The Courage To Be Kind

by Jesse Johnson Interviews Michael Lloyd-White | Podcast Courage To Be Kind

The Coalition of the Goodwilling Part 1 INDVSTRVS Nov 1st 2017 Nov 2017
With World Kindness Day coming up on 13 November, we invited the former General Secretary of the World Kindness Movement, Sydney-based Michael Lloyd-White to share, in a four-part series during the month of November, his five-year journey in taking kindness around the globe, and, why choosing kindness in business is always the better option…
Kind living in the USA
 Part II INDVSTRVS Nov 6 2017
Following on from Part I, last week, we chat with Advisor to the Board of World Kindness USA Michael Lloyd-White on his journey to establishing WK USA, and how organisations can do their bit to bring about real change in a world that celebrates, and rewards, self-interest. According to Lloyd-White, real change starts and ends, with collaboration. See Article

All You Need Is A Kindness Clause Part III INDVSTRVS Nov 13 2017
Part 3 in a 4 part series released for World Kindness Day explores the challenges in a workplace or in the volunteer space and how a strategy of Kindness can de-escalate the most volatile situations by learning to default to the kinder option.See Article 

A Momentum of Kindness Part iV INDVSTRVS Nov 22nd 2017
As we wrap up the month of World Kindness in November, World Kindness USA Advisor Michael Lloyd-White says there persists a dominant, global narrative in the media which inspires many to follow and unwittingly perpetuate it; sadly it is not a campaign of kindness, but a campaign of fear and hatred. Nonetheless, Lloyd-White has a plan, and it begins with asking our ourselves, and demanding it of our leaders, to be the best we can be.

World Kindness Day is Nov. 13. Washington Post
You didn’t know? Well, it’s a day when someone might unexpectedly buy you a cup of coffee or hold a door for you. Or perhaps you’ll do that for someone else. Maybe it’s a day you’ll buy a lottery ticket for a stranger. Washington Post See Article

What Business Does Kindness Have In Business?  INDVSTRVS  Jan 2018 Michael Lloyd-White
If you’re looking for when the word ‘kindness’ last appeared on your company’s agenda, you might find yourself left wanting among dusty closets and archived boxes. Like all things much loved, but a little neglected, perhaps it’s time to dust off the ‘word’ and give it a new lease of lifeArticle

Why is Kindness The Answer to Worldplace Woes? Forbes Nov 2017 Jaclyn Lyndsey
If you’ve spent even just 10 minutes scanning the headlines in the last month, the workplace can seem like it’s suddenly become a minefield. 
Sexual, BullyingRacismSexismHomophobia,
This isn’t news–in fact, it’s been happening since the beginning of time—but in
this cultural moment, we are finally talking about these micro- and macro-aggressions openly. Article

Make Kindness Business As Usual INDVSTRVS  Jan 15 2018 Michael Lloyd-White
Engaging employees to make kindness a daily habitual takes more than a token cheque. WKUSA Chief Advisor Michael Lloyd-White offers a few pearls of kindness to help encourage employees to make free-will offerings a mainstay in working life. Article

 INDVSTRVS  Jan 31st  2018 Michael Lloyd-White

Beat Bullies and By-stander Behaviour with Kindness  INDVSTRVS  Feb 11 2018 Michael Lloyd-White
With RAK Week underway this article in INDVSTRVS, business magazine was published with a focus on how Kindness addresses bystander behaviour and bullying in the workplace far greater than any anti-bullying policy or handbook can.See Article


Podcast Interview with Jesse Johnson
Michael Lloyd-White never intended to be a leader of a global movement. One day while visiting a school yard, he stumbled into a calling that has lead him to be one of the world leaders of the kindness organization, World Kindness. Starting in his native Australia, he is now poised to bring World Kindness more firmly into the US. In this episode you may learn:

– A more complete definition of the word ‘kindness’
– How acts of kindness can be acknowledged
– How terrorism as an organizational model has inspired the kindness movement.
– How you can be a kinder person in action today

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