The How to of Business Planning
Categories: Digital Enablement
Service available in: Auckland, Waikato, Taranaki, Wellington, Canterbury, Otago, Southland, Northland, West Coast, Bay of Plenty, East Coast, Hawke's Bay, Manawatu Wanganui, Marlborough Nelson Tasman
Description
My objective is to provide you with the training, tools, experience and confidence to grow your business. By working alongside you with one on one training, at a pace that suits you, you will have the opportunity to experience: How to go about creating a business plan. How to assess your Valu more
My objective is to provide you with the training, tools, experience and confidence to grow your business.

By working alongside you with one on one training, at a pace that suits you, you will have the opportunity to experience:

How to go about creating a business plan.
How to assess your Value Proposition, Asset Value, Customers, Strategic Relationships, Technology, Operations, Marketing, Governance & Risk needs & requirements.
How to set objectives and measure outcomes (ROI).
How to create momentum.
How to observe and act when required.
How to ensure calm in the presence of a challenge.

Hourly rate - $350 + GST

Options include but are not limited to:
- Mini ‘Due Diligence’ & Discovery, to provide a broad understanding of the current business position and situation from answering questions, providing documents, data and any anecdotal information.
- Online (Zoom/Skype/Google Hangouts) or face to face Discovery meeting
- Outcome for Discovery is 2-3 immediate Business & Marketing Actions, including a top level health & wellness plan
- Further offline preparation
- Preparation of further Business & Marketing Action Plan, with strategies and tactics
- Further online session to fine tune the Action Plan
- Weekly To Do’s & Accountability (mixture of Zoom/Skype, calls or face to face) to ensure progress and make any adjustments, set goals and any other requirements.
- Additional Strategy sessions, reviews and updates to Action Plans every 30 days.

Suggestions Options include:
$3500 + GST for 11 hours.
$10,000 + GST for 30 hours

About Richard Poole/Co-Pilot

BCom, Marketing & Information Systems, Akl University.

I have 25 years business experience – every hour that we work together is packed full of that experience, so should not be viewed as a standalone hour, in terms of value.

Worked at Mercedes-Benz in Marketing.

Worked as a 4th generation family member in our family’s ~100 year old NZ logistics business. Founded a subsidiary. Later sold the businesses to a large multi-national.

Founded GrownUps.co.nz in 2006 - NZ’s largest online lifestyle magazine, social club, braining training hub and product/service offering for the growing 50+ demographic. GrownUps grew to over 150,000 members and close to 200,000 monthly visitors, along with attracting Advertisers and long-term relationships with a large number of well-known brands as well as SME’s. Experienced negotiating start-up investment, a JV with Yellow Pages, buy-backs and ultimately selling 100% to Cigna, the 67th largest Fortune 500 company in 2016. Cigna was one of our advertisers. I worked with them in a transition until 2018.

Founded Co-Pilot.co.nz (originally in 2002 and then again post-GrownUps from 2018) and I’ve worked with a large number of both Commercial and Non-Profit organisations, including Southern Cross Health Insurance,, Helloworld, Luxury Rail Trail Tours, Checkmate NZ, Chemwash, eastMed Pharmacy, FRANK Stationery, iServe PIs, ZOOM Pharmacy, NZ Mint, Sign FX, Career Development Company, Horrocks Hampton Law, Alpha Drains, DC Power, Frontier, Glass Systems, Hand Therapy, Hungerball, Auckland Physio, Palm Clinic, Handy Rentals, Boutique Body Corporates, Classic Melbourne, Mondays Wholefoods, Assisting a Singapore-based start-up through idea generation stage, GrownUps, Kea New Zealand, Giltrap North Shore, Mercedes-Benz, Enterprise Motor Group, Wild Appetite, Retail Holdings/Mission Bay The Promenade, Naked Organics, Republic Films, Sunshine Books International, Wild Appetite, Evolu skincare, Orams Marine, Hospices of Auckland, North Shore Hospice, Eastern Bays Hospice, RSA, Marist School & Rotary Clubs of Auckland. less
Contact: Richard Poole
Email: rich.poole@co-pilot.co.nz
Phone: 021742597
Website: http://www.co-pilot.co.nz
Marketing Plans: How to create and implement one that is realistic and achievable for you
Categories: Marketing
Service available in: Auckland, Bay of Plenty
Description
My objective is to provide you with the training, tools, experience and confidence to develop a Marketing Plan, which helps grow your business. By working alongside you with one on one training, at a pace that suits you, you will have the opportunity to experience: How to go about creating a more
My objective is to provide you with the training, tools, experience and confidence to develop a Marketing Plan, which helps grow your business.

By working alongside you with one on one training, at a pace that suits you, you will have the opportunity to experience:

How to go about creating a Marketing Plan.
How to assess the marketing channels that are available to you.
How to differentiate between strategy and tactics.
How to assess the various relationships required to achieve success from your marketing channels.
How to set objectives and measure outcomes (ROI).
How to create momentum.
How to observe and act when required.
How to ensure calm in the presence of a challenge.

Option 1: Hourly rate (minimum 5 hours)
$350 + GST

Option 2: 4 month horizon (16 hours)
Outcomes
Month 1: An initial 10 hours training, including focused workshops and regular one on one training to create the value in your business, with confidence.
Months 2, 3 & 4: Total of 6 hours of further training over the 3 months.

The cost is $4800 + GST for the 4 months, based on the above.

