mwah. News & Blog : leadership

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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Have you ever experienced a small act of leadership that made a surprisingly big impact? I’m talking about the humble, everyday actions of a leader – at any level – that can make a much bigger difference to a business than the ‘text book’ qualities we often hear called out. Can those small actions be […]

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Last week, I watched two speeches by two very senior leaders. In both cases, I found myself watching every fibre of their beings, with every fibre of mine. I was watching for honesty, and the vulnerability that comes with it. I could hear all the words, but I was watching their faces, looking for a […]

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I’m always fascinated by so many leaders thinking they’re truly talented at managing talent when we all know that so many people leave a business because they’re not developing, and businesses are always looking outside because the internal talent isn’t ready. Ironically, it does remind me of the gender pay gap. Almost every leader I’ve […]

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This is your chance! Its your turn! You have been working (really) hard in the year (and years) leading up to the promotion round. You feel like you’ve done great work, you have great relationships and are ready to take that next step. Your ducks are in the perfect row. Then, the unthinkable happens – […]

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Answering the question – Is it possible to handle bullying in a human way? As people start to love working in a mwah. way, there are so many cases coming back to us, and we want to keep sharing them. We see them as an antidote for cynicism. There a few topics we get asked […]

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We all want to work somewhere with a great culture and leadership, but it’s so hard to pick either of these when you’re still outside the organisation. Here’s some thoughts on how best to get some inside info so you make great decisions.  Step 1 – The Mindset You are a really important part of […]

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This not an article about the laundry list of experiences you need to become a CEO or Senior Exec (you know, the typical stint in sales, a cross-functional move, a slot running a business, a top tier MBA… etc, etc, etc). No, today I am sharing the ten experiences that every single one of us […]

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