mwah. Big Thinking

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

In our recent Happy Workers report we found that 71% of Australian’s really aren’t all that happy. The Australian Psychological Society has found that one of the key contributors to this is stress and its impact on employee wellness. On this topic, our wellness partner Energx have identified seven Energy Crisis Indicators (ECI’s) that we should be mindful of personally […]

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Before you read this I just want to warn you that most HR people I’ve met don’t like me. I discovered this when I gave up my big shiny GM of Marketing job with lots of perks and big budgets to take a secondment (with no perks and zero budget) as GM of Employee Experience […]

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This morning my step-father, or ‘Dad’ as he has always been, had a stroke. When you get a call before you’re out of bed on a Saturday morning to say “Dad’s had a stroke”, you stop breathing, until your sister adds the words “small” to the sentence – “They think it’s a small one. Dad’s […]

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Over the last week the fabulous mwah. community shared your ‘best’ development experiences with us via Facebook, Instagram and email. This is what you said…. “The best development experience I have had also made me SUPER uncomfortable! I was thrown in the deep end with a BIG project that I had no idea how to […]

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We are so excited that Rhonda Brighton-Hall, mwah. CEO and Co-Founder will be speaking at TedX at NSW University in August! We are big fan of Ted Talks here at team mwah. and wanted to share some of our favourites with you; Everyday Leadership – Drew Dudley No, this is not another stock standard leadership […]

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Watching this ANZ story play out over the last few days, I feel somewhere between a sense of sadness and a sense of dejevu. It also makes me ponder corporate branding and EVPs as we call them – that’s Employee Value Propositions for those unfamiliar with the jargon. If you’ve missed the beginning, the ANZ […]

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Being a productive business owner is no different than being productive at anything in life. It comes down to how well you manage the small choices you make every day. Since starting Monocle, Common Goods and Hops & Craft, I’ve had to make huge strides in how I approach my day to be more productive. […]

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Development – owning your own career and human capital Today at mwah. HQ we had our third mwah. Community Break out Breakfast, where we explored the concepts of owning your own career and human capital. At this brilliant event (thank you to our awesome community members), we discussed the way things work now, and how […]

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On the face of it moving from working in silos to collaborative teams seems straightforward – change the structure, reporting lines, role profiles and make accountabilities clear. However it usually takes more than this to make the change happen. Part of the reason that it is more complex than it first appears (leaving organizational culture […]

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Yes. And that it is a wonderful thing! While this may be enough information for some of you to keep moving forward with, I understand that for others, this six word response is probably not going to cut it. Let me makes a more compelling case by starting with a short (I promise) story. Some […]

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