Dale Carnegie wrote a fantastic book back in 1936 that really spelled out How to Win Friends and Influence People, and in my view it was so successful, and continues… Read more »Seven modern day ways to leave a lasting impression
For many of us, the morning is our most productive time of the day, with the two hours after lunch being the least productive. That’s why those sensible people in… Read more »Prepare for tomorrow today
They say that ‘knowledge is power’ and ‘data is the new gold’ – but is it really? And how is this relevant for small and medium businesses (SMBs) in New… Read more »Mining for ‘gold’ – is knowledge really power?
Had a great idea? Cool! But think carefully before investing your life savings trying to turn it into a business. They say that ideas are a dime a dozen, and it’s… Read more »Spotting the gap: how to have better business ideas
‘How to’ tips with Mike Reausof If you’re in business it’s easy to get overwhelmed with managing customer relationships. With so many details like follow ups you said you’d do,… Read more »Outlook Customer Manager: a ‘Manager’ for the Manager
When phil&teds and Black Pearl Mail first met, it was out of pure luck. Dominic Blackie, the CFO of one of New Zealand’s most successful children’s brands, was on the… Read more »Email signatures: Black Pearl Mail’s simple solution for a fiddly problem
Managing volunteer information from spreadsheets and disparate databases was a day-to-day challenge for Volunteer Service Abroad (VSA). Throw in a disaster and retrieval of the whereabouts of their volunteers quickly… Read more »Volunteer Service Abroad centralise and modernise IT services
Sharing an IT infrastructure across the Tasman was not the best way forward for vehicle glass repair and replacement company Smith & Smith Glass. We talk to Patrick Kuiper (Head of… Read more »Customer Story: Smith & Smith Glass move to Azure
As a small business owner, there’s a natural desire to progress but change requires seeing a vision into the future. It’s possible you are thinking about moving at least some… Read more »What is clouding your view of the cloud?
In challenging business environments, there is more pressure than ever on leaders to deliver results. At these times, when it can be difficult to extract additional revenue from the market,… Read more »Inspiring performance in a tough market