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The LegUP series - Resilience (Part One)

In Part I of this series, Tara talks us through resilience - how we can tweak our brains to go from some levels of resilience to a solid RESILIENT STATE. And the profound change it can make to our performance.

Check out what we're doing for you

We are standing alongside you, girl! In more ways than one. Listen to Tara outline all the things we can do for you at a time like this, give the details of our upcoming webinars, and speak of an essential, must-do exercise that will ensure you come out of this period of uncertainty standing strong, brave and confident. >> Helpdesk: 0800 COW NOW

The Resilience Series - Kaz Staples & Karen Walker

Hear Kaz Staples (founder of Pure Delish) and fashion designer Karen Walker talk about resilience - how they got it, how they keep it and why having a good cry is sometimes the best course of action.

Co.W TV - Sarah Bruce

Sarah Bruce of Edible Blooms tells us all about how she grabbed a big business opportunity when it presented itself and all that happened as a result.

Case Study: Debbie Sutton (podcast)

Hear Debbie speak about what she’s hoping to achieve with her business, how important her team members are and how she dealt with an almost-disaster with her marketing plan. All this and a raft of fantastic advice too.

The Advisor: Claire Day

Claire Day is the founder of CultureWise, and a highly experienced human resources and communications professional. She shines a light on staff engagement and company culture, why this is important for us and what to consider.

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Check out what we're doing for you

We are standing alongside you, girl! In more ways than one. Listen to Tara outline all the things we can do for you at a time like this, give the details of our upcoming webinars, and speak of an essential, must-do exercise that will ensure you come out of this period of uncertainty standing strong, brave and confident.


>> Helpdesk: 0800 COW NOW

The Resilience Series - Kaz Staples & Karen Walker

Hear Kaz Staples (founder of Pure Delish) and fashion designer Karen Walker talk about resilience - how they got it, how they keep it and why having a good cry is sometimes the best course of action.

The Confidence Series Vol. 5 - Julia Matthews and Georgia Meek

Julia Matthews of Two Islands Co. and Georgia Meek, founder of The Babysitters Club, share what they've learned about building and maintaining confidence and confess the moments they felt the 'wobble'.

Co.W TV - Sarah Bruce

Sarah Bruce of Edible Blooms tells us all about how she grabbed a big business opportunity when it presented itself and all that happened as a result.

member highlights video - Miriama Kamo

We captured some highlights of the wonderful full length interview we had with Miriama Kamo. She shares her views on a range of topics including confidence and ‘mokopuna thinking’.

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Co.W Talks - Kiri Nathan

Kiri Nathan is a Kiwi icon and here she offers her incredibly wise and unique take on all kinds of topics, including intuition, self sabotage, the joy of ageing and being the captain of your own ship.


Co.W Talks - Audette Exel

Audette is an absolute delight to listen to. Here she speaks about the journey she has taken from her feminist activist roots to her soaring corporate success and how she came to the understand how the power of capital could effect social change.

Co.W Talks - Sarah Bruce

Two things strike you when you spend time chatting with Sarah Bruce: her infinite optimism (matched by her awesome smile) and her mum-determination. These two factors have been major drivers of her success and are evidenced in her fun and thriving business. Get into the full, in-depth chat with Sarah and add her practical thinking to your journey.

Co.W Talks - Jessie Jarvie

In this podcast, we talk to emerging entrepreneurial rock star Jessie Jarvie (of The Baby Bag). Tune in as we learn more about Jessie as she shares her journey so far.

Co.W Talks - Sophie Gilmour

We chat with Bird on a Wire co-founder Sophie Gilmour about the multiple facets of her journey in building this great biz. Tune in to hear her conversation with Tara Lorigan as Sophie shares her business journey in her hallmark generous, laid-back way.

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Trelise Cooper - Weaver Of Dreams

Dame Trelise Cooper is one of our most celebrated and successful fashion designers and members. We’re delighted to share her unedited journey with you, it’s jam-packed with wisdom you can add to your own.

