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Business is Boring celebrates 100 episodes

Simon Pound celebrates a milestone for the Business is Boring podcast, and shares highlights from the past 100 episodes.

Business is Boring replay: Karen Walker

A look back at one of our favourite interviews from 2016.

Business is Boring #42: Gemma Hurst and Marcus Radich on not always waiting for the world to come to you

Business is Boring is a weekly podcast series presented by The Spinoff in association with Callaghan Innovation. Host Simon Pound speaks with innovators and commentators focused on the future of …

Business is Boring #41: Wendy Thompson urges businesswomen to put themselves forward for recognition

Simon Pound talks to Wendy Thompson about the importance of women business owners promoting themselves.

Business Is Boring #40: the Coulter sisters of Cocos Cantina on why owner-operator restaurants rule

Imagine flying your staff to Italy for a work trip? The sisters behind the Coco's Cantina restaurant and tell Simon Pound how, and why, they did it.

Business is Boring #39: Sian Simpson of Kiwi Landing Pad, live from SaaStr

Simon Pound talks to Sian abotuher work giving Kiwis a leg up in the San Francisco tech sector

Business is Boring #38: Vaughn Davis on his career in advertising and reaching good “work/life blend”

The stepfather of the NZ elections "orange man"talks to Simon Pound about a life in advertising

Business is Boring #37: Jen Ferguson and Glen Williams on expanding their beer, hot sauce & records empire

The NZ couple who've made a name for themselves selling craft beer, hot sauce and records in London tell Simon Pound how they did it.

Business is Boring #36: Mike Murphy on building a business in an unexplored market

Simon Pound chats to Mike Murphy about the importance of making mistakes early on in business.

Business is Boring #35: Simon Young on the power of social media and its influencers

Simon Pound talks to Simon Young about the power of Chinese social media and what that means for New Zealand brand.

Summer reissue: Business Is Boring #20 – Brooke Howard-Smith on how his million dollar failure led to success

In September Simon Pound spoke with telly star Brooke Howard-Smith about his little known past as a professional roller blade champion. What transpired was a story about how losing everything can be the best thing that ever happens to you.

Business is Boring #34: Pic Picot on making peanut butter the New Zealand way

Peanut butter fiend Simon Pound meets his hero, Pic Picot, the man behind Pic's Peanut Butter

Business is Boring #33: Deborah Pead on the evolution of PR

‘Business is Boring’ is a weekly podcast series presented by The Spinoff in association with Callaghan Innovation. Host Simon Pound speaks with innovators and commentators focused on the future of …

Business is Boring: LIVE – The Art of Making Things Happen, with Dick, Otis and Sarah Frizzell

Recorded live at Seafarers & Ostro, Simon Pound talks to Sarah, Otis and Dick Frizzell about making art your business (includes food truck tales).

Business Is Boring #31 – Jessie Stanley of I Love Pies on the family touch behind business

Simon Pound chats to Jessie Stanley of The Lovely Little Food Company about the importance of real ingredients in such a comforting dish as a pie.

Business Is Boring #30 – AUT Vice-Chancellor Derek McCormack on the changing nature of work and education

Simon and the head of AUT talk about how students prepare for an ever-changing work environment 

Business Is Boring #29 – Dale Clareburt on why hiring for culture trumps hiring for skills

Simon Talks to Weirdly CEO Dale Clareburt about why aligning values matters more than skillsets.

Business Is Boring #28 – James Hurman on why creative ads matter despite Facebook

Even though we have Facebook, Google and the rest, advertising needs creativity, James Hurman tells Simon Pound

Business Is Boring #27 – Kelvin Soh of DDMMYY / New New on the importance of believability

Simon Pound talks to designer Kelvin Soh about why believability matters.

Business Is Boring #26 – Anna Ross of Kester Black on how to avoid chasing debts

Simon Pound talks to Anna Ross about the ethical nail polish game and how to make retailers pay up front.

Business Is Boring #25 – Rod McDonald on combining business and nature to make excellent wine

Simon Pound talks to winemaker Rod McDonald about converting his love of wine into a thriving business.

Business Is Boring #24 – the couple behind Cazador talk modernising an old favourite

Rebecca Smidt and Dariush Lolaiy of Cazador discuss what it takes to refresh a legacy.

Business Is Boring #23 – Alex Fala on the journey from Rhodes Scholar to CEO

Alex Fala talks to Simon Pound about how he went from being the second ever Rhodes Scholar of Pacific Island descent to being the new CEO of Vend.

Business Is Boring #22 – Murray Crane on making clothes and surviving the New Zealand market

Murray Crane of Crane Brothers makes clothes and somehow survives the NZ fashion market. Simon Pound finds out how.

Podcast: Business Is Boring #21 – Ryan Baker on how working from home became a competitive advantage

Mr Simon Pound talks to Timely CEO Ryan Baker about the extraordinary growth of the scheduling software company

Podcast: Business Is Boring #20 – Brooke Howard-Smith on how his million dollar failure led to success

Simon Pound talks to Brooke Howard Smith on how he lost a fortune and came fighting back

Podcast: Business Is Boring #19 – Angela and Anna of Double Denim on fighting the gender gap in advertising

Simon Pound talks to Angela Meyer and Anna Dean about closing the gender gap in all things business.

Podcast: Business Is Boring #18 – James Crow of Nice Blocks on why paying staff a living wage is good for business

Simon Pound talks to James Crow who, among other things, explains why paying staff a living wage is good for business.