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What do you plan to achieve this year?

January 11th, 2021

It’s that time of year where setting up New Year’s resolutions and personal goals seem to be a top priority, but many people forget to think about their professional goals.  So, what is it that you want to achieve this year? Is it taking the next step into more of a leadership role, is it brushing up on your financial […]


IMNZ Partners with HEB to Customise a Course Fit for Them

November 16th, 2020

If you’re not a numbers person and have worked with a financial spreadsheet, you know how overwhelming it can be. When long time IMNZ client, HEB Construction, found their non-financial staff lacking confidence in financials and budgeting, they got in touch with IMNZ for help. While managing and understanding the finances quota had been an […]


A Chat With Andrew Barnes

September 16th, 2020

What I would tell my younger self – harnessing lessons from the past to lead into the future. Andrew is a self-made, down-to-earth, charismatic powerhouse. While he is rumoured to have spent a summer playing the guitar for a pint in local pubs in his youth, his career has seen him hold positions of influence […]


Learn To Be An Outstanding Leader Even In Difficult Times

August 18th, 2020

It’s tough being a leader, especially when curveballs like COVID keep getting thrown your way. Trying to do more with less and lead a team through times of uncertainty is hard – but you’re not alone. Leaders across the country are in the same position and that’s why IMNZ’s Virtual Summit Leadership Series couldn’t be […]


Getting a grasp on finance as a non-financial manager

August 17th, 2020

It’s no secret that if you get promoted to a leadership role, you’ll be expected to manage staff, meet team objectives and manage the budget. However, more often than not, newly appointed managers get very little training and are often thrown in at the deep end when it comes to balancing the books. Some people […]


Health and Safety FAQ’s

August 12th, 2020

Your safety and the safety of the IMNZ team is our top priority, along with delivering a great learning experience.  We are working directly with our venues and have implemented the Ministry of Health’s guidelines on best practice health and safety procedures under level 1.   The IMNZ Alert Level 1 Health and Safety Plan can […]



August 12th, 2020

At IMNZ, we continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation.  Our top priority is the health and safety of our learners, which is why we have robust health and safety processes in place.  Our public courses continue to run for all locations across New Zealand.  What should I expect with in-person courses under level 1 We will continue to […]


Why you should never stop learning

June 15th, 2020

Some of the most successful, influential, and busy people in the world, including Warren Buffett, Bill Gates and Oprah Winfrey have one thing in common- they never stop making time to learn. Our capacity for learning is infinite, so why do many of us stop prioritising it after we’ve completed our standard education? If we […]


Health & Safety During Level 1

June 11th, 2020

Your safety and the safety of our team is our top priority, along with delivering a great learning experience. We are working directly with our venues and implementing the Ministry of Health’s guidelines on best practice health and safety procedures under Alert Level 1. Health and Safety Protocols Under Alert Level 1 What you need […]


Building Resilience

June 3rd, 2020

Resilience is the coping mechanism you must learn to help you manage stress. Whatever the cause of your stress, your task is work out your personal strategies to foster the resilience which will help you through your tough times. Eighteen months ago I had a professional and personal watershed moment. It was a hugely challenging […]


How to Increase Performance in your Employees

June 2nd, 2020

It’s no secret that mindfulness, the quality of present moment awareness, is a powerful force for positive change. What was once a practice reserved for the spiritual has now become essential in mainstream life. Today, mindfulness practice has stretched beyond our personal lives and into company culture by world leaders including Google, Nike, Apple and […]


What Level 2 Means for IMNZ

May 12th, 2020

As New Zealand enters Alert Level 2 on Thursday 14th, we are excited to announce that our public workshops will be available from June onwards.   Bookings for public workshops available from June onwards under Alert Level 2 If you’d like to make a booking, we are open for business under Alert Level 2. Our public […]


Health & Safety During Level 2

May 12th, 2020

Your safety and the safety of our team is our top priority, along with delivering a great learning experience. We are working directly with our venues and implementing the Ministry of Health’s guidelines on best practise health and safety procedures under Alert Level 2. We will publish our detailed Alert Level 2 Health and Safety […]


Managing a team while working from home

April 17th, 2020

How can you help your team stay connected and productive? Dealing with COVID-19 is new territory for us all and the NZ government has now instructed non-essential workers, to work from home. For many people though, working from home is a whole new experience. So how, as a manager, can you keep your people engaged, […]


Tools to Help Your Team with Working from Home

April 7th, 2020

If you’re among the many who’ve had their work-worlds flipped upside down, adjusting to the new way of working remotely can be challenging, especially if you’re leading a team. While working from home might sound leisurely, it takes strong communication, leadership and teamwork to make it work well. Enter the tools that make ‘normal’ work […]


How to Lead Through a Crisis

April 6th, 2020

In times of crisis, we look to the leaders we respect for guidance and reassurance. In your personal life, you might look to leaders like Simon Sinek, Jacinda Ardern, or David Attenborough to ease your experience of a crisis as you search for certainty and answers. In a workplace, it’s much the same – the […]


Leadership and Working Remotely – Free IMNZ Live Webinar

April 2nd, 2020

We’ve heard from many of you that managing a team remotely has presented a completely new set of challenges.  You’ve asked for real advice in real-time, and we’re delivering on it. IMNZ is hosting free, interactive webinars on how to stay connected, motivate your team and manage productivity when working remotely. This short webinar will […]