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New Zealand's Creative Store profiles Tickled Pink

Louise Lawton from leading Auckland-based creative industries recruiter The Creative Store recently hosted a question and answer session with Jerry Beale to find out more about how Tickled Pink helps...

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monk teach ceo

What can a monk teach a CEO about improving staff engagement? Quite a lot actually.

One of the sagest, most beautifully simple yet impactful lessons in boosting employee engagement that I’ve ever heard comes from an Austrian Benedictine monk.

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i heart my job

Happiness is extremely good for business

Happiness is a word with many meanings. For many it’s an aspiration. A vague goal. For others it’s an almost elusive, fleeting state.

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firms of endearment

The difference between brand promise and brand purpose – and how together, they drive spectacular business returns.

We’re all familiar with brand promise right? Our brand promise is the benefit we promise our customers when they purchase our brand.

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workplace culture

The sensitivity of a workplace culture - culture is an animal.

As we progress through a journey with our clients of determining how happiness is created for each employee at work, then creating more of this via a meaningful Critical Purpose...

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Profit

Profit isn't always the point. Business must create both economic and social value!

This is a beautifully concise talk from Unilever's COO Harish Manwari on why businesses must now focus on defining their role in society beyond the profit they generate for shareholders.

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Dan Buettner knows a thing or 2 about happiness

Dan Buettner has spent the past 15 years travelling the world in search of the world's healthiest people.

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rituals

Rituals are an important pillar of your business's internal culture.

Once upon a time when we lived in clans, tribes, villages and other micro-communities, we used different rituals to help define our identity.

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stakeholder theory

Stakeholder Theory - the beginnings of business for the modern age

Professor Ed Freeman is the author of 'Stakeholder Theory'. In this, he recognises that business's responsibilities go far beyond the traditional triumvirate of Shareholder - Employee -Customer.

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