31 May 2021

Do You Know Your Leadership Strengths?
Do you know your leadership strengths? Have you had that feeling when you know something isn't quite right, but don't know what it is? 🤔 Many conversations that I have with current and potential leadership and coaching clients start like that - they know that there is something to work on, something doesn't 'feel' quite right, but they don't know quite what it is.This is where the I...

24 May 2021

Practical Leadership Training Can Make All The Difference
A well designed leadership training activity can be fun and challenging as well as meeting clear learning outcomes. In a recent unit of the Diploma of Leadership & Management (Manage Operational Plan), what looks like play is the culmination of an activity that required planning, communication, resource allocation, budgeting, trial, design, leadership, teamwork, assessment and review...

20 May 2021

7 Tips To Help You Find Your Best Leadership Coach
When choosing a leadership coach to work with, you want to make sure that you are going to get results! In an unregulated industry, it is very easy to get caught up in the hype of a savvy sales pitch or a professional looking website from a prospective coach. But there are some simple questions to ask that can differentiate the good from the average, the true partner in developing your s...

19 May 2021

Executive Coach Shout Out
We at IMLD have believed for a long time, if an executive coach truly believes in coaching, they will have a coach themselves. After all, if a coach won't invest in the coaching process (or their own development or their own program), why should a client? In the middle of International Coaching Week, we wanted to shout out to 3 amazing coaches that we truly respect and have helped and gu...

18 May 2021

What do executive coaching clients say about coaching?
What do our executive coaching clients say about coaching? Why did they seek out a coach? What were they looking for? Did they achieve what they were looking for? We asked several of our current and recently completed coaching clients what they experienced in coaching and how they found the process overall. Here are some of the things they said: 'Leadership coaching with Michael Pe...

17 May 2021

Why have an executive leadership coach? Can you name a high performing sports star, athlete, singer, dancer or artist that doesn't have a coach? Coaches can provide a leaders and managers with a myriad of assistance in developing their leadership, critical thinking and problem solving skills. Here are 7 ways an executive leadership coach can help your leaders improve their ‘thinking,...

13 May 2021

Leadership Insight: When did you last give your best?
When did you last give your best? When was the last time you gave 'your best' at something? I mean, your very best? What impact does this have on your leadership and the leadership of your team?10 years ago (I know!) I posted an article following the video clip below regarding your best.  In the video, the coach pushes his player, and encourages him to go beyond what he thought was possi...

12 May 2021

Leadership Testimonial - Rod Palmer - Lyondellbasell
Thanks, Rod Palmer for the lovely words! I have loved facilitating our leadership program with you and the team at Lyondellbasdell, and I am looking forward to the future sessions. If you are looking to develop your leadership skills, get your team back on track, build a team culture of high-performance, or just looking to work one on one on some of those 'less confident' issues , the...

04 May 2021

Effective Feedback follows SMART Principles
Great leaders know the importance of providing feedback, yet many leaders and managers deliver it poorly, if at all. Effective Feedback follows SMART principles - the concept used for goal setting. Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Time-Based feedback can make all the difference. 'Nice job', 'Good work', 'Well done' sound great on the surface, but the sentiment is short live...

03 May 2021

Be The Leader You Wish You Had When You Started
Are you the behaving like the leader you wish you had when you started? What did you want / wish you had from your leader / Manager when you started? Can you remember?Did you want:🔹 A clear purpose / vision that you could easily understand and feel part of?🔹 To be provided clear feedback to your team on what they are doing well with and what they can improve on?🔹 Someone who would have t...