Option 2: 3 month horizon (10 hours)
Outcomes
Month 1: An initial 8 hours training including focused workshops and regular one on one training to create the value in your business, with confidence.
Months 2 & 3: 1 hour per month.

The cost is $3200 + GST for the 3 months, based on the above.

Richard Poole/Co-Pilot

Worked as a 4th generation family member in our family’s ~100 year old NZ business. Founded a subsidiary. Later sold the businesses to a large multi-national.

Founded Co-Pilot.co.nz and worked with a number of both Commercial and Non-Profit organisations, including ZOOM Pharmacy (NZ’s first e-prescription service), NZ Mint (Masters in gold and silver bullion, collectible coins, silver foils & miniatures), Classic Melbourne, Mondays Wholefoods, Assisting a Singapore-based start-up through idea generation stage, GrownUps, Kea New Zealand, Giltrap North Shore, Mercedes-Benz, Enterprise Motor Group, Wild Appetite, Retail Holdings/Mission Bay The Promenade, Naked Organics, Republic Films, Sunshine Books International, Wild Appetite, Evolu skincare, Orams Marine, Hospices of Auckland, North Shore Hospice, Eastern Bays Hospice, RSA, Marist School & Rotary Clubs of Auckland.

Founded & Sold GrownUps.co.nz - NZ’s largest online lifestyle magazine, social club, braining training hub and product/service offering for the growing 50+ demographic. GrownUps grew to over 150,000 members and close to 200,000 monthly visitors, along with attracting Advertisers and long-term relationships with a large number of well-known brands as well as SME’s. Experienced negotiating start-up investment, a JV with Yellow Pages, buy-backs and ultimately selling 100% to Cigna, the 73rd largest company on the Fortune 500. Cigna was one of our advertisers. less
Contact: Richard Poole
Email: rich.poole@co-pilot.co.nz
Phone: 021742597
Website: http://www.co-pilot.co.nz
Business Planning: Growing a Social Enterprise, alongside a commercial-needs model
Categories: Business Planning, Business Sustainability, Marketing
Service available in: Auckland
Description
My objective is to provide you with the training, tools, experience and confidence to grow your business, in a way that meets both your social enterprise objectives and desires, along with ensuring that the commercial realties of business are also met. By working alongside you with one on one tr more
My objective is to provide you with the training, tools, experience and confidence to grow your business, in a way that meets both your social enterprise objectives and desires, along with ensuring that the commercial realties of business are also met.

By working alongside you with one on one training, at a pace that suits you, you will have the opportunity to experience:

How to go about creating a business plan.
How to assess your Red Flags, Timelines, Value Proposition, Competitor Horizon, Creating Asset Value, Customers, Strategic Relationships, Technology, Operations, Marketing, Governance & Risk needs & requirements, as you create social good.
How to set objectives and measure outcomes (ROI).
How to create momentum.
How to observe and act when required.
How to ensure calm in the presence of a challenge.

Option 1: Hourly rate (minimum 5 hours)
$350 + GST

Option 2: 2-3 month horizon (18 hours)
Outcomes
Month 1: An initial 10 hours discovery, planning & training, including focused workshops and regular one on one training to create the value in your business, with confidence.
Months 2 - 3: Total of 6 hours of further training over the 2 months.

The cost is $6000 + GST for the 3 months, based on the above.

Option 3: 1-2 month horizon (10 hours)
Outcomes
Month 1: An initial 8 hours discovery, planning & training including focused workshops and regular one on one training to create the value in your business, with confidence.
Month 2: 2 x 1 hour sessions.

The cost is $3300 + GST for the 2 months, based on the above.

Richard Poole/Co-Pilot

Worked as a 4th generation family member in our family’s ~100 year old NZ business. Founded a subsidiary. Later sold the businesses to a large multi-national.

Founded Co-Pilot.co.nz and have worked with a number of both Commercial and Non-Profit organisations, including ZOOM Pharmacy, NZ Mint (Masters in gold and silver bullion, collectible coins, silver foils & miniatures), Classic Melbourne, Mondays Wholefoods, Assisting a Singapore-based start-up through idea generation stage, GrownUps, Kea New Zealand, Giltrap North Shore, Mercedes-Benz, Enterprise Motor Group, Wild Appetite, Retail Holdings/Mission Bay The Promenade, Naked Organics, Republic Films, Sunshine Books International, Wild Appetite, Evolu skincare, Orams Marine, Hospices of Auckland, North Shore Hospice, Eastern Bays Hospice, RSA, Marist School & Rotary Clubs of Auckland.

Founded GrownUps.co.nz - NZ’s largest online lifestyle magazine, social club, braining training hub and product/service offering for the growing 50+ demographic. GrownUps grew to over 150,000 members and close to 200,000 monthly visitors, along with attracting Advertisers and long-term relationships with a large number of well-known brands as well as SME’s. Experienced negotiating start-up investment, a JV with Yellow Pages, buy-backs and ultimately selling 100% to Cigna, the 65th largest Fortune 500 company. Cigna was one of our advertisers. less
Contact: Richard Poole
Email: rich.poole@co-pilot.co.nz
Phone: 021742597
Website: http://www.co-pilot.co.nz
How to of Business Continuity and Health & Wellness Planning
Categories: COVID-19 Support
Service available in: Auckland, Waikato, Taranaki, Wellington, Canterbury, Otago, Southland, Northland, West Coast, Bay of Plenty, East Coast, Hawke's Bay, Manawatu Wanganui, Marlborough Nelson Tasman
Description
My objective is to provide you with the clarity, training, tools, experience and confidence to develop & enact contingency plans for your business to meet challenging times. At the same time, considering your own health & wellness is paramount to providing the right platform from which you can op more
My objective is to provide you with the clarity, training, tools, experience and confidence to develop & enact contingency plans for your business to meet challenging times.

