You Are Browsing ‘Insights’ Category

Posted on Mar 9 2016 - 8:33am by Admin
Comments Off on Farm to Fork: Travelling the Food Supply Chain

Man’s basic need is food. Abraham Maslow himself said in his hierarchy of Human Needs that the first thing anyone needs before progressing anywhere else is a full stomach. That said, it goes without saying that the food industry will never go out of business. For as long as there is demand, there will be work for it. The food industry will only keep growing, reinventing itself to better address the demand for food for people all over the world – and New Zealand is no exception. That said, the food supply chain is better than ever,...

Posted on Mar 7 2016 - 7:24am by Admin
Comments Off on Health-Hazardous Critters You May Be Sharing Your Home With

  When it comes to your family, you will do everything to ensure their safety and well-being. Like most Auckland residents, you believe your house is the safest place on earth. However, this is not always the case. There are many hazards your home may actually have, and some of these are in the form of pests. When you share your home with these three types of critters, pest control companies say you can expect them not only to cause serious property damage but also major health problems. 1. Cockroaches Cockroaches have been around...

Posted on Mar 2 2016 - 5:27am by Admin
Comments Off on Bringing in the New: Should You Redesign Your Website?

When your site looks old, boring, and amateur, you may wonder if a major website overhaul is necessary. As you want visitors to fall in love with your website, you may think that it is time to incorporate some changes. After all, a redesign may create additional interest to your business, and possibly benefit your return on investment (ROI). The sad truth is, however, what you feel about your web design is not necessarily mutual with your visitors. Customers don’t spend most of their time staring at a site’s layout and admiring it....

Posted on Feb 26 2016 - 12:00am by Admin
Comments Off on Strength in Uniformity: Benefits of Wearing a School Uniform

Many schools in Australia have school uniforms, and they insist that children wear them when in school. It is still an issue with some people, but most agree that the benefits of a school uniform outweigh the drawbacks. If you are again looking for some part of your kid’s uniform, here are some reasons you should cheer up: All for one A school uniform is a type of identity. It gives children a sense of belonging they badly need, especially when coming into a new school. Some people criticise the anonymity, but a uniform is a great way...

Posted on Feb 16 2016 - 5:58am by Admin
Comments Off on Why Teachers Must Recognise Uniqueness: Teachers as Partners

Teachers who are distrustful of their students may not even know that they are. And they were not like this before. Perhaps when they were fresh out of college, those teachers were starry-eyed, idealistic contributors who wanted only what was best for their students. But the problem began when they started teaching, trusted students to know right from wrong, to do what they were expected to do, and then found out that this was no more than a pipe dream. From then on, these teachers wanted only to follow the rules, follow the curriculum...

Posted on Feb 11 2016 - 6:21am by Admin
Comments Off on Trade Show Hack: Portable Displays Can Go a Long Way

On the floor of trade shows, hundreds of companies compete to capture the attention of guests. By commanding the attention of the attendees, the presenters can easily and effectively promote their brands and services. Modern trade shows demand more than standing in the booth and waiting for people to walk in. Booth owners — who are often business owners — demand proactive strategies from their staff. With various companies attending the same event, presenters often have tricks up their sleeve to entice visitors. The latest trends in...

Posted on Feb 4 2016 - 8:44am by Admin
Comments Off on DIY Gardening vs. Professional Services: Your Best Choice

When it comes to garden care and maintenance, you can either choose to do everything on your own, or hire professionals to hand over the job to. Although the former will appear to bring you less expenses, it does not mean you should already choose it. It is your garden we are talking about, and attempting to cut costs may just lead to a bigger waste of time and resources. To help you decide whether you should go for the DIY method or pay for garden services in Auckland instead, ask yourself the following questions.Do you have access...

Posted on Feb 1 2016 - 5:44am by Admin
Comments Off on Must-See Places in Fremantle

Australia remains one of the places on most traveller’s bucket lists. Apart from seeing iconic places like the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Great Barrier Reef and the Bondi Beach, there is an entire continent waiting to be explored. For backpackers, what this means is an adventure far beyond the usual tourist spots. And one of the great offers of Australia can be found in Fremantle. This quaint place in Western Australia features a mix of old and new charms. From sights dating back to the 19th century to the boutiques and blends across...

Posted on Jan 28 2016 - 12:06am by Admin
Comments Off on What You Shouldn’t Forget When Traveling

Traveling is something anyone can do. It’s a fun activity that could even change your lifestyle once you get the hang of it — especially now, with a lot of millennials pegging their lives to be filled with a bunch of travel goals. But the thing about traveling is that it gets tough first before you get to enjoy your journey. One of such struggles that you will encounter prior to your trip is packing. Putting everything you need in one bag is a bit challenging, especially if you need to bring a lot of stuff with you or if it’s you’re...

Posted on Jan 25 2016 - 2:04am by Admin
Comments Off on Don’t Just Get Quick Fixes: Hire a Speaker and Get True Solutions

You can go on a spirited debate on the superiority of the written word over the spoken one. Nonetheless, when you want drastic changes in your enterprise, handing out pieces of paper to get it rolling can hardly ignite the transformation. No matter how prolific a writer is, one cannot simply set aside the catalytic nature of the spoken word. Hiring a powerful speaker to initiate the needed change in your organization is a classic example. Wasted Energy It’s all about energy. Once an enterprise wavers in providing the right solution to...