17 10, 2019

Got a team? Do this first!

2019-10-17T14:41:44+00:002019/10/17 at 2:41 PM|Tags: |

By Dan Hammond, Chief Disruption Officer, LIW

Our Product Development team delivered a big release this week. This was by no means guaranteed.

Three months ago, the team used Squadify (the product we were developing!) to uncover the conditions in the team. We were strong on purpose, goals and commitment but fell down on ‘role […]

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 06, 2019

S, D and May Day!

2019-06-05T08:38:42+00:002019/06/05 at 8:29 AM|Tags: , , , , , , |

By Pia Lee, CEO, LIW

Some weeks involve big decisions being made. This week has three that particularly stand out.

Thursday marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day, when the largest seaborne invasion force in history set sail for France on a mission to liberate Europe. A decision involving 156,000 troops and the fate of millions.

Friday could […]

30 05, 2019

How exactly is your team doing?

2019-05-31T08:42:45+00:002019/05/30 at 3:01 PM|Tags: , , , , |

By Dan Hammond, Chief Disruption Officer, LIW

The times they are a-changing and there’s probably no happy ending if teams don’t change too.

So says McKinsey in an article focusing on what it takes to lead an agile transformation. They highlight the need for networks of empowered teams which attract, develop and retain dynamic, passionate […]