At the same time, considering your own health & wellness is paramount to providing the right platform from which you can operate coherently, to take decisive actions and make progress.

Over the last 25 years in business I have worked in family businesses then started and sold my own business to a Fortune 500 company. Every hour that we work together is packed full of that experience. My focus is listening to you, observing and asking the right questions, in order to help you progress quickly and in the right direction.

By working alongside you with one on one training, at a pace that suits you, you will have the opportunity to experience:

- How to quickly and succinctly evaluate and audit your business.
- How to go about creating the right business contingency plan for you to consider.
- The priority steps to take across red flags, cashflow, staff, operations, customer communications, marketing, governance, risk, as well as re-evaluating your value proposition, asset value, how to build a community, forming strategic relationships, technology, future marketing opportunities, needs & requirements etc.
- How to set objectives and measure outcomes (ROI).
- How to create momentum.
- How to observe and act when required.
- How to ensure calm in the presence of a challenge, via a Health & Wellness plan, tailored for you.

Hourly rate - $350 + GST

or 16 hours for $5000 + GST

Options include but are not limited to:
- Online (Zoom/Skype/Google Hangouts) Discovery meeting detailing your current situation and needs.
- Outcome for Discovery is 2-3 immediate Business Actions, including a top level health & wellness plan if required
- Further offline preparation
- Preparation of further Business & Marketing Action Plan, with strategies and tactics, including a health & wellness plan. (Detailed preparation includes utilising your documents, data and any anecdotal evidence where appropriate)
- Further online session to fine tune the Action Plan
- Weekly To Do’s & Accountability (mixture of Zoom/Skype & calls) to ensure progress and make any adjustments, set goals and any other requirements.

About Richard Poole/Co-Pilot

BCom, Marketing & Information Systems, Akl University.

With 25 years business experience – every hour that we work together is packed full of that experience, so should not be viewed as a standalone hour, in terms of value.

Worked at Mercedes-Benz in Marketing.

Worked as a 4th generation family member in our family’s ~100 year old NZ logistics business. Founded a subsidiary. Later sold the businesses to a large multi-national.

Founded GrownUps.co.nz in 2006 - NZ’s largest online lifestyle magazine, social club, braining training hub and product/service offering for the growing 50+ demographic. GrownUps grew to over 150,000 members and close to 200,000 monthly visitors, along with attracting Advertisers and long-term relationships with a large number of well-known brands as well as SME’s. Experienced negotiating start-up investment, a JV with Yellow Pages, buy-backs and ultimately selling 100% to Cigna, the 67th largest Fortune 500 company in 2016. Cigna was one of our advertisers. I worked with them in a transition until 2018.

Founded Co-Pilot.co.nz (originally in 2002 and then again post-GrownUps from 2018) and I’ve worked with a large number of both Commercial and Non-Profit organisations, including Southern Cross Health Insurance,, Helloworld, Luxury Rail Trail Tours, Checkmate NZ, Chemwash, eastMed Pharmacy, FRANK Stationery, iServe PIs, ZOOM Pharmacy, NZ Mint, Sign FX, Career Development Company, Horrocks Hampton Law, Alpha Drains, DC Power, Frontier, Glass Systems, Hand Therapy, Hungerball, Auckland Physio, Palm Clinic, Handy Rentals, Boutique Body Corporates, Classic Melbourne, Mondays Wholefoods, Assisting a Singapore-based start-up through idea generation stage, GrownUps, Kea New Zealand, Giltrap North Shore, Mercedes-Benz, Enterprise Motor Group, Wild Appetite, Retail Holdings/Mission Bay The Promenade, Naked Organics, Republic Films, Sunshine Books International, Wild Appetite, Evolu skincare, Orams Marine, Hospices of Auckland, North Shore Hospice, Eastern Bays Hospice, RSA, Marist School & Rotary Clubs of Auckland. less
Contact: Richard Poole
Email: rich.poole@co-pilot.co.nz
Phone: 021742597
Website: http://www.co-pilot.co.nz
Broad Business Audit, Problem solving & Action Planning to make Progress
Categories: COVID-19 Support, Digital Enablement
Service available in: Auckland, Waikato, Taranaki, Wellington, Canterbury, Otago, Southland, Northland, West Coast, Bay of Plenty, East Coast, Hawke's Bay, Manawatu Wanganui, Marlborough Nelson Tasman
Description
My objective is to listen, interpret & then provide you with the clarity, confidence, training, tools & experience to focus on what really matters, to move your business forward immediately. Critical is to ensure we find those key 3-5 objectives, that every decision will point back to. I will a more
My objective is to listen, interpret & then provide you with the clarity, confidence, training, tools & experience to focus on what really matters, to move your business forward immediately.

Critical is to ensure we find those key 3-5 objectives, that every decision will point back to. I will ask you the right questions to enable us to put a workable and realistic Business & Marketing Action Plan in place, which will help you progress and feel better.

Over the last 25 years in business I have worked in family businesses then started and sold my own business to a Fortune 500 company. Every hour that we work together is packed full of that experience. My focus is listening to you and asking the right questions, to help you progress quickly and in the right direction.

