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Dec 21, 2016

Reducing Truancy In Schools

In 2010, the Ministry of Education released a report on student attendance and engagement. “Attendance and engagement in school improves employment, social and life chances and reduced the development of...

Sep 06, 2016

The dress that taught me to budget

It’s Money Week and for me, this week is about being smart with your money.  Because the smarter you are, the more choices you have in life. 

Aug 02, 2016

The 3 people you need to know in sales

There’s an old adage that says with sales it’s not what you know but who you know.  That is true, but not in the way most people think.  They key...

Jul 16, 2015

Think globally, plan regionally and act locally

"There are lots of great initiatives happening around New Zealand to help regions grow, but there is still a lot that can be done.  This was my biggest take away from attending the New Zealand and Australia Economic Development Forum."