Scott Unsworth
Jan10

Scott Unsworth

Natural design Success starts with a dream and for Scott Unsworth, founder of international sportswear brand Orca, the dream has never changed. Sandy Galland talks to Scott to discover more about the man who was forced to give up pro-sports, but who has still managed to dominate sports arenas the world over in ways he never thought possible. “I have always liked to win. I am very determined and competitive… I just don’t like coming...

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Tony Faulkenstein
Jan10

Tony Faulkenstein

Walking on water By Zoë George Sitting outside on a mild autumn day drinking lattes, with golden leaves swirling around and the sun on our backs — a perfectly relaxed setting to find out who the man behind all that entrepreneurial talent really is. Some say you’ve made it if you have the three Bs — the BMW, the bach and the boat. “I don’t have the Beemer, the bach or the boat, I don’t have any of them,” says businessman Tony...

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Mike Moore
Jan10

Mike Moore

Moore’s law Sandy Galland searches out Mike Moore to discover what it is a former PM does to fill his days. The name Mike Moore conjures up many an image. While once he was a regular in our media as director general of the World Trade Organisation, and for a short stint our Prime Minister, he has held many a position of power in opposition and in government. Today he is not an unknown visitor to our TV’s, but what is it Mike has been...

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John Hart
Jan10

John Hart

Black days and silver linings Principles guide us, discipline drives us and passion fires us. If John Hart had to pick one of these three attributes as having more importance or dominance than another, it would be passion. Hart is a man of discipline and principle, with a monstrous dose of passion mixed in. Stir it up with a healthy dose of balance and this, he believes, is the recipe for winning. Sandy Galland talks with one of the...

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Gareth Morgan
Jan10

Gareth Morgan

Uncharted waters Gareth Morgan is a man who needs little introduction. He is a direct, sharp shooter known for delivering the facts as he sees them… sugar coating not included. Sandy Galland goes fishing for information on his philosophy on life, success and the flagging wealth of the ordinary Kiwi. As our multitude of economic woes continue to snowball, New Zealanders have been too slow in responding, says our country’s highest...

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Andy Hamilton
Jan10

Andy Hamilton

Trading Places Small and medium enterprises make up 97 percent of our business landscape. These companies are packed to the brim with extraordinary people. Yet as a nation we are slipping further down the OECD productivity scale. Why? And more importantly how do we start climbing out of the doldrums? Sandy Galland seeks the opinion of The Icehouse CEO Andy Hamilton on how to overcome our fear of success (or is that failure?), our...

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