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16 May 2016 | 2 min read


When did you last say that? ‘Now here’s the thing’ seems to have appeared from nowhere, maybe four or five years ago. It was the opening line du jour for every fashionable columnist as a sign of coolness – or to cause irritation in the rest of us, who thought that hearing it once was more than enough.

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6 May 2016 | 2 min read


Corporate reputation damage can hit at any time. It negatively impacts share price, profitability, business operations and can destroy personal reputations and end people’s careers. The rapid rise over the past decade of the risk executive is testimony to how many companies are taking reputation and risk seriously…or is it?

5 May 2016 | 1 min read


New Zealand Prime Minister John Key sounded a clear warning at the inaugural Cyber Summit: the reputations of businesses are at serious risk from cyberattacks.

The Cyber Summit 2016 in Auckland today brought together over 300 business leaders to deliberate the immediate threat to cybersecurity.

28 April 2016 | 1:10 minute read


Anyone watching the US presidential primaries will know we are witnessing one of the most unpredictable outcomes in US political history.

While the media has been fascinated by Donald Trump’s headline-generating rhetoric, a more important development has been taking place below the waterline – the ability to generate campaign momentum.

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13 April 2016


Change in the pharmaceutical industry is ongoing and relentless. The high rate of mergers and acquisitions, frequent corporate restructures, increasing burden of compliance requirements and difficulties in the regulatory and reimbursement process are all having a disruptive impact.

12 April 2016


Al Jazeera America’s digital legacy is a master class in making sense of the chaos that follows massive content production. It also teaches us an important lesson about knowing who you are, and the contribution your digital presence makes to your reputation.

11 April 2016


Life lessons and questions for enlightenment

At 17 I lived with my grandfather in Indiana. He took me and my two cousins on road trips. We went to Niagara Falls, the Empire State Building, Hoover Dam, the Lincoln Memorial – the great sights of the mighty United States of America.

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5 April 2016


Every week something new is happening in the digital health world, so the ever curious  SenateSHJ health team popped out to The Digital Health Show in Sydney last week to see and hear from healthcare innovators from Australia and around the world.

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5 April 2016


The following article is adapted from a presentation given by Auckland partner Ziena Jalil at a New Zealand Asian Leaders event where she shared her experiences of using digital strategies to help Kiwi businesses build their brands, and businesses, in Asia.