By working alongside you with one on one training, at a pace that suits you, you will have the opportunity to experience:

- How to quickly and succinctly evaluate and audit your business.
- How to go about creating the right business plan for you to consider.
- The priority steps to take across red flags, cashflow, staff, operations, customer communications, marketing, governance, risk, as well as re-evaluating your value proposition, asset value, how to build a community from your database, forming strategic relationships, technology, future marketing opportunities, needs & requirements etc.
- How to set objectives and measure outcomes (ROI).
- How to create momentum.
- How to observe and act when required.
- How to ensure calm in the presence of a challenge.

Hourly rate - $350 + GST

or 16 hours for $5000 + GST

Options include but are not limited to:
- Online (Zoom/Skype/Google Hangouts) Discovery meeting detailing your current situation and needs.
- Outcome for Discovery is 2-3 immediate Business Actions, including a top level health & wellness plan
- Further offline preparation
- Preparation of further Business Action Plan, with strategies and tactics, including a health & wellness plan. (Detailed preparation includes utilising your documents, data and any anecdotal evidence where appropriate)
- Further online session to fine tune the Action Plan
- Weekly To Do’s & Accountability (mixture of Zoom/Skype & calls) to ensure progress and make any adjustments, set goals and any other requirements.


Richard Poole/Co-Pilot

BCom, Marketing & Information Systems, Akl University.

Worked at Mercedes-Benz in Marketing.

Worked as a 4th generation family member in our family’s ~100 year old NZ logistics business. Founded a subsidiary. Later sold the businesses to a large multi-national.

Founded GrownUps.co.nz in 2006 - NZ’s largest online lifestyle magazine, social club, braining training hub and product/service offering for the growing 50+ demographic. GrownUps grew to over 150,000 members and close to 200,000 monthly visitors, along with attracting Advertisers and long-term relationships with a large number of well-known brands as well as SME’s. Experienced negotiating start-up investment, a JV with Yellow Pages, buy-backs and ultimately selling 100% to Cigna, the 67th largest Fortune 500 company in 2016. Cigna was one of our advertisers. I worked with them in a transition until 2018.

Founded Co-Pilot.co.nz (originally in 2002 and then again post-GrownUps from 2018) and I’ve worked with a large number of both Commercial and Non-Profit organisations, including Southern Cross Health Insurance,, Helloworld, Luxury Rail Trail Tours, Checkmate NZ, Chemwash, eastMed Pharmacy, FRANK Stationery, iServe PIs, ZOOM Pharmacy, NZ Mint, Sign FX, Career Development Company, Horrocks Hampton Law, Alpha Drains, DC Power, Frontier, Glass Systems, Hand Therapy, Hungerball, Auckland Physio, Palm Clinic, Handy Rentals, Boutique Body Corporates, Classic Melbourne, Mondays Wholefoods, Assisting a Singapore-based start-up through idea generation stage, GrownUps, Kea New Zealand, Giltrap North Shore, Mercedes-Benz, Enterprise Motor Group, Wild Appetite, Retail Holdings/Mission Bay The Promenade, Naked Organics, Republic Films, Sunshine Books International, Wild Appetite, Evolu skincare, Orams Marine, Hospices of Auckland, North Shore Hospice, Eastern Bays Hospice, RSA, Marist School & Rotary Clubs of Auckland. less
Contact: Richard Poole
Email: rich.poole@co-pilot.co.nz
Phone: 021742597
Website: http://www.co-pilot.co.nz
Broad Business Audit, Problem solving & Action Planning to make Progress
Categories:
Service available in: Auckland, Waikato, Taranaki, Wellington, Canterbury, Otago, Southland, Northland, West Coast, Bay of Plenty, East Coast, Hawke's Bay, Manawatu Wanganui, Marlborough Nelson Tasman
Description
My objective is to listen, interpret & then provide you with the clarity, confidence, training, tools & experience to focus on what really matters, to move your business forward immediately. Critical is to ensure we find those key 3-5 objectives, that every decision will point back to. I will as more
My objective is to listen, interpret & then provide you with the clarity, confidence, training, tools & experience to focus on what really matters, to move your business forward immediately.

Critical is to ensure we find those key 3-5 objectives, that every decision will point back to. I will ask you the right questions to enable us to put a workable and realistic Action Plan in place, which will help you progress and feel better.

By working alongside you with one on one training, at a pace that suits you, you will have the opportunity to experience:

- How to quickly and succinctly evaluate and audit your business.
- How to go about creating the right business plan for you to consider.
- The priority steps to take across red flags, cashflow, staff, operations, customer communications, marketing, governance, risk, as well as re-evaluating your value proposition, asset value, how to build a community from your database, forming strategic relationships, technology, future marketing opportunities, needs & requirements etc.
- How to set objectives and measure outcomes (ROI).
- How to create momentum.
- How to observe and act when required.
- How to ensure calm in the presence of a challenge.

Hourly rate - $350 + GST

Options include but are not limited to:
- Mini ‘Due Diligence’ & Discovery, to provide a broad understanding of the current business position and situation from answering questions, providing documents, data and any anecdotal information.
- Online (Zoom/Skype/Google Hangouts) or face to face Discovery meeting
- Outcome for Discovery is 2-3 immediate Business & Marketing Actions, including a top level health & wellness plan
- Further offline preparation
- Preparation of further Business & Marketing Action Plan, with strategies and tactics
- Further online session to fine tune the Action Plan
- Weekly To Do’s & Accountability (mixture of Zoom/Skype, calls or face to face) to ensure progress and make any adjustments, set goals and any other requirements.
- Additional Strategy sessions, reviews and updates to Action Plans every 30 days.

