Lessons from New Zealand's top entrepreneur on surviving tough times. Michael Hill believes it's possible to succeed in a downturn - in fact, it is the perfect situation in which to perfect a business.
Michael Hill is the award-winning entrepreneur and author of the very successful book Toughen Up: What I've learned about surviving tough times. His second book Think Bigger shared his secrets to achieving success and fulfilling one's dreams, no matter what they are. Michael Hill Jeweller has more than 250 outlets across New Zealand, Australia, Canada and the United States of America, and the company is renowned as a world leader in efficient and innovative business. Michael developed the world-renowned The Hills golf course at Arrowtown, in the South Island of New Zealand, and supports music through the Michael Hill Violin Competition.