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By Pia Lee, CEO, LIW Every morning for the last two weeks, I have descended to my ‘garage-gym’ and pushed my body to meet the challenge before me. It’s been a valuable physical and psychological journey. The Push Up Challenge raises awareness of the 3,046 suicides...

By Dan Hammond, Chief Disruption Officer, LIW Matthew Syed’s brilliantly named article ‘We can go on meeting like this’ is a refreshing endorsement of the power of virtual meetings. It must be said, it starts with an indictment on meetings in general, calling them ‘forums in...

By Dan Hammond, Chief Disruption Officer, LIW In these times of huge events, I have found solace in reading about the tiniest animals on earth – microbes – in Ed Yong’s excellent ‘I Contain Multitudes’. A Dutchman named Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, born in 1632, used ingenious microscopes...

By Dan Hammond, Chief Disruption Officer, LIW In a week when a toilet roll cost more than a barrel of oil, it’s probably best not to take things too seriously. Some excellent Lockdown Lingo is emerging which should help. ‘The elephant in the Zoom’ is the glaring...

By Dan Hammond, Chief Disruption Officer, LIW Milan has announced an ambitious plan to reduce car usage after the lockdown. The smallish Northern Italian city will convert 35km of streets to be more pedestrian and cyclist friendly. The Madonnina on the spire of the Duomo can smile...

By Pia Lee, CEO, LIW Leadership assessment centres are designed to test leadership behaviours through simulated ‘critical incidents’. The theory is that these events amplify our natural tendencies. Ironically, these occur much more regularly in everyday life, where our responses are often observed and judged by many. What...

By Dan Hammond, Chief Disruption Officer, LIW It was probably Winston Churchill who said ‘Never waste a good crisis’. We are all becoming aware that a post-pandemic world could be different – and better. However, it’s not guaranteed. As humans, we are very attached to how things were....

By Jennie Brown, Operations Manager, LIW This week, in my home city of Bristol, tens of thousands of people clapped, cheered and banged pots and pans from their homes at 8pm as healthcare workers finished their shifts and headed home. My sister returned to work as...

By Pia Lee, CEO, LIW This was an Australian’s Minister’s lament over the confusing messaging regarding the new ‘Corona 30-minute hair-cut rule’. It seemed that restricting your coiffure to a snappy trim reduced your chances of contracting the virus. But then 48 hours later – it...