All posts by: Steve

All over the world, as many people stay at home, under varying levels of lockdown or self-isolation to combat the spread of Covid-19, one of the saving graces has been the internet. I’m not specifically talking about the seemingly endless...
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Working at home is by no means a new thing but it has certainly increased due to necessity over the past few months, in the new, Covid-19 reality. Mainly to curb infection and to maintain productivity and functionality, businesses that...
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On Monday, 11th of May, cabinet will meet to decide whether New Zealand eases lock down restrictions and moves down to Level 2, in 48 hours. In all probability, the low number of new daily cases that we have seen...
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I’ve riffed on John Clarke Fred Dagg’s (John Clarke) song “We Don’t Know How Lucky We Are” before. It’s a great song and shamelessly parades all of the things that Kiwis prize about ourselves and our country, while also satirising...
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In the middle of the four week Level 4 lockdown, I, like everyone else around New Zealand, have had to confront the element of time in this new but temporary reality. I work at home as it is, so work...
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It’s day one of the four week, Level 4 lockdown and all Kiwis, except for those in essential services are at home. Together, we have been given the best chance to combat and defeat Covid-19, as it passes through every...
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For the first time we are witnessing a truly unique event that is affecting the whole world – a pandemic that is incredibly infectious and has altered the way that human beings conduct their lives, business and behaviour. Like other...
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For the past few months the dominant global conversation has been about the coronavirus (Covid-19), and while cool, rational, and informed heads should prevail to provide responses and strategies, the absolute opposite is true. Depending on what you read, or...
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Online reviews, online reputation marketing. referrals, testimonials. More than ever before we rely on the verified reviews of others to help guide the purchasing decisions we make and the choices we consider before engaging a business. I have been thinking...
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Starting up a new business is hard. It takes a lot of work and a great deal of preparation and research. The best ideas in the world, and the most skillful tradespeople, craftsmen, artisans, service providers, and product sellers, still require...
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