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Twice in the last few weeks I’ve heard words around disability that have made my heart sing. Perfect clarity and brutal honesty around a topic that often has too many platitudes and a lot of complicated jargon. Firstly, I heard Kurt Fearnley speak at the CoreNet conference. His words “I don’t have a disability because […]

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Earlier this week, the mwah. team were invited to the annual Innovation lecture held by the Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering –running for over 20 years. This year the speaker James Chin Moody, covered a system engineers fascinating path to his current role as Founder and CEO of Australian parcel delivery business Sendle. It was […]

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No issue is more polarising than the gig economy. In my work, I am lucky enough to connect with different people every day. Different sectors, different companies, different career stages, different lived experiences. And given I am not a huge fan of small talk (one mention of the weather and I automatically turn my brain […]

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The future of work and virtual reality are two of our favourite topics at mwah. at the moment. Following on from Rhonda Brighton-Halls two excellent articles ‘We need to talk about the future of work’ and the ‘Reality of Inclusion’, I was curious to research further. Just how quickly could these changes in technology impact all […]

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A year ago, we were approached by a relatively unknown virtual reality company – Equal Reality. At the time, we were also, as a business, in our infancy. Equal Reality had been sent in mwah.’s direction as a source of a very deep and different way to tackle diversity, inclusion, empathy and belonging. We went along […]

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Let’s be honest, the current workplace is not that great. So why are we so resistant to changing it? Rhonda Brighton-Hall makes a case for rethinking the way we work, learn and live that will benefit everyone. Originally published for InsideRetail Australia. Whenever we talk about the future of work, we talk about the demise […]

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For the avid followers of mwah., you’ll remember a few weeks ago we did our first ‘Collab’ article on Everyday Empathy. This had a resoundingly strong readership – in part given my colleague Sonja Ankucic is an outstanding writer; in part, because the application of empathy in an increasingly digital world hits the press every […]

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‘Morning guys’ – the email starts. ‘Quick observation that is really getting on my tits’. Then it gets worse. And worse. And even worse. It ends with a pretty clear direction – ‘YOU BETTER UP YOUR GAME OR YOU WILL FEEL MY WRATH…’. This, thankfully, is not an email I received.  It was something a […]

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The world we used to call ‘white collar’ is the new frontier of safety and wellness at work, and despite a plethora of brown bag lunches, we have a feeling we’re hopelessly underprepared.  As a kid, I knew the Mount Kembla’s Mining Disaster as a story my Grandfather told. On 31 July 1902, 93 men […]

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