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A+ Executive Team?


Corporations are only as good as its weakest executive and execs aren’t perfect -they are just people, they too have imperfections - but are they up to scratch?

You can hire and fire, nurture and sell talent but a mixed team is the key. Is your corporation in Finland/USA/Japan? Ever considered a New Zealand influence – or even what such an influence might create?

How can you fill your exec team’s gaps? Do you hire outside talent? If you do outsource then you can add an ‘extra executive’.

Allison Toner of Niche Forecasting in New Zealand says “executives may be good at systems and implementation – but can lack hugely in the innovation and creativity stakes, to gain a happy medium you need to hire a mixed team of talent”

She continues “there are many ways to grow your skills/exec team strength and Niche Forecasting’s executive niche test may help executives find their gaps and corporations to open their minds to outsourcing innovation.”

No matter what, great innovation seems to just fly out of New Zealand – it must be something about the green country air, walk able sized CBD’s and the endless supply of world famous Sauvignon Blanc wine that creates a great creative atmosphere and ‘anything’s possible’ attitude. Whatever it is about New Zealand – its working!

The conclusion? To be a star corporation you need 100% top executives in a mixed team of talent– does your corporation have what it takes? Encourage your corporation and execs to TAKE THE EXECUTIVE NICHE TEST at

About the author: Allison Toner is a corporate niche designer of Niche Forecasting in New Zealand. Her design work is based around making improvements to the world thru large corporations and brands. Her unique focus and creative skills are reflected in her work to satisfy her clients and ‘wow’ their brand. To get in touch with Allison please make contact via her website

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