Suggestions Options include:
$3500 + GST for 11 hours.
$10,000 + GST for 30 hours

About Richard Poole/Co-Pilot

BCom, Marketing & Information Systems, Akl University.

I have 25 years business experience – every hour that we work together is packed full of that experience, so should not be viewed as a standalone hour, in terms of value.

Worked at Mercedes-Benz in Marketing.

Worked as a 4th generation family member in our family’s ~100 year old NZ logistics business. Founded a subsidiary. Later sold the businesses to a large multi-national.

Founded GrownUps.co.nz in 2006 - NZ’s largest online lifestyle magazine, social club, braining training hub and product/service offering for the growing 50+ demographic. GrownUps grew to over 150,000 members and close to 200,000 monthly visitors, along with attracting Advertisers and long-term relationships with a large number of well-known brands as well as SME’s. Experienced negotiating start-up investment, a JV with Yellow Pages, buy-backs and ultimately selling 100% to Cigna, the 67th largest Fortune 500 company in 2016. Cigna was one of our advertisers. I worked with them in a transition until 2018.

Founded Co-Pilot.co.nz (originally in 2002 and then again post-GrownUps from 2018) and I’ve worked with a large number of both Commercial and Non-Profit organisations, including Southern Cross Health Insurance,, Helloworld, Luxury Rail Trail Tours, Checkmate NZ, Chemwash, eastMed Pharmacy, FRANK Stationery, iServe PIs, ZOOM Pharmacy, NZ Mint, Sign FX, Career Development Company, Horrocks Hampton Law, Alpha Drains, DC Power, Frontier, Glass Systems, Hand Therapy, Hungerball, Auckland Physio, Palm Clinic, Handy Rentals, Boutique Body Corporates, Classic Melbourne, Mondays Wholefoods, Assisting a Singapore-based start-up through idea generation stage, GrownUps, Kea New Zealand, Giltrap North Shore, Mercedes-Benz, Enterprise Motor Group, Wild Appetite, Retail Holdings/Mission Bay The Promenade, Naked Organics, Republic Films, Sunshine Books International, Wild Appetite, Evolu skincare, Orams Marine, Hospices of Auckland, North Shore Hospice, Eastern Bays Hospice, RSA, Marist School & Rotary Clubs of Auckland. less
Contact: Richard Poole
Email: rich.poole@co-pilot.co.nz
Phone: 021742597
Website: http://www.co-pilot.co.nz
Comprehensive Business Audit, Business Action Planning & Problem Solving
Categories: Business Planning, Business Systems, Governance, Marketing
Service available in: Auckland, Waikato, Taranaki, Wellington, Canterbury, Otago, Southland, Northland, West Coast, Bay of Plenty, East Coast, Hawke's Bay, Manawatu Wanganui, Marlborough Nelson Tasman
Description
Are you seeking clarity, confidence and a plan to work your way through business challenges and grow? The Outcomes that we will work on and achieve are; 1) A comprehensive mini-Due Diligence to understand your current Pain Points and your objectives. 2) A workable, realistic and achievable more
Are you seeking clarity, confidence and a plan to work your way through business challenges and grow?

The Outcomes that we will work on and achieve are;

1) A comprehensive mini-Due Diligence to understand your current Pain Points and your objectives.
2) A workable, realistic and achievable prioritised Action Plan
3) Clarity & Confidence
4) Accountability
5) Metrics to Measure

Why work with Co-Pilot?

1) Real world experience working alongside you
2) The useful & difficult questions are asked to ensure that we consider the best options to make progress
3) Every hour worked with and for you, utilises 25 years of broad business experience from working in our family business that was sold; working in someone else’s global family business; personally starting two businesses with one that included daily management for 10 years, various deals and ultimately selling the SME to a Fortune 500 company.
4) Business is really tough, every day. I have lived it and I have got through it using various techniques. I’m keen to help you.
5) I believe that it’s a sign of strength to ask for help. If you’re willing to be open with me, to consider options that we arrive at together and to then take action, then I’m there for you to make it happen.

Please refer to https://www.co-pilot.co.nz & https://www.linkedin.com/in/richard-poole-co-pilot/

How can we achieve these outcomes?

We will cover:
- How to quickly and succinctly evaluate and audit your business, given the current environment.
- How to go about creating the right business plan for you to consider to not just survive but thrive.
- The priority steps to take across e.g. red flags, cashflow, staff, operations, customer communications, marketing, governance, risk, as well as re-evaluating your value proposition, asset value, how to build a community from your database, forming strategic relationships, technology, future marketing opportunities, needs & requirements etc.
- How to set objectives and measure outcomes (ROI).
- How to create momentum.
- How to ensure calm in the presence of a challenge.

Hourly rate: $350 + GST

9 hours: $3000 + GST

15 hours: $5000 + GST

About Me: Richard Poole/Co-Pilot

BCom, Marketing & Information Systems, Akl University.

Worked at Mercedes-Benz in Marketing.

Worked as a 4th generation family member in our family’s ~100 year old NZ logistics business. Founded a subsidiary. Later sold the businesses to a large multi-national.

Founded GrownUps.co.nz in 2006 - NZ’s largest online lifestyle magazine, social club, braining training hub and product/service offering for the growing 50+ demographic. GrownUps grew to over 150,000 members and close to 200,000 monthly visitors, along with attracting Advertisers and long-term relationships with a large number of well-known brands as well as SME’s. Experienced negotiating start-up investment, a JV with Yellow Pages, buy-backs and ultimately selling 100% to Cigna, the 67th largest Fortune 500 company in 2016. Cigna was one of our advertisers. I worked with them in a transition until 2018. Cigna switched off the site on 31/8/20 as it fell outside their core).

