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Genuine Conversation is the Best Social Media Strategy

Imagine you ran a coffee shop with great coffee, a cool vibe, comfortable seating… and no customers. Not an uncommon problem, and the classic solution promoted by social media experts would be something like: “Create a Twitter handle and offer discounts to customers who follow. Broadcast weekly events and promotions via Twitter and engage...

Minimum Viable Employee

It’s widely repeated that “great people are 100x more productive than average people.” But while everybody says it, most companies just hire 100x more average people. At Expensify, we try very, very hard to hold the line and only hire people we think are truly great. This means that despite ample resources and more than enough work to go...

Fire Your Bosses and Promote Your Leaders

Everybody loves to rave about the bossless workplace, but it’s far more easily said than done. I’ve already written about the perils of the “flat management mutiny” — which comes as you emerge a leadership structure out of flat chaos — but it’s even harder going the other direction: dismantling an over-managed “top-heavy”...

Keep It Simple: How to Organize Just Enough

With so many tools and apps that claim to increase organization or productivity, how do we find out which tools will actually help and not hinder our workflow? At Expensify, our approach is to keep it simple; forget the apps and stick to what’s tried and true. Here are a few core principles that help us stay productive; try them out and let us...

Top IP Tips when growing your business

You’ve got a promising business model, the resources to make it work and somewhere along the way you’ve created intellectual property rights through innovation, branding and an earned reputation. This IP is a key part of the business’s growth, and a core asset. Structuring the business with IP in mind can prove critical in realising the...

Franchising: What do I need to know?

The parties to this arrangement are commonly known as the “franchisee” (the party obtaining authority to use the developed business model), and the “franchisor” (the party granting authority to use the developed business model). In return for payment by the franchisee, the franchisor will provide initial advice, equipment and guidance, as...

Commercial Updates for Business Owners

We share useful business articles on IT, Employment Law and Social Media for business owners and their staff. With our compliments, The Summer 2014 edition of Commercial eSpeaking, published by NZ LAW has just been released for sharing with JAWS clients and members alike. We hope you enjoy reading these articles and also find its contents both...

Innovative Concept Development: the Life Cycle Series video

With the spotlight on agribusiness and food technology sectors, we're leading the conversation about the life cycle of innovative ideas. Presented by Senior Associate Jonathan Lucas and Catalyst Ltd Director, Janes Lancaster, this video highlights how to develop products and services with a long term vision, ensuring sustainable success.

Top IP Tips when growing your business

You’ve got a promising business model, the resources to make it work and somewhere along the way you’ve created intellectual property rights through innovation, branding and an earned reputation. This IP is a key part of the business’s growth, and a core asset. Structuring the business with IP in mind can prove critical in realising the...

Franchising: What do I need to know?

The parties to this arrangement are commonly known as the “franchisee” (the party obtaining authority to use the developed business model), and the “franchisor” (the party granting authority to use the developed business model). In return for payment by the franchisee, the franchisor will provide initial advice, equipment and guidance, as...

Commercial Updates for Business Owners

We share useful business articles on IT, Employment Law and Social Media for business owners and their staff. With our compliments, The Summer 2014 edition of Commercial eSpeaking, published by NZ LAW has just been released for sharing with JAWS clients and members alike. We hope you enjoy reading these articles and also find its contents both...

Brand reputation: hard to gain, easy to lose

As any brand owner will tell you, brand equity – or reputation – is not built in a day. Building reputation in a brand takes time, money, energy and passion. Ask any of the world’s major brands – from Apple and Audi to Zanussi and Zippo. They will all tell you they’ve spent millions of man hours and dollars on building the reputations...

Xero: The Quick Start Guide

This tutorial gives a quick overview of how to set up your business or a new organisation in Xero accounting software. Once you've made the switch to Xero, you can be up and running within minutes – and it's a pleasure doing business.

Xero: Full Setup Guide Walkthrough

This video tutorial walks through the setup guide for Xero accounting software. The step-by-step process shows you how to make a full conversion to Xero – from your old accounting software, paper-based accounts, or if you're a new businesses starting from scratch.

Tracking training for business success

It’s no secret that businesses with a culture of training are seen as quality organisations. The right training is a key element in the business strategy and it’s the lifeblood of most successful businesses. A true training culture continuously challenges its own methods and ways of doing things. This ensures continuous improvement and the...

Receipt Bank

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Boost Media

Boost develops and designs websites and mobile apps. We provide agile coaching services, scrum services, scrum workshops and scrum training.

Receipt Bank

Receipt Bank converts key information from your bills, receipts and invoices into data you and your company can use! No obligation Free Trial available.

Boost Media

Boost develops and designs websites and mobile apps. We provide agile coaching services, scrum services, scrum workshops and scrum training.
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