Prologue -- Introduction: Paying your own wages -- 1 Making money today: Your business profile -- 2 Being at the top: Lead, follow or get out of the way -- 3 Management matters: It's people, people, people (and systems, finance, marketing, operations, etc) -- 4 Keep on going, you'll be dead soon: Staying alive and healthy in your business -- 5 Where to go; how to grow: Your way forward -- 6 Where to go when you don't know: Perspective, advice and wisdom -- Conclusion: We're on your side.
David Irving, Darl Kolb, Debbie Shepherd and Christine Woods come from extensive business backgrounds and are now based in the Business School of The University of Auckland, where they coach owner/managers in the very successful ICEHOUSE, a collaborative learning environment and growth centre for New Zealand businesses.
"A fantastic guide book for Kiwi businesses as they strive to go to the next stage in their journey. It is great to see such insight coming from a group of talented New Zealanders who have developed a real deep niche and knowledge of the Kiwi business person." --Stephen Tindall, Distinguished Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit