I’m currently in London and woke up on Friday morning to the unbelievable news that there had been a shooting at two mosques in Christchurch – a city I have lived in for 28 years of my life. Like most...
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When I was a kid I used to love poring over the advertisements for toys, magic tricks, and gimmicks in the back pages of comics. There were two items that myself, and my friends coveted the most – sea monkeys and the 1000...
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Since I was a kid I have loved airplanes and flying. Not that I can fly myself – just that I have enjoyed the experience of jetting between countries inside of some of the greatest engineering feats human beings have...
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Inter generational verbal warfare has always struck me as a particularly dumb idea and this week an Astralian CEO of a multinational company created a huge amount of damage by deciding to stick the boot in to millennials. Muffin Break general...
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Every newly introduced product is going to have the odd teething problem, and Lime Scooters have proven to be no exception. Since they were released on New Zealand’s streets and pavements last year, Lime Scooters have come in for a...
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There’s been a lot of talk recently about Eden Park. The future of the stadium is in serious doubt and requires substantial financial investment and support. Auckland ratepayers are being asked to take on $40 million in existing debt and $64 million maintenance...
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I celebrated one of those milestone birthdays recently where, if I were playing cricket, I would slightly raise my bat to the crowd and then take guard hoping to amass another half tonne. One of the gifts I received was...
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Sport tends to mirror the best, and the worst of real life and that is possibly its greatest attraction. Sure there’s the drama, the comebacks, the domination, the fierce contests between rivals – but I think sports is at its greatest and most dire,...
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For a business to survive and thrive it needs to be seen – that may sound overly simplistic but it’s true. Being seen is the key to attracting customers, accruing revenue and sustaining growth. To be seen, a business has...
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In the past few weeks I have had to book some accomodation and travel for an upcoming overseas holiday. All of it has been done online. I haven’t exchanged one word with another human being, except for a quick online...
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