Growing Your Business
Growing your business can be a challenging process, strong leadership is key. This month we have a range of articles that look at different examples of successful leadership; whether its learning what makes a good boss
? or finding out how to communicate more effectively
as a leader, there is something for everyone who aspires to become a more effective leader.
Be sure to check out a great case study from Xero
, a New Zealand business using Microsoft technologies to help it achieve its ambitious growth plans.
Also this month the SHAPE IT Health Assessment
is back. It's free so register
I would also like to take this opportunity to introduce myself as the new Small to Medium Business Marketing Manager for Microsoft New Zealand. I have been with Microsoft for over 4 years and I look forward to building upon the legacy that Jan Ferguson has created in this newsletter, continuing to deliver content that adds value to you and your business on a monthly basis.
Brigitte Reed (firstname.lastname@example.org
Small to Medium Business Manager
Microsoft New Zealand
8 tips for becoming a true leader
On the surface, the difference between a step and a stumble seems obvious. But in business, plotting long and hard to climb into a leadership role often is indistinguishable from inadvertently falling into one. Find out more
Small Business Case Study
Microsoft helps Xero zero in on small businesses
Xero has built an online accounting system designed specifically for small to medium sized businesses. Based in Wellington and listed on the New Zealand Stock Exchange, Xero is run by a team of highly accomplished business, technology and design professionals with a passion for improving how small and medium businesses manage their finances. Find out more
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