Business Mentors Blog
If you’re ready to take the leap into business, the first step is to evaluate your business idea. A careful process can set you up to succeed. At its core, every successful business solves a problem or satisfies a need for their customers. Evaluating your business idea means understanding how your product or service can do this and make a profit.
The shape of the New Zealand workforce has changed radically over the past 30 years and may well change again in ways not intended.
Having the support of a business mentor has seen High Country Salmon owner Margaret Logan through some tough times.
As we kickstart the economy and move into Level 3 we will continue to have fond memories of what business life was like before COVID-19.
The Government announced that New Zealand will move into Alert Level 3 at 11:59pm on Monday 27 April. In preparation for the move to Alert Level 3, the Government produced guidelines on what activities each type of workplace can and cannot do under each alert level, including Alert Level 3. This can be accessed here. ...
No one goes into business thinking they will not succeed. But while some emerging businesses’ definition of success means creating enough money to replace a job and be their own boss, others want to employ staff, create iconic brands and wealth.
Claire Maxwell is not one to miss an opportunity. So, when a “completely random” phone call from an acquaintance alerted her to a spare room in a rugby club, the Palmerston North-based physiotherapist seized the opportunity to branch out on her own.
If you are working from home or forced to stay at home, then take this opportunity to learn.
As New Zealand rightly heads into lockdown at alert level four, we have to remind ourselves that now is not a time to panic. Panic is an attempt to act with an absence of knowledge.
When Momo Martin and her longtime friend and business partner Michelle Hartley went to look at a secondhand oven for their catering business, they ended up not only buying the oven, but the rest of the equipment and a new business.