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Behaviours to develop trust within remote teams


Date: 23/10/2020     Author: Primeast
Categories: Articles
Tags: Leadership, Teamwork, Culture, Remote Working

These tactics to extend the reach of your company culture describe behaviours which could develop and maintain trust at work, now that managers must lead remote and dispersed teams.

How to create an inclusive culture


Date: 7/2/2020     Author: Simon Tarver
Categories: Articles
Tags: Culture, Leadership, Teamwork

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

Defining culture and values as leaders


Date: 16/5/2019     Author: David Evans
Categories: Articles
Tags: Culture, Values, Leadership, Barrett Values

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?


Date: 3/5/2019     Author: David Evans
Categories: Articles
Tags: Culture, Change

David Evans shares his experience of working with organisations during merger and acquisition to build cultural synergy across diverse structures, locations and teams

Line managers as champions of learning


Date: 18/1/2019     Author: Russell Evans
Categories: Articles
Tags: Culture, Learning and Development

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

Leading behavioural change


Date: 25/08/2020     Author: Clive Wilson
Categories: Articles
Tags: Values, Behaviours, Culture, Change, Leadership

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

The power of generative listening


Date: 23/1/2017     Author: Clive Wilson
Categories: Articles
Tags: Leadership, Teamwork, Culture

The benefit of listening is something that every good leader will appreciate and understand. Generative listening could hold the key to a more productive future.

What the Tour de France can teach us about teamwork


Date: 1/8/2014     Author: Simon Tarver
Categories: Articles
Tags: Teamwork, Leadership, Culture, Purpose, Engagement

Simon Tarver looks at the Tour de France to show two very different approaches to leading a team. And explores what's needed to avoid building a dysfunctional team.

Fighting, not conflict, is a sign of dysfunction


Date: 28/9/2020     Author: Simon Tarver
Categories: Articles
Tags: Leadership, Teamwork, Culture, Values, Purpose

Conflict can be positive within a team. But if it turns to fighting it has massive ramifications for companies. If teams become dysfunctional and fighting takes root, productivity and innovation will take a nose dive.

Should you deliver L&D programmes globally?


Date: 5/3/2015     Author: Russell Evans
Categories: Articles
Tags: Leadership, Learning and Development, Culture

Should you roll out learning development programmes (L&D) locally or globally? This is one of the main questions facing learning & development and HR professionals within global organisations.

Women in Leadership: Andrea Cartwright, Supergroup


Date: 16/1/2015     Author: Primeast
Categories: Articles
Tags: Leadership, Purpose, Culture

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.

Women in Leadership: Pauline Yau, Microsoft


Date: 13/2/2015     Author: Primeast
Categories: Articles
Tags: Leadership, Purpose, Culture

Pauline shares her journey, experiences and challenges as a female leader in the Tech industry. And thoughts on the current environment for professional women.

Managing Ambivalent Team Relationships


Date: 3/3/2015     Author: Simon Tarver
Categories: Articles
Tags: Leadership, Culture, Teamwork, Coaching

An ambivalent relationship is classed as a relationship in which both positive and negative feelings are present, usually with tension and conflict. It's the classic love/hate situation that requires careful balance.

Nancy Mattenberger, Infor speaks to Sarah Cave


Date: 09/09/2020     Author: Primeast
Categories: Articles
Tags: Leadership, Purpose, Culture

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.

Why You Need To Get Passionate At Work


Date: 5/5/2015     Author: Primeast
Categories: Articles
Tags: Leadership, Culture, Values

Success and passion are intrinsically linked and at Primeast we always stress the importance of loving what you do. It's what gets you up in the morning, makes you strive for better and get back up when you're knocked down.

Millennials - success is changing, and rapidly


Date: 17/9/2014     Author: Clive Wilson
Categories: Articles
Tags: Culture, Engagement, Leadership, Purpose

Following a challenge at a recent Talent Forum event, Clive Wilson shares his tips on attracting, engaging and retaining millenials. They can bring a renewed energy to your leadership and a breath of fresh air for your existing employees who might also welcome a more modern experience.

10 Principles to Drive Change in Organization Structure


Date: 25/2/2015     Author: Clive Wilson
Categories: Articles
Tags: Leadership, Change, Culture, Purpose, PrimeFocus

Clive Wilson highlights 10 principles that can be used to support organisational change efficiently and effectively in an increasingly complex business environment.

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