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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...

By Pia Lee, CEO, LIW I was told once that ‘FINE’ stood for Fed up, Insecure, Neurotic and Exhausted! And yet it has become an automatic response to an equally automatic question: ‘how are you doing?’ It seems that Angela Merkel is determined to use it as...

By Andy Chevis, Managing Consultant, LIW I was in a client’s board meeting the other day feeling very uneasy. I was lost, struggling to understand the strategy being presented.  Just before panic set in, I started wondering – If I’m struggling to understand, am I the...

By Dan Hammond, Chief Disruption Officer, LIW This week’s bleet comes from the wonderful world of the FIFA Women’s World Cup. It was sparked by some less than wonderful behaviour of the Cameroonian team in their fixture against England. They reacted badly to some tough calls against...

By Dan Hammond, Chief Disruption Officer, LIW Data from Squadify tells us that only 17% of teams rate their decision-making process as 5/5. This is not surprising as many teams mistake talking about a topic for making a decision! This often takes place in what our very...

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...

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...

By Dan Hammond, Chief Disruption Officer, LIW Data from our lovely new product for teams – or ‘squads’ as we call them – tells us that the teams cannot ‘talk straight to each other without anyone taking offence’. It’s the lowest rated condition. This means that many...

By Pia Lee, CEO, LIW In the 1960’s the rallying cry ‘there’s no ‘i’ in team’ galvanised people to make the most of their collective talents. Fifty years on, the shine has definitely come off this powerful unit. Pace, remote working and ubiquitous technology have morphed the...