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12 09, 2019

Down under performance

2019-09-12T12:14:13+00:002019/09/12 at 12:14 PM|Tags: , , |

By Dan Hammond, Chief Disruption Officer, LIW

Greetings from England where even non cricket fans have been unable to avoid the news that Australia retained the Ashes. So imagine our delight on seeing this article about an Aussie defeat – this time in management ability. Ouch.

New research from LSE could help. It found:

  • Teams […]
5 09, 2019

Special bleet: Latest leadership research

2019-09-05T12:31:15+00:002019/09/05 at 12:31 PM|

By Juliet Hammond, LIW Business Impact Consultant

Top CEOs announce a shift in focus from shareholders to a broader set of stakeholders which could drive real change. McKinsey urges us to ensure we think about individual mindsets when leading an organisational transformation, and research shows learning creates new pathways in the brain so we need […]

29 08, 2019

Meet your new team member

2019-08-29T07:41:20+00:002019/08/29 at 7:41 AM|Tags: , , , , |

By Dan Hammond, Chief Disruption Officer, LIW

An article in this week’s New Scientist about artificial intelligence (AI) used a surprising word to describe the relationship between humans and machines: teamwork.
The article tells us how AIs designed to play chess and Go have beaten humans for decades (and can now learn to do so in […]

15 08, 2019

Purpose needs a friend

2019-08-15T22:58:37+00:002019/08/15 at 10:58 PM|Tags: , |

By Pia Lee, CEO, LIW

A recent trans-Pacific flight whizzed by with the compelling accompaniment of John Carreyrou’s ‘Bad Blood.’ It chronicles the rise and fall of Theranos, a medical technology company which falsely claimed to have devised blood tests from […]

8 08, 2019

How to avoid ‘othering’

2019-08-08T10:55:16+00:002019/08/08 at 10:55 AM|

By Pia Lee, CEO, LIW

When tragic events strike at humanity, the ensuing post-mortems often induce high levels of anxiety. Professor John A Powell likens the social experience of that anxiety to a process called ‘othering’. Based on the conscious or unconscious assumption that a certain identified group poses a threat to the favoured […]

1 08, 2019

Special bleet: Latest leadership research

2019-08-01T11:07:39+00:002019/08/01 at 11:07 AM|

By Juliet Hammond, LIW Business Impact Consultant

People rate the time spent with their boss as the least enjoyable of their work day – so make them happy to be more productive, but don’t be optimistic – aim for better instead of perfect.  Women out-perform men in 17/19 leadership competencies but lack confidence when they […]

25 07, 2019

Tour de Force

2019-07-25T11:15:26+00:002019/07/25 at 10:42 AM|Tags: |

By Pia Lee, CEO, LIW

Sometimes you simply have to put your head down and push hard up hill to get things done.

Helen Bridgman is doing just that by cycling the route of the Tour de France – 3,360 kilometres – as part of the 10 women ‘InternationElles’ team. She is aiming to highlight the […]

18 07, 2019

POTUS v The Squad

2019-07-18T13:19:55+00:002019/07/18 at 1:19 PM|

By Pia Lee, CEO, LIW

‘The Squad’ made its presence known on a world stage this week with grace, poise and strength.

US Democratic Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib responded to a, at best ‘distracting’ and at worst ‘racist’, series of tweets from a sabre-rattling Trump.

As the world’s reaction oscillated […]