29 Oct 2021

AIRBLEEDS - Excuses
🤷‍♂️ Are you an excuse maker? Is your leadership hampered by the excuses you make? Do you have an excuse maker in your team?Are you told supposedly 'legitimate reasons' for things not getting done, but they just sound like excuses? 🤔 Do you challenge them? Or do you hear them and look like you accept them - only to be annoyed that you 'swallowed' the excuse later? ? Excuses are th...

24 Oct 2021

AIRBLEEDS - Blame
Does blame tarnish your leadership ability? Do you work (or have you worked) for a 'blamer'? Few behaviours look as bad for a leader or manager as blame. It can be detrimental to the team, and to our own credibility - yet for many, it can be a default behaviour under pressure and stress. Blame is one of the 6 inefficient or ineffective behaviours of the AIR/ BLEEDS model that leaders ...

22 Oct 2021

Diploma of Leadership and Management - Lead & Manage Team Effectiveness
Well we timed that badly, didn't we? 😂 First day of 'freedom' in Melbourne and we planned day 1 of our new Diploma of Leadership and Management cohort! Despite the desire (and request) for margaritas before lunch (which I might add seems like a great way to facilitate a Diploma program 😀 ) we kicked off the new program with a bang, starting with the workshop 'Lead and Manage Team Effe...

15 Oct 2021

Brene Brown - Trust is not built by big sweeping moments
Building trust is an essential part of leading a team, and being part of a team. But have you ever thought:🔹 What does it take to build trust with me?🔹 What does it take to break my trust?, andProbably most important with teams🔹 What does it take - what would you have to do - to rebuild my trust? I love this quote from Brene Brown. Trust isn't built in the big, sweeping gestures or in...

11 Oct 2021

AIRBLEEDS - Personal Responsibility and Productivity Model
We do love a model at IMLD - and this is one of our favourites! The AIR / BLEEDS model - focussing on your personal responsibility and your ability to hold others to account - accountability. This is often an area of weakness for leaders (particularly new leaders), needing to maintain the standards for others as well as themselves. The AIR / BLEEDS model provides an insight into where...

05 Oct 2021

Eisenhower Decision matrix
Is Your Leadership Behaviour Focussed On Urgent Or Important? Are you hooked on the thrill of the urgent? Do you spend most of your day 'fire fighting' rather than doing what you know you should? If so, welcome to the very human condition of focussing on urgent rather than important. Also welcome the Eisenhower decision matrix, and the 120 seconds that can change the way you work.1...