Our DNA

What makes a life-changing person? It’s all in our DNA.

In the simplest terms, Lifetime DNA is a blueprint of who we are.

It’s at the heart of our culture and defines how we want do things: how we engage with one another, and our employers, learners and stakeholders.

It’s what sets our expert people apart from the competition: five core molecules (with a sixth for our Leaders and Managers) made of a unique structure that encompasses the skills, behaviours and attitudes that will help our team succeed.

It’s about bringing together the best of all our individuals to make a powerful, successful and talented team.

The Lifetime DNA 

BUILDING TRUSTED RELATIONSHIPS 

  • Anticipate and recognise your key stakeholder needs.
  • Manage expectations – follow through on actions.
  • Adapt your communicating to engage and influence.
  • We must always be open and honest in all our communication and interactions.
  • Earn the trust and respect of others to work together to achieve goals.

ASPIRATIONAL – DRIVING EXCEPTIONAL PERFORMANCE  

  • Have an inner drive to achieve high quality results and exceed expectations.
  • Be forward thinking in your approach.
  • Drive your own performance and development through stretching challenges.
  • Contribute to a high performance culture to deliver great results.

COLLABORATIVE WORKING 

  • Adapting approach to involve others.
  • Consulting and working with others for success of organisation.
  • Taking responsibility for own work.
  • Respecting others’ views and contributions.
  • Sharing best practice, knowledge and expertise.
  • Taking whatever role is needed to support others and achieve results.

PIONEERING – CHAMPIONING CHANGE AND INNOVATION

  • Creative, solution focused thinking.
  • Embrace change.
  • Innovate - always looking for better ways of doing things.
  • Get to the heart of an issue - apply great judgement; make decisions; solve problems.

EXCELLING – PUTTING QUALITY AT THE HEART OF EVERYTHING

  • Act as a role model, adopting high professional standards.
  • Quality is central to everything you do – act as an ambassador of high quality & standards.
  • Take responsibility for your own work.
  • Focus on the solution, not the problem and finds a way forward to learn for the future.
  • Inspire & motivate those around you.
  • Deliver outstanding results.
  • Celebrate success.
  • Show resilience under pressure.

INSPIRING LEADERSHIP

  • Ability to create confident, performing teams that release the potential in everyone and sustain a profitable business.
  • Shows a personal commitment to on-going development for themselves and others. 

If you already share our DNA behaviours, you could have what it takes to join us. 

Find out more about our current vacancies here.