Founded Co-Pilot.co.nz (originally in 2002 and then again post-GrownUps from 2018) and I’ve worked with a large number of both Commercial and Non-Profit organisations, including Southern Cross Health Insurance, Helloworld, Luxury Rail Trail Tours, Checkmate NZ, Chemwash, Clearshield Glass, eastMed Pharmacy, Strategic Spaces, FRANK Stationery, iServe PIs, ZOOM Pharmacy, Robyn Young HR, Textile Cleaning, Think Research, Studio Carolina Izzo, Precast Concrete, NZ Mint, Sign FX, Career Development Company, Horrocks Hampton Law, Alpha Drains, Alpha Shuttles, DC Power, Frontier, Media Specialists, ICE Security, Glass Systems, Hand Therapy, Hungerball, Auckland Physio, Palm Clinic, Handy Rentals, Boutique Body Corporates, Classic Melbourne, Mondays Wholefoods, Assisting a Singapore-based start-up through idea generation stage, GrownUps, Kea New Zealand, Giltrap North Shore, Mercedes-Benz, Enterprise Motor Group, Wild Appetite, Retail Holdings/Mission Bay The Promenade, Naked Organics, Republic Films, Sunshine Books International, Wild Appetite, Evolu skincare, Orams Marine, Hospices of Auckland, North Shore Hospice, Eastern Bays Hospice, RSA, Marist School & Rotary Clubs of Auckland. less
Contact: Richard Poole
Email: rich.poole@co-pilot.co.nz
Phone: 021742597
Website: http://www.co-pilot.co.nz
Mini Due-Diligence, Discovery & Prioritised Action Planning that works
Categories: COVID-19 Support, Digital Enablement
Service available in: Auckland, Waikato, Taranaki, Wellington, Canterbury, Otago, Southland, Northland, West Coast, Bay of Plenty, East Coast, Hawke's Bay, Manawatu Wanganui, Marlborough Nelson Tasman
Description
Are you seeking clarity, confidence and a plan to work your way through Covid-related business challenges? The Outcomes that we will work on and achieve are; 1) A comprehensive mini-Due Diligence to understand your current Pain Points and your objectives. 2) A workable, realistic and achi more
Are you seeking clarity, confidence and a plan to work your way through Covid-related business challenges?


The Outcomes that we will work on and achieve are;

1) A comprehensive mini-Due Diligence to understand your current Pain Points and your objectives.
2) A workable, realistic and achievable prioritised Action Plan
3) Clarity & Confidence
4) Accountability
5) Metrics to Measure

Why work with Co-Pilot?

1) Real world experience working alongside you
2) The useful & difficult questions are asked to ensure that we consider the best options to make progress
3) Every hour worked with and for you, utilises 25 years of broad business experience from working in our family business that was sold; working in someone else’s global family business; personally starting two businesses with one that included daily management for 10 years, various deals and ultimately selling the SME to a Fortune 500 company.
4) Business is really tough, every day. I have lived it and I have got through it using various techniques. I’m keen to help you.
5) I believe that it’s a sign of strength to ask for help. If you’re willing to be open with me, to consider options that we arrive at together and to then take action, then I’m there for you to make it happen.

Please refer to https://www.co-pilot.co.nz & https://www.linkedin.com/in/richard-poole-co-pilot/

How can we achieve these outcomes?

We will cover:
- How to quickly and succinctly evaluate and audit your business, given the current environment.
- How to go about creating the right business plan for you to consider to not just survive but thrive.
- The priority steps to take across e.g. red flags, cashflow, staff, operations, customer communications, marketing, governance, risk, as well as re-evaluating your value proposition, asset value, how to build a community from your database, forming strategic relationships, technology, future marketing opportunities, needs & requirements etc.
- How to set objectives and measure outcomes (ROI).
- How to create momentum.
- How to ensure calm in the presence of a challenge.

Hourly rate: $350 + GST

9 hours: $3000 + GST

15 hours: $5000 + GST

About Me: Richard Poole/Co-Pilot

BCom, Marketing & Information Systems, Akl University.

Worked at Mercedes-Benz in Marketing.

Worked as a 4th generation family member in our family’s ~100 year old NZ logistics business. Founded a subsidiary. Later sold the businesses to a large multi-national.

Founded GrownUps.co.nz in 2006 - NZ’s largest online lifestyle magazine, social club, braining training hub and product/service offering for the growing 50+ demographic. GrownUps grew to over 150,000 members and close to 200,000 monthly visitors, along with attracting Advertisers and long-term relationships with a large number of well-known brands as well as SME’s. Experienced negotiating start-up investment, a JV with Yellow Pages, buy-backs and ultimately selling 100% to Cigna, the 67th largest Fortune 500 company in 2016. Cigna was one of our advertisers. I worked with them in a transition until 2018. Cigna switched off the site on 31/8/20 as it fell outside their core).

