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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 finger pricks.  The young CEO,...

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...

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...

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...