mwah. Big Thinking

Our Big Thinking is a combination of research, original ideas and great stuff we've found around the world.

As promised, and without apology, another bakery metaphor – this time, scones as a metaphor for Talent Management. Stay with me ☺ Talent Management is really one of THE core skills (or is it an ‘art’?) of great leaders. Ever seen a great leader without a host great people around them? Ever heard the story […]

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Nothing like the holidays to get you out of the rut and thinking a little differently. For those of us in the southern hemisphere, it’s summer. The end of one calendar year and beginning of the next, is our time to pause and reflect. We down tools, head outdoors, spend time with friends and family, […]

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We have all read the stories. The super cool Silicon Valley tech companies where every person works remotely. No office locations. No 9-5. No commute. No water cooler chat. Instead, just a group of hyper-outcomes-focussed individuals, working around the world (usually in ‘sexy’ places – think NY, Berlin or Bondi), using technology to collaborate, and […]

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Dear CEOs, Please stop firing pregnant women (and women just before they return from Maternity Leave). Or at least use your considerable organisational power to stop others from doing it on your watch. It is an incredibly shabby way to treat people. It damages our shared future. Oh, and it’s against the law. Sincerely, Everyone […]

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As 2017 comes to a close, many of us will find ourselves reflecting on the year that was, and almost as many will start to think about the year (and future) that could be. Some will of us will bound towards December 31, bursting with pride and excitement about what has been achieved, the relationships […]

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At mwah. we love nothing more than sharing new and different thinking, and creating a space for broader dialogue and debate about what the future could look like, if it was designed to work for all of us. In the work we do, we are lucky enough to connect with forward thinkers who want to […]

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When we interview a ‘bad’ candidate, we often list off the reasons they’re ‘wrong’, but long before they’re good or bad, we have to own our own impact. Recently, we’ve been doing a lot of work around bias with a number of clients, plus finalising our new Recruitment content to be released next week, and […]

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If you are not in the wedding business – Nothing. Continue as you were, treating everyone in your team inclusively, with respect and fairness. If you are in the wedding business – Adjust your forecasts and marketing plans. Your market just got a whole new segment. ☺  

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