Seven Simple Rules for Finding Success in Australia
Aug23

Seven Simple Rules for Finding Success in Australia

    What do you get when you blend the insights of a digital entrepreneur with the discipline of traditional marketing? You get a company called Aamplify, a darling of marketing across Australasia. By any measure, the meteoric rise of Aamplify over four years in New Zealand and Australian markets has been a success. Now employing 25 people in Auckland, Sydney and Melbourne, Aamplify could be truly said to understand the...

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Three Kiwis, Two Charities, and One Epic Adventure
Jul21

Three Kiwis, Two Charities, and One Epic Adventure

    Sometimes it’s okay to live a little. For four to six weeks, from mid-July, three brave Kiwis from Christchurch are off an experience of a life-time. Robert Trott, alongside partner Michele Wilson and good friend Matt Wills, have signed themselves up for The Mongol Rally, dubbing themselves the Pirates of the Car I Be In (the pirates). It takes a unique personality to have the ability to drop everything and set off on a...

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The Lesser Evil – Marijuana, Aociety and the Impact of Heavy Consumption
Jul21

The Lesser Evil – Marijuana, Aociety and the Impact of Heavy Consumption

    And so, the debate continues; as stated in our previous articles, an overwhelming number of New Zealanders are in favour of law reform when it comes to the Class C drug marijuana. It appears marijuana can do no wrong and everything is pointing in its favour – even Sir Richard Branson is suggesting we use marijuana to our advantage. Economically speaking it seems to stack up. But socially – that’s another story. The...

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Breaking Down Barriers
Jul21

Breaking Down Barriers

    Apple, along with other companies with global name recognition like Amazon, Gap, Google, Ikea, McDonalds, Microsoft and Starbucks, have had a lot of media coverage of late expressing concern that they pay little or no tax in the countries where they make sales around the world.  Adversity can be hard to overcome, sometimes it feels as though the world is against you and the easiest thing to do is give up. But any...

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The “Apple Tax” in New Zealand – Tax Politics and Tax Policy
Jul21

The “Apple Tax” in New Zealand – Tax Politics and Tax Policy

    Apple, along with other companies with global name recognition like Amazon, Gap, Google, Ikea, McDonalds, Microsoft and Starbucks, have had a lot of media coverage of late expressing concern that they pay little or no tax in the countries where they make sales around the world. Most of the global brands are selling to New Zealanders, leading many commentators to observe that these entities seem to be paying little or no...

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Manifesting Success
Jul21

Manifesting Success

    Some people believe you can manifest your destiny. What does the science say?  We are taught manifestation from an early age through the power of positive thinkingand goal setting. Tangible or quantifiable and in incremental steps, this is what form we are told our goals should take to be achievable. As we age these goals take the form of intentional behaviours that forge our path to personal and career success. Some...

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