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

‘Keeping an open mind’ is more than just an expression – it’s a way of being and growing that’s super powerful – especially in the context of work and lifelong learning. At mwah., we absolutely believe that a more human way of working starts with a mindset about how we turn up every day. And […]

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I’m often asked about ‘what it takes to be a leader’, and heaven knows there’s a gazillion “5 things to master to be a great leader” articles around, but I believe there’s one true lesson of leadership that changes everything. It’s the answer to a very simple question – Why do you lead? And the […]

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AI is a buzzword in every business but as a society our general understanding of how it will be applied is low. Machine learning and programs that use vast amounts of information to create usable data fall under the general term ‘artificial intelligence’ or AI. Our hopes are that it will benefit society beyond our […]

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We live and work in highly connected ways and now, more than ever, we truly can ‘own’ our own careers. But in a world where we freely give away our most personal details to any bot that comes along (so often disguised as a retailer’s loyalty card or a random FaceBook survey) how can we […]

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Last night I attended the CareerTrackers Gala Dinner. It was a night of optimism, inspiration, tears (the best kind) and standing ovations for people who had achieved great things despite enormous obstacles. I loved every minute of it – every single minute. As Michael and I drove home through that lovely muggy warmth of a […]

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Most conversations on the Future of Work start with the fear that things change. We start a little differently. What if we accepted that work doesn’t work particularly well for many people now? What if we had the opportunity to change work in the future so it was better than it is today? Just maybe, […]

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mwah. and Curtin University are excited to share the Future of Work in Australia – Preparing for tomorrow’s world report first with the mwah. Community.  This report examines the way in which the organisation of work is changing – from workforces to workplaces – and the implications of these changes for Australia. The organisation of work is […]

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There’s not a person in the people, leadership or culture space who isn’t currently being challenged on ‘what is leadership’, let alone how to develop it. There’s also not a CEO, HRD or any other C-Suite Executive who is not acutely conscious that their ability to deliver “leadership”, either personally or through their team, will […]

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We came across a research paper this week on brain science that we absolutely loved – for its brazenness, its honesty, its clarity and its really solid advice in an overwhelming world of ‘neuro-marketing’ noise. We wanted to share it with you. Here’s why. There’s literally thousands of concepts and models and terms being claimed […]

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