3 04, 2019

Connect. Now.

2019-04-05T12:35:10+00:002019/04/03 at 4:44 PM|Tags: , , , |

By Dan Hammond, Chief Disruption Officer, LIW

Brexit continues to deliver terrible leadership examples that are hard to learn from so this week, an escape. Something soothing and personal.

In 2017, I fell out with a friend over Brexit. However dumb that sounds, I did.

Time passed and my wife recently pointed out that we don’t fall […]

21 03, 2019

Be your word

2019-03-21T10:59:44+00:002019/03/21 at 10:59 AM|Tags: , , , , |

By Pia Lee, CEO, LIW

Words count, particularly in times of crisis.

Jacinta Arden, New Zealand’s youngest Prime Minister, earned worldwide respect for her empathic, decisive and inclusive human leadership following the deadly shootings in Christchurch.

Her simple, unifying, calm words sought to reassure a shocked nation. “This is my request, I alone cannot get rid […]

28 02, 2019

The friends you keep

2019-02-28T14:08:18+00:002019/02/28 at 2:08 PM|Tags: , |

By Pia Lee, CEO, LIW

Steve Maraboli said “If you hang out with chickens, you’re going to cluck and if you hang out with eagles, you’re going to fly.”

This week has seen a lot of feathers flying.

Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen, called his boss a “racist,” “con man”, and a “cheat”. Meanwhile Trump

20 12, 2018

Love is a gift

2018-12-20T14:57:13+00:002018/12/20 at 2:57 PM|Tags: , , |

By Pia Lee, CEO, LIW

It’s that time of year again when TV channels and major retailers vie for our sentimental ‘share of wallet’. Christmas tales of old are targeted with tear jerking accuracy and subsequently catalyse our new record credit card levels of spending.

One short film from Phil Beastall however, has trumped the […]

7 10, 2015

This time it's the 'schlechten Äpfeln' that are to blame

2016-01-19T03:21:49+00:002015/10/07 at 8:34 PM|Tags: , , , |

When the recent VW scandal broke you knew that you could start counting and you would not have reached 100 before ‘a few bad apples’ were blamed.  

Philip Zimbardo told us to watch for these words when actually, it’s the barrel-makers who are responsible.

What does this mean for leadership?

Before you blame bad apples, remember your own responsibility […]