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What do business owners and dragon slayers have in common?

What do business owners and dragon slayers have in common?

Have you thought about your goal for 2020 and your future dream sale price? It’s a worthwhile exercise to do and can even be quite confronting. Most of us pour our heart and soul (and money) into establishing and growing our businesses, so the thought of getting it...

The Bach, The Boat And The BMW.

The Bach, The Boat And The BMW.

The ‘three Bs’ is a stereotypical view of why kiwis go into business and what we intend to get out of it. But is it a fair representation of what we small kiwi entrepreneurs aspire to? And when is the best time to sell your business? In a review published by NZ’s...

People are not your greatest asset. So what is?

People are not your greatest asset. So what is?

Wait for it... ...Your greatest asset is how you empower your people. Yes, today we’re talking about your business’ most valuable resource: your human resource. Today's GROWisdom comes straight from the lips of the late American billionaire, Herb Kelleher: “The...

Are your (revenue) jaws open or closed?

Are your (revenue) jaws open or closed?

Why are we talking about sharks, you might ask? Jaws, in a financial sense, are a visual description of the state of your finances, derived from plotting revenue and expenses trends on X and Y axes.  As such, they are an important tool to track your productivity. If...