Founded Co-Pilot.co.nz (originally in 2002 and then again post-GrownUps from 2018) and I’ve worked with a large number of both Commercial and Non-Profit organisations, including Southern Cross Health Insurance, Helloworld, Luxury Rail Trail Tours, Checkmate NZ, Chemwash, Clearshield Glass, eastMed Pharmacy, Strategic Spaces, FRANK Stationery, iServe PIs, ZOOM Pharmacy, Robyn Young HR, Textile Cleaning, Think Research, Studio Carolina Izzo, Precast Concrete, NZ Mint, Sign FX, Career Development Company, Horrocks Hampton Law, Alpha Drains, Alpha Shuttles, DC Power, Frontier, Media Specialists, ICE Security, Glass Systems, Hand Therapy, Hungerball, Auckland Physio, Palm Clinic, Handy Rentals, Boutique Body Corporates, Classic Melbourne, Mondays Wholefoods, Assisting a Singapore-based start-up through idea generation stage, GrownUps, Kea New Zealand, Giltrap North Shore, Mercedes-Benz, Enterprise Motor Group, Wild Appetite, Retail Holdings/Mission Bay The Promenade, Naked Organics, Republic Films, Sunshine Books International, Wild Appetite, Evolu skincare, Orams Marine, Hospices of Auckland, North Shore Hospice, Eastern Bays Hospice, RSA, Marist School & Rotary Clubs of Auckland. less
Contact: Richard Poole
Email: rich.poole@co-pilot.co.nz
Phone: 021742597
Website: http://www.co-pilot.co.nz
Business Action Planning, Metric Setting & Management Capability
Categories: Business Planning, Business Systems, Governance, Marketing
Service available in: Auckland, Waikato, Taranaki, Wellington, Canterbury, Otago, Southland, Northland, West Coast, Bay of Plenty, East Coast, Hawke's Bay, Manawatu Wanganui, Marlborough Nelson Tasman
Description
Are you seeking clarity, confidence to both build an actionable business plan, measure your ongoing success and have ongoing management capability to grow your operation and learn how to foresee and respond to potential challenges? If so, the Outcomes that we will work on and achieve are; 1 more
Are you seeking clarity, confidence to both build an actionable business plan, measure your ongoing success and have ongoing management capability to grow your operation and learn how to foresee and respond to potential challenges?


If so, the Outcomes that we will work on and achieve are;

1) A comprehensive Discovery phase to understand your current Objectives & Challenges
2) A workable, realistic and achievable prioritised Action Plan
3) Clarity & Confidence
4) Accountability
5) Metrics to Measure
6) A template to look across your business and review
7) Strategies & Tactics to navigate your growth

Why work with Co-Pilot?

1) Real world experience working alongside you
2) The useful & difficult questions are asked to ensure that we consider the best options to make progress
3) Every hour worked with and for you, utilises 25 years of broad business experience from working in our family business that was sold; working in someone else’s global family business; personally starting two businesses with one that included daily management for 10 years, various deals and ultimately selling the SME to a Fortune 500 company.
4) Business is really tough, every day. I have lived it and I have got through it using various techniques. I’m keen to help you.
5) I believe that it’s a sign of strength to ask for help. If you’re willing to be open with me, to consider options that we arrive at together and to then take action, then I’m there for you to make it happen.

Please refer to https://www.co-pilot.co.nz & https://www.linkedin.com/in/richard-poole-co-pilot/

How can we achieve these outcomes?

We will cover:
- How to quickly and succinctly evaluate and audit your business, given the current environment.
- How to go about creating the right business plan for you to consider to not just survive but thrive.
- The priority steps to take across e.g. red flags, cashflow, staff, operations, customer communications, marketing, governance, risk, as well as re-evaluating your value proposition, asset value, how to build a community from your database, forming strategic relationships, technology, future marketing opportunities, needs & requirements etc.
- How to set objectives and measure outcomes (ROI).
- How to create momentum.
- How to ensure calm in the presence of a challenge.

Hourly rate: $350 + GST

9 hours: $3000 + GST

15 hours: $5000 + GST

About Me: Richard Poole/Co-Pilot

BCom, Marketing & Information Systems, Akl University.

Worked at Mercedes-Benz in Marketing.

Worked as a 4th generation family member in our family’s ~100 year old NZ logistics business. Founded a subsidiary. Later sold the businesses to a large multi-national.

Founded GrownUps.co.nz in 2006 - NZ’s largest online lifestyle magazine, social club, braining training hub and product/service offering for the growing 50+ demographic. GrownUps grew to over 150,000 members and close to 200,000 monthly visitors, along with attracting Advertisers and long-term relationships with a large number of well-known brands as well as SME’s. Experienced negotiating start-up investment, a JV with Yellow Pages, buy-backs and ultimately selling 100% to Cigna, the 67th largest Fortune 500 company in 2016. Cigna was one of our advertisers. I worked with them in a transition until 2018. Cigna switched off the site on 31/8/20 as it fell outside their core).

