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I was delighted recently to share a conference platform with Jennifer Holloway, author of “Personal Branding for Brits”. I was speaking on the future of leadership development and in our respective keynotes, we both touched on the immense role of values and behaviours in brand and corporate culture. I really enjoyed listening to Jennifer at […]Read More
Turbulence and relevance Two key challenges that face organisations in all sectors these days are; dealing with turbulence and staying relevant in a rapidly changing world. Several recent conversations with clients have led to my growing awareness of the topic of Emergence and that it should become a focus for all senior leaders. After all, […]Read More
I’ve just finished reading Anthony Tjan’s latest book, ‘Good People’, on the cover of which the author asserts that the only leadership decision that really matters is good people: something which is hard to disagree with. It charts the lessons learned by Tjan during his 22 or so years in business, with almost 100 interviews conducted to dig deeper […]Read More
LEADERSHIP: How to engage all stakeholders and stay relevant in a changing world The words chaos, confusion and uncertainty have been bandied around considerably recently, mostly associated with the shifting political landscape. And in the world of work, the term “VUCA” seems to have been added to our lexicon, denoting the “volatile, uncertain, complex and […]Read More
If you consider what is likely to be going on in your organisation over the next two to three years, you will almost certainly conclude that one or more of the following interlinked challenges apply in some measure; and which, left unchecked, will create potentially fundamental fissures in the foundations of your business. The shift […]Read More
As a leadership development professional and self-confessed leadership geek, I am always on the lookout for new tools, techniques, books, ideas and perspectives. So you can imagine my excitement when a colleague told me in December 2015 that he had come across a leadership effectiveness diagnostic we hadn’t seen before. As a leadership team at Primeast, […]Read More
The first thing immediately apparent about this book is that it is in fact two books; confusing, huh? The mother-daughter authoring duo has given us a 700 page bonanza packed full of insight, information and intention. Essentially, both books are about the neuroscience and nature of gender bias in business – one focuses single mindedly […]Read More
At Primeast we are very happy to be able to share our knowledge and experience with community and third sector projects which allow us to give a bit back to the world. Our Blue Water Primeast colleague Gordon Roscoe has been working with an amazing UK charity for the last few months. As well as […]Read More
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