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My first book “Designing the Purposeful Organization” emphasized the need for alignment and ownership of purpose at every level of an organization. In summary, there should be line-of-sight between the purpose of any individual employee, to that of their team(s), to their function and to the organization. Typically, the work to determine and articulate the […]Read More
We were delighted to be asked by CIPD (North East) to facilitate an “action oriented” workshop in Newcastle recently which was attended by over 30 enthusiastic people-professionals keen to make the most of apprenticeships and the opportunities for investing in “on and off job” learning supported by the apprenticeship levy. The levy, introduced by the […]Read More
Subtitled “10 behaviors that define great global leaders”, this book takes the reader on an expansive journey into organisational insights, personal experiences and anecdotes. Based on a number of indepth interviews with mid-to-senior managers with experience of roles in foreign subsidiaries, it is a book of two halves: the first looks at the competencies and […]Read More
Kicking off our new series on the biggest challenges for leaders hoping to excel in people management this year, we’re looking at how organisations that develop a can-do, positive culture are set to be the ones to stand out from the crowd and deliver an outstanding financial performance in 2018. Overall, a growing body of […]Read More
We are delighted to announce that leadership and management development specialist The Blue Water Partnership has become the automotive division of Primeast. In the 17 years since their founding Blue Water (their new shortened title) has gained a strong reputation for success in the automotive industry.Read More
There are many business leaders who may feel they have a good handle on what it means to be a skilled facilitator, having the experience of leading meetings, engaging with staff and generally being key decision-makers that like to get things done. However, when it comes to appreciating the nuanced role of the facilitator, and […]Read More
Taking place at the end of January, it gives me great pleasure to be attending the upcoming Women in Nuclear UK 2018 Conference, which offers the chance to bring together more than 200 attendees to discuss some of the most pressing issues in corporate leadership. Building on the success of previous years, the conference theme […]Read More
Coaching can be one of the most powerful tools for helping individuals to unlock their latent potential, and to deliver change within their own behaviour and across their business. It helps give clarity on what drives us to make decisions, and can unlock new insights that can make us more effective leaders. So, what should […]Read More
Uh-oh: another book written by a sportsperson about defeating the odds after a career of almost winning. In this case, Ben Hunt-Davis, a British Olympic champion in rowing’s coxed 8’s in the Sydney Olympics of 2000. Surely this can add nothing to the saturated world of the published ‘bon-mots’ and tired homilies that follow major […]Read More
The word inspiration is derived from the Latin verb inspirare meaning “to breathe into”. When we inspire others, we literally breathe life into their actions, behaviours and performance. In Designing the Purposeful Organization – how to inspire business performance beyond boundaries, I affirm what we believe at Primeast: “Leaders see a better future and create […]Read More
You and your team can apply Karl Rohnke’s comfort/stretch/panic model to your methods of working to understand what kind of learning, knowledge and value you are receiving from your day-to-day experiences at work and outside of work. It helps you recognize the physiological responses you might experience and what your body is telling you when […]Read More
An exciting opportunity for smart employers in the UK to engage in a people development revolution arrived earlier this year in the unlikely form of apprenticeships. Well unlikely to those of us who regarded apprenticeships as a development route for young people who needed an alternative to academia. Think of the broad concept of an […]Read More