Founded Co-Pilot.co.nz (originally in 2002 and then again post-GrownUps from 2018) and I’ve worked with a large number of both Commercial and Non-Profit organisations, including Southern Cross Health Insurance, Helloworld, Luxury Rail Trail Tours, Checkmate NZ, Chemwash, Clearshield Glass, eastMed Pharmacy, Strategic Spaces, FRANK Stationery, iServe PIs, ZOOM Pharmacy, Robyn Young HR, Textile Cleaning, Think Research, Studio Carolina Izzo, Precast Concrete, NZ Mint, Sign FX, Career Development Company, Horrocks Hampton Law, Alpha Drains, DC Power, Frontier, Media Specialists, ICE Security, Glass Systems, Leading Solutions, Hand Therapy, Hungerball, Auckland Physio, Palm Clinic, Handy Rentals, Boutique Body Corporates, Classic Melbourne, Mondays Wholefoods, Assisting a Singapore-based start-up through idea generation stage, GrownUps, Kea New Zealand, Giltrap North Shore, Mercedes-Benz, Enterprise Motor Group, Wild Appetite, Retail Holdings/Mission Bay The Promenade, Naked Organics, Republic Films, Sunshine Books International, Wild Appetite, Evolu skincare, Orams Marine, Hospices of Auckland, North Shore Hospice, Eastern Bays Hospice, RSA, Marist School & Rotary Clubs of Auckland. less
Contact: Richard Poole
Email: rich.poole@co-pilot.co.nz
Phone: 021742597
Website: http://www.co-pilot.co.nz
Broad Marketing, Technology & Sales Audit, to create an Action Plan
Categories: Business Planning, Business Systems, Marketing
Service available in: Auckland, Waikato, Taranaki, Wellington, Canterbury, Otago, Southland, Northland, West Coast, Bay of Plenty, East Coast, Hawke's Bay, Manawatu Wanganui, Marlborough Nelson Tasman
Description
Are you seeking clarity & confidence around your current planning & actions and measure your ongoing success? What works and what doesn't work so well, in order to keep track. Are you keen to grow your overall operation and learn how to foresee and respond to potential challenges? If so, t more
Are you seeking clarity & confidence around your current planning & actions and measure your ongoing success?

What works and what doesn't work so well, in order to keep track.

Are you keen to grow your overall operation and learn how to foresee and respond to potential challenges?

If so, the Outcomes that we will work on and achieve are;

1) A comprehensive Discovery phase to understand your current Objectives & Challenges
2) A workable, realistic and achievable prioritised Marketing & Technology Action Plan
3) Clarity & Confidence
4) Accountability
5) Metrics to Measure
6) A top level plan
7) Strategies & Tactics to navigate your growth

Why work with Co-Pilot?

1) Real world experience working alongside you
2) The useful & difficult questions are asked to ensure that we consider the best options to make progress
3) Every hour worked with and for you, utilises 25 years of broad business experience from working in our family business that was sold; working in someone else’s global family business; personally starting two businesses with one that included daily management for 10 years, various deals and ultimately selling the SME to a Fortune 500 company.
4) Business is really tough, every day. I have lived it and I have got through it using various techniques. I’m keen to help you.
5) I believe that it’s a sign of strength to ask for help. If you’re willing to be open with me, to consider options that we arrive at together and to then take action, then I’m there for you to make it happen.

Please refer to https://www.co-pilot.co.nz & https://www.linkedin.com/in/richard-poole-co-pilot/

How can we achieve these outcomes?

We will cover:
- How to quickly and succinctly evaluate and audit your business, given the current environment.
- How to go about creating the right business plan for you to consider to not just survive but thrive.
- The priority steps to take across e.g. red flags, cashflow, staff, operations, customer communications, marketing, governance, risk, as well as re-evaluating your value proposition, asset value, how to build a community from your database, forming strategic relationships, technology, future marketing opportunities, needs & requirements etc.
- How to set objectives and measure outcomes (ROI).
- How to create momentum.
- How to ensure calm in the presence of a challenge.

Hourly rate: $350 + GST

About Me: Richard Poole/Co-Pilot

BCom, Marketing & Information Systems, Akl University.

Worked at Mercedes-Benz in Marketing.

Worked as a 4th generation family member in our family’s ~100 year old NZ logistics business. Founded a subsidiary. Later sold the businesses to a large multi-national.

Founded GrownUps.co.nz in 2006 - NZ’s largest online lifestyle magazine, social club, braining training hub and product/service offering for the growing 50+ demographic. GrownUps grew to over 150,000 members and close to 200,000 monthly visitors, along with attracting Advertisers and long-term relationships with a large number of well-known brands as well as SME’s. Experienced negotiating start-up investment, a JV with Yellow Pages, buy-backs and ultimately selling 100% to Cigna, the 67th largest Fortune 500 company in 2016. Cigna was one of our advertisers. I worked with them in a transition until 2018. Cigna switched off the site on 31/8/20 as it fell outside their core).

Founded Co-Pilot.co.nz (originally in 2002 and then again post-GrownUps from 2018) and I’ve worked with a large number of both Commercial and Non-Profit organisations, including Southern Cross Health Insurance, Helloworld, Luxury Rail Trail Tours, Checkmate NZ, Chemwash, Clearshield Glass, eastMed Pharmacy, Strategic Spaces, FRANK Stationery, iServe PIs, ZOOM Pharmacy, Robyn Young HR, Textile Cleaning, Think Research, Studio Carolina Izzo, Precast Concrete, NZ Mint, Sign FX, Career Development Company, Horrocks Hampton Law, Alpha Drains, DC Power, Frontier, Media Specialists, ICE Security, Glass Systems, Leading Solutions, Hand Therapy, Hungerball, Auckland Physio, Palm Clinic, Handy Rentals, Boutique Body Corporates, Classic Melbourne, Mondays Wholefoods, Assisting a Singapore-based start-up through idea generation stage, GrownUps, Kea New Zealand, Giltrap North Shore, Mercedes-Benz, Enterprise Motor Group, Wild Appetite, Retail Holdings/Mission Bay The Promenade, Naked Organics, Republic Films, Sunshine Books International, Wild Appetite, Evolu skincare, Orams Marine, Hospices of Auckland, North Shore Hospice, Eastern Bays Hospice, RSA, Marist School & Rotary Clubs of Auckland. less
Contact: Richard Poole
Email: rich.poole@co-pilot.co.nz
Phone: 021742597
Website: http://www.co-pilot.co.nz