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Your Business Insights = A Stronger Marlborough

Your Business Insights = A Stronger Marlborough Want to see positive changes for the Marlborough business community? Your insights are the key! Take just 10 minutes to complete the Marlborough Business Insights Survey. Your confidential feedback has a direct impact on: Advocacy: We’ll use your insights to advocate strongly for the needs of Marlborough businesses. Support…

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You Can’t Afford to Ignore These Business Trends

You Can’t Afford to Ignore These Business Trends Key Business Trends for FY 2023-24 In tumultuous time, you can’t afford to ignore these business trends. As we gear up for the upcoming fiscal year, New Zealand’s intrepid entrepreneurs and small business operators must be prepared. Indeed, a dynamic array of trends are emerging in finance,…

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Exploring the Advantages of Shared Workspaces

Exploring the Advantages of Shared Workspaces Shared workspaces are growing in popularity in Marlborough and around Aotearoa, and for good reason. These community-centric environments offer more than just a practical office solution. They have become vibrant centres of collaboration, networking, and positivity, all of which are beneficial for the growth of startups. Here’s a deeper…

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Navigating Your Business Through a Recession

Navigating Your Business Through a Recession Running a business in Aotearoa is not always smooth sailing, especially when economic downturns like recessions hit. However, with careful planning, strategic decision-making, and the Kiwi can-do attitude, it’s possible to steer your business through these choppy waters and even emerge stronger on the other side. In this blog…

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Governance 102: Environment Scanning and Strategy Development

Governance 102: Environment Scanning and Strategy Development Good governance is essential to ensure the success of any business or organisation. Part of this means taking an environmental scan. It involves analysing the external and internal factors that affect an organisation’s operations, including political, economic, social, technological, environmental, and legal aspects. By understanding the environment in…

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Developing a Growth Mindset

Developing a Growth Mindset A growth mindset is the belief that one’s abilities and intelligence can be developed and improved through hard work, learning, and experience. This mindset is in contrast to a fixed mindset, which is the belief that abilities and intelligence are fixed and cannot be changed. Having a growth mindset can lead…

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Marlborough Chamber of Commerce: Your Partner in International Trade Success

Marlborough Chamber of Commerce: Your Partner in International Trade Success International trade is a complex and dynamic field, and there are many issues that can affect businesses in New Zealand, particularly those located in Marlborough. Some of the key issues in international trade from a New Zealand perspective include: Tariffs and other trade barriers: Many…

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Effective Execution of Strategy: Key Factors for Organisational Success

Effective Execution of Strategy: Key Factors for Organisational Success Effective execution of a strategy is essential for the success of any organisation. It involves translating the organisation’s goals and objectives into specific actions and tasks that can be carried out by individuals or teams. This process is often supported by operational and business planning, which…

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The Importance of Networking in the Age of AI

The Importance of Networking in the Age of AI As automation becomes more prevalent and AI tools like ChatGPT can handle a wide range of tasks, the importance of human networking cannot be overstated. In today’s competitive job market, having a robust network of professional connections is essential for career and business development. Networking helps…

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Design Thinking – Unlock Creative Solutions to Challenges

Design Thinking – Unlock Creative Solutions to Challenges Design Thinking is quickly becoming an essential skill for businesses in Marlborough.  As a region that prides itself on its innovative spirit and dedication to progress, many of Marlborough’s companies are turning to design thinking to help them stay ahead of the competition. Design thinking is an…

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