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Building resiliency as leaders
Chris Lazenby, Primeast Associate, suggests some practical ways you can build resilience as a leader during these uncertain times. How managing your own state will ensure you can support your teams more effectively
The Next Adventure - creating opportunity from crisis
Russell Evans considers the opportunity for leaders to re-imagine a new and better future in a post pandemic world and how leaders can begin to create a vision for the future
Returning to work
Sarah Cave, Head of Leadership, reflects on the value of coaching during this 'Return to Work' phase. With remote working now an accepted norm, how does a leader build trust and confidence and a sense of connectedness with remote and complex team structures?
How to lead in uncertainty
Martin Carver reflects on the challenges facing all leaders at the present time: how to lead with clarity, vision and purpose in the face of such unpredictable and uncertain times. Introducing the VUCAR response as a framework to guide you
Why purpose matters more than ever
Clive Wilson considers how PrimeFocus can be used as a framework for leaders to stay true to purpose despite the current challenges. Helping you manage the short term and long term perspectives
Are you fit to lead?
Sarah Cave, Head of Leadership at Primeast shares insights into being fit to lead with tips around managing stress, diet and even sleep. With practical tips you take start on today to manage your own and the wellbeing of your teams
How to create an inclusive culture
Simon Tarver writes about his experiences of working with teams, the damaging notion of 'them and us' and the importance of a clear understanding of purpose and vision to mobilise, engage and unify teams
How to lead in a VUCA world
David Evans reflects on the need for a new set of skills in a rapidly changing world that will help leaders navigate the challenge and uncertainty they face on a daily basis. And why we must focus on learning and development that develops the internal operating system
Self-awareness - the beginning of leadership
Inspired by Antony Tjan, David Evans considers the whole person leadership approach and why it is critical when investing in improving leadership effectiveness. And why the first step in any development journey is self-awareness
Leading with authenticity and integrity
A shining example of leading with authenticity and integrity to ensure a level playing field whilst building trust among your stakeholder groups - a valuable lesson for any leader
The leadership ecosystem
Exploring the nature of dispersed leadership and how it can be applied in the context of a complex leadership system; the subject of our latest Talent Forum. Leaders explore a topical workplace challenge facilitated by Clive Wilson using action learning sets.
The 5 creative competencies you need to succeed
Sarah Cave explores how the Leadership Circle can help you understand the critical competencies Leaders need to be able to lead an organistion through change and challenge and how to improve your leadership effectiveness
How to foster purposeful leadership
Clive Wilson explores how the Leadership Circle 360 degree instrument can be used to give your leaders feedback on the extent to which they are creative or reactive leaders
Defining culture and values as leaders
David Evans explores the roles of culture, values and purpose in leadership. We can develop the self-awareness and creative competencies to deliver the conditions in which everyone can do their best at work.
How to manage cultural alignment during M&As?
David Evans shares his experience of working with organisations during merger and acquisition to build cultural synergy across diverse structures, locations and teams
How to boost collective leadership effectiveness
How a Primeast Leadership Development programme can improve the effectiveness of your collective leadership team using The Leadership Circle to transform organisational performance
Use it or lose it - the Apprenticeship Levy fund?
75% is not spent, use yours for the York St John MBA. If your organisation pays the apprenticeship levy (England) talk to Primeast about senior leader degree apprenticeships with York St John University
Line managers as champions of learning
How embedding a culture of learning in your organisation starts with line managers and ensures any investment in learning and development is sustained for long term behaviour change and improved performance
It's a wonderful workplace
When it comes to management of mental wellbeing in the workplace, there is a fundamental link between an organisation's values, its leadership style and its culture that cannot be overlooked.
Leading behavioural change
Understanding your own values and behaviour is an important first step in bringing about successful change within your organisation. How shared values and culture will unite teams in pursuit of the organisation's vision
Millennials are taking their place in the world of work - it's troubling for some leaders that this group are deemed harder to engage with and understand than any other. We look at what Simon Sinek has said about this generation.
Switch on and mix up blended learning
Our Head of Client Solutions offers a different way of looking at how to design a blended learning program is to think about how to make the best smoothie.
Women in Leadership: Andrea Cartwright, Supergroup
Andrea shared with us her journey, the challenges she's encountered as a female leader, and her tips for those looking to get to the top.
Nancy Mattenberger, Infor speaks to Sarah Cave
Congratulations to Nancy for being voted one of the Top 25 Women Leaders in IT Services 2020! In 2015 she shared with us her journey, the challenges she's encountered as a female leader, and her tips for those looking to get to the top.
10 Principles to Drive Change in Organization Structure
Clive Wilson highlights 10 principles that can be used to support organisational change efficiently and effectively in an increasingly complex business environment.