Dealing with the ‘F’ word

Some things are inevitable in life. Failure is one of them, particularly if you are ambitious, motivated and eager to succeed. The interesting thing is our perception of failure. In a winning culture you wouldRead more

Pete Lowe teams up with Tytherington School to create and sustain winning mindsets

In an educational landscape that is subject to increasing scrutiny and pressure, leadership has never been more in the spotlight. A study by Harvard Business Review recently exposed a potentially distorted reward criteria for headteachers,Read more

The power of the changing room – know your team

Too many leaders exist in ivory towers, or at least enclosed offices that separate them from their teams. If you want to know what’s really going on you need to be part of those conversationsRead more

Human performance: the fuel on the pitch and the boardroom

In human performance every second counts. Football and business are both very demanding high-pressure environments, where human performance is at the crux of success or failure.  Every second counts in ‘the beautiful game’ and theRead more

Interview: former Manchester City coach Pete Lowe, founder of First Team Ltd

Pete Lowe

This article appeared on BDAILY on 25th January 2016. By Richard Bell. With the Beautiful Game forming such a prominent part of the North West’s identity and culture, I was eager to speak to theRead more

Creating lines of success

You’re only as good as your last game. That’s something you’ll commonly hear in football but it’s equally relevant in business when it comes to performance. The fact is that creating success is challenging enough,Read more

First Team goes back to the classroom at Tytherington School

Tytherington School has teamed up with Macclesfield-based leadership advisor and former head of performance at Manchester City Football Club, Pete Lowe, to translate some lessons from the Premiership into the sphere of education. Pete, whoRead more

Katie Homes teams up with Pete Lowe to drive business growth

Wilmslow-based residential lettings and property management company, Katie Homes Ltd, has appointed leadership and performance advisor, Pete Lowe of First Team Ltd, to help take the business to the next level. Founded in 2009 inRead more

Managing mavericks – nurturing the magic while avoiding fallout

Identifying the maverick Team environments are a melting pot of personalities. Invariably, individuals with a strong desire to win, coupled with huge confidence levels, come to the fore. Often described as talents with “big egos”Read more

Leadership expert homes in on social responsibility at global football conference

Peter Lowe, former head of education and performance management at Manchester City Football Club, flew out to to Bad Ragaz in Switzerland to moderate a panel of leading global speakers at the FOOTBALL IS MORERead more

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