Kenneth Leong

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Rich Barton on power to the people at GES2013

I am blogging live from the Global Entrepreneur Summit in KL this morning. Rich Barton talking about “Power to the people” companies. Thanks for the reminder on the importance of having a BHAG to rally the customers, staff etc. “If it can be raided, it will be raided.” Awesome...

Tolerance has limits

I’m not a huge follower of Masterchef, but did come across an episode where Raheel the vegetarian couldn’t face up to butchering a duck. I’m usually one to stand up for minority groups, especially those who face discrimination. ¬†Around the world, there are many people groups who do not...

Why Mailchimp is the coolest email marketing program on the planet

Today I received a package in the mail – with a brand new t-shirt from our email marketing provider, Mailchimp. It’s a Christmas gift that order cialis without prescription they sent out from their Austin, Texas HQ to clients all over the world. I must be one of a...

Immigration or invasion flyers in Christchurch

The Press reports that flyers titled “Immigration or Invasion” has been distributed in Christchurch by a group called New Zealand Right Wing Resistance. Some thoughts on the arguments presented: “If current trends continue, whites will soon be a minority in this country”. That’s a well-known fact. Not just in...

We can do better selling New Zealand overseas

Marketing guru Seth Godin showcased Ibex as an example of what a good website should look like in his blog today. Ibex is a Vermont, USA-based company that sells outdoor clothing. Their long sleeve tops for men average about USD100 each. Not exactly cheap, but not over-the-top expensive either....

ABAC dinner with PM John Key

Earlier this month, I had the privelege of attending the annual APEC Advisory Business Council (ABAC) dinner hosted by the NZ International Business Forum, where the PM briefs members of the business community on what happened at APEC. This year, there’s lots to say about the economy and the...

MYOB vs Xero review – 6 months post-implementation

In recent months, visits to our blog has increased measurably, with lots of people looking for reviews of Xero and comparisons between Xero and MYOB. My initial post on MYOB vs Xero – A comparison, explaining the reasons why Euroasia swapped from MYOB to Xero is now our most...

Xero vs MYOB – A comparison

[UPDATE 13 July 09: I review Xero again 3 months post-implementation.] [UPDATE 12 October 09: MYOB vs Xero 6 months post-implementation] OK, I can see some of you asking what has accounting packages got to do with language and culture? Well, for starters accountants speak a different language. To...

Forum brings together Chinese and NZ businesspeople

Flat out at the moment buy levitra putting this forum together. Counting down to next Monday. A few tickets left if you're keen to come check this out. The International Sustainable Cities Forum to be held on 30 March brings together government and business leaders from both China and...