mwah. Big Thinking

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

That’s right, I’m calling it. Bullshit. The way we currently approach performance discussions is broken, and this is not an issue that is going to be solved by changing performance ‘rating scales’, or by ‘cloud based people software’ (yawn) or even by throwing performance management away completely.  No, my friends, this is a problem we […]

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What makes a difference when it comes to how you feel about your job?. Mwah. CEO talks with Radio National’s Richard Aedy. Listen Now >

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mwah. and Curtin University are excited to share the Happy workers: How satisfied are Australians at work? report first with the mwah. Community. This research is first of its kind in Australia and looks at what makes us happy at work. Is it what we do? Is it the way we work? Who we work […]

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Thank you so much for those who came to the first mwah. Community Breakout Breakfast. We loved meeting you and discussing some of the findings from the the recently released mwah. and Curtin University Happy Workers Report. Check out a short video below from Rhonda Brighton-Hall, CEO and Co-Founder about the event; You can join […]

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mwah. Big Thinking Looking at trends around the future of work and future of leadership, there’s some really great stuff being thought of and designed, but there’s also a lot of clips of robots. Whether you’re excited about robots or overwhelmed even thinking about their impact, there is a limit to how far ‘watching robot […]

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It’s well known that many of us spend more time at work than we do at home. At home, it’s natural to think about the legacy we leave behind. Will we be a great parent? The best mother or father? The best friend? The son or daughter your parents are proud of? Will we generate […]

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We spend about 101,760* hours of our life at work in a lifetime so let’s pay more attention to the spaces in which we work Where do you work? It could be a construction site, a shop, a factory or a field or a school or hospital, but for a large chunk of us these […]

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My parents ran a shop in a small town in the West of Ireland. First it was a gift store and, as business was slow, they converted it into a toy store, then a video store and finally into a DVD store. Luckily when that market no longer existed they were ready to retire. Today, […]

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Whenever the gender pay gap is mentioned there are always those who argue it doesn’t exist, either because of differences in the way men and women work, choices women make or legislation prohibiting it. Whatever the reason, this confused rhetoric stems from a couple of sources. The first is the belief that the gender pay […]

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In this talk at the 2016 Human Synergistics Australian Conference, Michael Combs, Founder and CEO of CareerTrackers, talks about the three principals he had when starting the business; being tested on those principles; tapping into the pool of talent otherwise locked out of professional careers as well as his own challenges as a leader particularly […]

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