Silos … and the walls came tumbling down …

19 February 2015

The Challenge: You have vertical business units which currently exhibit silo behaviours where there is potential for collaboration and cross-selling. The PB Mindset and PB Method could help with this in two ways: a quick win and a more strategic response. Quick Win: Help the separate departments with what we call ‘Valuable Networking’, a key part of the PB […]… [Read more]


The PB Mindset Programme

30 January 2015

We were hired to support the newly formed Business Solutions team within BAE Applied Intelligence develop a strong team spirit, construct a collective goal that energised them, that they could all get behind and move towards powerfully. We took them through our PB Mindset: how to recognise and play to their own, each others’ and the […]… [Read more]


Influence workshop for Fujitsu Future Leaders

16 December 2014

Personal-Best has delivered an “Influencing Stakeholders” workshop to a cohort from the Fujitsu Future Leaders Programme. The workshop provides participants with a flexible and powerful way to influence others (using Professor Cialdini’s model, globally recognised by governments and businesses).  It is one of the building blocks of the PB Methodology – a suite of sophisticated skills that assemble into a simple, […]… [Read more]


Personal-Best founder Bill Barry featured on Olympic website

13 October 2014

Personal-Best founder Bill Barry shares why the Olympic Games mean so much to him at: http://www.olympic.org/news/tokyo-silver-medallist-bill-barry-about-why-the-olympic-games-mean-so-much-to-him/239294… [Read more]


James Caplin’s Computer Weekly article on driving change

9 October 2014

Personal-Best Lead Partner, James Caplin, has had an article published in Computer Weekly entitled “The digital CIO: Motivate the elephant” in which he explores how CIO’s can use a range of strategies to better drive change. If you’d like to know more, contact jamescaplin@personal-best.org… [Read more]


Philip Brew joins the Personal-Best team

9 October 2014

We are delighted to welcome Philip Brew to our team. Philip is a highly experienced executive coach and a leader in the development of the coaching profession. A Master Certified Coach with 17 years’ professional coaching experience, he is a gifted facilitator of in-depth change and growth.   His passion is to partner his clients in the process […]… [Read more]


2014 Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 Challenge

7 August 2014

Personal-Best is supporting Lead Partner Paul Barker as he takes on the 2014 Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 on August 10th to raise money for Marie Curie Cancer Care. The ride starts in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, then follows a 100-mile route on closed roads through the capital and into the Surrey Hills, finishing on The […]… [Read more]


King’s College Hospital Board Development Programme

19 June 2014

  Our client runs a major London teaching hospital with all that entails: a plethora of services, a host of staff with a wide range of skills, constant (and literal) life and death decisions to be made at all levels, partnerships with countless specialist services, finances relentlessly buffeted by political headwinds, not to mention some […]… [Read more]


The Truth about Teamwork

6 March 2014

Many senior leadership teams (SLTs) are told that to perform at their best, they must constantly strive to behave as a tight, closely-knit team. Team building events and initiatives often reinforce this assumption. Excitement is generated on the day, along with commitments, but sadly these are often quickly abandoned as ‘real life’ kicks in back […]… [Read more]


Doing Ch>nge Tod>y when a change project is underway

24 October 2013

We are often asked about whether it is worth launching Ch>nge Tod>y before, or during a Change Project, or is it better to wait till it’s over? Our feeling is that it is most effective to do it just as, or during, an actual Change Project. That’s because: 1) Participants can bring the change programme […]… [Read more]