The Road Well Travelled - Carmel Fisher

Carmel Fisher founded the iconic investment company Fisher Funds with her husband Hugh. She tells her entrepreneurial story from the point of start-up to the eventual sale and exit from the business.

My Success, My Terms - Ingrid Memelink

Ingrid Memelink of Harrowset Hall knows her stuff when it comes to surviving crises, working while raising a family and defying expectations. Ingrid is a woman who has mastered achieving success on her own terms.

rising strong


When Danika Revell realised her dream of motherhood, little did she know it would catapult into an abyss of antenatal depression. She tells the tough tale of finding her way back to herself and her business, and the surprise of finding herself pregnant again.


From The Mouth of a Badass Babe

Marnie Hillier, founder of Eskimo Nell, shares her up close and personal experience of business, attachment parenting and how the challenges of motherhood were the catalyst for a the launch of a business she's building around her family, in her hallmark badass way!

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The Advisor: Claire Day

Claire Day is the founder of CultureWise, and a highly experienced human resources and communications professional. She shines a light on staff engagement and company culture, why this is important for us and what to consider.

Ones to watch - Cherie Metcalfe

In this fresh instalment of our regular series featuring early-stage companies, we spoke with Cherie Metcalfe of foodie biz Pepper & Me about what she's doing and why.

The wisdom of a trailblazer - Dr. Lee Mathias

The founder of Birthcare and Labtests speaks about what she's learned from being a trailblazer in her industry.

Understanding the Female Way

Nurturers, supporters, multitaskers — you might scoff at the world's stereotypical view of women, but evidence shows it's not far from the truth. In life and in business, women are inherently multitasking nurturers. The question is, do these intrinsic behaviours help or hinder our success in business?

Real Talk: Jenene Crossan - Suckcess

Jenene is the founder of Flossie.com and among her many other successes, recently closed a multi-million dollar partnership. Why, then, did she hit an almost devastating personal break point? In this edition of 'Real Talk' Jenene shares her story with brutal honesty.

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The LegUP series - Resilience (Part One)

In Part I of this series, Tara talks us through resilience - how we can tweak our brains to go from some levels of resilience to a solid RESILIENT STATE. And the profound change it can make to our performance.

Case Study: Debbie Sutton (podcast)

Hear Debbie speak about what she’s hoping to achieve with her business, how important her team members are and how she dealt with an almost-disaster with her marketing plan. All this and a raft of fantastic advice too.



LegUP series - leader tips

Hear Tara speak about three things you can do to refocus and replenish your energies, take back control of your time and feel amazing (and amazingly productive).

LegUP - Who's Feeding The Leader?

Hear Tara speak of cultivating a relatively simple habit that will not only change the way you think, but will enhance your confidence in your decision-making and enable you to produce your absolute best work.

LegUP - The Success Tips series

Tara shares a hugely useful way to evaluate your year and feed that forward into the next decade (YES, next year is also a new decade!).

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Tips For Business Success

Ranjna Patel founder of Nirvana Health Group (Tāmaki Health), New Zealand's largest independent primary healthcare network, gives us her five top tips for getting ahead in business (and life).

Megan May's Top Tips

Megan May is a business powerhouse and Auckland legend with her Unbakeries, Little Bird Organics, her recipe app and her generous, honest and charming approach to her life. Here she shares her top tips for creating a business that will feed your soul as well as your bank balance.

10 How-To Steps To Turn Your Dreams Into Reality

The journey to success could be viewed as just a series of experiments we choose to undertake. Examining the outcome of these shows us what to keep, refine and delete. Success is not a magic formula, it’s about doing the experiments until we find what works.

You do you, boo


Marnie Hillier from badass t-shirt company Eskimo Nell has some words to the wise on running an authentic and original business in style.


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Naomi's top five sanity soothers

Naomi Ballantyne (ONZM), founder of Partners Life has paved the way for women in the world of insurance. In what was once a male-dominated industry, she has broken through the glass ceiling again and again. Here, she talks about what got her through it all.

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