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. See Article 

Gold Coast named as the world’s first World Kindness City  Lea Emery, Gold Coast Bulletin 

WHEN Michael Lloyd-White arrived on the Gold Coast this week he kept his purpose secret.The World Kindness Foundation chairman, Mr Lloyd-White, wanted the chance to secretly observe the Gold Coast and see why it had just been named the world’s first World Kindness City. See Article 

World Kindness Day Nov 13 The Examiner Tasmania Sean Slatter

It’s one of the hallmarks of the upcoming festive season, but what does it actually mean to be kind?

With Monday marking World Kindness Day, the spotlight was on the definition of the word in today’s world. See Article 

World Kindness Day . 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. 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 life See Article 

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 Harassment. Bullying. Racism. Sexism. Homophobia. 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. See 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. See.Article

Be the Gift that Keeps on Giving; Become a Goodwill Ambassador  INDVSTRVS  Jan 31 2018 Michael Lloyd-White
Kindness campaigns championed by Goodwill Ambassadors generate meaningful and positive exchanges within organisations in both the private and public-sector spaces – and the results speak louder than slogans. See Article

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


How a Culture of Compliance Kills Kindness INDVSTRVS  Feb 28 2018 Michael Lloyd-White
What makes a human a sentient being is the ability to ask ‘why?’ Senior Advisor to the WKUSA Board Michael Lloyd-White unpacks some of the myths of kindness and why a culture of compliance takes away our ability to exercise personal judgement – particularly in situations where kindness should usurp the rule book, See Article


Leadership and Kindness Can Co-exist INDVSTRVS  March 29 2018 Michael Lloyd-White

With the quiet admonition by former US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, urging colleagues on Capitol Hill to seek ‘kindness’ in a ‘very mean-spirited town’ last week, we are reminded that practising leadership and kindness is not a dichotomy. Article


Overcoming Barriers to Kindness in Business and Politics
INDVSTRVS  May 3rd 2018 Michael Lloyd-White

Final installment of Kindness & Leadership; Chief Advisor to WKUSA, Michael Lloyd-White talks with leaders in business and politics Gavin Buckley Mayor of Annapolis USA, Nirmala Mehendale, 1st female President to Mumbai Business Chamber and Mr Noel Hadjimichael (R)  Naval officer and current UK Political Advisor on why budgetary constraints and self-interest should not usurp our instincts to show kindness in our everyday interactions as leaders. Article


How to be Kind to a Corporate Psychopath  INDVSTRVS  April 11 2018 Michael Lloyd-White
Working with a corporate psychopath must be one of the most difficult challenges for any leader or team member to experience in their career. Trying to manage this kind of personality with kindness is not however, impossible. Chief Advisor to World Kindness USA Michael Lloyd-White shares how it’s done… Article

Podcast Interview with Jesse Johnson November 2017
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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Radio Interview with Thomas Marlow May 3rd 2018 Duration 14.12min

Our Chairman and Founder, Mr Michael Lloyd-White was in Perth meeting with the Lord Mayor to speak at Western Australia’s Health Care Sector’s first “Gathering of Kindness”, he also addressed a “Conversation in Kindness” with the local community when media students from Edith Cowan University quickly seized the opportunity inviting him for a spontaneous candid interview. Michael was with the Perth Goodwill Ambassador, Ms Sarah Strong and gave a condensed overview of the challenges to and solutions for a kindness, in a world which has become all about self. If you only have time to hit the highlights then this is for you.
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