30 Jun 2020

Difficult Conversations - Michael Peiniger
Does anyone actually like having difficult conversations? We surveyed over a hundred of our Performance Management Essentials workshop participants, and here are the areas they struggled with in regards to having difficult / crucial conversations: 1️⃣ Not having confidence in being able to do it ‘right’ within HR limitations,2️⃣ Not knowing the ‘right’ words, and not wanting to cause ...

16 Jun 2020

Great Leaders adapt to their environment
Great leadership is about adjusting and adapting to your environment, not staying the same and hoping people will get 'back to normal'. Leaders know that both their internal and external business environments have changed with COVID19. The external environment is obvious - changes buying and selling conditions, sales either up or down, market confidence greatly different.The internal env...

03 Jun 2020

Wednesday is all about gratitude at Kameleons - Developing Leaders. It is a privilege to work with amazing leaders that not only seek to challenge themselves, but also seek to make a difference for their teams. When you hear that a team has pulled together, trust has been gained and the leader feels more empowered - it reinforces why I love doing what I do. Thank you for the recommendati...

29 May 2020

Have you had a realisation like this in the last couple of weeks? This was a timely reminder in a post from Peter Horrocks. There have been so many changes to routines and patterns - and while plenty have impacts and hardships on many - some changes to the routine have been for the better.For me, the lower graphic could have broken hard work into even smaller segments -many of which I ha...

25 May 2020

👩‍👧‍👦👨‍👨‍👦‍👦 Your team will have changed dramatically in the last 8 weeks - beyond schooling arrangements and the comfort / discomfort of working from home or the hours worked. Don't assume that the team you had going into isolation will behave the same as the team coming out of isolation. Your team members may have a very different relationship with: 🔹You - as both leader, mentor, pe...

20 May 2020

Wednesday is all about gratitude at Kameleons - Developing Leaders - it is a pleasure to work with dedicated leaders that want to extend knowledge and skills for themselves as well as their teams! To be able to have open, honest and constructive conversations in the workplace is crucial at all times, but especially now with circumstances that can change rapidly. Thank you #leadership ...

12 May 2020

When it comes to managing the dynamics of the people in your team, near enough is not good enough. When people talk about a business being ‘siloed’ - what they are actually referring to is a business that has created so many people ‘work arounds’ or people ‘avoidances’, that entire business units no longer function effectively. This can stem from something as simple as two Department Hea...

05 May 2020

When choosing an effective leadership coach, you want to ensure 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. But there are some simple questions to ask that can differentiate the good from the average, the true partner in developing your skills as a leader as opposed t...

23 Apr 2020

Despite the difficulties that COVID19 has brought to countries and economies and families, there is still a lot to be grateful for. Health and emergency services workers, Defence personnel and businesses staying open above and beyond normal hours to provide essential services for those in need. In our world, we are also grateful for those business owners, CEOs and Managers that we are wo...

27 Mar 2020

https://vimeo.com/393376940 Don't less physical isolation be the excuse for putting off a conversation - they will be much harder down the road and take a much greater toll - on you and the person that is 'drifting'. No one likes big, difficult conversations with team members or family. To avoid them, focus on the little conversations - the ones where you know behaviour has move...