Welcome to the first issue of The Source for 2013. Written specifically for The Source, our contributors’ articles this issue will provide you with their expert knowledge on a range of business and life topics to get you started on the right track this year.
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by Colleen La Touche
Solutions Financial Services
I was recently shown some stats from the New Zealand Government Health Information Service from 2005. They highlight some very interesting facts and reiterate to me the importance of having insurances that will work at claim time ...
An Easy Way to Write This Year’s Marketing Plan
by Renata Mathewson
There are a lot of clichés when it comes to marketing. Two you hear often are “fail to plan, and plan to fail” as well as “if you want to know where you’re going, look at where you’ve come from”. Those come to mind because they’re true ...
Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick
by Sally Feinerman
We often see the new year as a way to start afresh; throw away the old habits that don’t serve us and start with the new habits. We begin with gusto but by the end of January many of us have given up ...
Four Planning Pitfalls to Avoid
by Hamish Stevens
Dial a CFO
When talking with small business owners, I always ask them how ambitious they are. I do this because it is often claimed that New Zealand smaller businesses are not ambitious enough. What I hear is that most business owners are in fact very ambitious ...