Christmas and New Year period approaches, New Zealanders are thinking of kicking back and relaxing for a few well-deserved weeks of rest and recreation. While this may be good for some, it is a challenging time for many small business people.

The Mentoring Process - Small Steps, Big Gains

Nov 25, 2019 11:28:55 AM

The hardest part of getting a Business Mentor via the Business Mentors New Zealand (BMNZ) service is making the decision you need support to make yourself better at being in business.

Being a Mentor – What’s in it for Me?

Nov 11, 2019 12:15:00 PM

Being a Mentor means sharing time and knowledge. The experience and lessons learned will save someone else time and money with your help.

Important considerations for starting a business

Sep 30, 2019 11:30:00 AM

Getting your business off the ground starts with registering your business in New Zealand. In this blog, we explain the three key steps business owners should follow to make sure their business is legally registered.

Starting a business? Here are 4 steps to securing funding

Sep 3, 2019 4:41:37 PM

Are you worried that you lack the money and general financial know-how to get your new venture started? If so, know that many entrepreneurs have started exactly where you are now and have gone on to secure the early-stage financial backing they needed. 

3 steps towards creating an effective business plan

Aug 26, 2019 1:30:00 PM

You have the business idea, now you want to launch and grow your startup - but where do you go from here?

Build your business confidence with an experienced mentor

Aug 6, 2019 11:11:35 AM

As a small business owner, confidence is earned.  No business owner has the complete know-how or a perfect skill set from the start - that experience comes from time, and often, recovering from mistakes.

3 ways social media can help grow your business

Jul 25, 2019 2:30:00 PM

Small businesses thrive on the strength of an attractive brand and a growing customer base. One of the most impactful ways to achieve both is to use social media.