Fostering the Bay of Plenty's Maori economy by unlocking the potential of the emerging Maori workforce is a key focus of Awhina August's new role as Kaihautu Ohanga Maori - Bay of Plenty Maori economic development navigator.
Not everyone has the necessary qualities to lead, but a number of required leadership qualities can be developed - do you have what it takes?
To become a CEO, it is hard for anyone, a man or a woman. It is still harder for women, but it is hard for anyone. You cannot do it overnight, you must be resilient and prepared to take risks. Theresa Gattung, former CE of Telecom New Zealand talks about shifting the dial on female CEOs
Toby Carr was just 14 when he started his tech company DeXTech. The teen entrepreneur is one of the young innovators speaking at next month's Festival for the Future in Auckland.
Inspiration Station: Senior business leader Joan Withers who has written a book about her life in the business world
Alexia Hilbertidou is the founder of Girlboss - but that's not all. Along with a host of other things, she's now also on NASA's radar
The subjects that property manager Richard Findlay initially studied at university were light years away from those of his eventual degree. But 20 years down the track, he knows he made the right choices.
ASB Bank chief executive Barbara Chapman says change needs to come from within corporates to get more women into senior roles.
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