Big Thinking

It all started in team meeting when Sally Cooper (mwah. Community and Connections Manager), showed me an article called ‘Get Shit Done Sunday’ and said – “you need to do this”. Ok, so I admit my first reaction was to ever so slightly (read – outrageously dramatically), raise an eyebrow and scoff. I don’t need […]

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A few weeks ago, as we approached the 50th Anniversary of the “Yes” Referendum about Indigenous Australians, I was invited to a “Yes” event at the Australian, Film, Television and Radio School (or as it is lovingly known, AFTRS). In so many ways, it was a confronting event. As you would expect, being housed in […]

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In just 43 short days we will be at the end of the 2017 financial year. Time for EOFY parties (time to let off some steam), mid-season sales (ohhh I would like some new ankle boots, thank you) and fat healthy budgets for 2018 (of course we can have our conference in Fiji!). But beyond […]

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Schadenfreudian as it may be, I don’t think I’m alone when I’m sometimes secretly pleased to see a spate of articles about tech companies not getting it right. After all, no company ever gets it ALL right, so surely a whole industry can’t get it ALL right. It doesn’t seem like long ago that Amazon […]

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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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