26 Mar 2021

How Scott Morrison is failing the personal leadership test
In short, Scott Morrison, Prime Minister of Australia, is failing the personal leadership test. This not only impacts his personal standing as a leader, but has profound impacts on all of his constituents. ‘A leader should not take credit when things go right if they are not willing to accept responsibility when things go wrong’Simon Sinek My last Air Force post had the motto ‘Acce...

25 Mar 2021

Leadership Assessment Tool Testimonial - Karen Merry
Completing a leadership assessment tool is the first step to understanding your leadership strengths and development opportunities. We are very grateful to Karen Merry for her very kind recommendation following completion of the Velocity Leadership CheckPoint and debrief. When you are looking to understand your leadership behaviours and capabilities, the CheckPoint is the perfect plac...

25 Mar 2021

A leaders should not take credit
'A leader should not take credit when things go right if they are not willing to accept responsibility when things go wrong' Simon Sinek. This struck such a cord with me this morning. My last post when I was in the Air Force (many moons ago) was at Officers Training School, which holds the motto 'Accept Responsibility'. It meant a lot to me then and framed how I tried to behave as an ...

22 Mar 2021

Leadership Assessment Tool Testimonial - Stuart Smith
Completing a leadership assessment tool is the first step to understanding your leadership strengths and development opportunities. We are very grateful to Stuart Smith of Fiscal Artisans for her very kind recommendation following completion of the Velocity Leadership CheckPoint and debrief. Thank you Stuart! It is a pleasure to work with passionate leaders such as yourself. When y...

18 Mar 2021

Want to Have A Great Business Culture? Focus On These 5 Leadership Behaviours
Want to have a great business culture? Setting, maintaining and changing a great business culture can be a particularly challenging task for CEO’s and leaders. Compared to hitting sales targets and ensuring key metrics are met, measuring and checking culture can seem like an incredibly nebulous activity. Yet the importance of having a strong and vibrant culture has never been more imp...

17 Mar 2021

Leadership Assessment Tool - Bethany Whitters Testimonial
Completing a leadership assessment tool is the first step to understanding your leadership strengths and development opportunities. Thank you Bethany Whitters of Strategic Surveys, for taking the time to write a lovely Google review following completion of her Velocity Leadership CheckPoint and debrief with Michael Peiniger. Wednesday is all about gratitude at the Institute of Managemen...

16 Mar 2021

Leadership Assessment Tool Testimonial - Gabby Symons
Completing a leadership assessment tool is the first step to understanding your leadership strengths and development opportunities. We are very grateful to Gabby Symons for her very kind recommendation following completion of the Velocity Leadership CheckPoint and debrief. 'The CheckPoint profiling report that I completed was one of the best leadership profiling tools that I have...

16 Mar 2021

Toxic Environments Equate To Poor Leadership
Toxic environments equate to poor leadership. Toxic environments, toxic cultures - they flourish when leadership chooses to ignore a problem person or issue, and hopes that it will go away or 'sort itself out'. Toxic cultures and workplaces start with 'drift' - the difference between what is expected in behaviour and performance, and what is delivered. We expect our leaders to have a ...

15 Mar 2021

Executive Leadership Coaching - James Ratten Testimonial
We get to work with some dedicated, focussed leaders in the IMLD Executive Leadership Coaching program - and James Ratten from 4Legs Petfood is no exception. Hesitation is normal when working with someone new - and a key part of the executive coaching process is building trust with the people you work with. Thank you James Ratten for sharing your Executive Leadership Coaching experience...

15 Mar 2021

Great Leaders Are Humble Learners
A reminder today - great leaders are humble learners. Today women around the country march in protest - march for justice - march for equality. Their voice will be loud. Men - take a moment to listen today with your ears, not with your mouths.Our national leaders should be listening, learning and taking action. Today is not a day for bluster, for hiding in offices, for asking to be met o...